• Argentine mom hopes Pope Francis can save her son in Texas

    Argentine mom hopes Pope Francis can save her son in Texas

    • Jun 11, 2016

    Pope Francis on Saturday met a troubled fellow Argentine and mother of four: Lidia Guerrero, whose son, Victor Hugo Saldaño, has spent 20 years on death row in Texas waiting to be executed, despite a U.S. Supreme Court ruling finding racial prejudice in his sentence.

  • This woman doesn’t want to be a priest, she wants to teach them

    This woman doesn’t want to be a priest, she wants to teach them

    • Jun 11, 2016

    A convert from Judaism, agnosticism, and eventually Protestantism, Dawn Eden Goldstein recently earned the highest pontifical degree after studying with Chicago seminarians, and plans to teach at seminaries. She says the presence of women in that environment helps future priests be “less macho and more gracious with one another.”

  • Planned Parenthood bill on illegal recordings draws Catholic fire

    Planned Parenthood bill on illegal recordings draws Catholic fire

    • Jun 11, 2016

    In California, a bill sponsored by Planned Parenthood that would criminalize distributing secretly recorded conversations involving health care providers is drawing strong resistance from both free speech advocates and Catholic officials, who see it as an effort to muzzle pro-life activism.