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English bishops urge voting to uphold human dignity 2019-12-02 16:26:00Leeds, England, Dec 2, 2019 / 02:26 pm (CNA).- The Catholic Bishops of England and Wales are urging voters to consider issues of human rights and the

Hungary's incentives mean more marriages but not more 2019-12-02 15:00:00Budapest, Hungary, Dec 2, 2019 / 01:00 pm (CNA).- Hungary has seen a surge in marriages in 2019 following the introduction of government incentives fo

Vatican to welcome asylum seekers to Italy 2019-12-02 12:19:00Rome, Italy, Dec 2, 2019 / 10:19 am (CNA).- On Thursday, the Holy See will welcome 33 refugees to Italy as they arrive from the Greek island of Lesbos

International Conference on Christian Persecution convenes in Budapest 2019-11-26 17:00:00Budapest, Hungary, Nov 26, 2019 / 03:00 pm (CNA).- Patriarchs, cardinals, politicians, and Christians from across the globe are in Budapest this week

Irish nuns’ transfer of hospital land criticized over 2019-11-26 15:30:00Dublin, Ireland, Nov 26, 2019 / 01:30 pm (CNA).- A pending land transfer from a religious community to the Irish government for the construction of a

German bishops will light ‘Synodal Candle’ to launch 2019-11-25 14:55:00Bonn, Germany, Nov 25, 2019 / 12:55 pm (CNA).- The German bishops' conference announced Monday that a ceremonial "Synodal Candle" will be lit on th

How this Croatian cardinal saved thousands of Jewish 2019-11-22 06:00:00Zagreb, Croatia, Nov 22, 2019 / 04:00 am (CNA).- When Esther Gitman proposed a topic for a Fulbright Fellowship, the administrator taking proposals wa

Politician of Spain's Vox party offers ultrasounds outside 2019-11-20 12:56:00Madrid, Spain, Nov 20, 2019 / 10:56 am (CNA).- Gádor Joya, a pediatrician and a legislator of the Assembly of Madrid from the Vox party, operat

Disagreements escalate over Notre-Dame rebuilding project 2019-11-15 02:35:00Paris, France, Nov 15, 2019 / 12:35 am (CNA).- Tensions are reportedly running high between French authorities overseeing the rebuilding of Notre-Dame

Daytime vandalization of Irish Carmelite monastery shocks locals 2019-11-13 16:51:00Dublin, Ireland, Nov 13, 2019 / 02:51 pm (CNA).- A group broke into an Irish Carmelite monastery during the daytime, vandalized its chapel and shouted

Record floods in Venice damage St. Mark’s Basilica 2019-11-13 10:05:00Venice, Italy, Nov 13, 2019 / 08:05 am (CNA).- The crypt of St. Mark’s Basilica was completely flooded Wednesday, after Venice’s water lev

This Japanese painter found the faith through sacred 2019-11-13 05:01:00Rome, Italy, Nov 13, 2019 / 03:01 am (CNA).- Osamu Giovanni Micico had never read the Bible, knew nothing of the stories of Christ in the gospels, and

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The Vatican is spinning up a Minecraft server 2019-12-07 00:00:57Rome has over 900 churches, but soon Minecraft may have thousands.

The key Advent activity that isn’t in any 2019-12-07 00:00:48The light of Christ is irrepressible. It is captivating. It is transformative. The secular world fears it, but we, through the gift of faith, know its

Bishop Barron on ‘The Crown’ and the primacy 2019-12-07 00:00:27The plot line with Prince Philip has a lot to teach us about Pelagianism and grace.

Ask God to help purify your speech with 2019-12-07 00:00:21If you struggle keeping your words pure, ask God for help.

Robert Redford meets Pope Frances at audience 2019-12-07 00:00:08The aging star thanked the pontiff for his environmental activism.

Once wildly popular, “mystery plays” dramatized the Bible 2019-12-07 00:00:08Miracle and mystery plays evolved out of church services, becoming great spectacles throughout Europe.

Baby saved from abortion goes on to become 2019-12-07 00:00:0720 years after his mom turned her back on the abortion clinic, her son is breaking records on the football field.

The exhausted mom’s guide to reading books 2019-12-07 00:00:02Here's how you can read great books even when time and energy seem nonexistent.

Pray this Psalm to prepare your heart for 2019-12-07 00:00:00Psalm 40 can help you enter more deeply into the spirit of Advent.

Cantalamessa for Advent 2019: On Mary’s amen, and 2019-12-06 15:52:36Blessed is she who believed: Mary in the Annunciation

What our 2nd American-born martyr, to be beatified 2019-12-06 12:22:47James Miller was an educator by vocation; his testimony makes the same invitation now that it did during his life

Director Terrence Malick’s ‘A Hidden Life’ focuses on 2019-12-06 07:00:15The surprising new film by the American director, dedicated to Blessed Franz Jägerstätter, gets a Vatican screening.

