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New allegations against David Haas prompt top music publisher to sever ties with hymn composer - Wed, 04 Aug 2021 21:12:00 -0600 - David Haas in a concert at the Ateneo de Manila University, Quezon City, Philippines. / Titopao/wikimedia. CC BY SA 4.0 Washington, D.C. Newsroom, Aug 4, 2021 / 21:12 pm (CNA). A top publisher o ...

Sydney McLaughlin wins gold and her Catholic high school goes wild - Wed, 04 Aug 2021 17:01:00 -0600 - Sister Percylee Hart RSM, principal of Union Catholic Regional High School in New Jersey, sits in front a crowd of students, staff, and alumni as the crowd cheers on Sydney McLaughlin in her Gold ...

St. Augustine diocese reverses mask mandate at Catholic schools - Wed, 04 Aug 2021 16:00:00 -0600 - Halfpoint Washington D.C., Aug 4, 2021 / 16:00 pm (CNA). Masks will now be optional at Catholic schools in the Diocese of St. Augustine this upcoming school year, as the diocese on July 30 scrap ...

Archbishop Lori: St John Vianney, Bl Michael McGivney were both 'exemplary pastors of souls' - Wed, 04 Aug 2021 15:10:00 -0600 - Archbishop William Lori of Baltimore delivers a homily during a Mass at the Basilica of the National Shrine of the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary in Baltimore, Md., May 31, 2021. / © 2021 ...

New sex abuse lawsuit names Theodore McCarrick, Fr. Michael Barrett - Wed, 04 Aug 2021 14:06:00 -0600 - Screenshot of Jeff Anderson & Associates press conference. / Jeff Anderson & Associates Washington D.C., Aug 4, 2021 / 14:06 pm (CNA). A new civil sex abuse lawsuit has been filed agains ...

Bioethicist: There must be conscience exemptions to vaccine mandates - Wed, 04 Aug 2021 13:01:00 -0600 - Ball Lunla/Shutterstock Washington D.C., Aug 4, 2021 / 13:01 pm (CNA). As workplaces have begun to require COVID-19 vaccinations for employees, some Catholic institutions insist that conscience ...

Catholic infertility ministry provides community, support - Wed, 04 Aug 2021 03:01:00 -0600 - Lauren Allen, the founder of the Catholic infertility ministry the Fruitful Hollow, with her husband. / Courtesy of Lauren Allen. Denver Newsroom, Aug 4, 2021 / 03:01 am (CNA). Lauren Allen alwa ...

Knights of Columbus highlight charitable work, faith formation at annual meeting - Tue, 03 Aug 2021 19:55:00 -0600 - Patrick Kelly, Supreme Knight of the Knights of Columbus, delivers his first Supreme Knight's Report during the organization's 139th Annual Convention, Aug. 3, 2021. Credit: Knights of ...

Blessed Pier Giorgio Frassati: Living life as an 'explosion of joy' - Tue, 03 Aug 2021 19:00:00 -0600 - Bl. Pier Giorgio Frassati. / Faith on Tap Brisbane (CC BY NC 2.0). Denver Newsroom, Aug 3, 2021 / 19:00 pm (CNA). Few young Catholic Blessed are more popular in the United States than Pier Girog ...

Catholic gymnast Simone Biles makes triumphant return to Olympics - Tue, 03 Aug 2021 17:01:00 -0600 - Simone Biles at the Rio 2016 Summer Olympic Games / Salty View/Shutterstock Washington D.C., Aug 3, 2021 / 17:01 pm (CNA). Although the Tokyo Olympics did not go as planned for Simone Biles, the ...

More than 75 briefs filed supporting Mississippi’s 15-week abortion ban at Supreme Court    - Tue, 03 Aug 2021 15:01:00 -0600 - U.S. Supreme Court building / Addie Mena/CNA Washington D.C., Aug 3, 2021 / 15:01 pm (CNA). More than 75 amicus briefs have been filed at the Supreme Court supporting Mississippi’s ban on most ...

Archbishop Cordileone named prior of historic order of Catholic knights   - Tue, 03 Aug 2021 13:05:00 -0600 - Members of the U.S. delegation of the Sacred Military Constantinian Order of St. George / U.S. Delegation of the Sacred Military Constantinian Order of St. George. Washington D.C., Aug 3, 2021 / ...

Catholic exorcist says Converse pentagram shoes ‘create a fascination with evil’ - Tue, 03 Aug 2021 10:32:00 -0600 - Converse Pentagram Sneakers / Image via screenshot. Instagram @Converse Washington D.C., Aug 3, 2021 / 10:32 am (CNA). A Catholic exorcist said on Tuesday that a recently-unveiled Converse shoe ...

Catholic schools proud of US Olympic medalist Katie Ledecky - Mon, 02 Aug 2021 18:01:00 -0600 - roibu/Shutterstock Washington D.C., Aug 2, 2021 / 18:01 pm (CNA). American Olympic swimmer Katie Ledecky will be leaving Tokyo with four medals, making her the most decorated female swimmer of a ...

