Holy Father applauds women on International Women’s Day
Pope Francis requested a round of applause for women on International Women’s Day which was observed on March 8
Vatican’s permanent observer slams violence against women
Before the 25th anniversary of Resolution 1325 on women, peace, and security, the Permanent Observer of the Holy See to the UN in New York Archbishop Gabriele Caccia addressed the Security Council to discuss what has been accomplished.
Catholic priest found dead in Cameroon
A Catholic priest named Fr. Olivier Ntsa Ebode was found dead in Cameroon’s Lékié area.
Arkansas to implement universal school choice program system
On Wednesday, Arkansas Gov. Sarah Huckabee Sanders signed a comprehensive education measure into law, making it the sixth state to implement a system of universal school choice.
Spanish pro-life group asks volunteers to film or record prayer time outside abortion clinics
To avoid accusations of harassment from abortion facilities, the 40 Days for Life campaign in Spain has asked volunteers to film or record their prayer time.
Congress members call to stop bias against pro-life gynecologists in the US
Christopher Smith and Virginia Foxx, members of the US Congress called on the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG) to stop discrimination against pro-life professionals.
Nicaragua shutters two Catholic Church-linked universities
The persecution of the Catholic Church by the Sandinista regime in Nicaragua is continuing. In the latest incident, President Daniel Ortega ordered the closure of two Catholic-affiliated universities on Tuesday.
Irish bishops greet Pope Francis on the 10th pontifical anniversary on March 13th
Members of the Irish Catholic Bishops’ Conference gathered this week for their Spring 2023 General Meeting at Saint Patrick’s College, Maynooth.
NY to legally compensate Christian adoption agency over policy on same-sex couples
A New York government agency has agreed to pay Christian adoption agency New Hope Family Services $250,000 in legal expenses to settle a lawsuit.
Iranians seek justice over the poisoning of schoolgirls
In Iran, teachers have joined parents of students to demand accountability for the poisoning of hundreds of schoolgirls and to urge the authorities to assure school safety.
USA’s Oklahoma votes down bid to legalize recreational marijuana
Oklahoma residents on Tuesday night overwhelmingly voted down a measure that would have legalized recreational marijuana.
UN panel asks China to stop forced labor systems
An 18-member UN committee said it was concerned about China’s treatment of its Muslim minority, including the use of forced labor against Uyghurs.
Australian Bishops highlight dangers in proposed discrimination reforms
Senior Aussie bishops have expressed concern that planned legal amendments by the Australian Law Reform Commission will hinder Church schools from being truly Catholic and would disregard the rights of those who practice a particular religion.
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