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Five states file lawsuit over Obama administration’s transgender regulations

Catholic Herald - 6 months 1 week ago
Texas and four other American states filed a lawsuit on Tuesday seeking to roll back the Obama administration’s efforts to strengthen transgender rights, saying new federal health...

Pope St. Gregory the Great HD

Catholic Online - Featured News - 6 months 1 week ago
Pope Saint Gregory I, also known as the Great, was the Pope of the Catholic Church between 590 and 604 AD. Gregory was born around 540 in Rome. The ...

Federal judge blocks Obama's transgender bathroom policy

Catholic News Agency - General - 6 months 1 week ago
Washington D.C., Aug 24, 2016 / 06:02 am (CNA/EWTN News).- A federal judge in Texas has temporarily blocked the Obama administration guidance that would require schools to comply...

Federal judge blocks Obama's transgender bathroom policy

EWTN - US Latest News - 6 months 1 week ago
Washington D.C., Aug 24, 2016 / 07:02 am (EWTN News/CNA).- A federal judge in Texas has temporarily blocked the Obama administration guidance that would require schools to comply...

Catholic Relief Services Offers Photos and Stories of Blessed Mother Teresa in Preparation of Her Canonization

CatholicMom.com - 6 months 1 week ago
Courtesy of Catholic Relief Services. Used with permission. All rights reserved. Sean Callahan remembers what it was like to work with Mother Teresa. “In those days my vocabulary...

Pope leads 11,000 pilgrims praying rosary for quake victims

The Compass (Green Bay, WI) - 6 months 1 week ago
VATICAN CITY — Hearing the mayor of Amatrice in central Italy say his town no longer exists and knowing there were children who died Aug. 24 in the earthquakes that struck the...

Nigerian mob kills Muslim who saved Christian from lynch mob

Catholic Culture - World News - 6 months 1 week ago
Eight people died when a group of militant Muslims burned down the home of a man who had intervened to stop the lynching of a Christian convert.

Syria's Christian leaders urge end to international sanctions

Catholic Culture - World News - 6 months 1 week ago
Three patriarchs of Damascus have issued an appeal for an end to international sanctions on their country, saying that they have increased the suffering of the civilian population...

British Report On Islamist Extremism In Prisons

The Religion Clause - 6 months 1 week ago
On Monday, Britain's Ministry of Justice released a summary of the main findings of a classified report on Islamist extremism in British prisons. (Full text of Summary).  The...

Court Enters Findings For Priest As Sanction For SNAP's Refusal To Comply With Discovery Order

The Religion Clause - 6 months 1 week ago
Last year, St. Louis Catholic priest Xiu Hui "Joseph" Jiang, who had been charged with abusing a boy, but then had charges dropped, filed a federal lawsuit against a number of...

Catholic School's Firing of Guidance Counselor Over Same-Sex Marriage Remains In Litigation

The Religion Clause - 6 months 1 week ago
In Drumgoogle v. Paramus Catholic High School, (NJ Super., Aug. 22, 2016), a New Jersey state trial court refused to grant summary judgment to a Catholic high school in a suit by...

Vatican wades into sex education for young people

Catholic News Agency - General - 6 months 1 week ago
Vatican City, Aug 24, 2016 / 05:09 am (CNA/EWTN News).- The Vatican recently rolled out a new sex education course designed to help parents and educators talk to teens about sex...

Vatican wades into sex education for young people

EWTN - Vatican News - 6 months 1 week ago
Vatican City, Aug 24, 2016 / 06:09 am (EWTN News/CNA).- The Vatican recently rolled out a new sex education course designed to help parents and educators talk to teens about sex...

Suit Challenges New HHS Rules On Discrimination Against Transgender Individuals

The Religion Clause - 6 months 1 week ago
A lawsuit was filed in a Texas federal court yesterday by a religiously-affiliated hospital network, two medical associations and the states of Texas, Wisconsin, Nebraska,...

My View For Awhile: Inertia Edition

What Does the Prayer Really Say? - 6 months 1 week ago
Inertia describes the tendency of bodies to resist a change in motion unless acted upon by outside forces.  Bodies in motion tend to stay in motion while bodies at rest tend to...

Critically acclaimed "The Innocents" to be released on DVD Sept. 27

CatholicMom.com - 6 months 1 week ago
“The Innocents.” Courtesy of Music Box Films. Used with permission. All rights reserved. THE INNOCENTS, director Anne Fontaine’s haunting and ultimately life-affirming post-World...

9th Circuit: California Reparative Therapy Ban OK Under 1st Amendment Religion Clauses

The Religion Clause - 6 months 1 week ago
In Welch v. Brown, (9th Cir., Aug. 23, 2016), the U.S. 9th Circuit Court of Appeals rejected facial free exercise and Establishment Clause challenges to California's ban on state-...

Rebuilding in Ecuador after April quake complicated by poverty

American Catholic - Top News - 6 months 1 week ago
AMA, Ecuador (CNS) -- Ask Jose Santos about the earthquake that struck the northern coast of Ecuador in April and he paints a vivid picture. "The ground moved like waves on the...

Earthquake in Italy prompts outpouring of support

EWTN - World Catholic News - 6 months 1 week ago
Spoleto, Italy, Aug 24, 2016 / 05:56 pm (EWTN News/CNA).- While the number of victims of the earthquake that hit central Italy in the early hours of Wednesday  climbs, the...

Reports: Attacker killed after stabbing guard at Coptic church in Egypt

Catholic Herald - 6 months 1 week ago
Egypt’s state news agency says a knife-wielding attacker has been shot and killed after he stabbed a guard at a Coptic church. MENA says the attack happened early on Wednesday at...
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