Senator Tim Scott responds to claim that abortion helps low-income Black women

Senator Tim Scott responds to claim that abortion helps low-income Black women

CNA—When Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen claimed that abortion economically helps women — including low-income, Black women — one senator challenged her with his personal story. “I’ll just simply say that, as a guy raised by a Black woman in abject poverty, I am thankful to be here as a United States senator,” Sen. Tim Scott…

Beloved Cardinal Joseph Zen, others arrested on Hong Kong security law

Beloved Cardinal Joseph Zen, others arrested on Hong Kong security law

Communist Chinese crackdown in once-free Hong Kong continues to brutally intensify as beloved, 90-year-old Cardinal Joseph Zen, the retired former archbishop of Hong Kong, and others were arrested Wednesday in Hong Kong “on suspicion of colluding with foreign forces to endanger China’s national security.” Although early morning reports today indicate the cardinal has been released on…

Pregnancy resource centers in Austin are under attack

Pregnancy resource centers in Austin are under attack

Pregnancy resource centers in Austin are under attack. With the reported leak of an opinion draft in the Supreme Court’s decision regarding the Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health Organization—a court opinion that would overturn the Roe v. Wade decision legalizing abortion and return any decision on the protection of the unborn to the states, abortion…

The Supreme Court prepares to possibly overturn Roe v. Wade, while pro-abortion advocates prepare to wage war

The Supreme Court prepares to possibly overturn Roe v. Wade, while pro-abortion advocates prepare to wage war

KEEP IN MIND: If the U.S. Supreme Court Overturns Roe v. Wade, the ruling will not mandate or make abortion illegal.  Instead, it will put the decision regarding “legality,” back into the hands of the citizens of each individual state. It will no longer be a Federal law or mandate. The Judicial branch of the…

Recap of Top Pro-Life News: Oklahoma Gov. Kevin Stitt, Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis and More

Recap of Top Pro-Life News: Oklahoma Gov. Kevin Stitt, Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis and More

Pro-life news recap: Oklahoma Gov Kevin Stitt Signs Abortion Ban That Will Save 4,000 Unborn Babies A Year                     Joe Biden, a self-proclaimed Catholic, Calls Killing Babies a “Constitutional Right”   Lynn Vincent on ‘Lawless,’ the Truth about the Terri Schiavo Case, and Why Terri Still…

The Unending Passion of Persecuted Catholics in Muslim Lands

The Unending Passion of Persecuted Catholics in Muslim Lands

Crisis—For Catholics around the world, this week is Holy Week: that time where we commemorate Jesus’ final days in Jerusalem, marked by betrayal, false accusations, ignominious suffering, and ultimately death. It is a time for prayer, personal reflection, and penance, that we might spiritually commune with our Lord Jesus Christ in His Passion. For those…

Victimhood is Not a Virtue: Defending true womanhood, marriage and the family

Victimhood is Not a Virtue: Defending true womanhood, marriage and the family

A quarter of 2022 has passed, and time is racing on. We are in Lent, the 40 days leading up to Easter remind us of the 40 days that Jesus fasted in the desert before He came to Jerusalem to die on a cross, giving His life for each of us. Two excellent organizations providing…

TODAY: Consecration to Russia with Pope Francis and all the bishops throughout the world – How to Join In!

TODAY: Consecration to Russia with Pope Francis and all the bishops throughout the world – How to Join In!

The Consecration of Russia and the Ukraine to the Immaculate Heart of Mary by the Pope and the bishops throughout the world, joined by the laity, will take place today, on the Solemnity of the Annunciation: March 25, 2022. The Holy Father has asked the Faithful of the world to join him and the bishops…

Pope invites bishops to join him in consecration of Russia and Ukraine

Pope invites bishops to join him in consecration of Russia and Ukraine

Vatican News—The Consecration of Russia and Ukraine to the Immaculate Heart of Mary will be pronounced by the Pope on the afternoon of Friday 25 March in St Peter’s Basilica. The act of consecration will be performed in communion with the local Churches throughout the world. In response to questions from journalists, the director of…

Friday, March 25: Pope to consecrate Russia and Ukraine to Immaculate Heart of Mary

Friday, March 25: Pope to consecrate Russia and Ukraine to Immaculate Heart of Mary

Vatican News—Pope Francis will consecrate Russia and Ukraine to the Immaculate Heart of Mary on Friday, 25 March, during the Celebration of Penance that he will preside over at 5pm in St Peter’s Basilica. The Director of the Holy See Press Office, Matteo Bruni, said in a statement: “The same act, on the same day,…

GOD BLESS THE KNIGHTS OF COLUMBUS, especially in Poland and Ukraine: What they are doing is Amazing!

