How can congregation leaders prevent active shooters? What can they do to protect their worshipers? These questions were discussed before 100 attendees, including congregation leaders, at a symposium hosted by Covina Police Department on Wednesday specifically to address the
That the working document for October’s Synod of Bishops calls the Amazon region a source of revelation is a “false teaching,” Cardinal Gerhard Mueller said Tuesday. If in the Instrumentum laboris of the Amazon synod, which will take place in October,
Planned Parenthood Federation of America’s CEO Leana Wen was fired unexpectedly yesterday and immediately replaced by an interim CEO, board member Alexis McGill Johnson. On Twitter, Wen announced her firing by tweeting “I just learned that the @PPFA Board
Editor’s Note: The following message was sent to Bishop Kevin Vann on behalf of Pope Francis. It was sent by Cardinal Pietro Parolin, Vatican Secretary of State, and delivered by Apostolic Nuncio to the United States Archbishop Christophe Pierre.
A perfect storm is brewing in Planned Parenthood's lawsuit against David Daleiden and his fellow investigators at the Center for Medical Progress (CMP). On Wednesday July 17, federal District Court Judge William Orrick will hear nine motions brought by
The Trump administration announced Monday evening that parts of the Protect Life Rule, which prohibits recipients of Title X family planning funds to refer or provide abortion services, will go into effect immediately. As of July 15, the Department
Pope Francis and Donald Trump make little effort to conceal their disagreements. During the 2016 US presidential election, Francis suggested that Trump was “not Christian” for proposing to build a wall along the US-Mexico border – his campaign’s signature policy.
The following is an excerpt of a statement by Sr. Mary Haddad, RSM, president and chief executive officer, Catholic Health Association of the United States: As the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit considers the constitutionality of
A federal appeals court refused Thursday to block the Trump administration’s Title X family-planning rules from taking effect, keeping in place newly instated requirements preventing grant recipients from referring clients for abortions. The 9th Circuit Court of Appeals rejected a plea
California Catholic reporter, Mary Rose, visits a California college each week and asks students about God, good, and evil. Interview with Margarita Martinez, who is studying industrial engineering, behind the Cal Poly Pomona University Library on April 15, 2019.
A growing number of young people — largely millennials, though the trend extends to younger Gen Xers, now cresting 40, and down to Gen Z, the oldest of whom are freshly minted college grads — have turned away from
The American Psychological Association has established a task force on "consensual non-monogamy," an effort they say is necessary in order to reduce "stigma" on persons who practice polyamory. "Finding love and/or sexual intimacy is a central part of most