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Numbers of unaccompanied minors at border setting record

With a surge in the first few months of 2021 of minors entering the United States without a parent or guardian, figures from fiscal year 2020 already have surpassed the total of unaccompanied minors who made border entries during the previous fiscal year.

No ‘devout Catholic’ can condone the killing of children in the womb, says archbishop

No one can claim "to be a devout Catholic and condone the killing of innocent human life, let alone have the government pay for it," said Archbishop Salvatore Cordileone of San Francisco.

Mississippi’s attorney general in brief urges high court to overturn Roe

Many would like to believe the U.S. Supreme Court's 1973 Roe v. Wade decision legalizing abortion settled the issue "once and for all," but instead "all it did was establish a special-rules regime for abortion jurisprudence," said Mississippi Attorney General Lynn Fitch.

Week raises awareness of NFP and how it enriches sacrament of marriage

"To have ... To hold ... To honor: Supporting God's gifts of love and life in marriage" is the theme of Natural Family Planning Awareness Week July 25-31.

A theology of gift and grandparents

Grandparents rank among the best gift-givers.

Notre Dame alum is first American to win individual gold in foil fencing

"Golden is thy fame, indeed," the University of Notre Dame in Indiana tweeted July 25 after Lee Kiefer, class of 2017, won the gold medal in women's foil fencing at the Tokyo Games.

Catholic university grad brings passion, focus to BMX Olympic event

When the interview with Olympic cyclist Felicia Stancil began, the 26-year-old Indianapolis resident said it would be great if one particular story could be shared with people.

To feed the world, start with family farms, pope says

Restarting local economies with a focus on providing adequate food for all the world's people means governments must involve and listen to small farmers and farming families, Pope Francis said.

May Olympic Games be sign of hope during pandemic, pope says

As thousands of athletes gathered for the Summer Olympic Games in Tokyo, Pope Francis gave them his blessing and extended it to those organizing and supporting the events.

Bishop Cozzens: Couples practicing natural family planning have stronger marriages

The Catholic Church’s teaching against artificial contraception is one of its most controversial, but it’s vitally important for supporting marriages and families, Bishop Andrew Cozzens said on a “Practicing Catholic” radio program set to air at 9 p.m. July 23.