The log chapel that started it all
A Chicago-based nonprofit law firm charged the University of Minnesota Oct. 19 for illegal use of aborted fetuses in its research practices.
The Thomas More Society, which focuses on pro-life cases, filed a petition in the Fourth District Court of Hennepin County. The firm acted on behalf of St. Paul-based Pro-Life Action Ministries and University of Minnesota graduate student Bridget Busacker.
Hispanic Americans give a nearly 5-to-1 edge to Democrats over Republicans as the party more concerned for them in a Pew Research Center poll released Oct. 10.
While donation campaigns and charitable contributions for the needy are important, true Christian charity involves a more personal touch, Pope Francis said.
The Memorial of Moses on Mount Nebo has reopened its doors to the public amid festivities, after nearly a decade of restoration.
For Cardinal-designate Blase Cupich of Chicago, one of nine children born to a family in Omaha, Nebraska, more than 40 years of priesthood have been filled with “Are you kidding me?” moments.
With the Hyde Amendment that bans federal Medicaid funding of abortions celebrating its 40th anniversary Sept. 30, the March for Life celebrated the anniversary in part by warning of threats to dismantle the rider.
Emergency aid slowly began to reach some of the thousands of Haitians displaced by Hurricane Matthew in the country’s picturesque southwest as reports of casualties slowly trickled in from communities cut off by the storm.
The chief liaison to Republican nominee Donald Trump for Catholic issues said that emails released Oct. 11 by WikiLeaks “reveal the depths of the hostility of Hillary Clinton and her campaign toward Catholics.”
Preschool programs popping up at Catholic schools in the Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis have boosted enrollment. After years of decline, kindergarten through eighth-grade Catholic schools bounced back from an average loss of 800 students per year over the past three to four years, according to the Catholic Schools Center of Excellence. This year, schools increased total enrollment by 20-some students.
Archbishop Bernard Hebda will attend his first Archdiocesan Youth Day Oct. 29 at Roy Wilkins Auditorium in River Centre in St. Paul. He shared his thoughts about the upcoming event with The Catholic Spirit.