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Cardinal Advocates Blessings for Homosexual Couples

Cardinal Advocates Blessings for Homosexual Couples

By Church Militant • February 20, 2024 •

A leading U.S. cardinal has voiced support for blessing same-sex couples, attributing opposition largely to anti-LGBT sentiment. Read more

Democrats Losing Ground With Some Demographics

Democrats Losing Ground With Some Demographics

by Jim Ellis • February 20, 2024 •

Democrats are losing the allegiance of minority voters, a February Gallup poll has found. Read more

Vienna Cathedral Turns Jesus Upside Down for Lent

Vienna Cathedral Turns Jesus Upside Down for Lent

By Jules Gomes • February 20, 2024 •

A controversial art installation at St. Stephen's Cathedral in Vienna that turns the Shroud of Turin upside down has sparked outrage among faithful Catholics. Read more

Mass of Reparation After Trans Activist’s Funeral

Mass of Reparation After Trans Activist’s Funeral

By Church Militant • February 19, 2024 •

A Mass of reparation was held on Saturday at St. Patrick's Cathedral in reparation for sacrilegious outrages at the recent funeral of a so-called transgender woman. Read more

New York Redistricting Advances

New York Redistricting Advances

by Jim Ellis • February 19, 2024 •

The New York State Independent Redistricting Commission members, on a 9 to 1 vote, adopted a new congressional redistricting map late last week, but the process is far from over. Read more

Francis Appoints ‘Women Clergy’ Advocates to Synod

Francis Appoints ‘Women Clergy’ Advocates to Synod

By Jules Gomes • February 19, 2024 •

Pope Francis has appointed as consultors to the Synod on Synodality three women who are pushing for the ordination of female deacons and priests. Read more

Shock Poll: Ex-GOP Governor Could Win in Maryland

Shock Poll: Ex-GOP Governor Could Win in Maryland

by Jim Ellis • February 16, 2024 •

Stunning new polling data may explain former GOP Gov. Larry Hogan's unexpected jump into the Maryland race for the U.S. Senate. Read more

Panamanian Cardinal Resigns After Disappearance Incident

Panamanian Cardinal Resigns After Disappearance Incident

By Church Militant • February 16, 2024 •

Cardinal José Luis Lacunza Maestrojuán, a prominent figure in the Panamanian Catholic Church, was found safe on Feb. 1 after being reported missing two days earlier. The incident, which sparked widespread concern and a police investigation, concluded with the cardinal's safe return and a public apology for what he described as a thoughtless prank. The Vatican announced on Feb. 15 that Pope Francis accepted the cardinal's resignation.  Read more

Italian Prelates Participate in Freemasonry Seminar

Italian Prelates Participate in Freemasonry Seminar

By Jules Gomes • February 16, 2024 •

Leading Italian prelates, including a cardinal, are participating in a "dialogue" seminar with Italy's leading freemasons to seek reconciliation between Catholic and Masonic values.  Read more

Spanish Bishop Blasts Evils of Porn

Spanish Bishop Blasts Evils of Porn

By Church Militant • February 16, 2024 •

A Spanish bishop is sounding off against pornography, saying government efforts to curb its use will fail unless people learn the kind of Christ-like love that undergirds marriage and family. Read more

Another Republican Announces Retirement

Another Republican Announces Retirement

by Jim Ellis • February 15, 2024 •

On Wednesday, the second full committee chairman in less than a week announced that he will not seek reelection later this year. Read more

Pope Picks Big Pharma Vax Scientist for Pro-Life Body

Pope Picks Big Pharma Vax Scientist for Pro-Life Body

By Jules Gomes • February 15, 2024 •

Pope Francis has picked a non-Catholic scientist who helped create the abortion-tainted COVID-19 vaccine to serve as an ordinary member of the Pontifical Academy for Life. Read more

Call to Action for Pro-Lifers in Chicago

Call to Action for Pro-Lifers in Chicago

By Church Militant • February 15, 2024 •

A prominent pro-life group in the Windy City is sending out an all-points bulletin to Chicagoans to participate in its spring campaign.  Read more

Proposed Hong Kong Law Sparks Fears of Religious Persecution

Proposed Hong Kong Law Sparks Fears of Religious Persecution

By Church Militant • February 15, 2024 •

A religious freedom advocate from Hong Kong is sounding the alarm over proposed legislation that could further restrict religious liberty and lead to the persecution of the Catholic Church and other Christian groups. Read more

Democrat Wins Special Election in New York’s 3rd District

Democrat Wins Special Election in New York’s 3rd District

by Jim Ellis • February 14, 2024 •

In an election that finished more robustly than predicted, former U.S. Rep. Tom Suozzi, D-N.Y., will now return to Congress after leaving his House seat in 2022 to run unsuccessfully for governor. Read more

Catholics Pan Gay Blessing

Catholics Pan Gay Blessing

By Church Militant • February 13, 2024 •

On Sunday, while Pope Francis was canonizing the first Argentine woman to be made a saint, Fr. James Martin, S.J., in a lengthy 10-post thread on X, told the story of his latest spontaneous blessing for a homosexual couple. Read more

Destruction of Remains of DC 5 Halted

Destruction of Remains of DC 5 Halted

By Church Militant • February 14, 2024 •

Intervention by select GOP lawmakers has halted the destruction of the remains of five preborn babies — at least for now. Read more

Special Election Today in New York’s 3rd District

Special Election Today in New York’s 3rd District

by Jim Ellis • February 13, 2024 •

Voting is underway during snowy conditions on Long Island in the special election to replace expelled Rep. George Santos, R-N.Y. Read more