Dominique Dawes. / Credit: Dominique Dawes Gymnastics Academy.
Denver Newsroom, Apr 17, 2021 / 02:00 am (CNA).
Three-time Olympian Dominique Dawes talks about her conversion to the Catholic faith, and how God has been at work in her life and in her gymnastics career.
Washington D.C., Apr 16, 2021 / 16:00 pm (CNA).
President Joe Biden will increase the refugee admissions limit by May 15 - after reports that he would keep the refugee cap at its record-low level for this fiscal year.
Washington D.C., Apr 16, 2021 / 15:15 pm (CNA).
The National Institutes of Health (NIH) on Friday announced it will not require ethics boards to review federally-funded research proposals using fetal tissue of aborted babies.
Cincinnati auxiliary Bishop Joseph Binzer. / Archdiocese of Cincinnati.
Cincinnati, Ohio, Apr 16, 2021 / 14:11 pm (CNA).
Parents at St. John the Baptist School in Hamilton County, Ohio expressed concern this week about former Auxiliary Bishop Joseph Binzer, who resigned and apologized last year […]
Washington D.C., Apr 16, 2021 / 12:06 pm (CNA).
The National Center on Sexual Exploitation praised the credit card association Mastercard for implementing new policies to curb illegal pornography.
Robert Schuman in August 1949. Credit: Bundesarchiv, Bild 183-19000-2453 (CC-BY-SA 3.0)
Vatican City, Apr 16, 2021 / 11:01 am (CNA).
Pope Francis could declare venerable the French statesman Robert Schuman, a key “founding father” of the European Union, a Vatican official has said.
Washington D.C., Apr 16, 2021 / 10:33 am (CNA).
The pro-life chair of the U.S. bishops’ conference on Friday warned that loosening federal regulations of the abortion pill places women’s health “in serious jeopardy.”
Pope emeritus Benedict XVI. / Mazur/catholicnews.org.uk.
Vatican City, Apr 16, 2021 / 10:13 am (CNA).
Pope Emeritus Benedict XVI was born 94 years ago today in the town of Marktl, Bavaria. More than eight years after he announced his retirement from the papacy in 2013, Benedict continues to live […]
Archdiocese of Indianapolis
Washington D.C., Apr 16, 2021 / 09:46 am (CNA).
The Archbishop of Indianapolis on Friday offered prayers and called on Catholics to work to end gun violence, after a deadly mass shooting at a local FedEx facility the night before.
Cardinal Miguel Ángel Ayuso Guixot of the Pontifical Council for Interreligious Dialogue in Aug. 2019 / Daniel Ibanez/CNA.
Vatican City, Apr 16, 2021 / 09:30 am (CNA).
The Vatican’s interreligious dialogue council released a statement Friday sending “fraternal good wishes” to Muslims for […]
Archbishop Paul Gallagher, the Vatican secretary for relations with states. / Daniel Ibáñez/CNA.
Rome Newsroom, Apr 16, 2021 / 05:38 am (CNA).
"I retain an optimism that leads me to believe that with due commitment we can rise again," Archbishop Paul Gallagher said.
Washington D.C., Apr 16, 2021 / 05:00 am (CNA).
State legislatures of West Virginia and Kansas recently passed bills restricting participation in women’s sports to one’s biological sex and not gender identity.
Relics of St. Faustina and Blessed Michał Sopoćko at the Divine Mercy Sunday Mass in Sisak, Croatia. / Diocese of Sisak
Rome Newsroom, Apr 16, 2021 / 05:00 am (CNA).
A Catholic basilica in one of the towns most-damaged by an earthquake in Croatia last December recently received a relic of St. […]
Bishop Robert Deeley of Portland / Daniel Ibanez/CNA
Washington D.C., Apr 16, 2021 / 04:00 am (CNA).
With the Maine Catholic Youth Meeting taking place virtually for the second year in a row, the Diocese of Portland is trying something new to engage young Catholics - a healthy dose of sheep […]
Priests celebrate Mass at the Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception in Denver, Jan. 17, 2105. / Catholic Charities/Jeffrey Bruno (CC BY 2.0).
Boston, Mass., Apr 16, 2021 / 02:18 am (CNA).
This past week, the Archdiocese of Boston released its new vocation discernment initiative, Scivias, […]
Catholic family of 16 are debt free. / Sam and Rob Fatzinger / EWTN Pro-Life Weekly
Washington D.C., Apr 15, 2021 / 18:30 pm (CNA).