'Go, Syd, Go!': Catholic high school ready to cheer on Sydney McLaughlin at Tokyo Olympics - Mon, 02 Aug 2021 17:13:00 -0600 - Olympic track star Sydney McLaughlin with Sister Percylee Hart RSM, the principal of Union Catholic Regional High School in Scotch Plains, NJ. McLaughlin graduated from the school in 2017. / Unio ...

Archbishop Cordileone schedules monthly Traditional Latin Mass at cathedral - Mon, 02 Aug 2021 17:01:00 -0600 - Archbishop Salvatore Cordileone of San Francisco San Francisco, Calif., Aug 2, 2021 / 17:01 pm (CNA). Archbishop Salvatore Cordileone has instituted a monthly Traditional Latin Mass at San Franc ...

US bishops welcome emergency resettlement of Afghans - Mon, 02 Aug 2021 15:00:00 -0600 - Taiga/Shutterstock Washington D.C., Aug 2, 2021 / 15:00 pm (CNA). Leading U.S. bishops on Friday welcomed Afghan nationals to the United States who had assisted the United States’ military, di ...

NFP expert: Natural Family Planning ‘empowers’ Catholic couples with fertility knowledge  - Mon, 02 Aug 2021 14:57:00 -0600 - Unsplash (CC0 1.0). Washington, D.C. Newsroom, Aug 2, 2021 / 14:57 pm (CNA). Natural Family Planning (NFP) “empowers” women with “extremely valuable” information about their bodies, acco ...

NY archdiocese warns priests not to grant religious vaccine exemptions - Mon, 02 Aug 2021 13:30:00 -0600 - oasisamuel/Shutterstock Washington D.C., Aug 2, 2021 / 13:30 pm (CNA). The Archdiocese of New York has instructed priests not to grant religious exemptions for COVID-19 vaccines, saying that doi ...

Body of Tennessee priest on path to canonization reburied in basilica - Mon, 02 Aug 2021 13:20:00 -0600 - Fr. Patrick Ryan. Public domain. Knoxville, Tenn., Aug 2, 2021 / 13:20 pm (CNA). The body of Servant of God Patrick Ryan, a Tennessee priest who died in 1878 caring for victims of the Chattanoog ...

Retired Albany bishop admits returning accused priests to ministry without notifying law enforcement - Sun, 01 Aug 2021 09:01:00 -0600 - Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception, Albany / Matt H. Wade via Wikimedia (CC BY-SA 3.0) Washington D.C., Aug 1, 2021 / 09:01 am (CNA). The bishop emeritus of Albany says that the diocese once ...

Updated: Catholics ask Cardinal Gregory to reconsider cancelation of Tridentine Mass at National Shrine - Sat, 31 Jul 2021 14:30:00 -0600 - Cardinal Raymond Burke celebrates a pontifical high Mass during the Summorum Pontificum Pilgrimage in Rome on Oct. 25, 2014. / Daniel Ibanez/CNA Washington D.C., Jul 31, 2021 / 14:30 pm (CNA). ...

Theodore McCarrick faces new civil sex abuse lawsuit - Sat, 31 Jul 2021 12:00:00 -0600 - Theodore McCarrick / U.S. Institute of Peace / CC BY NC 2.0 Washington D.C., Jul 31, 2021 / 12:00 pm (CNA). Former cardinal Theodore McCarrick now faces a fifth civil sex abuse lawsuit in New Je ...

Mother Angelica's monastery elects new abbess, asks for 'continued prayers' - Fri, 30 Jul 2021 17:01:00 -0600 - The newly elected Abbess and Council of Our Lady of the Angels Monastery in Hanceville, Ala., July 2021. Credit: Poor Clares of Perpetual Adoration. Birmingham, Ala., Jul 30, 2021 / 17:01 pm (CN ...

‘Abortion is not health care’: Members of Congress speak out against proposed abortion billing rule - Fri, 30 Jul 2021 16:02:00 -0600 - lazyllama/Shutterstock Washington D.C., Jul 30, 2021 / 16:02 pm (CNA). More than 25 Republican senators wrote to the Biden administration this week warning that a proposed rule would allow feder ...

Thank God ahead of time: What Blessed Solanus Casey teaches about a spirituality of gratitude - Fri, 30 Jul 2021 15:19:00 -0600 - Blessed Solanus Casey. Photo courtesy of the Capuchin Franciscan Order of St. Joseph in Detroit. Detroit, Mich., Jul 30, 2021 / 15:19 pm (CNA). Blessed Solanus Casey's childhood was not easy. He ...

Catholic Charities in Texas criticizes state order restricting immigration work - Fri, 30 Jul 2021 14:02:00 -0600 - August 17, 2017 - A volunteer at the Catholic Charities Humanitarian Respite Center in McAllen helps a Central American refugee family take a bus to go stay with U.S. family / Vic Hinterlang/Shut ...

