Catholic Charities is ‘Ready to be a Part of’ Tornado Recovery

With search and rescue efforts underway for the tornado that whipped through Alabama and other parts of the South March 3, Mobile Archbishop Thomas J. Rodi asked for prayers for “those who lost their lives and their loved ones as well as those who have lost homes and businesses.”

Majority of Young People Reject Late-Term Abortion

Americans have shifted toward a pro-life stance in recent weeks during a period when some states are considering legislation that would legalize abortion up until birth, according to a new poll.

Missouri OKs Fetal Heartbeat Bill Restricting Abortion

The Missouri House of Representatives Feb. 27 passed the Missouri Stands for the Unborn Act, an omnibus bill that bans abortion when the heartbeat of an unborn child can be detected, which could be as early as six weeks “depending on the method used.”

Louisiana Bishop Named New Head of Troubled Tennessee Diocese

Pope Francis has named Bishop David Talley to Memphis, Tennessee – a diocese still recovering from a tumultuous two-years under its previous head that led to a Vatican investigation into his management style and his forced removal from office.

US Church May Become Model for Global Sex Abuse Reform

If the global clergy sex abuse crisis was once thought of as an “American” problem, Pope Francis’ efforts to get the global Church to take the issue seriously may now be drawing on American solutions.

Democrats Block ‘Born Alive’ Bill in U.S. Senate

Democratic leaders in the Senate blocked a bill Feb.25 that would criminalize doctors who failed to provide medical support to infants born after a botched abortion, prompting an outcry from pro-life members of the party.