Five years ago, a Catholic family of 16 made international news for sending their children to college without any debt – and now the parents are offering their […]
Catholic school students. CNA file photo.
Charleston, S.C., Apr 15, 2021 / 18:01 pm (CNA).
The Diocese of Charleston filed a suit against South Carolina on Wednesday challenging the state’s “Blaine Amendment”, which prohibits public funds from going to private schools.
Father Emil Kapaun celebrates Mass using the hood of a Jeep as his altar on Oct. 7, 1950. / Public Domain
Wichita, Kan., Apr 15, 2021 / 17:01 pm (CNA).
The remains of Servant of God Father Emil Kapaun, army chaplain and hero of the Korean War, will return to Kansas after his body was identified […]
Carlo Acutis. / carloacutis.com
ACI Prensa Staff, Apr 15, 2021 / 16:22 pm (CNA).
A relic of Blessed Carlo Acutis will be displayed for veneration April 18 at a school in Córdoba, Argentina, marking the start of a tour of schools in the country, with the goal of making the “cyber-apostle of the […]
Pope Francis speaks from the Apostolic Palace during his general audience livestream April 14, 2021. / Vatican Media/CNA
Rome, Italy, Apr 15, 2021 / 15:18 pm (CNA).
Pope Francis said Thursday that the poverty and exclusion from the job market caused by the coronavirus pandemic has made the work […]
St. Agnes Cathedral in Rockville Centre, New York. Credit: Nassau Crew via Wikimedia (CC0 1.0)
Rockville Centre, N.Y., Apr 15, 2021 / 14:01 pm (CNA).
In the wake of bankruptcy filings, the Diocese of Rockville Centre in March announced the sale of its $5.2 million pastoral center to help pay […]
Syrian refugee family at a camp in Passau, Germany - August 2015 / Jazzmany/Shutterstock
Washington D.C., Apr 15, 2021 / 13:00 pm (CNA).
Catholic organizations expressed dismay that the United States this year could admit the lowest number of refugees in decades.
Our Lady of Guadalupe. / Sacred Heart Cathedral Knoxville via Flickr (CC BY-NC 2.0).
CNA Staff, Apr 15, 2021 / 12:53 pm (CNA).
A Catholic parish in Houston held an inauguration ceremony this week for a refurbished statue of Our Lady of Guadalupe that had been vandalized late last year.
Armida Barelli. / Archdiocese of Milan
Rome, Italy, Apr 15, 2021 / 12:11 pm (CNA).
Armida Barelli, a lay Catholic leader who formed “generations of conscious and motivated women” in the faith, will be beatified after the Church approved a miracle attributed to her intercession.
Pope Francis at his general audience address in the library of the Apostolic Palace April 7, 2021. / Vatican Media.
Vatican City, Apr 15, 2021 / 12:01 pm (CNA).
Pope Francis on Thursday encouraged Brazil’s bishops to be united to each other and to their faith in the risen Christ, who will help […]
Dr. Anthony Fauci, director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, speaks during a White House press briefing, conducted by White House Press Secretary Jen Psaki, at the White House Jan. 21. / Alex Wong / Getty Images
Vatican City, Apr 15, 2021 / 11:39 am (CNA).
Washington D.C., Apr 15, 2021 / 10:21 am (CNA).
True social justice is rooted in the Gospel and not in a secular materialist vision, Archbishop Jose Gomez of Los Angeles told Catholic activists on Thursday.
Cardinal Pietro Parolin's video message to Climate Adaptation Summit Jan. 25, 2021. YouTube Screenshot.
Vatican City, Apr 15, 2021 / 08:08 am (CNA).
Cardinal Parolin said Thursday “the huge sums of money and human resources allocated to armaments make us reflect.”
Sr. Victoria Kovalchuk with a refugee girl in Athens, Greece in April 2021. / Alexey Gotovsky/CNA.
Rome Newsroom, Apr 15, 2021 / 04:00 am (CNA).
"I tell them: I came here to be with you in your situation. When you cry, I will be with you. When you laugh, I will be with you."
Washington D.C., Apr 14, 2021 / 16:00 pm (CNA).
House Republicans on Tuesday introduced a bill to defund the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA), alleging its complicity in forced abortions and sterilizations in China.
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 called for the release of 10 people who were kidnapped in Haiti on Sunday and are being held for ransom.
Jen Psaki, White House Press Secretary. / EWTN News Nightly YouTube
CNA Staff, Apr 14, 2021 / 14:18 pm (CNA).
