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Denver, Colo., Oct 20, 2020 / 07:01 pm (CNA).- As Colorado voters consider a ballot measure to ban abortion after 22 weeks of pregnancy, pro-life Democrats have..
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The pastor of a parish destroyed by arson in Santiago, Chile on Sunday has urged local Catholics to..
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CNA Staff, Oct 20, 2020 / 05:24 pm (CNA).- A new survey released this week has found that 1 in 5 Catholic likely voters say they accept everything the Church..
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CNA Staff, Oct 20, 2020 / 03:18 pm (CNA).- The Archdiocese of Portland in Oregon held a Eucharistic procession through the city on Saturday for the intention of..
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Washington, D.C. Newsroom, Oct 20, 2020 / 04:00 pm (CNA).- New York’s Catholic dioceses continue to push back on new coronavirus restrictions that have shut..
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Members of Capitol Hill Baptist Church gathered in Washington, D.C., to hold their first outdoor services in the nation’s capital since they successfully sued..
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When it comes to issues of sexual purity, pastors are not “just one of the guys” and should be held to a higher standard, influential pastor and author John..
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One of America’s oldest and largest African-American churches, Alfred Street Baptist Church, in Alexandria, Virginia, announced Tuesday that it has donated..
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Harare, Zimbabwe, Oct 20, 2020 / 03:01 pm (CNA).- In a statement announcing directives to guide the expansion of public worship in Zimbabwe last week, the..
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Rome, Italy, Oct 20, 2020 / 02:00 pm (CNA).- Pope Francis affirmed the signal importance of peace at an interreligious gathering Tuesday on Rome’s Capitoline..
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Washington, D.C. Newsroom, Oct 20, 2020 / 01:00 pm (CNA).- The Diocese of Arlington helped intervene on behalf of a dying COVID patient when he needed a priest..
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Vatican City, Oct 20, 2020 / 12:00 pm (CNA).- Pope Francis appointed a New Jersey-based bishop as the administrator of a Canadian eparchy..
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Archbishop Tadeusz Kondrusiewicz of Minsk is in Rome this week, to confer with Vatican officials on the prospects for his return to his archdiocese in Belarus...
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CNA Staff, Oct 20, 2020 / 11:00 am (CNA).- The Supreme Court will hear a challenge to the Trump administration’s “Remain in Mexico” policy, under which..
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Rome Newsroom, Oct 20, 2020 / 09:30 am (CNA).- The Basilica of St. Rita, the patron saint of impossible causes, is launching a seven-month prayer initiative for..
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CNA Staff, Oct 20, 2020 / 09:46 am (CNA).- The Australian financial intelligence agency has handed information to federal police concerning allegations that..
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CNA Staff, Oct 20, 2020 / 08:30 am (CNA).- The beatification cause of a Polish missionary doctor known as the “mother of lepers” was opened..
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Rome Newsroom, Oct 20, 2020 / 07:30 am (CNA).- More than 41,000 people visited Bl. Carlo Acutis’ tomb during the 19-day celebration of the Italian teen’s..
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Archbishop Fidel Herráez Vegas of Burgos (Spain) baptized Seyed Mohammad Mahdi, an Iranian refugee.
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Catholic teachers in the West African nation of 4.9 million (map) have gone on strike because they are owed three months of salary.
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Pope Francis’s third encyclical letter, Fratelli tutti, is devoted to fraternity and social friendship.
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Father Hamel was murdered by Islamic terrorists as he celebrated Mass at his parish church in 2016; his beatification cause has begun.
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India’s bishops have called for the release of Father Stan Swamy. The 83-year-old Jesuit has been arrested on charges of Maoist terrorism.
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“The Mass was attended by former Australian prime minister Tony Abbott, Australian Ambassador to the Holy See Chiara Porro, and US Ambassador to the Holy See..
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“All 335 priests in the Archdiocese … emphatically support Archbishop Aymond,” the leaders of two priests’ councils said in a letter. “Archbishop..
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CNA Staff, Oct 20, 2020 / 03:30 am (CNA).- Exiled Belarusian Archbishop Tadeusz Kondrusiewicz met with senior Vatican officials Monday.

The website of..
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“The Catholic Church in Germany is changing and the life of our parishes becoming more diverse — faithful from Eastern Catholic Churches are living with us..
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Bishops from several South American nations founded the Pan-Amazonian Ecclesial Network (REPAM) in 2014.
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Referring to the Pope’s new encyclical but transposing the words of its title, Peter Maurer said, “In our polarized world never has the imperative of tutti..
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The former hostage, Sophie Petronin, was released along with Father Pierluigi Maccalli earlier this month.
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On October 16, Archbishop Ivan Jurkovic, Permanent Observer of the Holy See to the United Nations and Other International Organizations in Geneva, addressed a..
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The US Supreme Court, in a 5-4 decision in May, rejected an earlier suit filed by South Bay United Pentecostal Church. “At bottom, Plaintiffs’ renewed motion..
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CNA Staff, Oct 20, 2020 / 02:42 am (CNA).- Archbishop Salvatore Cordileone of San Francisco on Saturday performed an exorcism at the site of a destroyed statue..
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CNA Staff, Oct 19, 2020 / 08:00 pm (CNA).- Abortion-advocacy groups have called for Sen. Dianne Feinstein (D-CA) to step down as ranking member of the Senate..
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Catholic likely voters support Amy Coney Barrett’s nomination as a Supreme Court justice by a nearly..
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A poll released this week has found that Catholics from both major political parties said they want..
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CNA Staff, Oct 19, 2020 / 03:01 pm (CNA).- While there is a tendency to associate the Spanish martyrs of the 20th century solely with the civil war of 1936-39,..
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CNA Staff, Oct 19, 2020 / 02:00 pm (CNA).- The High Court of England and Wales has agreed to hear a challenge to the country’s abortion law, which allows..
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Religious leaders gathered at a memorial to slain French priest Fr. Jacques Hamel Sunday, following the..
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Lakewood Church in Texas reopened its doors for its first in-person worship service on Sunday since the COVID-19 pandemic-related restrictions began in March...
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A pastor of a Christian Reformed Church congregation in Michigan has left the ministry due to his belief that the church is too supportive of President Donald..
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CNA Staff, Oct 19, 2020 / 01:00 pm (CNA).- An Italian newspaper claimed Monday that it had gained access to a secret audio recording of a meeting between three..
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Denver, Colo., Oct 19, 2020 / 12:01 pm (CNA).- An independent reparation and reconciliation program for the three dioceses in Colorado announced Friday that..
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CNA Staff, Oct 19, 2020 / 11:00 am (CNA).- A federal appeals court upheld abortion regulations in the state of Kentucky on Friday. The three-judge panel on the..
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Two Catholic churches in Chile were torched during violent demonstrations this weekend. The demonstrations were touched off by a debate over a new national..
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A federal appeals court, overturning a lower court order, has upheld a Kentucky law that requires any abortion clinic to have hospital admitting privileges in..
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The Vatican has released a new €10-euro coin bearing an image of a woman carrying the earth in her womb. The coin, released to celebrate the 50th anniversary..
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Brooklyn’s Bishop Nicholas DiMarzio has renewed his criticism of government emergency restrictions, which he characterizes as “a little bit of an..
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Archbishop Diarmuid Martin of Dublin has criticized those who protest restrictive government regulations, suggesting that the protesters are denying the dangers..
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Lawyers for Cecilia Marogna, who was arrested last week in connection with a widening Vatican investigation into financial misconduct, have disclosed that she..
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