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CUA President Applauds Students’ Decision to Block Porn

WASHINGTON - The president of The Catholic University of America has voiced his support for a student government resolution that asked the university to block the 200 most popular porn sites from its internet system. “I am so proud of our...

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Abortion Language Nixed from UN Resolution After Trump Admin Threatens Veto

WASHINGTON - Language referring to abortion was removed from a United Nations resolution on the care of sexual abuse survivors in wartime, after the Trump administration threatened to veto the measure. U.S. officials said they oppose the UN...

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2020 Candidate Joe Biden Identifies as Catholic, But Breaks With Church Teaching

WASHINGTON — Former Vice President Joe Biden launched his bid to be the 2020 Democratic presidential nominee Thursday, ending months of speculation. Over the course of his long political career, Biden has grappled with reconciling his Catholic...

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Pro-Life Group Launches Targeted Campaign for Born-Alive Bill

WASHINGTON — The pro-life organization Susan B. Anthony List (SBA List) has launched a new campaign to pressure members of Congress to sign the discharge petition for the Born-Alive Abortion Survivors Protection Act. If 218 members of the House...

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SDG Reviews ‘Avengers: Endgame’

Running just over three hours long, Avengers: Endgame builds to a denouement with a valedictory air akin to the last act of Peter Jackson’s similarly sprawling The Return of the King, except that it comes at the end of 22 movies instead of three...

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Fear Haunts Sri Lanka’s Catholics After Deadly Easter Blasts

COLOMBO, Sri Lanka — The Indian Ocean island of Sri Lanka has been left stunned by the catastrophic blasts that rocked three churches, including two Catholic churches in the Colombo area, along with three luxury hotels . The attacks left 359...

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Mark’s Gospel Through the Eyes of St. Peter

The Memoirs of St. Peter A New Translation of the Gospel According to Mark By Michael Pakaluk Regnery Gateway, 2019 256 pages, $29, hardcover To order: amazon.com   St. Mark’s Jesus is in a hurry. The most famous word in this famously...

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Bishop Donald J. Hying Appointed to Lead Madison Diocese

VATICAN CITY - Pope Francis Thursday appointed Donald J. Hying the next bishop of Madison, Wis., following the death of Bishop Robert C. Morlino in November. Hying, 55, has been the bishop of Gary, Ind. since 2014. Before that he was an...

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Sri Lanka Cardinal: ‘I Would Have Canceled’ Easter Mass if Bomb Warnings Were Passed On

COLOMBO, Sri Lanka - The Archbishop of Colombo says that government officials in Sri Lanka should be fired for failing to act on tips that terrorists attacks were imminent in the hours preceding Easter Sunday bombings in the country. “It's...

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Supreme Court to Hear Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity Employment Cases

Washington, D.C - In a decision that could have potentially far-reaching consequences, the U.S. Supreme Court has said it will hear cases involving claims that sexual orientation and gender identity should be included under current federal...