Earlier today, EWTN’s White House Correspondent Owen Jensen questioned White House Press Secretary Jen Psaki about the proposed reversal of the Trump administration’s Protect Life […]
Washington D.C., Apr 14, 2021 / 14:07 pm (CNA).
The online retail giant Amazon delisted another book critical of transgender ideology, before apparently relisting it for sale on Wednesday afternoon.
Abortion pill / Shutterstock
Puebla, Mexico, Apr 14, 2021 / 13:47 pm (CNA).
Pro-life leaders have filed a complaint with the Puebla State Attorney General's Office against a university student and a doctor for advising women how to procure abortion clandestinely at home, in violation of state law […]
Planned Parenthood clinic in Newton, NJ Credit: Glynnis Jones
CNA Staff, Apr 14, 2021 / 12:49 pm (CNA).
President Joe Biden is moving to reverse a Trump-era policy that barred federal Title X funding to entities that perform and refer for abortions, such as Planned Parenthood.
Bishop Michael Hoeppner. CNA file photo.
Crookston, Minn., Apr 14, 2021 / 10:57 am (CNA).
Bishop Michael Hoeppner, who has resigned as Bishop of Crookston after being accused of mishandling cases of priests accused of sexual misconduct, apologized Tuesday for his failures at governing the diocese.
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).
“What was said is not true,” the undersecretary of the saints congregation wrote in an April 9 letter to the journalists of an investigative news program.
Pope Francis speaks from the Apostolic Palace during his general audience livestream April 14, 2021. / Vatican Media/CNA
Vatican City, Apr 14, 2021 / 05:00 am (CNA).
Pope Francis said Wednesday that an essential task of the Church today is to teach people how to pray.
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 abortion, the first such recorded death after the passage of a law legalizing abortion in December last year.
Washington D.C., Apr 13, 2021 / 18:00 pm (CNA).
Pro-life groups criticized the Biden administration for allowing the distribution of the abortion pill through the mail during the COVID-19 pandemic.
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 president of an all-boys high school in New York City has been removed after the board of trustees determined he engaged in inappropriate, non-consensual […]
Washington D.C., Apr 13, 2021 / 17:00 pm (CNA).
A federal court on Tuesday upheld an Ohio law prohibiting doctors from performing abortions based on a prenatal diagnosis of Down syndrome.
Saint Peter in Chains Cathedral on W 8th Street in Cincinnati, Ohio. / Nagel photography/Shutterstock
Cincinnati, Ohio, Apr 13, 2021 / 16:01 pm (CNA).
A Catholic bishop who resigned last year as an auxiliary bishop of the Archdiocese of Cincinnati amid controversy for failure to report to his […]
The Square Michel Foucault in Paris. Credit: J. Maughn via Flickr (CC BY-NC 2.0).
Rome Newsroom, Apr 13, 2021 / 15:15 pm (CNA).
The abuse commission of the Catholic Church in Germany has defended its citation of French philosopher Michel Foucault in a position paper drafted earlier this year.
Nationalists attack police on April 8, 2021 in Belfast, Northern Ireland. / Charles McQuillan/Getty Images.
CNA Staff, Apr 13, 2021 / 14:10 pm (CNA).
The Catholic archbishop of Northern Ireland on Tuesday joined with other Christian leaders in calling for a “unified” response to recent unrest […]
Our Lady Queen of Angels Catholic Church, Los Angeles / Leonid Andronov/Shutterstock
Washington D.C., Apr 13, 2021 / 13:00 pm (CNA).
California lifted all capacity restrictions on religious gatherings on Monday, following the Supreme Court’s ruling over the weekend that the state’s […]
Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari addresses the UN General Assembly, Sept. 28, 2015. / UN Photo/Amanda Voisard.
Abuja, Nigeria, Apr 13, 2021 / 12:15 pm (CNA).
Christian leaders in Nigeria claimed Sunday that Muhammadu Buhari's government is keen on Islamizing the West African nation, following […]
Pope Francis and St. Teresa of Avila / Public domain/ACI Prensa.
Rome Newsroom, Apr 13, 2021 / 11:00 am (CNA).
Pope Francis has hailed St. Teresa of Ávila as exemplar of courage and spiritual motherhood in a letter marking fifty years since the 16th century Spanish mystic was declared the first […]
Charles Maung Bo pictured during a visit to Rome in 2017. / ACI Stampa
Rome Newsroom, Apr 13, 2021 / 06:00 am (CNA).
Cardinal Charles Maung Bo has urged Catholics in Burma to share God’s mercy amid the suffering caused by the military coup in their country by visiting the mourning, sharing food […]