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Bishops Clash With Liberal Activists Over Equality Act

By Joan Desmond | Last week, a story headlined, “Some Catholic advocates support Equality Act, despite opposition from U.S. bishops,” and posted on America, the Jesuit media outlet, appeared to mark a fresh Church dispute over...

Biden Backs Federal Abortion Protections ‘If Necessary’

By Catholic News Agency | WASHINGTON - Joe Biden would support federal laws protecting abortion rights, “should it become necessary.” The former vice president is the current frontrunner in the...

SDG Reviews ‘Aladdin’

By Steven D. Greydanus | Aladdin is fine. Everything’s fine. How could it be otherwise? It’s the story you know already, almost exactly. They say the lines and sing the songs, the same songs, almost...

Life and Leggings: Christ Looks at Persons With Love, and So Must We

By Derya Little | I wonder how the conversation between Adam and Eve went in the Garden of Eden when they talked about covering themselves with leaves. It may very well have been their first fight. It certainly wasn’t the last...

‘Abortion Saves Lives’? Catholic Doctor Responds to NYT Op-Ed

By Jonah McKeown/CNA | NEW YORK - Following an op-ed in the New York Times claiming that all pregnancies are life-threatening, a Catholic doctor emphasized that pregnancy is a natural and healthy...

For This French Priest, Rushing Into Notre Dame’s Flames Was Part of His Mission

By Solène Tadié | As the whole world watched the photos and videos of Notre Dame burning April 15, Father Jean-Marc Fournier’s face became indelibly associated with the terrible fire on the first day of...

2020 Democrats Embrace Late-Term, Taxpayer-Funded Abortion

By Lauretta Brown | Abortion remains in the spotlight as a central issue for the 2020 presidential election, and the crowded Democratic field has repeatedly faced questioning on it. And the positions that...

The Ancient Abbey That Settled Easter and Inspired Dracula

By K.V. Turley | Whitby is a small seaside town on the Yorkshire coast. As with many such British towns, during the Easter bank holiday weekend it is thronged with day-trippers and holiday-makers. On a recent visit there I was...

Girl Wanted Communion Badly So Jesus Intervened Directly, My Wife's Conversion Story, and More!

By Tito Edwards | The Girl Who Wanted To Receive Communion So Badly That Jesus Intervened Directly – Larry Peterson at Aleteia +1 My Wife’s Conversion to the Catholic Church (Stand Up Comedy) – David L....

What is the Common Link in Marian Apparitions?

By Father Stanley Smolenski | When Our Lady appears, so does biblical symbolism connected to her and her messages for us. I have often wondered about certain aspects in Our Lady’s...