Responding to the Challenge of Abortion in Florida on the Day of Prayer for the Legal Protection of Unborn Life: A Statement of the Catholic Bishops of Florida

January 21, 2021

The Supreme Court’s 1973 Roe v. Wade ruling usurped the proper role of legislators and imposed an extreme abortion regime that has contributed to the… Read More

Statement on Inauguration of Joseph R. Biden, Jr., as 46th President of the United States of America

January 20, 2021

Most Reverend José H. Gomez, Archbishop of Los Angeles and president of the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops, issued the following statement… Read More

Thousands of Catholics to Pray ‘9 Days for Life’ Novena Jan. 21-29 for the Protection of Human Life

January 19, 2021

Catholics nationwide are preparing to pray 9 Days for Life, the annual pro-life novena beginning this year on January 21. New this year, dioceses across… Read More

St. Augustine shines bright with hundreds of pro-life supporters ‘We are joyfully the culture of life’

January 18, 2021

By Maurice Beaulieu, special to the St. Augustine Catholic Bishop Estévez celebrates Mass (photo by St. Augustine Catholic/Woody Huband) St. Augustine’s annual March for Life… Read More

Statement for Observance of Rev. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day

January 16, 2021

Most Reverend José H. GomezArchbishop of Los AngelesPresident, United States Conference of Catholic Bishops For much of the past year, America has been reckoning… Read More

Military Father Surprises Son at Guardian Catholic School

January 16, 2021

Marvin embraces his son, whom he hasn’t seen in more than two years. (photo by Fran Ruchalski) When three-year-old Khari Watkins Stewart laid down for… Read More

Catholic Bishops Appeal to Congress to End the Death Penalty

January 11, 2021

With three more federal executions scheduled in January, two bishop chairmen call on the current Administration to stop, and for the new Congress and incoming… Read More

Washington pastors reflect on Capitol attack that hit close to home

January 11, 2021

WASHINGTON (CNS) — Like many across the country, Father William Gurnee and Father Gary Studniewski watched in horror as a rioting mob stormed and ransacked… Read More

Pope amends canon law so women can be installed as lectors, acolytes

January 11, 2021

VATICAN CITY (CNS) — Recognizing “the gifts of each baptized person” — women and men — Pope Francis ordered a change to canon law and… Read More

UPDATE: Pope says he was ‘astonished’ by violence at Capitol

January 9, 2021

VATICAN CITY (CNS) — Pope Francis offered prayers for the people of the United States “shaken by recent siege on Congress” and prayed for the… Read More