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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2021-02-25 15:00:00CNA Staff, Feb 25, 2021 / 01:00 pm (CNA).- A religious order announced on Thursday that it had withdrawn an application to exhume the body of its US-b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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Cardinal Cantalamessa’s 2nd Lent 2021 homily: An ‘extreme 2021-03-05 09:43:44The New Testament is interested not so much in claiming that Jesus is a ‘true’ man, as in his being a ‘new’ man. Cardinal Cant

What is the symbolism of the stole Pope 2021-03-05 09:05:51So beautiful! The fabric and the embroidery are the artistic work of two local Christians. What is the symbolism of the stole Pope Francis will receiv

The ultimate “why” question 2021-03-05 08:00:03Lent is a great time to find the meaning and the measure of our creation. The ultimate “why” question

A hands-on way to teach children about Lent 2021-03-05 06:00:26A Gospel diorama is like a Nativity scene for this liturgical season, helping the whole family learn the Easter story. A hands-on way to teach childre

Pope in Iraq: Schedule and key events 2021-03-05 05:36:41A Shia military group declared a ceasefire during the visit, "in the name of Arabic hospitality." Pope in Iraq: Schedule and key events

If the saints threw a dinner party, what 2021-03-05 04:00:12'Dinner With the Saints' is a charming new book that blends faith, history, and food for a delightful read. If the saints threw a dinner party, what

5 Fascinating stories about St. Patrick and his 2021-03-05 00:00:38St. Patrick is a legendary saint who inspired not only druids, but also his own family members. 5 Fascinating stories about St. Patrick and his influe

What does it mean to “convert” if you’re 2021-03-05 00:00:32And how can we keep our conversion going? What does it mean to “convert” if you’re already baptized?

Tanzania reports the deaths of 60 nuns, 25 2021-03-05 00:00:21Officials advise caution as the pandemic surge continues. Tanzania reports the deaths of 60 nuns, 25 priests to COVID-19

Virtually visit San Vitale in Fovea, a “family” 2021-03-05 00:00:19Station Church Day 17: Widows left from this point for the sevenfold procession to pray for the end of the plague. Virtually visit San Vitale in Fovea

Tim Tebow’s “Night to Shine” makes Holy Land 2021-03-05 00:00:15The red carpet was rolled out for a celebration in which people with disabilities were made to feel like royalty. Tim Tebow’s “Night to Sh

This crucifix survived ISIS 2021-03-05 00:00:04Found amongst the ruins of a Chaldean Catholic village, the cross serves as a beacon of hope to Iraqi Christians. This crucifix survived ISIS

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Cardinal Pell and Squirming Catholics 2021-03-03 06:00:00According to the movie Love Story , “Love means never having to say you’re sorry.” Typical Hollywood fluff, you might say. Yet the

A New Pastoral Problem 2021-03-02 06:00:00Last week, a pastor friend told me about a new problem he is facing in his congregation. I hesitate to call it a “first world pastoral problem&r

Aristocratic Freedom and Duty 2021-03-01 06:00:00It is rare for a single family to be the subject of action by both Buckingham Palace and the Holy See in the same week. The Spencer clan, though, is n

The Equality Act’s Assault on Religious Liberty 2021-02-26 15:20:00Yesterday, the U.S. House of Representatives passed HR5, the so-called “Equality Act,” to amend various provisions of the Civil Rights Act

Esther in America 2021-02-26 10:50:00The book of Esther, read during Purim, has a special place in American history. Though some have  argued  that the unifying biblical story f

Canceling Love in the Name of Love 2021-02-26 06:00:00These remarks were delivered at the Theopolis Epiphany Feast, held in Birmingham, Alabama, on January 29, 2021.“How lonely sits the city that wa

Son of Solzhenitsyn 2021-02-25 06:00:00When Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn left the Soviet Union in February 1974 as one of the most famous exiles of the twentieth century, his son Ignat was not ye

Remembering Lives of Consequence 2021-02-24 06:00:00All lives are consequential, for every human being is an idea of God’s, and everyone is a someone for whom the Son of God, the second Person of

When Amazon Erased My Book 2021-02-23 10:45:00My book When Harry Became Sally: Responding to the Transgender Moment was released exactly three years ago. It was attacked twice on the New Y

What We’ve Been Reading—February 2021 2021-02-23 06:00:00R. R. RenoEditor Continue Reading »

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

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States consider restrictions on gender transitioning, transgender participation 2021-03-05 19:00:00Washington D.C., Mar 5, 2021 / 05:00 pm (CNA).- Lawmakers in Mississippi and Alabama have been debating bills concerning children who identify as tran

Actors say they have not been paid for 2021-03-05 18:28:00Denver Newsroom, Mar 5, 2021 / 04:28 pm (CNA).- Several actors who worked on the film “Roe v. Wade” claim they are still waiting to be pai

Catholic scholars: Covid vaccines can be received 'without 2021-03-05 18:06:00Washington D.C., Mar 5, 2021 / 04:06 pm (CNA).- A statement by pro-life, Catholic scholars published Friday says that the four major COVID-19 vaccines

Tasmania poised to legalize euthanasia, assisted suicide 2021-03-05 17:01:00Hobart, Australia, Mar 5, 2021 / 03:01 pm (CNA).- The Australian island of Tasmania is expected to become the third Australian state to legalize assis

Why Christians hope Pope Francis’ visit will bring 2021-03-05 16:00:00Washington D.C., Mar 5, 2021 / 02:00 pm (CNA).- Pope Francis’ visit to Iraq is hoped to bring a “reset” for the country, said one U.

Pope Francis backs prior of ‘troubled’ ecumenical community 2021-03-05 15:00:00Vatican City, Mar 5, 2021 / 01:00 pm (CNA).- Pope Francis on Friday underlined his support for the prior of a “troubled” ecumenical commun

Tattoo artist restores Stations of the Cross in 2021-03-05 14:00:00CNA Staff, Mar 5, 2021 / 12:00 pm (CNA).- A tattoo artist has restored the Stations of the Cross at a church in Belarus at the invitation of the local

Papal Mass in Erbil 'nothing short of a 2021-03-05 13:19:00Erbil, Iraq, Mar 5, 2021 / 11:19 am (CNA).- When Vida Hanna was told by the Archbishop Bashar Warda of the Chaldean Archeparchy of Erbil that Pope Fra

Maine diocese, state, increase church attendance in time 2021-03-05 12:30:00Washington D.C., Mar 5, 2021 / 10:30 am (CNA).- Two weeks after the Bishop of Portland in Maine called state restrictions on religious gatherings &ldq

Archbishop Gomez to Congress, Biden: Don’t force pro-life 2021-03-05 11:00:00Washington D.C., Mar 5, 2021 / 09:00 am (CNA).- As the Senate considers a $1.9 trillion COVID relief package on Friday, the head of the U.S. bishops&r

Full text: Pope Francis’ address at Baghdad’s Cathedral 2021-03-05 10:30:00Baghdad, Iraq, Mar 5, 2021 / 08:30 am (CNA).- Here is the full text of Pope Francis’ address to bishops, priests, religious, consecrated persons

Pope Francis meets Iraqi Catholics in church where 2021-03-05 10:17:00Rome Newsroom, Mar 5, 2021 / 08:17 am (CNA).- Pope Francis met Iraqi Catholic leaders in Baghdad on Friday, in a cathedral where 48 people were martyr