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Polish archbishop asks English cardinal to intervene after 2021-01-19 09:20:00CNA Staff, Jan 19, 2021 / 07:20 am (CNA).- A Polish archbishop asked an English cardinal on Tuesday to intervene following a U.K. court ruling allowin

Catholic archbishop: Church must do reparation, but don’t 2021-01-19 07:30:00CNA Staff, Jan 19, 2021 / 05:30 am (CNA).- A Catholic archbishop said on Sunday that religious orders should not be scapegoated for the failures expos

Poland’s Catholics and Jews mark Day of Judaism 2021-01-18 14:00:00Rome Newsroom, Jan 18, 2021 / 12:00 pm (CNA).- Catholics and Jews in Poland observed the annual Day of Judaism with psalms, music, and silent prayer o

Lawyer confirms ex-nuncio to France will not appeal 2021-01-18 06:00:00CNA Staff, Jan 18, 2021 / 04:00 am (CNA).- Archbishop Luigi Ventura will not appeal his suspended 8-month prison sentence for sexual assault, his lawy

Archbishop Gänswein: Holy Face of Manoppello conveys ‘incomparable 2021-01-17 11:00:00CNA Staff, Jan 17, 2021 / 09:00 am (CNA).- Archbishop Georg Gänswein said on Sunday that the image known as the Holy Face of Manoppello conveys t

As Ireland examines mistreatment of unwed mothers, Catholic 2021-01-16 18:28:00CNA Staff, Jan 16, 2021 / 04:28 pm (CNA).- Catholic bishops have welcomed an Irish government report on 20th century homes for unmarried mothers and b

Nine Catholic bishops with COVID-19 die in a 2021-01-15 16:00:00Rome Newsroom, Jan 15, 2021 / 02:00 pm (CNA).- In the past week, nine Catholic bishops have died worldwide after testing positive for COVID-19.

Rabbi: Polish Catholic Church’s Day of Judaism is 2021-01-15 14:00:00CNA Staff, Jan 15, 2021 / 12:00 pm (CNA).- The Chief Rabbi of Poland on Thursday described the Catholic Church’s annual Day of Judaism as a &ldq

Catholics remember Shahbaz Bhatti 10 years after his 2021-01-15 09:00:00Rome Newsroom, Jan 15, 2021 / 07:00 am (CNA).- The diocese of Rome will host a memorial Mass on Friday for Servant of God Shahbaz Bhatti, a

‘This was a historic moment’: England’s personal ordinariate 2021-01-15 07:35:00CNA Staff, Jan 15, 2021 / 05:35 am (CNA).- Ten years ago today, Msgr. Keith Newton was preparing to be ordained a Catholic priest at Westminster Cathe

Vatican diplomat highlights growing religious intolerance 2021-01-14 21:20:00Rome Newsroom, Jan 14, 2021 / 07:20 pm (CNA).- A Vatican diplomat highlighted Thursday the “ever-growing intolerance and discrimination against

Catholic Church resumes Sunday Masses in Iceland 2021-01-14 14:00:00CNA Staff, Jan 14, 2021 / 12:00 pm (CNA).- The Catholic Church is resuming public Sunday Masses in Iceland after the government raised the number

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Why John Paul II proclaimed Thomas More patron New! 2021-01-20 20:00:01St. John Paul II wanted to give a strong example to all politicians on how to rule justly from Catholic principles. Why John Paul II proclaimed Thomas

“Christ born of Mary” inscription found in ancient New! 2021-01-20 15:52:47The Israel Antiquities Authority announced on Wednesday that the inscription was engraved at the entrance of a building from the Byzantine or early Is

English bishops protest that comatose man should be New! 2021-01-20 14:46:15Polish authorities have offered help in bringing the patient, who is Catholic, home for care. English bishops protest that comatose man should be kept

Pope’s, bishops’ message to Biden on his inauguration New! 2021-01-20 12:56:07Under your leadership, may the American people continue to draw strength from the lofty political, ethical and religious values that have inspired the

Unity must be prayed for, says pope; even New! 2021-01-20 12:47:18In this Week of Prayer for Christian Unity, Pope Francis reiterates that unity is a gift of God, as well as something we have to fight the Devil to ge

Homeless people get Covid vaccine at Vatican New! 2021-01-20 11:17:16A first group of about 25 vaccinated, while more are expected in coming days. Homeless people get Covid vaccine at Vatican

Pakistani Catholic family fights against forced conversion of 2021-01-20 10:32:46Thirteen-year-old Arzoo Raja's father talks to Aid to the Church in Need about his family's struggle. Pakistani Catholic family fights against force

Why Bingo is the perfect COVID-19 cold weather 2021-01-20 06:00:33It’s quick and takes zero talent, but it's a whole lot of fun for the whole family! Why Bingo is the perfect COVID-19 cold weather game

Friars in New York offer Mass outside for 2021-01-20 00:00:54... and their reason is beautiful. Friars in New York offer Mass outside for isolated religious sisters

3 Ways we wouldn’t have Jesus without Joseph 2021-01-20 00:00:51This Year of St. Joseph is a great time to deepen our understanding of Joseph's role in salvation history. 3 Ways we wouldn’t have Jesus withou

Walking in the footsteps of St. Benedict  2021-01-20 00:00:48Take a 16-day pilgrimage through the most significant places related to the life of St. Benedict: Norcia, Subiaco, and Montecassino. Walking in the fo

10 Sayings of St. Josemaría Escrivá to encourage 2021-01-20 00:00:47The beloved Spanish saint has inspiring words for the present day. 10 Sayings of St. Josemaría Escrivá to encourage us to be joyful

