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Bishops call for peaceful dialogue amid protests of 2020-10-28 18:11:00CNA Staff, Oct 28, 2020 / 04:11 pm (CNA).- The Polish bishops on Wednesday emphasized the protection of life and the importance of social peace, as cr

Catholic bishop laments deaths of children after migrant 2020-10-28 15:00:00CNA Staff, Oct 28, 2020 / 01:00 pm (CNA).- A Catholic bishop expressed sorrow Wednesday after a migrant boat sank in the English Channel, killing four

Paris’ Sacre-Coeur Basilica to be classified as a 2020-10-28 14:00:00Rome Newsroom, Oct 28, 2020 / 12:00 pm (CNA).- Sacré-Cœur Basilica in Paris is expected to be classified as a protected historic mon

Polish Catholics urged to pray and fast after 2020-10-28 06:35:00CNA Staff, Oct 28, 2020 / 04:35 am (CNA).- An archbishop urged Polish Catholics to pray and fast Tuesday after protesters disrupted Masses in the wake

The martyrs buried at the Valley of the 2020-10-28 05:01:00CNA Staff, Oct 28, 2020 / 03:01 am (CNA).- The Valley of the Fallen is a monumental complex near Madrid which includes an abbey and basilica, and whic

Vatican to discuss parish instructions with German bishops, 2020-10-26 10:00:00Rome Newsroom, Oct 26, 2020 / 08:00 am (CNA).- The Vatican has told the German Bishops’ Conference that a forthcoming meeting in Rome to discuss

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

Former spiritual director of 'Medjugorje visionaries' excommunicated 2020-10-23 19:48:00CNA Staff, Oct 23, 2020 / 05:48 pm (CNA).- A laicized priest who had been the spiritual director to six people who said they experienced visions of th

Munich archdiocese: Church tax income rises as record 2020-10-23 14:00:00Rome Newsroom, Oct 23, 2020 / 12:00 pm (CNA).- The German Archdiocese of Munich and Freising announced Friday that it received 665 million euros

Polish president Duda welcomes landmark abortion ruling 2020-10-23 08:00:00CNA Staff, Oct 23, 2020 / 06:00 am (CNA).- Polish president Andrzej Duda welcomed a landmark court ruling on abortion Friday. He told the newspaper D

Catholic educators 'united in solidarity' after France teacher 2020-10-22 20:19:00CNA Staff, Oct 22, 2020 / 06:19 pm (CNA).- The president of the French bishops’ council for Catholic education expressed solidarity with the cou

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Vatican’s 2020 Christmas stamps celebrate “Peace Light of 2020-10-31 00:00:56The new stamps feature the Baby Jesus and Pope Francis holding a lantern as part of an Austrian initiative that involves sharing the flame from the Ch

This Halloween saint was accused of being a 2020-10-31 00:00:47St. Quentin's feast day is October 31, and Roman officials thought he was a sorcerer on account of his many miracles. This Halloween saint was accuse

World is drifting toward violence, says papal advisor 2020-10-31 00:00:39We have to go beyond a "pious wish for fraternity," to "expressing a real urgency for fraternity.” World is drifting toward violence, says pa

K Syndrome: The creative way doctors in Rome 2020-10-31 00:00:25The illness was mysterious, contagious and deadly. The only catch? It didn't exist. K Syndrome: The creative way doctors in Rome saved Jews from the

Do saints ever visit people on earth? 2020-10-31 00:00:25Private revelations from saints in Heaven are possible, and the Church has approved many of them. Do saints ever visit people on earth?

‘For Love of Neighbor’ is a breath of 2020-10-31 00:00:20A new documentary film from the Initiative on Faith & Public Life explores the possibility of recovering a right relationship between faith and pu

5 Things not to put on your baby 2020-10-31 00:00:08Let's sort through all that information to figure out what you need and what you don't! 5 Things not to put on your baby registry

Saints with limb differences 2020-10-31 00:00:04Experiencing illness or amputation, these saints found holiness despite their disabilities. Saints with limb differences

Pope Francis: Benedict XVI is holiness personified 2020-10-30 15:46:49Francis jokes at attempts to say there is discord: the’ve even managed to say that we’ve argued, Benedict and I, over which tomb is for me

European Christians caught between terrorists and secularists, foundation 2020-10-30 13:14:12The faithful must contend with radical Islamists, as in Nice, and radical secularists, Aid to the Church in Need charges. European Christians caught b

Program for Prayer Vigil for Priests tonight, the 2020-10-30 11:56:05The event will be live-streamed and you can download the program here Program for Prayer Vigil for Priests tonight, the eve of Fr. McGivney’s be

Record number of children participate in rosary event, 2020-10-30 10:52:41“A million children praying the Rosary” is an annual event sponsored by the international Catholic pastoral charity and pontifical foundat

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Solzhenitsyn: More Than Fashionable 2020-10-30 06:00:00In the realm of ideas, and in the realm of art, there are fashions—just as there are in styles of dress, design of cars, idiomatic speech, and m

Our Anti-Catholic Administrative State 2020-10-30 06:00:00Notwithstanding the all-consuming salience of the election, two days afterward the Supreme Court will consider another fateful question in Fulton v.

