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Cardinal O'Malley's statement on overturning of Roe v. Wade

The following statement was issued by Cardinal Sean P. O'Malley on June 24, 2022, in response to the Supreme Court's ruling in Dobbs v. Jackson Women's Health Organization, which overturned ...



Giving birth to a new movementGreg Erlandson

In the 50th year since the Supreme Court's Roe v. Wade decision allowing abortion on demand, that same court has judged that case wrongly decided and kicked America's most neuralgic issue back ...

Who We Are: Faith, Mission, and UniversalityMaureen Crowley Heil

At our recent National Conference of the Pontifical Mission Societies in the United States (TPMS USA), we had a special guest with us: Archbishop Giovanni Del Toso, President of TPMS at the Vatican. Many ...

Harvest timeScott Hahn

Jesus has a vision in this week's Gospel: Satan falling like lightning from the sky, the enemy vanquished by the missionary preaching of His Church. Sent out by Jesus to begin gathering the nations ...

Pro-lifer 3.0 to abortion-rights supporters: Let's talkCharles C. Camosy

With the U.S. Supreme Court's Dobbs v. Jackson Women's Health Organization decision officially out and Roe and Casey no more, America's pro-life movements enter phase 3.0. You didn't ...

The Daughters of IsabellaThomas Lester

In the archive resides a handwritten constitution for the National Court, National Order of the Daughters of Isabella, a philanthropic organization founded in New Haven, Connecticut, on May 14, 1897, ...

The Celtics -- almost thereDick Flavin

"They'll get 'em the next time." "They're still young. There'll be plenty of other opportunities." "This was a learning experience." "Now that they know what it takes, there will be ...

Growing your wealth and spreading Christ's message through faith-based investingMichael Skillman

If anyone has material possessions and sees a brother or sister in need but has no pity on them, how can the love of God be in that person?" (1 John 3:17) Catholics are called to spread God's love ...

Dobbs and the vindication of American democracyGeorge Weigel

Prior to June 24, 2022, the U.S. Supreme Court's most important civil rights decision was handed down on May 17, 1954. Then, in Brown v. Board of Education of Topeka, the Court declared racially segregated ...

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