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Controversial Swiss theologian Hans Küng dies at age 2021-04-06 13:00:00CNA Staff, Apr 6, 2021 / 11:00 am (CNA).- The influential and controversial Swiss theologian Hans Küng died Tuesday at the age of 93.The German C

Pro-life group: End of mother’s UK legal battle 2021-04-06 10:05:00CNA Staff, Apr 6, 2021 / 08:05 am (CNA).- A pro-life group described the U.K. Supreme Court’s decision not to hear a mother’s appeal over

Cardinal and Archbishop of Canterbury urge UK government 2021-04-06 08:25:00CNA Staff, Apr 6, 2021 / 06:25 am (CNA).- An English cardinal and the Archbishop of Canterbury urged the U.K. government Tuesday to reconsider plans t

Blessed Pier Giorgio Frassati’s 120th birthday marked with 2021-04-06 07:20:00Rome Newsroom, Apr 6, 2021 / 05:20 am (CNA).- To mark the 120th birthday of Bl. Pier Giorgio Frassati on Tuesday, three Italian associations have enco

Cardinal Parolin: I am sad to see the 2021-04-06 06:05:00Rome Newsroom, Apr 6, 2021 / 04:05 am (CNA).- The Vatican Secretary of State said in an interview this week that euthanasia and abortion laws in Europ

Polish Catholic parish in London: Police ‘grossly exceeded 2021-04-03 09:35:00CNA Staff, Apr 3, 2021 / 07:35 am (CNA).- A Polish Catholic parish in London, England, said Saturday that it believed that police “grossly excee

‘O crux, ave spes unica!’: The story of 2021-04-02 07:00:00CNA Staff, Apr 2, 2021 / 05:00 am (CNA).- Days before Pope John Paul II’s death on April 2, 2005, Vatican television cameras captured extraordin

Cardinal Dziwisz: St. John Paul II’s last days 2021-04-02 05:00:00CNA Staff, Apr 2, 2021 / 03:00 am (CNA).- People around the world continue to draw strength from the way that St. John Paul II faced his final days, h

Pope Francis: Martyred Catholic judge showed mafia’s ‘intrinsic 2021-03-31 19:00:00Rome Newsroom, Mar 31, 2021 / 05:00 pm (CNA).- Pope Francis has said that the martyrdom of an Italian Catholic judge in 1990 showed the mafia’s

Online store launched for monastic goods from Spain 2021-03-31 18:00:00Madrid, Spain, Mar 31, 2021 / 04:00 pm (CNA).- To help Spanish monasteries and convents sell their goods amid the restrictions of the coronavirus pand

Brazil’s Christ the Redeemer statue undergoes major restoration 2021-03-31 15:00:00Rome Newsroom, Mar 31, 2021 / 01:00 pm (CNA).- The massive Christ the Redeemer statue overlooking Rio de Janeiro in Brazil is undergoing restoration a

Iraqi cardinal: Pope Francis gave $350,000 for poor 2021-03-31 14:00:00Rome Newsroom, Mar 31, 2021 / 12:00 pm (CNA).- During his recent visit to Iraq, Pope Francis gave a donation of $350,000 to the Chaldean Catholic Chur

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Bishops warn of threat of Islamism in East New! 2021-04-14 16:00:00Congolese bishops‘ conference calls for a new strategy to combat rebel militias Bishops warn of threat of Islamism in East Congo

5 Questions from Pope Francis to examine your New! 2021-04-14 14:38:38These questions aren't complicated, but will help you take a look at your relationship with God. 5 Questions from Pope Francis to examine your prayer

Pope gives go-ahead for early ordination of leukemia New! 2021-04-14 14:11:53Young Nigerian member of the Order of the Mother of God is now a priest. Pope gives go-ahead for early ordination of leukemia patient

Holy people don’t have easier lives, says pope 2021-04-14 13:02:10But they have a unique source of strength, and fostering it is the "Church's essential task." Holy people don’t have easier lives, says pope

Philippines leads world in number of Catholic baptisms 2021-04-14 13:00:00There were more than 1.6 million children baptized in 2019, Vatican reports. Philippines leads world in number of Catholic baptisms

What do we need for lasting contentment? 2021-04-14 12:00:44Try a little "Ben Zoma therapy" and see what happens. What do we need for lasting contentment?

Korean War chaplain Fr. Kapaun to be interred 2021-04-14 11:53:09Interment will be temporary, depending on outcome of canonization process. Korean War chaplain Fr. Kapaun to be interred in Kansas cathedral

The seed of Thomas the Apostle bears fruit: 2021-04-14 10:00:00A Carmelite monastery in Zambia is spreading the faith and saving lives. The seed of Thomas the Apostle bears fruit: Missionaries from India serve in

Woman pays cab fares for vulnerable Asian Americans 2021-04-14 09:00:33Her efforts inspired others to donate to the cause, too. Woman pays cab fares for vulnerable Asian Americans in New York

Minnesota bishop’s resignation a step to rebuilding confidence 2021-04-14 08:25:28Pope Francis asks bishop to step down following investigation. Minnesota bishop’s resignation a step to rebuilding confidence

Campaign to see “One Million Children Praying the 2021-04-14 07:00:00"When one million children pray the Rosary, then the world will change." - Padre Pio Campaign to see “One Million Children Praying the Rosary&

For graduation photos, student wears cleaning staff uniform 2021-04-14 06:00:24Daughter pays tribute to her mom's love and support in best way possible! For graduation photos, student wears cleaning staff uniform to honor her m

