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As general election nears, bishops across UK stress 2019-12-10 20:01:00London, England, Dec 10, 2019 / 06:01 pm (CNA).- Every voter and politician must resist attacks on the right to life, and Catholic politicians must do

St. John Henry Newman’s meditations on the Litany 2019-12-10 02:28:00Loreto, Italy, Dec 10, 2019 / 12:28 am (CNA).- Morning Star. Mystical Rose. Tower of Ivory. House of Gold. For centuries, Catholics have recited these

German bishop accused of taking $140,000 from elderly 2019-12-09 14:00:00Aachen, Germany, Dec 9, 2019 / 12:00 pm (CNA).- A German bishop has been relieved of all his diocesan responsibilities after being charged by pro

Scotland's bishops issue letter on life issues ahead 2019-12-08 14:00:00Edinburgh, Scotland, Dec 8, 2019 / 12:00 pm (CNA).- After Scotland’s Catholic bishops stressed the right to life as fundamental, their parliamen

How the Church is honoring pilots and the 2019-12-08 07:35:00Loreto, Italy, Dec 8, 2019 / 05:35 am (CNA).- At first glance, pilots and plane passengers have little in common with the Holy House of Mary in Loreto

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

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

Catholic Church discovered in Dublin archeology dig 2019-12-05 21:00:00Dublin, Ireland, Dec 5, 2019 / 07:00 pm (CNA).- After the demolition of a Dublin building, archaeologists have  discovered the foundations a 300-

'If we give up our Christianity, we lose 2019-12-05 16:00:00Washington D.C., Dec 5, 2019 / 02:00 pm (CNA).- Hungary is promoting pro-family policies because its Christian identity is at stake, the country&rsquo

Dublin archdiocese to shift sacrament prep from schools 2019-12-04 16:23:00Dublin, Ireland, Dec 4, 2019 / 02:23 pm (CNA).- Catholic sacramental preparation must change to stress the primary role of families and to reach stude

Spanish cardinal: Prospect of left-wing coalition government a 2019-12-03 19:49:00Valencia, Spain, Dec 3, 2019 / 05:49 pm (CNA).- Cardinal Antonio Cañizares Llovera of Valencia wrote Saturday that in the wake of an inconclusi

UK push for at-home abortion pills denounced as 2019-12-03 02:22:00London, England, Dec 3, 2019 / 12:22 am (CNA).- A pro-life group in the UK has decried a report from a London-based medical association calling for wo

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Why every parish needs a social media ministry New! 2019-12-14 00:00:53There are many ways for the Church to reach the "digital continent."

A spiritual exercise that cultivates a more positive New! 2019-12-14 00:00:49If you tend to be more pessimistic, try this spiritual exercise to see God's presence in your life.

5 Great Christmas songs from children’s choirs New! 2019-12-14 00:00:44"I will sing of your majesty above the heavens with the mouths of babes and infants." - Psalm 8:2-3

The Vatican’s display of Nativity scenes celebrates the New! 2019-12-14 00:00:35This exhibition has been staged in Rome for 44 years.

Caring for others is a “waste of time”: New! 2019-12-14 00:00:25Like liturgy, solidarity requires doing something for the sake of doing it.

The airport phenomenon that’s inspiring nursing moms New! 2019-12-14 00:00:14Something beautiful is happening in lactation pods around the country.

St. John of the Cross summarizes the true New! 2019-12-14 00:00:08If you read anything this Advent, read this inspirational quote from St. John of the Cross.

6 Bible passages to strengthen married couples in New! 2019-12-14 00:00:05Reading the Word of God together is a necessity, says Pope Francis.

Cantalamessa for Advent 2019: On Mary’s Magnificat, and 2019-12-13 13:31:15How closely then are we touched by Mary's canticle, how deeply it scrutinizes us and how radically it "cuts the roots!"

College Knights walk in footsteps of Mexican Saint 2019-12-13 08:36:51Knights from five college councils spend week living like St. Juan Diego.

As Pope Francis marks 50 years as a 2019-12-13 08:00:57From a sense of humor, to a readiness to give one's life, from weariness offered as incense, to a healing heart attentive to the wounds of his flock.

“The Seven Joys of Mary” is a catchy 2019-12-13 07:00:51Part sea chantey, part catechism, this is one to sing with the kids!

