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Vatican Sets Course for February Abuse Summit

By Edward Pentin | VATICAN CITY — Next month’s Vatican summit of bishops on clerical sex abuse will include a penitential liturgy as well as opportunities for discussion and prayer aimed at helping to...

Lawmakers Set Sights on Parental Rights

By Brianna Heldt | A new legislative session just began here in Colorado. Most people probably don’t follow local politics too closely — I certainly don’t, or at least not very consistently — but one bill in particular has...

Settlement Considers: Should Catholic Health Plans Cover Transgender Surgeries?

By Kevin Jones/CNA | SEATTLE — A Catholic health care network has settled an American Civil Liberties Union lawsuit over transgender surgeries, saying that it has covered these procedures in its employee...

Judges Block Little Sisters’ Religious Exemption From Contraception Mandate

By Catholic News Agency | PHILADELPHIA — Judges in California and Pennsylvania have issued injunctions against a Trump administration rule that would allow the Little Sisters of the Poor and similar...

Rep. Chris Smith Advocates Love and Courage in the Fight for Life

By Lauretta Brown | Catholic Rep. Chris Smith, R-N.J., has worked in the pro-life movement for almost half a century, accomplishing much of that work in Congress by fighting for legislative protections for...

Men on a Mission: ‘Exodus 90’ Encourages Spiritual Growth in Contrast to Culture

By Judy Roberts | LAWTON, Okla. — Faced with the troubling news of the Church’s clergy sex-abuse scandal, Father Brian Buettner and the priests in his support group wanted to find a way to “fix...

12 Things to Remember about Confession, A New Magazine for Catholic Men for a New Year, and More!

By Tito Edwards | Twelve Things to Remember about Confession ☩ Fr. Dwight Longenecker +1 Sword and Spade: A New Magazine for Catholic Men for a New Year ☩ Jason Craig of Those Catholic Men Lose Weight,...

Holy Sports: Vatican Launches First Official Sports Association

By Solène Tadié | VATICAN CITY — References to sport abound in the Bible, especially in St. Paul’s writings, as a spiritual metaphor — and as of last week, the Vatican now has an official sports...

I Just Got My Kids a Prayer Journal—Here's Why

By Shaun McAfee | We have four kids now. That idea is still settling in for us. They are 6, 4, 2, and old enough only to be prayed with in mom and dad’s arms. We started praying with them very early, just basic prayers, and we...

A Documentary on How Rosary Changed Lives, How Saints Overcame Distraction During Prayer, and More!

By Tito Edwards | A Documentary Tells of the Change in the Lives of Those Who Pray the Rosary ☩ RomeReports.com +1 How the Saints Overcame Distraction During Prayer ☩ Fr. Joseph M. Esper of Catholic...