President Donald Trump announced his administration’s new guidance on prayer in public schools during a Jan. 16 event in the Oval Office on National Religious Freedom Day.
A federal judge in Maryland issued a preliminary injunction Jan. 15 blocking the Trump administration from enforcing an executive order that would allow state and local government officials to reject resettling refugees in their jurisdictions.
One hundred years ago, a young Italian woman was born into a family that would be plagued by poverty and the devastation of war. In the middle of it all, a religious experience transformed her life, leading her to form what would be known as the “Focolare” movement, dedicated to promoting peace and solidarity.
Free religious expression in American higher education is under constant threat from the tyranny of secular progressivism, a leading scholar of religious liberty said Jan. 12.
Archbishop Roberto Gonzalez Nieves of San Juan lives on the northern part of the island, which was spared most of the worst effects of the quakes. But on a Jan. 10 visit to the island’s southern region in the Diocese of Ponce – what he could see of it – the damage was much worse.
“Who is the pope?” The answer? Jeopardy host Alex Trebek’s second-career choice had he not served as the legendary long-running game-show host for over three decades.
Catholic bishops across Texas have said Jan.10’s decision by Governor Greg Abbott not to allow new refugees to settle in the state is “deeply discouraging and disheartening” and are calling on the Catholic governor to reverse his stance.
President Donald Trump’s assertion Wednesday that the United States is ready to “embrace peace” was welcomed by American Catholic leaders, who called it a “relief” from mounting tensions with Iran.
CNN has settled a multimillion-dollar defamation lawsuit filed by a student of Covington (Ky.) Catholic H.S. over the cable news network’s coverage of an encounter between the student and a Native American elder during the annual March for Life rally in Washington last January.
At least one person has died and one Catholic Church was destroyed by the latest of a series of earthquakes to rock Puerto Rico.