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Books for Christmas—2019 2019-12-11 06:00:00Resist the twitterization of thought—give books for Christmas! The following titles will delight, instruct, edify (or all of the above): &n

Porn Is Not a Blessing of Liberty 2019-12-11 06:00:00Last week, four Republican congressmen sent a missive to U.S. Attorney General William Barr. This one-page letter beseeched Barr to actually enfor

America As a Catholic Country 2019-12-10 06:00:00As a student in the fourth grade of Saint Thomas Aquinas School in East Lansing, Michigan, I looked about me and saw a great landscape whose meaning l

Christmas Guide to Buying a Bible: 2019 Edition 2019-12-09 06:00:00In 2012, First Things asked me to suggest Bibles to give as gifts during the Christmas season. Seven years later, those recommendations hold up. B

Can Nationalism Unite Us? 2019-12-06 06:00:00 The Case for Nationalism: How it Made Us Powerful, United, and Free by rich lowry broadside books, 288 pages, $26.99 Continue Reading »

An Anthem for Postliberals 2019-12-06 06:00:00At my home church in Birmingham, Alabama, and in churches I visit across the country, I often sing G. K. Chesterton’s “O God of Earth and

On Supersessionism 2019-12-05 06:00:00You brood of vipers,” excoriates John the Baptist in what may well be the most politically incorrect Advent sermon ever delivered. John simply d

Algorithm Religion 2019-12-04 06:00:00It’s 2032 and you’re heading into town in your self-driving car. You are alone, asleep in the back seat. Unbeknownst to you, a drama looms

A Last Chance for Australian Justice 2019-12-04 06:00:00My late parents loved Cardinal George Pell, whom they knew for decades. So I found it a happy coincidence that, on November 12 (which would have been

Cultural Critic, Cultural Christian 2019-12-03 09:55:00Clive James died on November 24, 2019, nearly a decade after being diagnosed with leukemia.  Continue Reading »

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

Trying Abraham 2019-11-29 06:00:00 Continue Reading »

CNA Daily News

New Jersey bishop opposes contraception bill removing religious New! 2019-12-13 22:40:00Metuchen, N.J., Dec 13, 2019 / 08:40 pm (CNA).- A New Jersey bishop is calling on legislators to amend a bill that would force religious groups to fun

For Gaza Christians, no Christmas travels to Bethlehem New! 2019-12-13 20:30:00Jerusalem, Dec 13, 2019 / 06:30 pm (CNA).- Church leaders in Jerusalem are appealing to Israeli authorities to reverse a decision that prohibits the C

Group of South Sudanese clerics, laity reject Juba New! 2019-12-13 20:01:00Juba, South Sudan, Dec 13, 2019 / 06:01 pm (CNA).- A group of three priests and five laymen from the Archdiocese of Juba wrote Thursday to the Congreg

‘A Hidden Life’ brings story of Bl. Franz 2019-12-13 19:27:00Rome, Italy, Dec 13, 2019 / 05:27 pm (CNA).- A new film opening this weekend tells the story of Blessed Franz Jagerstatter, whose refusal to fight for

Bishops condemn antisemitism after New Jersey shooting 2019-12-13 18:00:00Washington D.C., Dec 13, 2019 / 04:00 pm (CNA).- The U.S. bishops’ conference on Friday condemned the antisemitic shooting at a kosher market in

‘No logical connection’ between celibacy and abuse, CDF 2019-12-13 17:00:00Vatican City, Dec 13, 2019 / 03:00 pm (CNA).- A senior official at the Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith has defended clerical celibacy in th

Bishop Conley announces medical leave of absence from 2019-12-13 14:34:00Lincoln, Neb., Dec 13, 2019 / 12:34 pm (CNA).- Bishop James Conley announced Friday that he is taking a medical leave of absence from his ministry as

US bishops in Rome ask Pope Francis about 2019-12-13 11:56:00Vatican City, Dec 13, 2019 / 09:56 am (CNA).- American bishops from the Midwest met with Pope Francis this week with questions about the outcome of th

Pope Francis celebrates 50th ordination anniversary by honoring 2019-12-13 08:00:00Vatican City, Dec 13, 2019 / 06:00 am (CNA).- Fifty years ago on Dec. 13, Jorge Mario Bergoglio was ordained a Jesuit priest in Argentina. As pope, he

Senior Victoria cops said Pell investigation could distract 2019-12-13 06:00:00Washington D.C., Dec 13, 2019 / 04:00 am (CNA).- Senior police officials in the Australian state of Victoria discussed by email the way that their 201

How the blind can 'see' Our Lady of 2019-12-12 21:10:00Mexico City, Mexico, Dec 12, 2019 / 07:10 pm (CNA).- Just inside the entrance to the Basilica of Our Lady of Guadalupe in Mexico City is a small are

Lebanese bishops concerned about Christian emigration 2019-12-12 20:01:00Beirut, Lebanon, Dec 12, 2019 / 06:01 pm (CNA).-   As anti-government protests continue in Lebanon, the country’s economic crisis is worsen