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German bishop calls for Rome synod to discuss 2020-06-03 15:31:00CNA Staff, Jun 3, 2020 / 01:31 pm (CNA).- The president of the German bishops' conference has called for a synod in Rome that would discuss resolutio

Assembly rejects ‘imposition’ of abortion regulations on Northern 2020-06-03 06:45:00CNA Staff, Jun 3, 2020 / 04:45 am (CNA).- The Northern Ireland Assembly voted Tuesday in favor of a motion rejecting the “imposition” of a

Bishops join woman with Down syndrome in call 2020-06-02 11:15:00Rome Newsroom, Jun 2, 2020 / 09:15 am (CNA).- Bishops in Northern Ireland have strongly backed a call by a campaigner with Down syndrome to reject a l

‘It’s a pretty huge hit to take’: Lockdown 2020-06-02 08:30:00CNA Staff, Jun 2, 2020 / 06:30 am (CNA).- Catholic publishers in the United Kingdom are turning to social media and online sales in an effort to survi

English cardinal asks why car showrooms can open 2020-05-30 18:30:00CNA Staff, May 30, 2020 / 04:30 pm (CNA).- An English cardinal will ask Sunday why the government has failed to set a date for churches to reopen when

Nuns put altar bread production on hold as 2020-05-29 07:30:00CNA Staff, May 29, 2020 / 05:30 am (CNA).- When it is working at full capacity, the altar bread department at St. Cecilia’s Abbey produces milli

German bishop quits synodal forum endorsing 'polyvalent sexuality' 2020-05-28 18:32:00CNA Staff, May 28, 2020 / 04:32 pm (CNA).- An auxiliary bishop of the Archdiocese of Cologne has announced he is no longer participating in the "Syno

Catholic gift shops near Vatican struggle to reopen 2020-05-28 14:00:00Rome, Italy, May 28, 2020 / 12:00 pm (CNA).- Walking toward St. Peter’s Square, one sees sign after sign posted on the closed doors of religious

Island in English Channel permits public Masses as 2020-05-28 10:30:00CNA Staff, May 28, 2020 / 08:30 am (CNA).- The island of Guernsey will permit what may be the first public Masses in the British Isles since the

Vatican orders founder to leave ecumenical community 2020-05-28 08:00:00CNA Staff, May 28, 2020 / 06:00 am (CNA).- The Vatican has ordered the prominent Italian Catholic layman Enzo Bianchi to leave the monastery he founde

Book calling for Catholic blessing of homosexual couples 2020-05-26 13:02:00CNA Staff, May 26, 2020 / 11:02 am (CNA).- A book considering how homosexual couples might receive a formal, liturgical blessing of their union in the

Record numbers leave Church in Munich archdiocese 2020-05-26 10:00:00CNA Staff, May 26, 2020 / 08:00 am (CNA).- A record number of people left the Church in the German Archdiocese of Munich and Freising last year, a loc

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No empathy, no peace or justice 2020-06-06 00:00:59Neither peace nor justice can exist without the other.  Cultivating empathy is the work that will lead to a harvest of both. 

Couples grieving the loss of a child now 2020-06-06 00:00:38From conception onward, each child's life has immeasurable value.

Rare color footage of U.S. troops in the 2020-06-06 00:00:37This narrated film depicting events leading up to Invasion of Normandy on June 6, 1944, has the feel of a home movie.

History repeats itself with pew reservations 2020-06-06 00:00:33During the 19th and early 20th centuries many Catholics in English-speaking countries reserved their pew ahead of time to ensure their spot at Mass.

How to celebrate Trinity Sunday at home 2020-06-06 00:00:29Here you have the prayers, readings, and everything else you need to celebrate with God’s Word.

Renounce the devil and his temptations with this 2020-06-06 00:00:08To move forward in the path of virtue we must first renounce the ways of darkness.

Actor Eduardo Verástegui on John Paul II and 2020-06-06 00:00:01Aleteia talks to the actor, musician and film producer.

Pentecost Retreat, Day 6: The Gift of Fear 2020-06-05 19:00:36Unpack the Seven Gifts of the Holy Spirit with an online seven-day retreat with the Dominican Friars and the Sisters of Life.

Pope: We have the chance to reverse course, 2020-06-05 16:06:44Francis sends note for World Environment Day.

Priests who got COVID-19 recover with help of 2020-06-05 15:16:05Fr. Trejo and Fr. Medina, who serve immigrant communities, were sidelined by coronavirus but will return to pastoring.

Hong Kong bishop at Tiananmen memorial: “The people 2020-06-05 15:09:51In spite of ban on protests, thousands turn out to commemorate June 4, 1989, massacre.

Don’t brave a crisis alone, suggests Pope Francis 2020-06-05 14:57:53In address to education foundation, Holy Father speaks of the need to listen, to create culture.

