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Canon Law United States

British come to priest’s rescue in US canon law dispute

A popular canon law website will continue to offer its content to the public despite fears that it would have to shut down because of a copyright dispute over its English translation of the Church’s Code of Canon Law. Source: CNA.

Abuse crisis United States

Report claiming McCarrick not competent to stand trial challenged

United States prosecutors are challenging the medical report claiming former cardinal Theodore McCarrick is not competent to stand trial on charges he sexually abused a teenager in the 1970s. Source: OSV News.

Sport United States

NFL star who kicked winning goal in Super Bowl says God is his Chief

Even though Harrison Butker kicked the winning field goal in what he described as “one of the best Super Bowls ever played”, football doesn’t define the Kansas City Chiefs player’s life. Source: CNA.

United States

Housekeeper’s husband charged with murder of LA bishop

A 61-year-old man has been charged with the February 18 murder of Los Angeles Auxiliary Bishop David O’Connell. Source: National Catholic Register.

Ukraine United States

Catholic leader says Biden visit gives Ukrainians new hope

Ukraine’s most senior Catholic prelate says the surprise visit of US President Joe Biden on Monday has given the country’s people new hope on the one-year anniversary of Russia’s invasion. Source: Crux.

United States

US bishop found dead of gunshot wound

A Catholic bishop in Southern California was found dead on Saturday of a gunshot wound, in an incident the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department is now investigating as a murder. Source: Crux.

United States

Archbishop prays for victims of California mass shooting

Los Angeles Archbishop José Gomez has offered prayers for victims of a shooting on Saturday at a ballroom dance studio in Monterey Park, California. Source: CNA.

Pro-Life United States

Actor who played Jesus credits ‘the real’ Jesus at US March for Life rally

An American actor famous for playing Jesus Christ on television gave credit to the real Jesus for leading him to speak out publicly, for the first time, about his pro-life views. Source: CNA.

Church Life United States

Church-going in US remains lower than before pandemic: study

The percentage of Americans who attend religious services is now “significantly lower” than before the COVID-19 pandemic, especially among young people and other groups less likely to regularly attend, a new survey shows. Source: CNA.