National Catholic Register

Brutal Attack Does Not Keep Two Baltimore Pro-Life Advocates From Their Work

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Less than a week after being violently attack outside of a Baltimore Planned Parenthood on May 26, 2023, Dick Schafer, 80, returned to the abortion facility to continue his pro-life work.

‘I’m not well,’ Crosby said. ‘but I’m better off than a baby that’s been butchered.’

Texas Carmelites Case Reflects the Vatican’s New Culture of Ecclesial Punishments

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Reverend Mother Superior Teresa Agnes Gerlach is shown at the Monastery of the Most Holy Trinity in Arlington, Texas.

COMMENTARY: Forty years ago, such punishments were rare and light; today, they are frequent and severe. Has balance been restored?

California Honors Anti-Catholic Drag Group ‘Sisters of Perpetual Indulgence’ at State Capitol

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California legislators honored "Sister Roma" of the anti-Catholic activist group "Sisters of Perpetual Indulgence" at the state capitol Monday, June 5, 2023.

Inside the capitol, Williams received a standing ovation on the assembly floor, and several lawmakers posed for photos with Williams, who was wearing a black gown, heavy white makeup, and a large purple-blue wig.

Surgeon: Pope Francis ‘Well, Awake, Alert’ After Operation

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Dr. Sergio Alfieri, the lead surgeon for Pope Francis' abdominal surgery, speaks at a press conference at Gemelli Hospital on June 7, 2023.

The surgeon told journalists that from a medical point of view, there would be nothing preventing the Pope from continuing with his planned travels to Portugal and Mongolia in August after his recovery.

Vatican: Pope Francis Out of Surgery, Recovering in Hospital

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Pope Francis at his Wednesday general audience in St. Peter's Square June 7, 2023.

Cardinal Pietro Parolin told journalists that he expects Pope Francis will continue to work from his hospital bed as he recovers.