• St. Vincent de Paul: Priest & Reformer

    The Church celebrates the Feast of St. Vincent de Paul on September 27th. St. Vincent is well known for his charitable works and service to the poor, but he was also a reformer of the priesthood and seminaries throughout France. Many of his reforms helped pave the way for the seminary system of... Read more
  • Cardinal Tagle to baptize 450 street children in Philippines

    The archbishop of Manila in the Philippines is due to baptize 450 street children this coming week. Cardinal Luis Antonio G. Tagle will welcome the kids into the Manila cathedral and give them the Church’s primary “sacrament of initiation.” The children to be baptized are under the... Read more
  • Christian girls are being kidnapped and forced to convert, Pakistan Archbishop warns

    A surge in under-age Christian and Hindu girls in Pakistan being kidnapped, raped and forced to marry and convert to Islam has been condemned by one of the country’s leading bishops. In an interview with Catholic charity Aid to the Church in Need, Archbishop Sebastian Shaw of Lahore... Read more
  • Remembering Cardinal William Levada

    At the beginning of April 2005, the Catholic Church faced a difficult question: Who could possibly succeed Pope John Paul II? Cardinal Joseph Ratzinger, previously thought too old, was elected, the most worthy available successor, even if he insisted that after the “great pope” he was only a... Read more
  • Newman, Defender of the Faith

    “In your opinion, what is the best book of Catholic apologetics?” Although that question, put to me unexpectedly several years ago by someone I was chatting with, took me by surprise, I didn’t have to spend much time searching for the answer. “Cardinal Newman’s Essay on the... Read more
  • 3 Sickening Truths About Aborted Fetus Trafficking We Learned From The Daleiden Hearings

    This article contains explicit and gruesome information about live human dismemberment. New details about the trafficking of aborted baby body parts emerged over the last two weeks, as witnesses and Planned Parenthood employees testified during hearings for undercover journalists David... Read more
  • Case dismissed against New York priest accused of abuse

    A priest of the Archdiocese of New York has been cleared of accusations of sexual abuse after the judge dismissed the case at the request of District Attorney’s office. “We were pleased today to learn that the charges against Father Thomas Kreiser have been dismissed,” said a statement... Read more
  • In South Korea, abortion performed on wrong woman by mistake

    Police in South Korea are investigating a doctor who mistakenly performed an abortion on the wrong woman in August. The mix-up was due to an inadvertent switch of medical charts, and a failure to confirm the patient’s identity before the procedure, CNN reports. A Vietnamese woman... Read more
  • Analysis: Does a Vatican decision on Brebeuf Jesuit undermine Archbishop Thompson?

    Brebeuf Jesuit Preparatory School in Indianapolis announced this week that the Vatican has suspended a decree prohibiting the school from calling itself Catholic. The announcement has led to speculation and debate about the likely outcome for an appeal filed against the decree. But the canonical... Read more
  • Trump at UN: ‘11 Christians Are Killed Every Day for Following the Teachings of Christ’

    President Donald Trump defended religious freedom around the world today during a groundbreaking speech before the General Assembly of the United Nations. The president pledged that his administration would spend an “additional $25 million to protect religious freedom and religious sites... Read more