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President Biden and a Catholic Inflection Point 2021-01-20 06:00:00For as many of you as were baptized into Christ have put on Christ. There is neither Jew nor Greek, there is neither slave nor free, there is neither

What We've Been Reading—January 2021 2021-01-19 06:00:00R. R. RenoEditor Continue Reading »

Race and Reconciliation 2021-01-18 06:00:00Race and Covenant: Recovering the Religious Roots of American Reconciliation edited by gerald r. mcdermottacton institute, 318 pages, $19.95 Continue

Inaugural Reflections on American Renewal 2021-01-18 06:00:00Thanks to the January 6 attack on the United States Capitol by a mob, some of whose violent members claim they took their cues from the forty-fifth pr

The Limits of Politics 2021-01-15 11:20:00Last week brought us the image of a half-naked man, painted and crowned with buffalo horns, howling from the speaker’s dais in the House chamber

Epiphany at Cana 2021-01-15 06:00:00Early in John’s Gospel, Jesus attends a wedding at Cana of Galilee, where he turns water to wine. John calls it Jesus’s first sign, an epi

The Political Power of Big Tech 2021-01-15 06:00:00The president has been de-platformed on social media. The uncensored alternative to Twitter, Parler, is being strangled by tech giants as Apple and Go

My People Need Christ's Body and Blood 2021-01-14 06:00:00They canceled Easter. Is Christmas next?” Matthew Hennessey asked this question in the Wall Street Journal on December 8. Lockdown regulations

Fr. Maciej Zięba, O.P. (1954–2020) 2021-01-13 06:00:00A wretched year came to a sorrowful end when Father Maciej Zięba, O.P., died in his native Wrocław, Poland, on December 31. The birthplace o

Biden's Promise to Codify Roe 2021-01-12 06:00:00It is finally settled that Joseph Biden will become president of the United States on January 20 at about noon. His party, in its presidential platfor

George Saunders on Story 2021-01-11 06:00:00A Swim in a Pond in the Rain: In Which Four Russians Give a Master Class on Writing, Reading, and Life by george saunders random house, 432 pages, $28

Odds and Ends for Wendy 2021-01-08 06:00:00After we moved from Pasadena to Wheaton, Illinois, in 1994, for many years my wife, Wendy, made regular trips to visit her family in Northern Californ

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White House won't give plans on Hyde Amendment, New! 2021-01-20 20:45:00Washington, D.C. Newsroom, Jan 20, 2021 / 06:45 pm (CNA).- Washington, D.C.—President Joe Biden’s press secretary would not say on Wednesd

Hundreds reportedly dead after massacre at Oriental Orthodox New! 2021-01-20 19:34:00Adigrat, Ethiopia, Jan 20, 2021 / 05:34 pm (CNA).- At least 750 people are reported dead after an attack on an Oriental Orthodox church in Ethiopia&rs

In unprecedented move, Cardinal Cupich criticizes USCCB statement New! 2021-01-20 19:04:00CNA Staff, Jan 20, 2021 / 05:04 pm (CNA).- Cardinal Blase Cupich, archbishop of Chicago, used Twitter to issue a scathing criticism of the USCCB&rsquo

Another priest missing in Burkina Faso New! 2021-01-20 18:20:00CNA Staff, Jan 20, 2021 / 04:20 pm (CNA).- A Catholic bishop in Burkina Faso is asking for prayers after the disappearance of another priest, whose ve

Knights of Columbus affirm Archbishop Gomez' 'balanced and New! 2021-01-20 17:51:00CNA Staff, Jan 20, 2021 / 03:51 pm (CNA).- The head of the Knights of Columbus on Wednesday expressed gratitude for the “balanced and prophetic&

Bishops write to UK Health Secretary over plight New! 2021-01-20 16:00:00CNA Staff, Jan 20, 2021 / 02:00 pm (CNA).- Catholic bishops wrote to Britain’s Health Secretary on Wednesday, expressing concern about the pligh

Pope Francis congratulates Italian soccer team on win New! 2021-01-20 15:00:00Rome Newsroom, Jan 20, 2021 / 01:00 pm (CNA).- Pope Francis met on Wednesday with players of the northern Italian soccer club Spezia after they elimin

Catholic leaders respond to Biden’s call for unity New! 2021-01-20 14:30:00Washington D.C., Jan 20, 2021 / 12:30 pm (CNA).- Catholic leaders responded to new President Joe Biden’s call for national unity in his inaugura

Report: Probe can’t account for $2 million sent New! 2021-01-20 14:00:00CNA Staff, Jan 20, 2021 / 12:00 pm (CNA).- Investigators examining transfers from the Vatican to Australia have been unable to account for around $1.9

Bishops offer prayers for Biden on Inauguration Day New! 2021-01-20 13:50:00Washington D.C., Jan 20, 2021 / 11:50 am (CNA).- As Joe Biden took office as the 46th president of the United States on Wednesday, individual U.S. bis

Full text: Fr. Leo J. O'Donovan Inauguration Day New! 2021-01-20 13:30:00CNA Staff, Jan 20, 2021 / 11:30 am (CNA).- The inauguration ceremony of President Joe Biden started with an invocation prayer delivered by Catholic pr

Pope Francis prays Biden will respect 'dignity of New! 2021-01-20 13:11:00Vatican City, Jan 20, 2021 / 11:11 am (CNA).- In a message to Joe Biden on inauguration day, Pope Francis said he is praying the new United States pre