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UK Defense minister apologizes for chaplains ‘outing’ gay 2020-01-14 18:00:00London, England, Jan 14, 2020 / 04:00 pm (CNA).- U.K. Minister of Defense Johnny Mercer has issued an apology to lesbian, gay, and bisexual servicemem

World's youngest Catholic bishop consecrated in Ukraine 2020-01-14 17:01:00Kyiv, Ukraine, Jan 14, 2020 / 03:01 pm (CNA).- The world’s youngest Catholic bishop was consecrated in Ukraine Sunday. Bishop Stepan Sus, 38, w

Catholics excluded from unlawful euthanasia trial in Belgium 2020-01-14 14:30:00Ghent, Belgium, Jan 14, 2020 / 12:30 pm (CNA).- A Belgian lawyer has admitted to searching the social media profiles of potential jurors to weed out &

Same-sex marriage becomes legal in Northern Ireland 2020-01-13 19:00:00Belfast, Northern Ireland, Jan 13, 2020 / 05:00 pm (CNA).- Same-sex marriage is now legal in Northern Ireland, after a deadline set by the UK Parliame

On St. Sebastian’s feast day, this Spanish town 2020-01-12 07:00:00Piornal, Spain, Jan 12, 2020 / 05:00 am (CNA).- Every year on the feast of St. Sebastian, a young man from the Spanish village of Piornal dons a suit

Architect calls for Notre-Dame's roof to be rebuilt 2020-01-11 08:01:00Paris, France, Jan 11, 2020 / 06:01 am (CNA).- A leading architect in France has urged that the roof of Notre-Dame de Paris be reconstructed out of wo

German bishops' news agency launches English edition 2020-01-10 18:00:00Bonn, Germany, Jan 10, 2020 / 04:00 pm (CNA).- A news agency owned by the Catholic Church in Germany has launched an English language service, which i

Radical feminist group takes credit for string of 2020-01-10 17:00:00Berlin, Germany, Jan 10, 2020 / 03:00 pm (CNA).- A radical feminist group has taken credit for an ongoing series of attacks on pro-life advocates in G

Northern Ireland MP calls for repeal of abortion 2020-01-10 16:23:00London, England, Jan 10, 2020 / 02:23 pm (CNA).- Carla Lockhart, a Member of Parliament for a Northern Irish constituency, urged Wednesday that the Br

Swiss inmate demands right to euthanasia 2020-01-09 15:00:00Geneva, Switzerland, Jan 9, 2020 / 01:00 pm (CNA).- A Swiss prisoner is challenging the country’s policy to bar inmates from receiving assisted

In UK, Christian doctor talking faith with patients 2020-01-07 18:57:00London, England, Jan 7, 2020 / 04:57 pm (CNA).- The U.K.’s independent regulator for doctors has said it will review its decision to close a cas

Push for buffer zones in Ireland follows pro-life 2020-01-02 16:29:00Dublin, Ireland, Jan 2, 2020 / 02:29 pm (CNA).- A pro-life rosary vigil on New Year’s Day outside Dublin’s National Maternity Hospital spa

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9 Commandments for being a better employee New! 2020-01-21 00:00:54What does it mean to be a Christian at work? The 10 Commandments give us a guide.

Hear Christopher Tolkien, son of J.R.R. Tolkien, reading New! 2020-01-21 00:00:48He also drew the original maps for 'The Lord of the Rings'!

Prayer to keep children safe from harm New! 2020-01-21 00:00:43St. Agnes is the patron saint of children and is a known intercessor to keep them safe.

Archaeologists search for the grave of St. Edmund New! 2020-01-21 00:00:41Renovation of the Abbey Gardens tennis courts has led to an effort to study the historical site.

Pope: Midwives might have the most noble of New! 2020-01-21 00:00:36Francis asks for prayers for nurses and midwives as 2020 has been designated their year

7 Child saints your child needs to know New! 2020-01-21 00:00:36Introduce your kids to these holy girls and boys to help give them faith and courage.

Why bother with faith? New! 2020-01-21 00:00:29Faith isn't easy and doesn't always seem very "useful," so what is the purpose of spending our time on it?

The spiritual symbolism of stone altars New! 2020-01-21 00:00:10Stone altars have a rich history in the Catholic Church, one that has multiple levels of symbolism.

What does it really mean to “love our New! 2020-01-21 00:00:00It seems impossible, but Jesus asks us to do it and here's why.

Don’t assume you already know Jesus, suggests pope 2020-01-20 14:02:19Urges us to pray before an icon of the Holy Face, and allow the Holy Spirit to teach us

A new pope? No, just a new Hearts 2020-01-20 13:28:08Scottish football team uses a very papal symbol to announce the signing of a new player.

