Overturning of Roe provides ‘chance to win fight for life,’ says top Knight

The U.S. Supreme Court's recent decision to throw out the precedent set in Roe v. Wade, which legalized abortion nationwide, is a landmark victory but not the end of the fight for life, said Supreme Knight Patrick Kelly.

Asylum-seekers will be allowed in as DHS ends ‘Remain in Mexico’ policy

The U.S. Department of Homeland Security said Aug. 8 that it was set to end, in "a quick, and orderly, manner," a Trump-era policy that keeps asylum-seekers out of the country while they wait for immigration courts to hear their cases.

Nigerian officials say they’ve arrested six linked to Pentecost attacks

Nigerian officials identified six suspects arrested in connection with the June 5 attack that killed 40 people at St. Francis Catholic Church in Owo.

Visiting Auschwitz, cardinal prays for grandmother who died there

When Canadian Cardinal Michael Czerny visited Auschwitz to commemorate the 80th anniversary of the martyrdom of St. Edith Stein, he also prayed for his grandmother who died there -- a Catholic whose parents were born Jewish.

Beyond the border, reunification of Latin American families takes years

Jorge Alvarenga's voice seemed to crack just a little when the 31-year-old began remembering and talking about the last time he saw his mother in El Salvador. He was 14. She was in her 20s. It was the middle of the night and she got into a car.

A week into government detention, Nicaraguan bishop speaks of forgiveness

Detained Nicaraguan Bishop Rolando José Álvarez appeared in a video Aug. 11, a week into his de facto house arrest by government authorities, saying that he and the companions who are with him have hearts full of forgiveness and love.

Mary teaches primacy of humility over power, success

Mary's humble life and example are a testament to the triumph of service and love over power and success, Pope Francis said.

Bianca Jagger steps to the forefront in defense of Nicaraguan bishop

Bianca Jagger counts herself among the thousands of Nicaraguan Catholics in constant vigil for news about detained Bishop José Álvarez, who has been under house arrest in northern Nicaragua with 11 companions since Aug. 4.

Film based on Indiana woman’s true story ‘reclaims beauty of adoption’

Melissa Coles received a call in the late summer of 2019. She didn't listen long before she figured it was a prank call and hung up. When the person called back, she hung up again.

Syrian bishop: Aleppo facing ‘bombardment’ of poverty

Aleppo, besieged and destroyed in Syria's war, is calm now, but 11 years of war and the accompanying economic sanctions have left the city impoverished.