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Pope Emeritus Benedict Is Right: The Sexual Revolution Is Part of the Problem

By Jennifer Roback Morse | Pope Emeritus Benedict wrote an extended essay on the clergy sex-abuse and cover-up scandal, where he cited the sexual revolution coming of age in Europe in 1968 as a...

‘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...

Police in India Investigate Claim Against Cardinal Gracias for Failure to Report Abuse

By Catholic News Agency | MUMBAI - Police in India are investigating a claim that Cardinal Oswald Gracias of Bombay and two auxiliary bishops covered up an accusation of clerical sexual abuse...

When Parents Divorce, Who Gets Custody of the Frozen Human Embryos?

By Peter Jesserer Smith | HARTFORD, Conn. — When parents split up and cannot agree on what happens to their frozen human embryos, who gets custody? The Connecticut Supreme Court is the latest...

The Catholic Faith is Beautiful

By Matt D’Antuono | If you try to argue with someone today that truth is objective, you will likely be called narrow-minded. If you try to argue with someone today that there are objective standards of right and wrong, you...

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....

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...

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...

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...

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...