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Activists found not guilty of offending religious feelings 2021-03-02 10:00:00CNA Staff, Mar 2, 2021 / 08:00 am (CNA).- A judge on Tuesday found three activists who distributed images depicting Poland’s Black Madonna icon

Meet Don Alberto, Italy’s new YouTube sensation 2021-03-02 06:00:00Rome, Italy, Mar 2, 2021 / 04:00 am (CNA).- Fr. Alberto Ravagnani didn’t set out to make a viral video. He was just trying to find a way to

English cardinal welcomes US investigation into garment-making industry 2021-03-02 05:05:00CNA Staff, Mar 2, 2021 / 03:05 am (CNA).- An English cardinal on Monday welcomed a U.S. investigation into alleged labor abuses in the garment-making

Scotland’s Catholic bishops seek ‘dialogue’ over cap on 2021-03-01 09:40:00CNA Staff, Mar 1, 2021 / 07:40 am (CNA).- Scotland’s Catholic bishops said on Monday that they plan to engage in “dialogue&rdquo

Elderly religious overlooked in Belgium’s early COVID-19 vaccination 2021-03-01 08:00:00CNA Staff, Mar 1, 2021 / 06:00 am (CNA).- A body representing religious men and women has questioned the exclusion of elderly religious from the early

St. Dominic entrusted this Marian icon to nuns 2021-02-27 08:00:00Rome Newsroom, Feb 27, 2021 / 06:00 am (CNA).- Eight hundred years ago, a barefoot St. Dominic carried an icon of the Virgin Mary across Rome to entru

How a former heroin addict unearthed a book 2021-02-27 06:00:00CNA Staff, Feb 27, 2021 / 04:00 am (CNA).- For Damien Richardson, it just seemed like another job. A man had asked him if he would clear out the house

Spain to permit feminist marches, while restricting worship 2021-02-26 17:11:00Madrid, Spain, Feb 26, 2021 / 03:11 pm (CNA).- While maintaining restrictions on transit, gatherings, and worship services amid the coronavirus pandem

Head of German Catholic bishops: ‘I do not 2021-02-26 06:00:00CNA Staff, Feb 26, 2021 / 04:00 am (CNA).- The president of the German Catholic bishops’ conference said on Thursday that he would continue to g

Plan to exhume body of US-born nun buried 2021-02-25 15:00:00CNA Staff, Feb 25, 2021 / 01:00 pm (CNA).- A religious order announced on Thursday that it had withdrawn an application to exhume the body of its US-b

EU Catholic bishops criticize European Parliament resolution on 2021-02-25 08:15:00CNA Staff, Feb 25, 2021 / 06:15 am (CNA).- Catholic bishops across Europe have criticized a European Parliament resolution on Poland’s abortion

Romanian Catholic archbishop: The Church needs to form 2021-02-24 14:00:00CNA Staff, Feb 24, 2021 / 12:00 pm (CNA).- Archbishop Aurel Percă has never led his archdiocese in normal times. He was installed as Metropolitan

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10 Mysterious things to know about guardian angels New! 2021-03-03 00:00:33Guardian angels surround us and are always there helping us draw closer to God. 10 Mysterious things to know about guardian angels

Did this man design your church? New! 2021-03-03 00:00:13Patrick Keely dominated U.S. Catholic architecture in the late 19th century. Did this man design your church?

You probably don’t know that a miracle has New! 2021-03-03 00:00:11Don't wait for the extraordinary moments to be grateful. You probably don’t know that a miracle has blessed your life

First they discovered St. Philomena’s remains … then New! 2021-03-03 00:00:10In 1802, archaeologists came across the remains of a virgin martyr who died in the 4th century. What happened next? First they discovered St. Philome

Virtually visit the Basilica of St. Cecilia in New! 2021-03-03 00:00:08Station Church Day 15: They tried to suffocate Cecilia here, locking her in the area of the steam baths. Virtually visit the Basilica of St. Cecilia i

A German city installs “nests” to shelter homeless New! 2021-03-03 00:00:07Science and engineering advances can be used to help the most vulnerable. A German city installs “nests” to shelter homeless people

How to approach conversations with your teens about New! 2021-03-03 00:00:03A professional therapist suggests some practical tips. How to approach conversations with your teens about sex

This small community escaped attack from ISIS 2021-03-02 13:12:08Now the residents of Alqosh hope that the visit from Pope Francis to Iraq will secure their peace. This small community escaped attack from ISIS

Iraqis to welcome pope, but first they recall 2021-03-02 12:48:26On 13th anniversary of abduction of Archbishop Rahoo, some call for relaunch of investigation. Iraqis to welcome pope, but first they recall a slain b

Pope’s March intention: That we might taste God’s 2021-03-02 12:25:08The Holy Father invites us to pass "from misery to mercy." Pope’s March intention: That we might taste God’s mercy in Confession

Nun and monk put themselves between police and 2021-03-02 10:45:01"Shoot me first," Sr. Ann Nu Thawng challenges armed guards. Nun and monk put themselves between police and protesters in Myanmar

When your Lenten sacrifice is chosen for you 2021-03-02 08:00:28Knee surgery, a colicky baby -- your cross isn't going anywhere. Ask for help to carry it bravely.   When your Lenten sacrifice is chosen f

