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Polish city unveils giant St. John Paul II 2020-10-22 08:00:00CNA Staff, Oct 22, 2020 / 06:00 am (CNA).- A Polish city has unveiled a giant mural of St. John Paul II in honor of the birth centenary of the pope wh

Killer of martyred Italian nun: ‘I can have 2020-10-22 07:00:00Rome Newsroom, Oct 22, 2020 / 05:00 am (CNA).- The three teenage girls who killed Sr. Maria Laura Mainetti 20 years ago attested afterward that, while

Pope Francis: ‘The world has a profound thirst 2020-10-20 16:00:00Rome, Italy, Oct 20, 2020 / 02:00 pm (CNA).- Pope Francis affirmed the signal importance of peace at an interreligious gathering Tuesday on Rome&rsquo

Shrine of patroness of impossible causes launches Lebanon 2020-10-20 11:30:00Rome Newsroom, Oct 20, 2020 / 09:30 am (CNA).- The Basilica of St. Rita, the patron saint of impossible causes, is launching a seven-month prayer init

Beatification cause of ‘mother of lepers’ opens in 2020-10-20 10:30:00CNA Staff, Oct 20, 2020 / 08:30 am (CNA).- The beatification cause of a Polish missionary doctor known as the “mother of lepers” was opene

Blessed Carlo Acutis: 41,000 people visited Italian teen’s 2020-10-20 09:30:00Rome Newsroom, Oct 20, 2020 / 07:30 am (CNA).- More than 41,000 people visited Bl. Carlo Acutis’ tomb during the 19-day celebration of the Itali

Spain's twentieth century martyrs were not only from 2020-10-19 17:01:00CNA Staff, Oct 19, 2020 / 03:01 pm (CNA).- While there is a tendency to associate the Spanish martyrs of the 20th century solely with the civil war of

After teacher beheaded, some in France turn to 2020-10-19 16:13:00CNA Staff, Oct 19, 2020 / 02:13 pm (CNA).-   Religious leaders gathered at a memorial to slain French priest Fr. Jacques Hamel Sunday, following

UK court to review Down Syndrome abortion law 2020-10-19 16:00:00CNA Staff, Oct 19, 2020 / 02:00 pm (CNA).- The High Court of England and Wales has agreed to hear a challenge to the country’s abortion law, whi

Report: Secret audio recording shows key figures discussing 2020-10-19 15:00:00CNA Staff, Oct 19, 2020 / 01:00 pm (CNA).- An Italian newspaper claimed Monday that it had gained access to a secret audio recording of a meeting betw

Blessed Carlo Acutis’ tomb closes after extended time 2020-10-19 12:00:00Rome Newsroom, Oct 19, 2020 / 10:00 am (CNA).- The glass that has allowed pilgrims to view Blessed Carlo Acutis will be permanently covered Monday as

Welsh government accused of seeing Catholic schools as 2020-10-19 09:00:00CNA Staff, Oct 19, 2020 / 07:00 am (CNA).- The Welsh government appears to see Catholic schools as a “problem,” a Church education adviser

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9 Reasons to join the U.S. bishops’ election 2020-10-25 00:00:59Benedict XVI's insight in our Reason #5 is enlightening and might help you explain yourself to those who disagree with your politics. 9 Reasons to jo

Novena for beatification of Fr. McGivney: Day 4 2020-10-25 00:00:47Intention: For Catholic men and their families. Novena for beatification of Fr. McGivney: Day 4

5 Pandemic-era habits every man should keep 2020-10-25 00:00:46We've got plenty of time to practice these now, but they're also going to give our lives more meaning for the years to come. 5 Pandemic-era habits

Two nuns sing “Psalm 21” with an ancient 2020-10-25 00:00:37The zither would make an excellent substitute for an organ in church services. Two nuns sing “Psalm 21” with an ancient instrument

Pray this Psalm during the day to remember 2020-10-25 00:00:26Psalm 103 can help us focus on all the many gifts God has given to us, so we maintain a grateful spirit. Pray this Psalm during the day to remember Go

Letter from 107-year-old Irish woman about fighting COVID 2020-10-25 00:00:17Having lost her husband, twin daughters and many friends, Nancy Stewart appreciates life's challenges. Letter from 107-year-old Irish woman about fig

Should we read “guilty pleasure” books? 2020-10-25 00:00:12Here's how to decide what to read when you want a fun, light book to enjoy. Should we read “guilty pleasure” books?

Man of the Beatitudes – Chapter 3 2020-10-25 00:00:03The third chapter of a new serial fiction series focusing on the life of Blessed Pier Giorgio Frassati. Man of the Beatitudes – Chapter 3

When the plague hit Malta, the Knights made 2020-10-25 00:00:01When it seemed that nothing could stop the plague, the Maltese turned to the Immaculate Conception. This story is the second part of the series "Malt

Patients denied clergy visits because of COVID can 2020-10-24 12:20:40Federal agency works out plans with two hospital systems to ensure clergy access. Patients denied clergy visits because of COVID can now have them, ac

Public school students are flocking to Catholic schools 2020-10-24 12:17:17In Boston, Catholic schools enroll 4,400 more students than last year. Public school students are flocking to Catholic schools amid pandemic

Doctors try to solve mystery of pandemic’s effect 2020-10-24 06:00:38The pandemic restrictions brought an unexpected silver lining that has researchers stumped. Doctors try to solve mystery of pandemic’s effect o

