NewsUSA
September 1, 2015

Pope Francis in video link with US groups

Pope Francis spoke with American audiences in three different locations on August 31, in a video-link event hosted by the ABC television network. The Pontiff spoke with students at Cristo…
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NewsUSA
September 1, 2015

Undercover video producers debunk Planned Parenthood's defense

The Center for Medical Progress, which has released a series of damaging undercover videos showing Planned Parenthood’s involvement in the sale of fetal tissues, has now sent a letter to…
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NewsUSA
September 1, 2015

Most Catholics in Massachusetts legislature support Planned Parenthood, study shows

A study by a lay activist group has shown that most of the Catholics serving in the state legislature support Planned Parenthood. The Catholic Action League found that 52 Catholics…
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NewsUSA
September 1, 2015

Black leaders to Smithsonian: Don’t honor Planned Parenthood founder

While Planned Parenthood founder Margaret Sanger is sometimes hailed as a champion of women’s rights, she was no savior to minorities and those with disabilities, said speakers at a recent…
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NewsUSA
September 1, 2015

Ahead of US visit, Pope Francis is popular among Americans

Most Americans have a favorable view of Pope Francis and think he has a message for all the country's citizens, but most also know little about him and aren’t sure…
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NewsUSA
September 1, 2015

Citing Pope Francis, bishops call on Congress to renew religious freedom commission

Congress has only one month to reauthorize the U.S. Commission on International Religious Freedom. Many human rights activists and religious leaders have stressed its importance, and the nation's bishops suggest…
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Q&AUSA
July 18, 2015

Who was Mary Magdalene? Was she a prostitute who repented?

Controversy over the identity of St. Mary Magdalene has continued since the early Church.  In the gospels, there are three particular “characters” involved in the controversy: Mary Magdalene, a follower…
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