The Blaine Amendment Ruling: A Glass Half Full?

By John Grondelski | Lots of Catholics were happy at the June 30 Supreme Court decision in Espinosa et al. v. Montana Department of Revenue, striking down the Blaine Amendment to the Montana State Constitution. It is cause for… Read the Whole Article at its...

What are the “Deep State” and “Deep Church”?

The phrase “deep state” has been in the news lately, mostly in connection with the extraordinary resistance within the federal government to Donald Trump. The conception is sometimes extended to to the “deep church,” which […] Read the Whole Article at its...

The Way Back is a sports film with some surprising depth

One of the last movies to be released in theaters before the lockdowns started in March, The Way Back has proven to be a solid success on streaming platforms for home viewing. Better yet, it’s a […] Read the Whole Article at its Original...

Supreme Court Defers to Canon Law in Catholic School Decision

By Patrick Reilly | There is an admirable concession to Catholic Church authority in the Supreme Court’s July 8 ruling on the “ministerial exception” for Catholic schools. Justice Samuel Alito, in his majority opinion for Our… Read the Whole Article at its...

Trump administration starts withdrawal from WHO

Denver Newsroom, Jul 8, 2020 / 04:01 pm (CNA).- The United States will withdraw from the World Health Organization by July 6, 2021, the Trump administration has told the WHO, launching a yearlong process that will likely require approval from Congress and President...

Vatican Hospital Separates Conjoined Twins In Rare Surgery

By Catholic News Agency | ROME — Twins who were conjoined at the head are likely to return home within months from the Vatican’s pediatric hospital where their bodies were successfully separated… Read the Whole Article at its Original...