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China’s Sovereignty Tripwire in Hong Kong 2019-12-02 06:00:00Hong Kong is a British city that happens to have an ethnic Chinese majority. It never wanted to be Chinese, still does not want to be Chinese, and nev

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A Year of Reading: 2019 2019-11-29 06:00:00I’ve been doing this annual list for twenty years, and it has taken on a ritual quality. Yes, yes, I’ve said this before, but some readers

No Unity Without the Cross 2019-11-28 06:00:00This essay was given as a homily on November 16, 2019, at the Mass of the Americas at the Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Concepti

The Reformed Liturgy, 50 Years Later 2019-11-27 06:00:00Fifty years ago, on November 30, 1969, the Catholic Church marked the First Sunday of Advent with the universal implementation of the revised Roman Ri

Is China a Model of the Common Good? 2019-11-26 06:00:00In 2018, Archbishop Marcelo Sanchez Sorondo, chancellor of the Pontifical Academy of Social Sciences, said in an interview: “Right now, those wh

Title IX Trouble for Fuller Seminary 2019-11-26 06:00:00Fuller Theological Seminary is facing a Title IX lawsuit from a former student, whom Fuller had expelled for entering into a civil same-sex marriage

Gay Rights and the Civil Rights Act 2019-11-25 09:30:00The Wall Street Journal gets things exactly wrong in a recent editorial about two important cases before the Supreme Court. The cases concern clai

The Poets' Favorite Season 2019-11-25 06:00:00One day in 1956, a poet was sitting at his desk, thinking back eighteen years. On an early-autumn day like this, just before the Second World War, he

Martin Scorsese's Damned Men Walking 2019-11-22 15:10:00Martin Scorsese’s  The Irishman  is about bringing the curtain down—in cinematic and other senses—on the mythology of glam

Hope As a Natural Virtue 2019-11-22 06:00:00Dante’s Commedia draws on the tradition of the seven virtues, four “natural” (justice, prudence, temperance, fortitude) and three

Chick-fil-A Chickens Out 2019-11-21 10:05:00For years, Chick-fil-A has been a useful case study for fusionists and libertarian-minded social conservatives. The company has coexisted with woke bu

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Bishop Baker: Ad limina inspires 'hopeful spirit' for 2019-12-07 09:12:00Rome, Italy, Dec 7, 2019 / 07:12 am (CNA).- Birmingham’s Bishop Robert Baker said Friday there is a hopeful spirit about the renewal of the Chur

Martyred religious brother from Wisconsin farm family to 2019-12-07 05:58:00Huehuetenango, Guatemala, Dec 7, 2019 / 03:58 am (CNA).- The son of Wisconsin farmers, Brother James Miller, FSC, will be beatified in Guatemala this

Our Lady of Guadalupe is the true Lady 2019-12-07 00:42:00Mexico City, Mexico, Dec 6, 2019 / 10:42 pm (CNA).- Our Lady of Guadalupe is the true Lady of the Amazon, a leading expert on the apparition said, poi

FBI investigating fourth church attack this year in 2019-12-06 18:59:00El Paso, Texas, Dec 6, 2019 / 04:59 pm (CNA).- The FBI is investigating the fourth case of church vandalism in El Paso this year, with authorities say

Prosecute pornographers for obscenity, Congressmen tell AG 2019-12-06 18:30:00Washington D.C., Dec 6, 2019 / 04:30 pm (CNA).- Four members of Congress have requested that the Department of Justice (DOJ) use obscenity laws alread

New McCarrick lawsuits brought as New Jersey litigation 2019-12-06 17:30:00Newark, N.J., Dec 6, 2019 / 03:30 pm (CNA).- Two new lawsuits were filed against Theodore McCarrick and New Jersey dioceses this week, after the state

A religious congregation of blind sisters contemplates the 2019-12-06 17:00:00Turin, Italy, Dec 6, 2019 / 03:00 pm (CNA).- In Turin, Italy, the Daughters of Jesus the King is a religious community of  blind and visually imp

Catholic leaders say food stamp cuts will harm 2019-12-06 16:05:00Washington D.C., Dec 6, 2019 / 02:05 pm (CNA).- A new rule that will disqualify roughly 700,000 people from the federal Supplemental Nutrition Assista

Jesuit superior general: Satan is real, and wants 2019-12-06 14:12:00Vatican City, Dec 6, 2019 / 12:12 pm (CNA).- The superior general of the Jesuit order told reporters Tuesday that the devil is real, after making head

Pope Francis on sharing the Christian message in 2019-12-06 09:58:00Vatican City, Dec 6, 2019 / 07:58 am (CNA).- Pope Francis spoke Friday about how the Gospel message must be based in concrete reality, through which C

Congress advances bill condemning China ‘re-education’ camps 2019-12-06 09:30:00Washington D.C., Dec 6, 2019 / 07:30 am (CNA).- The House of Representatives this week passed legislation recognizing the mass detention of Uyghurs an

Anti-Catholic vandalism in Northern Ireland deters families, prompts 2019-12-06 02:00:00Belfast, Northern Ireland, Dec 6, 2019 / 12:00 am (CNA).- Reports emerged this week of a third act of sectarian vandalism at a social housing developm