Fourteen States, Others Back N.Y. Pro-Life Sidewalk Minister’s Court Case

A group of 14 states, legal experts, sidewalk pro-life counselors, and pregnancy centers are urging the Supreme Court to take up the case of Debra Vitagliano, a Catholic challenging a law in Westchester County, New York, that prohibits her sidewalk ministry outside abortion clinics.

Catholic Charities Gets Water to Needy Communities in Mississippi

Chamon Williams remembers the catastrophic damage caused by Hurricane Ida in 2021 and how back then, Catholic Charities of Jackson, Mississippi, helped the Diocese of Houma-Thibodaux, Louisiana. Now, she is working to return the favor as a water crisis hits Mississippi’s capital city.

ABORTION SUPREME COURT

Supreme Court Sends Texas Abortion Case to Federal Appeals Court

Less than a week after the Supreme Court ruled that the Texas abortion law could stay in place, the court sent back a lawsuit against the state’s abortion law to a federal appeals court, not to the District Court judge who had tried to block the law.

USCCB, Catholic Groups, Politicians Back Mississippi in Court Abortion Case

Catholic leaders, pro-life organizations, Republican members of Congress and several governors are among those on a long list of supporters backing Mississippi’s ban on abortion after 15 weeks of pregnancy and urging the court to reexamine its previous abortion rulings when it takes up this case in the fall.

Aftereffects of 9/11 Reach Mississippi

Earlier this year, when Kate Baragona was diagnosed with cancer, she was stunned. But the news was also a reminder of how far-reaching the effects of the Sept. 11, 2001 terrorists attacks continue to be 18 years after the fact.