National Catholic Register

California Bill Amended to Address Claims It ‘Decriminalized Infanticide’

Joshua Blanchard
California Assemblymember Buffy Wicks, D-Oakland, takes part in a CNN panel discussion during Politicon at the Pasadena Convention Center on July 29, 2017, in Pasadena, California.

Multiple media fact-checkers had dismissed objections to A.B. 2223, but the Assembly Appropriations Committee amended the bill to clarify its intent.

Father Josh Johnson to Lead Discernment Retreat: ‘Representation Matters’

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Priestly ordination in St. Peter’s Basilica, April 25, 2021.

Together with Sister Josephine Garret, a Sister of the Holy Family of Nazareth, and Archbishop Shelton Fabre of Louisville, Father Johnson will soon be putting on a retreat for young Catholics featuring speakers of various races and ethnicities.

Gunmen Kidnap 2 Catholic Priests in Nigeria

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Father Stephen Ojapah and Father Oliver Okpara, who were abducted in Nigeria’s Sokoto diocese on May 25, 2022.

Bishop Anagbe said that widespread terrorism by Islamist Fulani herdsmen in Benue State had made it nearly impossible to conduct pastoral visits in the area.