The Economic Stakes of the Election 2020-10-29 10:10:00Donald Trump and Joe Biden have numerous economic policy differences. In my view, the most important concerns the largest social and economic experime

The Expert Bubble Begins to Burst 2020-10-29 06:00:00As Lao Tzu wrote, the flame that burns twice as bright burns half as long. Humans and their institutions are flawed. When one institution gets an undu

Just War and Fratelli Tutti 2020-10-28 06:00:00Nobody expected the Church’s just war tradition to be a key part of the encyclical  Fratelli Tutti , but another of Pope Francis’s fo

Prudential Voting in Bad Times 2020-10-28 06:00:00Sixty years ago, Father John Courtney Murray, S.J., published what I regard as the finest Catholic analysis of American democracy ever penned: We Hol

Lectio Divina and Online Learning 2020-10-27 06:00:00In my education seminars, I often assign Neil Postman’s Amusing Ourselves to Death and Matthew Crawford’s The World Beyond Your Head.

The Sins That Cry Out to Heaven 2020-10-27 06:00:00The Christian tradition speaks of four peccata clamantia , or sins that cry out to heaven for vengeance: murder, sodomy, oppression of the poor, and

Philadelphia and the New “Tolerance” 2020-10-26 06:00:00Philadelphia is a tough place. It’s the home of the famously overserved football fans who, as a special Christmas treat several decades ago, pel

A Courageous College President 2020-10-23 13:00:00I suppose it had to happen sooner or later: The sort of conflicts that have occurred at other colleges and universities at last came to Northwestern.

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

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Brooklyn auxiliary bishop retires, remains as local pastor 2020-10-30 18:43:00CNA Staff, Oct 30, 2020 / 04:43 pm (CNA).- The Diocese of Brooklyn announced Friday the retirement of Octavio Cisneros from the office of auxiliary bi

Despite concerns raised, New Zealand voters back assisted 2020-10-30 18:21:00CNA Staff, Oct 30, 2020 / 04:21 pm (CNA).- A strong majority of New Zealand voters approved the legalization of assisted suicide and euthanasia for th

French police make second arrest in Nice attack 2020-10-30 17:01:00CNA Staff, Oct 30, 2020 / 03:01 pm (CNA).- An unnamed French official told the New York Times on Friday that police have arrested a 47-year-old man in

Catholic school in Michigan sues over mask mandate 2020-10-30 16:01:00CNA Staff, Oct 30, 2020 / 02:01 pm (CNA).- A Catholic elementary school in Michigan is suing the state’s health department over a mandate that m

Amid protests, Polish president backs abortion for fatal 2020-10-30 15:01:00CNA Staff, Oct 30, 2020 / 01:01 pm (CNA).- Facing protests across the country after a court ruling prohibiting abortion for fetal abnormalities, the P

Pope Francis says more action coming in fight 2020-10-30 14:30:00Rome Newsroom, Oct 30, 2020 / 12:30 pm (CNA).- Pope Francis has said more changes are on the horizon as the Vatican continues to combat financial corr

Irish bishops petition government to lift ban on 2020-10-30 14:01:00Rome Newsroom, Oct 30, 2020 / 12:01 pm (CNA).- Irish bishops met with the prime minister this week to petition the government to lift the current coro

Philadelphia archbishop offers prayers, calls for peace after 2020-10-30 13:00:00Washington, D.C. Newsroom, Oct 30, 2020 / 11:00 am (CNA).- Archbishop Nelson Perez of Philadelphia has offered prayers for the family of a man recentl

Biden touts ‘inspiration’ of Catholic faith, despite abortion 2020-10-30 12:30:00CNA Staff, Oct 30, 2020 / 10:30 am (CNA).- Democratic nominee for president Joe Biden said this week that his Catholic faith motivates his politi

‘Let Michael be the miracle’ - The baby 2020-10-30 12:20:00Washington, D.C. Newsroom, Oct 30, 2020 / 10:20 am (CNA).- Fr. Michael McGivney, founder of the Knights of Columbus, will be beatified Oct. 31. This i

Congressman urges vigilance on anniversary of anti-trafficking law 2020-10-30 11:40:00Washington, D.C. Newsroom, Oct 30, 2020 / 09:40 am (CNA).- Two decades after the enactment of a landmark anti-trafficking law, the threat has evolved

Italian 'security consultant' freed from jail until Vatican 2020-10-30 09:18:00Rome Newsroom, Oct 30, 2020 / 07:18 am (CNA).- An Italian woman under investigation by Vatican authorities for suspected embezzlement was released fro