The month-long demonstrations – triggered by a controversial abortion ruling – are the country’s largest since Solidarity, drawing nearly half a million women and their supporters daily
The president-elect “has given us reason to believe that he will support policies… against values we hold dear as Catholics”, alerts USCCB head José Gomez
“Leadership that summons Americans to recognise “we are all in the same boat” could heal divisions by bringing voices together over an agenda Catholics and non-Catholics can embrace”
Father Tomáš Halík laments more and more believers falling prey to “dead religion” of “fundamentalism and bigotry”
“The Church must seek justice not only for the unborn but for those already born, particularly Black Lives that are in danger due to the sin of racism”
Frustration against new abortion ban continues to boil over as Bishops’ head blames protests on “hatred of Christianity” of “cultural Marxists”, compares plight of Catholics today with that of Jews in pre-war period
Dominican Paweł Gużyński accuses prelates of bearing “indirect” responsibility for violation of “delicate social balance” that has led to biggest protests since fall of communism
Pope asks for “heroic love” to defend all life as German Catholic women blame Church intransigence for stoking unrest, insist “abortion is not a crime”
Conservative believers are increasingly turning their backs on the president, worried about his failures of leadership and his exploitation of Christianity
As a Catholic lay leader I am often confronted and challenged because I support Biden for president.
Amy Coney Barrett reportedly will be Donald Trump’s nominee to replace Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg on the Supreme Court.
Upon further reflection of the California Bishops’ year-long initiative against racism, I noticed there are necessary steps in this initiative that are missing, and glaringly so.
Pax Christi is urging a “seamless garment’ approach to the US presidential vote and a focus on issues as “equally sacred” for Catholics as the opposition to abortion.
There are many in the “All Lives Matter” (ALM) camp who are “pro-life,” or more specifically, anti-abortion.
In the 2020 US presidential election, Democrats and Republicans are appealing to Roman Catholics more than ever before. This election is pivotal for a country that has the prospect of four more years of President Donald Trump or a new Democratic president in Joe Biden.
A Vatican archbishop has issued a plea not to ideologise the pro-life cause as abortion has become a weapon in the US presidential race.
Santiago Agrelo is a Spanish-born priest who from 2007 to 2019 was Archbishop of Tanger, in Morocco.
A German theologian has taken aim at Benedict XVI over a screed from the Pope Emeritus on a supposed global “dictatorship of humanist ideologies”, calling the retired pontiff’s words “fantasy”.
A parish and the archdiocese of Warsaw have been forced to apologise after a priest withheld communion from a moderate Catholic presidential candidate.
Iceland’s Catholics are calling for more influence on politics in the country, apparently on “life” and “human rights” issues but also to condemn same-sex marriage and abortion.
A Barcelona priest has expressed his desire to one day celebrate a same-sex marriage in a church, saying there are no “decisive” theological reasons not to do so.
The Archbishop of Armagh and Primate of All Ireland has denounced “new threats to life, peace and reconciliation in our land”.
Anti-abortionists in the United States have self-revealed that rather than “protecting life”, their real goal is controlling women.
Growing numbers of French Catholics are asking to have their names removed from Church records in protest against the unrelenting wave of scandals in the Church.
The Government of the Slovak Republic is pushing for a new, more restrictive law on abortion in the country just weeks after promising the Church more state funding.