GOD BLESS THE KNIGHTS OF COLUMBUS, especially in Poland and Ukraine: What they are doing is Amazing!

Tears well up as we watch the short video below. While mainstream news, other news outlets, pundits, historians and “experts” of every stripe and perspective flood the airwaves and internet regarding the nightmare unfolding in Ukraine, the Knights of Columbus took—and are taking—strategic and meaningful action, quickly. Here is the story—culled from Catholic News Agency’s…

The Catholic Investor: My Journey

The Catholic Investor: My Journey

I began transforming into a Catholic investor while working as a portfolio manager for Northwestern Mutual Life. I had been a pro-life Catholic for a long time and was serving on the Wisconsin Right to Life Board of Directors. A stockbroker I worked with regularly approached me with a new idea for a stock to…

Interview on Ukraine Crisis with Ukrainian Catholic priest Fr. Mark Morozowich, Dean of School of Theology and Religious Studies at Catholic University of America

Interview on Ukraine Crisis with Ukrainian Catholic priest Fr. Mark Morozowich, Dean of School of Theology and Religious Studies at Catholic University of America

The following is a CNA interview with Fr. Mark Morozowich, a priest for the Ukrainian Catholic Eparchy of St. Josaphat in Parma, Ohio. The Pennsylvania native is currently serving as dean of the School of Theology and Religious Studies at the Catholic University of America in Washington, D.C. CNA—A Ukrainian Catholic priest who is the…

UNDERSTANDING UKRAINE: From Soviet Underground to the Revolution of Dignity

UNDERSTANDING UKRAINE: From Soviet Underground to the Revolution of Dignity

Understanding Ukraine.  At a previous Napa Institute event, attendees listened to Myroslav Marynovych, Vice Rector at the Ukrainian Catholic University, on his talk, From Soviet Underground to the Revolution of Dignity.  Click the link below to watch this stirring speech.

New Supreme Court Justice- The Court is not “The Little Congress”

New Supreme Court Justice- The Court is not “The Little Congress”

President Biden has vowed to appoint a black woman to the Supreme Court in order to achieve more diversity among the Justices. He wants the Court to represent all Americans, and of course he wants a Justice who will be open to his political agenda. While there is certainly nothing wrong with diversity, the Supreme Court…

Silicon Valley’s Secret Christians: Discomfort with faith cuts the tech industry off from a necessary moral foundation

Silicon Valley’s Secret Christians: Discomfort with faith cuts the tech industry off from a necessary moral foundation

WSJ—HBO’s “Silicon Valley” won praise during its six-season run for accurately satirizing Northern California’s tech startup culture. A classic episode depicts a meeting in which one of the main characters accidentally “outs” a colleague, leaving the gathered tech leaders uncomfortable. But they’re not upset that their potential partner is gay—rather, they’re shocked to learn that…

Business and faith – they work in tandem

Business and faith – they work in tandem

I have often been asked, “Can you be a good Catholic and successful in business?” The question is posed as if there is a contradiction between the two, assuming that to be successful in America, a CEO has to compromise his faith or morals. I believe that not only are the two not mutually exclusive,…

Preparing for Libor to Leave the Building

Preparing for Libor to Leave the Building

The London Interbank Offered Rate (Libor) — once called the world’s most important number — is an interest-rate benchmark that has influenced borrowing costs for consumers, businesses, and investors around the world since 1986.1–2 It’s been quoted in five currencies (British pound, Swiss franc, Euro, Japanese yen, and U.S. dollar) from the daily submissions of…

Fantastic virtual course on Saint Joseph: A study of the heroic life of the second greatest saint to ever walk the earth!

Fantastic virtual course on Saint Joseph: A study of the heroic life of the second greatest saint to ever walk the earth!

CNA, with a few CBJ additions—When Daniel Campbell saw an email in his inbox last spring from Soroti, Uganda, his first thought was: Am I being scammed? Campbell, who directs Denver’s St. John Vianney Seminary Lay Division, had recently announced plans to teach a six-week online course that summer on St. Joseph. The email in…

Dominican priest killed in Vietnam

Dominican priest killed in Vietnam

CNA—Fr. Giuse (Joseph) Trần Ngọc Thanh, O.P., was killed in a knife attack on Saturday, Jan. 29 at a mission of Dak Mot, about 40 miles northwest of Kon Tum. He was hearing confessions before the last Mass of the evening, according to Ordo Praedicatorum on Facebook.  The Diocese of Kon Tum said he was…

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