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Palm Sunday in Ireland 2021-04-06 06:00:00Father P.J. Hughes is the parish priest of Our Lady of Lourdes Church in Mullahoran, a township in rural County Cavan, Ireland. He recently earned the

Books, Baseball, and Cool Papa Bell 2021-04-05 06:00:00Where were you thirty years ago, on Opening Day of the 1991 Major League Baseball season? I know where I was for part of that day: in The House of Fic

Covidtide Triduum 2021-04-02 06:00:00Though the gospel is always the same, its audience is not. The evangelical declaration—Christ has died, Christ is risen, Christ will come again&

A Victory for Reality 2021-04-01 06:00:00Karl Marx looked at the Industrial Revolution of the nineteenth century and declared that all that was solid seemed to be melting into air, but witnes

Kristi Noem Vetoes Women's Sports 2021-03-31 13:10:00Earlier this month, Gov. Kristi Noem (R-South Dakota) tweeted that she was “excited” to sign House Bill 1217, legislation that would ban b

The Easter Explosion 2021-03-31 06:00:00Let me adapt to recent circumstances a thought-experiment theologian Hans Urs von Balthasar proposed decades ago: Continue Reading »

Good Friday in America 2021-03-30 06:00:00Good Friday is different in the United States.  Continue Reading »

Unborn Persons: Why Equal Protection Slept 102 Years 2021-03-30 06:00:00Defending my argument that the unborn are persons within the meaning of the 14th Amendment's equal protection and due process clauses, Josh Craddoc

The Founders of Black Lives Matter 2021-03-29 06:00:00In 2013, George Zimmerman was acquitted of the charge of murdering Trayvon Martin, a black teenager. This was the spark that lit the Black Lives Matte

The Lesson of Leaven 2021-03-26 06:00:00About fifteen years ago, on the third or fourth day of Passover, some relatives took me and my brother to a sports bar to get some lunch. One of them

Sing the “Mean” Psalms 2021-03-25 06:00:00Christians often balk at “imprecatory” psalms, which ask God to curse and judge enemies. They appear sub-Christian, unloving, and mean-spi

My Adorable Jesus 2021-03-24 06:00:00When I was a child, on Lenten Fridays my mother would corral us into the Subaru and head to church for Stations of the Cross. Afterward, we would rumb

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House Republicans seek to defund UN agency over New! 2021-04-14 18:00:00 Alexandros Michailidis/Shutterstock Washington D.C., Apr 14, 2021 / 16:00 pm (CNA). House Republicans on Tuesday introduced a bill to defund the U

Haitian archbishop demands release of abducted Catholics New! 2021-04-14 17:45:00 A tent camp in Haiti. / arindambanarjee/Shutterstock. Port-au-Prince, Haiti, Apr 14, 2021 / 15:45 pm (CNA). The Archbishop of Port-au-Prince has c

White House spokeswoman grilled on fungibility of Title New! 2021-04-14 16:18:35 Jen Psaki, White House Press Secretary. / EWTN News Nightly YouTube CNA Staff, Apr 14, 2021 / 14:18 pm (CNA). Earlier today, EWTN’s White Ho

Amazon pulls transgender-critical book before relisting it New! 2021-04-14 16:07:00 nito/Shutterstock Washington D.C., Apr 14, 2021 / 14:07 pm (CNA). The online retail giant Amazon delisted a book critical of transgender ideology,

Complaint filed against student and doctor in Mexico New! 2021-04-14 15:47:00 Abortion pill / Shutterstock Puebla, Mexico, Apr 14, 2021 / 13:47 pm (CNA). Pro-life leaders have filed a complaint with the Puebla State Attorney

Biden administration proposes restoring Title X funding for New! 2021-04-14 14:49:09 Planned Parenthood clinic in Newton, NJ Credit: Glynnis Jones CNA Staff, Apr 14, 2021 / 12:49 pm (CNA). President Joe Biden is moving to revers

Former Crookston bishop apologizes for failures in governance 2021-04-14 12:57:00 Bishop Michael Hoeppner. CNA file photo. Crookston, Minn., Apr 14, 2021 / 10:57 am (CNA). Bishop Michael Hoeppner, who has resigned as Bishop of C

Vatican’s saints office says it did not ask 2021-04-14 08:10:00 The statue of St. Peter holding the keys, outside St. Peter's Basilica. / Daniel Ibanez/CNA. Vatican City, Apr 14, 2021 / 06:10 am (CNA). The Vat

Pope Francis: ‘The Church is a great school 2021-04-14 07:00:00 Pope Francis speaks from the Apostolic Palace during his general audience livestream April 14, 2021. / Vatican Media/CNA Vatican City, Apr 14, 202

Young woman dies after getting legal abortion in 2021-04-13 21:00:00 Young girl. / Pixabay ACI Prensa Staff, Apr 13, 2021 / 19:00 pm (CNA). A young woman in Argentina died April 11 following a legal chemical abortio

Pro-life leaders: Allowing mail-order abortion pill will pose 2021-04-13 20:00:00 Ivanko80/Shutterstock Washington D.C., Apr 13, 2021 / 18:00 pm (CNA). Pro-life groups criticized the Biden administration for allowing the distrib

Priest-president of elite NY Jesuit high school sacked, 2021-04-13 19:17:00 Regis High School in New York City. / ajay_suresh via Flickr (CC_BY_2.0) CNA Staff, Apr 13, 2021 / 17:17 pm (CNA). A Jesuit priest who was preside