Dodgers’ faith night ‘not enough’ to address controversy over LGBTQ+ group, anti-Catholic concerns Nevada’s Catholic governor who campaigned as ‘pro-life’ signs some abortion protections into law Senate approves House-passed debt ceiling deal, avoiding default Profit-at-all-costs is not a good business model, pope says ‘God’s Scribe’: Father Breighner retires popular column after more than 50 years Local News ‘God’s Scribe’: Father Breighner retires popular column after more than 50 years George P. Matysek Jr. June 2, 2023 After more than 50 years of writing for the Catholic Review, Father Breighner is putting down his pen. Bishop Victor Galeone, former Archdiocese of Baltimore priest and bishop of St. Augustine, dies at 87 Lisa Harlow June 1, 2023 Bishop Emeritus Victor Galeone, a former Archdiocese of Baltimore priest who served as the ninth bishop of the Diocese of St. Augustine, Fla., died May 29 at St. Martin’s Home for the Aged in Catonsville. He was 87. Assault outside Planned Parenthood office leaves pregnancy center employees shaken Gerry Jackson May 30, 2023 A confrontation May 26 outside the doors of a downtown Baltimore Planned Parenthood center left witnesses at a neighboring pro-life pregnancy center disturbed by the level of violence and praying for the recovery of the injured. RADIO INTERVIEW: The Prosperity Gospel Catholic Review Staff May 30, 2023 Thomas Storck, author of “The Prosperity Gospel: How Greed and Bad Philosophy Distorted Christ’s Teaching,” discusses it with George Matysek. More Local News World News Dodgers’ faith night ‘not enough’ to address controversy over LGBTQ+ group, anti-Catholic concerns Gina Christian June 3, 2023 The Los Angeles Dodgers’ decision to host a July 30 Christian Faith and Family Day does not allay concerns and outrage over the team’s plans to honor a self-described “order of drag, queer and LGBTQ+ nuns,” Catholic experts told OSV News. Nevada’s Catholic governor who campaigned as ‘pro-life’ signs some abortion protections into law Kate Scanlon June 2, 2023 Nevada Gov. Joe Lombardo, a Catholic who campaigned on a pro-life stance, signed legislation in May granting some protections for those who travel to the state seeking to undergo or perform an abortion. Pope names Cardinal Farrell next head of Vatican City high court Catholic News Service June 2, 2023 Pope Francis has named U.S. Cardinal Kevin J. Farrell, prefect of the Dicastery for Laity, the Family and Life, to be the next president of the supreme court of Vatican City State. Senate approves House-passed debt ceiling deal, avoiding default Kate Scanlon June 2, 2023 The U.S. Senate on June 1 passed its version of a compromise bill brokered by President Joe Biden and House Speaker Kevin McCarthy, just days before a June 5 deadline to address the debt ceiling or risk a U.S. government default. More World News Commentary Last week, I got to just be Mom Gretchen R. Crowe June 3, 2023 God has a way of providing, reminding us to trust in his plan and find joy in all things. Farewell and thank you Father Joseph Breighner June 2, 2023 And I will let that be my last word: If people can accept that no one is left out of God’s love, then I will be pleased. In June, let your garden honor the hearts of Jesus and Mary Margaret Rose Realy June 1, 2023 There are many beautiful ways to commemorate the Sacred Heart of Jesus in a garden. Question Corner: Must I make my confession at the altar, as my pastor asks? Jenna Marie Cooper May 30, 2023 You are not required to make your own confession out in the open. You can always ask your priest to hear your confession in a more discreet place. The Beauty of Mass in the Gym Rita Buettner May 28, 2023 Our church is under renovation, so we will be celebrating Mass in other parish spaces for a while. What I’ve been surprised to discover is how much beauty I find in the liturgies held in our temporary spaces. More Commentary Featured Video During his homily on Pentecost, Pope Francis prayed the Holy Spirit would guide the church into the future.