“Racism is a sin that denies the truth 2020-01-20 12:32:12US bishops' leader speaks out about the battle against racism still facing Americans

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Roger Scruton: Burkean and Bohemian 2020-01-18 10:35:00The death of Sir Roger Scruton has deprived academic aesthetics of one of its most creative, insightful, and wide-ranging practitioners. Roger was one

Remembering Sir Roger 2020-01-17 10:55:00Or is there some complaint, Some little shred of “I” you meant  To leave with us as ours? -Roger Scruton, “The Half-Loved Ones&

Belgium’s Death Doctors 2020-01-17 10:10:00Wonder of wonders: Belgium is prosecuting three doctors for illegal euthanasia . After thirty-eight-year-old Tine Nys received a lethal injection, fa

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China’s Second Cultural Revolution 2020-01-16 06:00:00China’s Cultural Revolution (1966–76) occupies a place high in the annals of human savagery. Mao Zedong’s purges sought to purify Ch

Sex, Celibacy, and the Latest Curiosity From Rome 2020-01-15 12:00:00Author’s note: On January 14, in the latest curiosity from Rome, Pope Emeritus Benedict XVI asked through a spokesman that his name be removed f

The Two Popes: Baloney, Brilliantly Acted 2020-01-15 06:00:00I first met Pope Emeritus Benedict in June 1988; over the next three decades, I’ve enjoyed many lengthy conversations and interviews with him, i

The Strain on the British Monarchy 2020-01-14 06:00:00I do not much like the British royal family. The Queen, though by far the best of them, takes increasingly frequent plunges into political correctness

Kerouac’s Beatific Visions 2020-01-13 06:00:00Jack Kerouac, who coined the phrase “Beat Generation,” railed against those who interpreted it as meaning “beat down,” “

A Call to Arms 2020-01-13 06:00:00As soon as it was announced that Benedict XVI and Cardinal Robert Sarah had published a book defending priestly celibacy, they were accused of attacki

The Rose of Sharon 2020-01-10 06:00:00These days, the turning of a new year makes me think of old years more than of the year ahead. Where have they gone? Continue Reading »

Fishy Architecture 2020-01-09 06:00:00I was born in Urk, a tiny fishing town in the Netherlands. Urk was an island just off the coast, famous for its kotters : small fishing boats that ic

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The nuns who witnessed the life and death 2020-01-20 18:17:00Washington D.C., Jan 20, 2020 / 04:17 pm (CNA).- Last year's Martin Luther King Jr. Day marked the first without Sister Mary Antona Ebo, the only bla

U.S. bishops say death row inmate likely innocent, 2020-01-20 14:30:00Washington D.C., Jan 20, 2020 / 12:30 pm (CNA).- The U.S. bishops’ conference and the bishops of Florida are calling for a Florida death row inm

What the pope said when Martin Luther King 2020-01-20 13:35:00Memphis, Tenn., Jan 20, 2020 / 11:35 am (CNA).- On April 4, 1968, Martin Luther King, Jr., was fatally shot outside his room at the Lorraine Motel in

1 of 4 kidnapped Nigerian seminarians released after 2020-01-20 13:30:00Kaduna, Nigeria, Jan 20, 2020 / 11:30 am (CNA).- A Nigerian seminarian who was abducted this month was freed by his kidnappers after 10 days in captiv

MLK's Dream 'was about the bettering of humanity' 2020-01-20 12:01:00New Orleans, La., Jan 20, 2020 / 10:01 am (CNA).- Martin Luther King, Jr. Day is a time to reflect on King’s vision and his example for everyone

Pope Francis denounces ‘barbaric resurgence’ of anti-Semitism   2020-01-20 10:00:00Vatican City, Jan 20, 2020 / 08:00 am (CNA).- Pope Francis Monday condemned the “barbaric resurgence” of cases of anti-Semitism in the wor

Catholic bishops: US still 'painfully' far from Martin 2020-01-20 05:37:00Washington D.C., Jan 20, 2020 / 03:37 am (CNA).- The example of Martin Luther King, Jr., is still sorely needed in the United States, given continued

Planned Parenthood announces highest election spending in its 2020-01-19 18:55:00Washington D.C., Jan 19, 2020 / 04:55 pm (CNA).- Planned Parenthood announced this week that it plans to spend $45 million to support pro-abortion can

DiMarzio welcomes investigation, points to personal record fighting 2020-01-19 12:00:00New York City, N.Y., Jan 19, 2020 / 10:00 am (CNA).- Brooklyn’s Bishop Nicholas DiMarzio has issued a statement welcoming an investigation into

Pope Francis: To know Christ better, contemplate his 2020-01-19 08:26:00Vatican City, Jan 19, 2020 / 06:26 am (CNA).- Meditating on the Gospel and on Christ’s holy face is a good way to know Jesus better, especially

Cardinal Dolan conducting 'Vos estis' investigation into Brooklyn's 2020-01-18 23:05:00New York City, N.Y., Jan 18, 2020 / 09:05 pm (CNA).- Cardinal Timothy Dolan is conducting an investigation into Brooklyn Bishop Nicholas DiMarzio, fol

Minn. young adults accompany, pray for bishops on 2020-01-18 18:35:00Vatican City, Jan 18, 2020 / 04:35 pm (CNA).- Young adults from the Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis are accompanying their bishops on their ad