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Missouri Cannot Block Medicaid Funding from Planned Parenthood, High Court Says

By Catholic News Agency | ST. LOUIS, Mo. — The Missouri Supreme Court on Tuesday struck down a provision that intended to cut Planned Parenthood off from Medicaid funding in the state. The 6-1...

Vatican Appoints Canonist to Look Into Communion and Liberation’s Lay Association

By Edward Pentin | The Vatican has appointed a commission headed by an apostolic delegate to revise the statutes and directorate of the lay association Memores Domini — consecrated lay faithful who are part of the Communion and...

Mississippi Bans Abortion on Sex, Race, Genetic Disability

By Catholic News Agency | JACKSON, Miss. — Mississippi Gov. Tate Reeves signed the Life Equality Act into law on Wednesday, July 1, banning abortion based on sex, race, or genetic abnormality....

What Has Stalled Progress in Uprooting the Vatican’s Financial Corruption?

By Edward Pentin | VATICAN CITY — Cardinal George Pell, the former prefect of the Vatican’s Secretariat for the Economy which Pope Francis created six years ago to monitor and reform Vatican finances,...

The Bigotry of Blaine No More

By Jeanne Allen | “And the prohibition before us today burdens not only religious schools but also the families whose children attend or hope to attend them.” — Chief Justice John Roberts Prayers of...

Chief Justice Roberts Sends Troubling Signals in Louisiana Abortion Case

By Lauretta Brown | WASHINGTON — U.S. Supreme Court Chief Justice John Roberts cast the swing vote in June Medical Services v. Russo Monday, striking down a Louisiana law that required doctors at abortion...

Home Video Picks & Passes 07.05.20

By Steven D. Greydanus | Mission: Impossible — Ghost Protocol (2011) — PICK Spy Kids (2001) — PICK Spy vs. spy! Two enormously fun and imaginative espionage action romps are now on Amazon Prime —...

Letters 07.05.20

By The Editors | Petition to Mary Relevant to “Catholic Contributors to Independence” (Culture of Life, June 21 issue): The United States was first consecrated to the Blessed Virgin Mary in 1792 by Bishop John Carroll of...

TV Picks 07.05.20

By Daniel J. Engler | SUNDAY, July 5, 11:30pm Catholic View for Women EWTN In this episode, “America Will Not End Abortion Until It Sees Abortion,” pro-life leader Monica Miller tells Teresa Tomeo,...

Pope Francis Expresses Condolences to Benedict XVI on Death of Brother

By Edward Pentin | Pope Francis has expressed his “deepest sympathy and spiritual closeness” to Benedict XVI following the death yesterday of the Pope Emeritus’ brother, Msgr. Georg Ratzinger. “You were kind enough to tell me...