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Extraordinary Evangelization in Extraordinary Times 2020-05-27 06:00:00I’d heard about Father Alexander Sherbrooke long before we met in June 2011; Father Sherbrooke had been a mentor for young friends of mine who h

Homeschoolers and Ideologues 2020-05-26 08:10:00Harvard professor Elizabeth Bartholet’s attack on homeschooling is the kind of argument that would, if a few nouns were changed, be right at h

What We’ve Been Reading—May 2020 2020-05-25 06:00:00Mark Bauerlein Contributing Editor Continue Reading »

Babies For Sale 2020-05-22 11:00:00The New York State Legislature has legalized commercial gestational surrogacy—the contractual renting of wombs and the buying and selling of new

The Idea of the Catholic School 2020-05-22 08:50:00One needn’t be a Hegelian to think that ideas have consequences. We tend to focus on the negative effects of bad ideas, heresies, metaphysical e

Queer Times 2020-05-21 06:00:00Darel Paul’s “ Under the Rainbow Banner ” in the June/July issue of First Things might be one of the most important and incisive

Games Intellectuals Play 2020-05-20 06:00:00Shortly after President John F. Kennedy’s cabinet met for the first time, Vice President Lyndon Johnson waxed enthusiastic about the best and th

An Encounter With My Past 2020-05-19 06:00:00Most of my memory of my teenage years is firmly locked and sealed. Sometimes a long-forgotten smell, the most evocative of all the senses in this deod

An Apology 2020-05-18 12:15:00I regret my foolish and ill-considered remarks about masks and mask wearing on Twitter on Tuesday, May 12. Masks are clearly indicated in many situati

A Protestant Appreciation of Pope John Paul II 2020-05-18 10:05:00During the Christmas season of 1999, while living in Russia, I read George Weigel’s extraordinary biography of John Paul II, Witness to Hope .

My Pope 2020-05-18 09:50:00It often seems to me that conservative-tending millennial Catholics are converts, as a rule—a rule to which I am the lone exception. Of course I

Pope on the World Stage 2020-05-18 06:00:00On the Feast of the Assumption 1993, Pope John Paul II spoke to hundreds of thousands of enthusiastic young people gathered for the Eighth World Youth

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UK government doubles down on N Ireland abortion 2020-06-05 19:06:00CNA Staff, Jun 5, 2020 / 05:06 pm (CNA).- While saying that abortion regulation is a devolved issue, the British Minister of State for Northern Irelan

Churches in China must preach 'patriotism' to reopen 2020-06-05 18:00:00CNA Staff, Jun 5, 2020 / 04:00 pm (CNA).- State-sponsored Catholic authorities in parts of China have issued regulations on the reopening of churches

Cardinal Turkson: Racism driving some Catholics from Church 2020-06-05 17:08:00Washington, D.C. Newsroom, Jun 5, 2020 / 03:08 pm (CNA).- A Vatican cardinal intervened in an online discussion of racism on Friday to warn that a lac

Vatican officials arrest London property broker for extortion 2020-06-05 16:21:00CNA Staff, Jun 5, 2020 / 02:21 pm (CNA).- The Holy See press office announced Friday that Italian businessman Gianluigi Torzi has been arrested after

Catholic bishops urge US Senate to pass a 2020-06-05 16:19:00CNA Staff, Jun 5, 2020 / 02:19 pm (CNA).- The U.S. bishops’ migration chairman called on Congress to advance a bill that would help “Dream

Cardinal Farrell laments ideological divide in Christian response 2020-06-05 14:40:00Vatican City, Jun 5, 2020 / 12:40 pm (CNA).- In response to racism, the Catholic Church should be united in Christ, not take ideological sides, Cardin

El Salvador pro-life groups decry 'misleading' CBS report 2020-06-05 14:35:00CNA Staff, Jun 5, 2020 / 12:35 pm (CNA).- Pro-life leaders in El Salvador say a recent CBS News report on abortion in the country is misleading, and d

Madison changes church reopening rules after Catholic bishop 2020-06-05 14:10:00Washington, D.C. Newsroom, Jun 5, 2020 / 12:10 pm (CNA).- Churches in Dane County, Wisconsin, will be permitted to operate at 25% capacity, it was ann

Vatican cardinal: Catholics should be sign of unity 2020-06-05 13:15:00Vatican City, Jun 5, 2020 / 11:15 am (CNA).- The Catholic Church cannot be an authentic witness to unity in diversity if it only mirrors the divisions

New poll finds President Donald Trump losing Catholic 2020-06-05 12:35:00CNA Staff, Jun 5, 2020 / 10:35 am (CNA).- President Trump’s favorability rating among white Catholics has dropped almost by half since March, ac

Pope Francis: We cannot remain silent as planet 2020-06-05 12:00:00Vatican City, Jun 5, 2020 / 10:00 am (CNA).- Pope Francis said Friday that people should not remain silent as biodiversity is threatened by destructio

Bishop Murry of Youngstown dies after stepping down 2020-06-05 11:21:00CNA Staff, Jun 5, 2020 / 09:21 am (CNA).- Just days after submitting his resignation as bishop of the Diocese of Youngstown, Ohio, due to a recurrence