Austin to fund secret abortions for minors, despite Texas law

CNA Staff, Jun 12, 2020 / 05:20 pm (CNA).- The Austin City Council on Thursday voted to provide funding to an abortion organization that helps minors procure abortion without their parents’ consent. The city council chose unanimously June 11 to provide up to $150,000...

HHS protects doctors who object to abortion, transgender surgery

Washington D.C., Jun 12, 2020 / 04:30 pm (CNA).- On Friday, the Trump administration finalized a new rule to protect doctors’ right to object to abortion and “gender reassignment” operations. The rule clarifies that bans on sex-based discrimination do not include...

20-Year-Old Catholic Music Artist Breaks Out on Spotify

By Judy Roberts | Seph Schlueter wants Catholics to know that praising Christ in song is not supposed to be boring. The 20-year-old worship coordinator at Damascus Catholic Mission Campus in Centerburg, Ohio, is hoping to get… Read the Whole Article at its...

NH lawmaker says education choice is only for 'well-educated' parents

Washington, D.C. Newsroom, Jun 12, 2020 / 03:00 pm (CNA).- A state senator in New Hampshire has drawn criticism for saying that working-class parents should not have the same freedom to make educational choices for their children as college-educated parents.  “This...

Crazy Predictions

Here is a telling comment, that may put things in perspective, from the perspective last Christmas, George Michael style: The thing is, this list is not even exhaustive, and, we hope note, but more may yet be to come: Read the Whole Article at its Original...

Judge rejects Catholic dioceses' suit to access coronavirus relief

CNA Staff, Jun 12, 2020 / 02:00 pm (CNA).- A federal judge on Wednesday denied attempts by the Catholic dioceses of Buffalo and Rochester to obtain emergency small business loans. In April, the dioceses had sued the Small Business Administration (SBA) after they were...

Churches have the same rights as protests, DOJ tells Maryland county

The Justice Department (DOJ) praised a Maryland county council on Wednesday for protecting the First Amendment rights of protesters and said it now expects them to extend the same protections to religious gatherings. In a June 10 letter to the Montgomery County...