• Hong Kong Police Trap Student Protesters at University, Demand they ‘Drop Their Weapons’ and Surrender

    [caption id="attachment_123596" align="aligncenter" width="1024"] Protesters are escorted by police out of the campus of Hong Kong Polytechnic University (PolyU) during clashes with police in Hong Kong, China November 18, 2019. REUTERS/Thomas Peter - RC2NDD922AHS[/caption] Student protesters at... Read more
  • Chile protests: Government bows to demands for referendum

    Chile has announced it will hold a referendum on the country's constitution following weeks of anti-government protests. Protesters are demanding social reforms and a change to the constitution which dates back to the pre-democracy era of the military leader, Augusto Pinochet. The vote will... Read more
  • Extensive Reforms Already Underway at US Seminaries

    The 2018 Theodore McCarrick scandal underscored the need for deep reform of Church institutions, but many important changes had already been underway — some even before the 2002 sex-abuse scandal, according to the rectors of several U.S. seminaries. “People have no idea how many changes... Read more
  • Student protesters fortify campus occupations as Hong Kong braces for more violence

    Hong Kong (CNN)The threat of violence hung over Hong Kong Thursday evening as thousands of student protesters prepared to face off with riot police, amid a continued occupation of several of the city's most prestigious universities. The level of unrest and destruction in the almost... Read more
  • Christmas Reigns in Wisconsin

    Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments on a victory in Wisconsin that atheists are deploring: By a vote of 64-30, the Wisconsin Assembly has voted to call the Christmas tree in the state Capitol rotunda a Christmas tree. The governor, Tony Evers, wanted it called a “holiday... Read more
  • ‘I never say never’: Hillary Clinton refuses to close the door on a 2020 presidential run

    Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton refused to close the door on the possibility of entering the 2020 presidential race, telling an interviewer Tuesday, "I never say never to anything." The 2016 Democratic presidential nominee was asked during a BBC Radio interview if she was "100%"... Read more
  • Murdered Syrian priest was gunned down for his faith

    An Armenian-Catholic archbishop has spoken out about the murder of a priest of his Church which ISIS (Daesh) claimed responsibility for. Speaking to Catholic charity Aid to the Church in Need about the attack that killed Armenian-Catholic priest Father Hovsep Hanna Bedoyan on Monday (11th... Read more
  • Analysis: US bishops at odds over abortion and ‘the Francis test’

    Baltimore, Md., Nov 12, 2019 / 07:01 pm (CNA).- During the second day of the USCCB Fall General Assembly in Baltimore, divisions among the bishops bubbled briefly to the surface, with bishops exchanging sharp interventions on the “preeminence’ of abortion as a social concern. The... Read more
  • Rioters Loot, Desecrate & Set Fire to Catholic Church Statues, Pews, & Sacred Art in Chile

    Please pray for Chile! On Friday, Nov. 8, approximately 75,000 rioters gathered in Santiago, Chile’s streets, and La Asuncion Catholic Church became a target. The hooded crowd of looters set fire to multiple sacred objects, including Catholic statues, church pews, and sacred paintings... Read more
  • Canada Divided Against Itself

    When the separatist Parti Québécois first came to power in Québec more than four decades ago, the language issue was front and center. It displaced the religious issue during the Quiet Revolution of the 1960s, when the province's overwhelmingly Catholic identity collapsed. Within two years... Read more