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Fratelli Tutti and the Good Samaritan Society 2020-10-23 06:00:00Fratelli Tutti , Pope Francis’s recent encyclical on “fraternity and social friendship,” will generate work for theologians for some

Trump, Biden, and Religion in American Politics 2020-10-23 06:00:00The old adage that England and America are two nations divided by a common language contains much truth. As an English immigrant, I find America oddly

Mystery of the Trinity 2020-10-22 11:00:00For the past forty years, two Reformed theologians—Vern Poythress of Westminster Theological Seminary in Philadelphia, and John Frame of Reforme

Jazz, Hope, and Perverse Modernism 2020-10-22 06:00:00The great jazz singer Kurt Elling gave us a real sign of hope in a difficult year on August 30, when he presented a live-streamed concert from the G

No Argument Against Death 2020-10-21 06:00:00Once a society accepts the noxious notion that killing is an acceptable answer to human suffering, the definition of “suffering” never sto

Joe Biden, Pre-Conciliar Catholic? 2020-10-21 06:00:00The image of the pre-conciliar Catholic Church in the United States as catechetically effective and politically potent can be hard to square with the

Of Course We’re Not a Democracy 2020-10-20 13:10:00During the recent vice presidential debate, I pointed out on Twitter that our form of government in the United States is not a democracy, but a repu

Biden’s Betrayal 2020-10-20 06:00:00If elected, Joe Biden will be the second Catholic president in U.S. history. He is already following the formula of the first, who expressly rejected

Give My Regards to New York 2020-10-20 06:00:00I came to be an actress, or something like that. I stayed to raise a daughter. Along the way, I grew up and lived a life. New York, I have loved y

The Bitter Month 2020-10-19 06:00:00Last night, the Hebrew month of Cheshvan began. In a Jewish calendar filled with holidays, fasts, and special observances, Cheshvan is the only month

Thomas Howard, RIP 2020-10-17 06:00:00Thomas Howard, who passed away on Thursday at the age of 85, made the journey from catholic evangelical to evangelical Catholic as gracefully and admi

Baseball’s Beginnings 2020-10-16 06:00:00Sixty-six years ago, I saw my first Major League Baseball game, in the 1954 World Series between the New York Giants and the Cleveland Indians. I watc

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Named for Father Michael McGivney, Catholic high school 2020-10-25 18:04:00Denver Newsroom, Oct 25, 2020 / 04:04 pm (CNA).- The upcoming beatification of American priest Father Michael McGivney is a time for celebration and r

Polish archbishop speaks out as protesters disrupt Masses 2020-10-25 17:30:00CNA Staff, Oct 25, 2020 / 03:30 pm (CNA).- The president of Poland’s bishops’ conference has urged critics of a landmark abortion ruling t

Benedict XVI distances himself from embattled Catholic community 2020-10-25 16:30:00CNA Staff, Oct 25, 2020 / 02:30 pm (CNA).- Benedict XVI has distanced himself from a Catholic community with which he had maintained close ties for de

Pope Francis prays for peace and justice in 2020-10-25 09:00:00Vatican City, Oct 25, 2020 / 07:00 am (CNA).- Pope Francis appealed for an end to violence in Nigeria after reciting the Angelus Sunday. Speaking fro

Pope Francis to create 13 new cardinals, including 2020-10-25 08:00:00Vatican City, Oct 25, 2020 / 06:00 am (CNA).- Pope Francis said Sunday that he will create 13 new cardinals, including Washington Archbishop Wilton Gr

Context of pope’s ‘civil union’ documentary comment reported 2020-10-24 18:42:00CNA Staff, Oct 24, 2020 / 04:42 pm (CNA).-   A fuller context of remarks from Pope Francis on civil unions in a recent documentary has emerged,

The Order of Malta: Serving in a time 2020-10-24 14:25:00Vatican City, Oct 24, 2020 / 12:25 pm (CNA).-  On October 23, CNA interviewed HE Albrecht Freiherr von Boeselager, Grand Chancellor of the Sovere

Financial and operational questions surround Scholas Occurentes pontifical 2020-10-24 12:00:00CNA Staff, Oct 24, 2020 / 10:00 am (CNA).-   The Pontifical Foundation Scholas Occurentes, which is charged with promoting education in underser

Pope Francis meets with Spain’s Prime Minister Pedro 2020-10-24 09:00:00Vatican City, Oct 24, 2020 / 07:00 am (CNA).- Pope Francis met with Spain’s Prime Minister Pedro Sánchez at the Vatican Saturday. The Va

Camden diocese dedicates youth center to Blessed Carlo 2020-10-24 08:01:00CNA Staff, Oct 24, 2020 / 06:01 am (CNA).- The Bishop of Camden blessed a retreat center earlier this month, naming it for newly Blessed Carlo Acutis,

Pope Francis names new Latin Patriarch of Jerusalem 2020-10-24 06:06:00Vatican City, Oct 24, 2020 / 04:06 am (CNA).- Pope Francis named Italian Archbishop Pierbattista Pizzaballa as the new Latin Patriarch of Jerusalem Sa

Analysis: How the Washington Post is opening the 2020-10-24 01:05:00Denver Newsroom, Oct 23, 2020 / 11:05 pm (CNA).-   Amid an international fracas over Pope Francis’ words on civil unions in a newly releas