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Somebody Needs To Be Dad 2021-02-22 06:00:00For Catholics, the Second Vatican Council (1962–65) stands as the key event of the last 60 years. It renewed the Church’s self-understandi

Ever Ancient, Ever New 2021-02-22 06:00:00Teaching Augustine on a college campus is an especially interesting experience these days. I get to expose students to Augustine, his life, world, tho

Essentially Fertile: Notes Toward a Land Ethic 2021-02-19 06:00:00In the decades since World War II, the U.S. has declared a war on poverty, a war on drugs, and a war on terror. All three of these campaigns were unqu

The Gospel According to John and Mary 2021-02-19 06:00:00Mary’s Voice in the Gospel According to John:A New Translation with Commentary by michael pakaluk gateway editions, 354 pages, $28.99 Continue

The Gratuitous Abundance of Books 2021-02-18 06:00:00Now and then when I am absorbed in lists of forthcoming books, whether in the delicious catalogues of university presses (now likely to be digital onl

Warning Signs in the Golden State 2021-02-18 06:00:00Liberals hope, and conservatives fear, that the Biden Administration will transform the nation’s values and public policies into those of &ldquo

Exodus, Lent, and Becoming a True Nation 2021-02-17 06:00:00Ten years ago, I began a most extraordinary Lent by walking up the Aventine Hill to the Basilica of Santa Sabina on the first day of the Roman station

The Lenten Presumption 2021-02-16 06:00:00Over the next 40 days, we join our Lord on the via dolorosa , the road of suffering, which culminates in his agonizing death on the Cross. We join hi

Bluegrass and the Bible 2021-02-15 06:00:00One way the Catholic Church has always fulfilled the mission entrusted to her by Christ is by confidently consecrating this world’s customs and

A Conspiracy of Goodness 2021-02-15 06:00:00Pierre Sauvage was 18 years old when he discovered that he was Jewish and that he had been born in Vichy France on the Vivarais Plateau in 1944—

The Global Christian Right 2021-02-12 06:00:00The Religious Right that rose and flourished during the 1970s and 1980s has been pilloried for some time and from all sides. Secularists attack it for

The Merits of Romney's Pro-Family Policy 2021-02-11 08:45:00Sen. Mitt Romney’s “Family Security Act” has come at precisely the right moment. The epidemic of loneliness is intensifying, and rat

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Straw poll of conservative activists reveals pro-life policies New! 2021-03-02 18:00:00Washington D.C., Mar 2, 2021 / 04:00 pm (CNA).- Pro-life leaders responded to a recent straw poll of conservative activists where pro-life policies re

Leading Christian adoption agency changes policy, will now New! 2021-03-02 17:00:00Washington D.C., Mar 2, 2021 / 03:00 pm (CNA).- A leading Christian adoption agency will now work with same-sex couples looking to foster or adopt chi

Mexico's bishops hope politicians would be enlightened by New! 2021-03-02 16:33:00Mexico City, Mexico, Mar 2, 2021 / 02:33 pm (CNA).- In a statement Tuesday responding to media inquiries about US president Joe Biden’s stated d

White House silent on conscience concerns in health New! 2021-03-02 16:00:00Washington D.C., Mar 2, 2021 / 02:00 pm (CNA).- The White House on Tuesday would not reveal its position on doctors being forced to perform abortions

Pope Francis: World could face a new ‘great New! 2021-03-02 15:00:00CNA Staff, Mar 2, 2021 / 01:00 pm (CNA).- Pope Francis said in a new book released on Tuesday that the world could face a catastrophe like the Great F

Archbishop Warda: With papal visit, world will see 2021-03-02 14:00:00Rome Newsroom, Mar 2, 2021 / 12:00 pm (CNA).- The Chaldean Catholic archbishop of Erbil said he hopes that with Pope Francis’ visit to Iraq, the

U.S. bishops express solidarity with people of Burma 2021-03-02 13:00:00Washington D.C., Mar 2, 2021 / 11:00 am (CNA).- The U.S. bishops’ conference expressed solidarity with the people of Burma on Tuesday, one month

Biden mentions Our Lady of Guadalupe, shows rosary 2021-03-02 11:00:00Washington D.C., Mar 2, 2021 / 09:00 am (CNA).- President Joe Biden cited Our Lady of Guadalupe and displayed his rosary beads in a conversation with

Activists found not guilty of offending religious feelings 2021-03-02 10:00:00CNA Staff, Mar 2, 2021 / 08:00 am (CNA).- A judge on Tuesday found three activists who distributed images depicting Poland’s Black Madonna icon

Pope Francis appoints new bishop of US Virgin 2021-03-02 09:00:00Vatican City, Mar 2, 2021 / 07:00 am (CNA).- Pope Francis appointed Mgsr. Jerome Feudjio on Tuesday to lead the Diocese of St. Thomas in the U.S. Virg

Burmese cardinal: ‘Innocent blood may not be spilt 2021-03-02 07:15:00CNA Staff, Mar 2, 2021 / 05:15 am (CNA).- Preaching on the deadliest day of protests since Burma’s military coup, Cardinal Charles Maung Bo said

Meet Don Alberto, Italy’s new YouTube sensation 2021-03-02 06:00:00Rome, Italy, Mar 2, 2021 / 04:00 am (CNA).- Fr. Alberto Ravagnani didn’t set out to make a viral video. He was just trying to find a way to