A number of churches in the Canada and the United States have been vandalized by criminals, some of whom claim to be acting in response to recent revelations around the horrifying mistreatment of indigenous children in Canada at the hands of mostly Catholic-run schools. Officials are still investigating the incidents.Continue Reading

A unanimous Supreme Court ruled Thursday in favor of a Catholic foster care agency in its biggest religion case of the year, which pitted religious freedom against LGBTQ rights. Justices said officials in Philadelphia violated the First Amendment by refusing to accommodate the faith-based agency’s religious beliefs. Legal precedent requiresContinue Reading

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Florida State University has agreed to settle a lawsuit after the school and its student senate unconstitutionally retaliated last year against Student Senate President Jack Denton for sharing his personal religious beliefs with other students. The school has also agreed to issue a public statement affirming that student government isContinue Reading

Alliance Defending Freedom sent a letter Wednesday to Florida State University administrators appealing the student senate’s decision to remove him from his seat as president of the FSU Student Government Association student senate for sharing his personal beliefs with other students. In a private text conversation with fellow Catholic students, Jack DentonContinue Reading

An email to students discussing George Floyd’s criminal record proved to be the trigger prompting the Archdiocese of Boston to force Daniel Moloney to resign from his chaplain role at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Students and alumni complained that Moloney, a Catholic priest, should not have brought up Floyd’sContinue Reading

Rioters and protesters in San Francisco and Los Angeles pulled down and desecrated statues of Catholic missionary St. Junipero Serra. Serra, a Spanish Franciscan missionary to the United States, helped to found nine missions in California in the late eighteenth century. Pope Francis canonized him in 2015. Los Angeles Times reported thatContinue Reading

The U.S. Department of Justice filed an amicus brief to the U.S. Supreme Court in support of a Catholic foster care agency because it refuses to compromise its religious beliefs by placing children with same-sex couples. The Supreme Court agreed to review Sharonell Fulton, et al. v. City of Philadelphia and oral argument is expectedContinue Reading

On Friday, the story came to America, but Michael Nnadi’s testimony has gone viral on the other side of the world. Early, last week a terrorist head and gang leader, Mustapha Mohammed, confessed that Michael proclaimed the gospel to his captors and would not stop. The Seminary Student at theContinue Reading

The Franciscan Center is seeking fresh ideas and programming to promote well living and invites the public to share and enjoy its venue and facilities.  “If you have an idea for a workshop, class or program that promotes well living, we want to hear it!” said CEO Wendy Leigh, whoContinue Reading