St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Catholic Church hosted their first ever Heritage Festival on Saturday to raise funds for the construction of its new church building.
- The Advocate
In Grand Rapids, a congregation was ordered to rescind the ordination of an LGBTQ+ deacon but is appealing the decision.
- Springfield News-Leader
Neither a Texas Baptist church nor a West Plains church will partner with Kanakuk Kamps any longer.
- Raleigh News and Observer
“It was really awful. Very, very hurtful,” said Wilhelmina Indermaur, who has taught for five years.
- Fox News
Pope Francis, in a Spanish-language interview with Argentina's national news agency, dismissed the United Nations as "powerless" to affect meaningful change or preserve peace.
An Insider reporter traveled to Waco, Texas, and found the reality was different from the version shown on Chip and Joanna Gaines' TV shows.
- Associated Press
Three law enforcement officers were killed and five wounded in eastern Kentucky when a man with a rifle opened fire on police attempting to serve a warrant, authorities said. Police took 49-year-old Lance Storz into custody late Thursday night after an hourslong standoff at a home in Allen, a small town in the hills of Appalachia. The responding officers encountered “pure hell” when they arrived on the scene, Floyd County Sheriff John Hunt told reporters Friday afternoon.
Israeli billionaire heiress covertly paid celebrities thousands to promote 'family purity' and advocate against having sex on period, report says
Ruthy Leviev-Yelizarov covertly paid celebrities thousands to advocate against married women having sex on their periods, per The Jerusalem Post.
A 4-year-old Black girl became the poster child for a pro life anti-abortion group. Her mom had no idea until she saw the billboard.
Tricia Fraser was outraged when her child's photo appeared on an anti-abortion ad in 2011 without her consent. After Roe v. Wade's reversal, she's madder.
One of the two suspects accused of stabbing a woman hundreds of times during a Maine robbery gone wrong has allegedly said that the victim “put up a good fight.” Kimberly Neptune, 43, was found murdered in her home in Perry — 100 miles east of Bangor on the Canadian border — on April 21, the Maine State Police said previously in a press release. She was found by her brother after being stabbed 484 times, Fox 23 reports, including in her legs, stomach, neck and head, according to an autopsy repor
- LA Times
Lancaster, Palmdale, La Puente and Lynwood were forced to cancel or revise their shows after the state fire marshal raided a vendor's warehouse.
- USA TODAY Opinion
When the abortion ruling came June 24, the first name I searched for was Sir Matthew Hale, believer of witches, and cited by Justice Alito.
After returning to civilization in 2018, Japan’s "Naked Hermit" went back to the remote island he once called home for nearly three decades to give it a proper farewell. In a June 16 blog post, Cerezo provided insight into the life of the voluntary castaway after he was “rescued” from the island and returned to civilization in 2018.
- LA Times
I had grown up thinking that abortion was immoral, that anyone who had one would burn in hell. But I immediately saw the film for what it was: propaganda.
- Associated Press
A Texas inmate who is set to be put to death in less than two weeks asked that his execution be delayed so he can donate a kidney. Ramiro Gonzales is scheduled to receive a lethal injection on July 13 for fatally shooting 18-year-old Bridget Townsend, a southwest Texas woman whose remains were found nearly two years after she vanished in 2001. In a letter sent Wednesday, Gonzales’ lawyers, Thea Posel and Raoul Schonemann, asked Republican Gov. Greg Abbott to grant a 30-day reprieve so the inmate can be considered a living donor “to someone who is in urgent need of a kidney transplant.”
- The New York Times
Hours after the Supreme Court overturned Roe v. Wade last week, a man with a wiry, squared-off beard and a metal cross around his neck celebrated with his team at a Brazilian steakhouse. He pulled out his phone to livestream to his followers. “We have delivered a huge blow to the enemy and to this industry,” the man, Jeff Durbin, said. But, he explained, “our work has just really begun.” “Even the states that have trigger laws,” which ban abortion at conception without exceptions for rape or inc
- LA Times
Economic prospects in Central America have grown so dim that even the college-educated are attempting the perilous journey to the United States.
- Kansas City Star
The owner of the Michigan ice cream shop defended the controversial post.
A woman was arrested after stealing her mother’s car and then selling the vehicle for just $500, according to the Covington Police Department. When she returned to her home on Cottonwood Place in Covington, her 2006 Chevrolet Monte Carlo was missing. A little more than a month later, on April 24, Covington Police said a woman was pulled over driving the stolen Monte Carlo in Memphis at the intersection of North McLean and Poplar Avenue.
Political experts warn that the Hindu Lives Matter slogan risks amplifying a heinous but isolated crime into an assertion of systemic violence
- The Telegraph
Two Metropolitan Police officers have been sacked after posting offensive messages in a group chat, including a racist joke about the Duchess of Sussex.