• Remembering Barbara Morgan

    Barbara Morgan was an  amazing lay evangelist who founded the Catechetics program at Franciscan University of Steubenville and was one of the most important lay catechists of the era. She passed away peacefully on September 3rd. On this page you can learn more about her life and her excellent... Read more
  • Cardinal George Pell: A Timeline

    Early Years 1941 George Pell is born in the Victorian town of Ballarat to an Irish Catholic mother and a non-practising Anglican father. 1960 Pell begins studying for the priesthood at Corpus Christi College in Werribee. 1966 Pell is ordained by Cardinal Grégoire-Pierre Agagianian,... Read more
  • Dr. Stan Williams

    Dr. Stan's mission in life is to discover and promote divine truth to those within his sphere of influence, and thus encourage society to live in cooperation with Natural Law and the truth of Christianity revealed in Roman Catholicism.   His Ave Maria Radio spots are sourced from the... Read more
  • Bishops to Return ‘Gifts’ from West Virginia’s Bishop Bransfield

    BALTIMORE - Several bishops and other Church leaders have said they will return money given to them by retired West Virginia Bishop Michael Bransfield, who is accused of serially sexually harassing or coercing seminarians and young priests, while misusing diocesan funds on a lavish lifestyle and... Read more
  • The Good (Christian) News You Didn’t Hear From India

    The recent elections brought bad news for Christians, and you probably heard about that. But there’s some wonderful news for the Christians of India as well. Prepare to be encouraged. First, however, let’s look at the bad news. The BJP, the current ruling party in India, led by Prime... Read more
  • Nun who threw “perfect pitch” at Chicago Sox game to get own baseball card

    The Dominican sister who wowed a Chicago stadium with her ceremonial first pitch last summer is about to become immortalized on a baseball card. Sister Mary Jo Sobiek, a theology teacher at Chicago’s Marian Catholic, took to the mound last August before a Chicago White Sox-Kansas City... Read more
  • 21 ISIS Captives Return Home

    21 former Islamic State (ISIS) captives returned home to Iraq from Syria over the weekend. Most of these captives are children, young boys who were held by ISIS during the past five years and whom experts believe were likely forcibly trained in ISIS military camps. The parents of many of these... Read more
  • St. Josephine Bakhita and the Door to Holiness

    Today the Church honors St. Josephine Bakhita (1869-1947), a Sudanese woman who was sold into brutal and abusive slavery as a young girl in the Darfur region of Africa, eventually transported to Italy to work for a friend of her owner’s family, and, when she resisted returning to Africa in... Read more
  • Gene-Edited Babies and the Runaway Train of IVF

    In November 2018, a Chinese scientist named He Jankui (known to his associates as “JK”) claimed that he had successfully produced the world’s first gene-edited human babies using “gene surgery.” The twin girls, he said, were born somewhere in China with a modified gene that makes them... Read more
  • How an abortion clinic became a medical center for the poor

    Manassas, Virginia, Dec 23, 2018 / 03:00 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- Four years ago, a medical office in Manassas, Virginia was one of the area’s largest abortion clinics. Today, it is a free medical clinic for the poor, dedicated to the Blessed Virgin Mary. The Mother of Mercy Free Medical... Read more