A Catholic Convert Canonized

Since the Oratory of St. Philip Neri was established in Brooklyn, its members have been praying for the canonization of one of the most famous affiliates of this religious community, the English Cardinal John Henry Newman. And their prayers have finally been answered.

Boris Johnson Gives British Church Trump-Like Conundrum

Lenin once famously asked, “how can you make a revolution without firing squads?” Boris Johnson, Britain’s newly appointed prime minister, has taken that advice to heart – in his first hours in office, over half the ministers in outgoing prime minster Theresa May’s government were pushed out or resigned.

St. Francis Terrier Hoops Star Turns Pro

Former St. Francis College basketball standout Ben Mockford signed a pro contract with Caceres, a team in the Spanish Basketball Federation.

British Investigate Catholic Schools

MANCHESTER, England (CNS) – The British government is investigating claims that Catholic schools have acted illegally by circulating a letter allegedly inviting students to sign a petition in support of traditional marriage. It is against British law for children under the age of 16 to sign political petitions, but the text of the letter, circulated […]

Midwives Lose Conscience Rights

MANCHESTER, England (CNS) – A Scottish court ruled that two senior Catholic midwives have no right to conscientiously object to overseeing staff involved in late-term abortions in a state-run hospital. The Court of Session, Scotland’s supreme civil court, ruled that Mary Doogan, 57, and Concepta Wood, 51, could not invoke the conscience clause of the […]