Knights of Columbus fundraise to replace vandalized statues at NYC parish - Fri, 30 Jul 2021 11:33:00 -0600 - Remains of the statues vandalized at Our Lady of Mercy parish in New York City, July17, 2021. Credit: Diocese of Brooklyn. New York City, N.Y., Jul 30, 2021 / 11:33 am (CNA). A Knights of Columb ...

Two weeks after Pope Francis' Traditional Latin Mass restrictions, US bishops continue to respond - Fri, 30 Jul 2021 10:15:00 -0600 - Thoom/Shutterstock Washington D.C., Jul 30, 2021 / 10:15 am (CNA). Two weeks after Pope Francis issued his motu proprio restricting the use of traditional liturgies, bishops throughout the Unite ...

US bishops condemn abortion funding in House-passed spending bill - Fri, 30 Jul 2021 09:00:00 -0600 - Cardinal Timothy Dolan of New York / Daniel Ibanez/CNA Washington D.C., Jul 30, 2021 / 09:00 am (CNA). Leading U.S. bishops on Thursday opposed the House passage of appropriations bills that fun ...

Catholic health care giant Ascension to mandate coronavirus vaccines for employees - Thu, 29 Jul 2021 18:29:00 -0600 - Ball Lunla/Shutterstock Denver Newsroom, Jul 29, 2021 / 18:29 pm (CNA). The Catholic health care network Ascension will mandate coronavirus vaccination for its employees, physicians, volunteers, ...

Traditional Latin Mass restrictions leave ‘a lot of unanswered questions,’ says Providence bishop - Thu, 29 Jul 2021 17:10:00 -0600 - Bishop Thomas Tobin of Providence / Diocese of Providence Washington D.C., Jul 29, 2021 / 17:10 pm (CNA). The bishop of Providence says patience and reflection are necessary while bishops study ...

House passes spending bills without restrictions on abortion funding - Thu, 29 Jul 2021 15:00:00 -0600 - Nicole Glass Photography/Shutterstock Washington D.C., Jul 29, 2021 / 15:00 pm (CNA). The House this week passed spending bills that would allow funding of abortions both in the United States an ...

Priests of Buffalo diocese continue to face sex abuse accusations - Thu, 29 Jul 2021 14:52:00 -0600 - St. Joseph Cathedral in Buffalo, N.Y. / CiEll/Shutterstock Buffalo, N.Y., Jul 29, 2021 / 14:52 pm (CNA). Since June more than 90 sex abuse lawsuits involving the Diocese of Buffalo have been fil ...

Former cardinal Theodore McCarrick charged with sexual assault of a minor - Thu, 29 Jul 2021 12:11:00 -0600 - Theodore McCarrick before his laicization / Copyright Mazur_catholicchurch.org.uk Washington D.C., Jul 29, 2021 / 12:11 pm (CNA). Former Cardinal Theodore McCarrick is facing charges of sexually ...

Made in His Image founder writes book on trauma, forgiveness, and healing - Thu, 29 Jul 2021 10:54:00 -0600 - Maura Preszler, author of 'Choosing to See Beauty'. Credit: Hannah Quintana Photography. Denver Newsroom, Jul 29, 2021 / 10:54 am (CNA). Maura Preszler grew up in an abusive household, ...

World nurses' congress to focus on unity in mission, faith - Wed, 28 Jul 2021 19:01:00 -0600 - MonkeyBusinessImages/Shutterstock Allentown, Pa., Jul 28, 2021 / 19:01 pm (CNA). Held every four years, the upcoming World Congress of Nurses comes at a providential time for many Catholic nurse ...

Confession must be part of talks on worthiness to receive Communion, Nuncio says - Wed, 28 Jul 2021 17:05:00 -0600 - Archbishop Christophe Pierre, apostolic nuncio to the United States, addresses the July 28 online panel hosted by Georgetown University's Initiative on Catholic Social Thought and Public Lif ...

A ‘true living medieval experience’: Catholic University students replicate Notre Dame cathedral architecture - Wed, 28 Jul 2021 15:03:00 -0600 - Professors and students stand in front of the Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception at The Catholic University of America's campus, to begin building truss number six ...

Archbishop of Santiago de Compostela calls Holy Year ‘a time of grace and encounter’ - Wed, 28 Jul 2021 09:05:00 -0600 - Santiago de Compostela cathedral / artem evdokimov/Shutterstock Washington D.C., Jul 28, 2021 / 09:05 am (CNA). The Archbishop of Santiago de Compostela emphasized the graces of the current Jubi ...

5 things you need to know about Blessed Stanley Rother - Wed, 28 Jul 2021 06:00:00 -0600 - Blessed Stanley Rother during a carnival. Courtesy of Archdiocese of Oklahoma City Archives. Denver Newsroom, Jul 28, 2021 / 06:00 am (CNA). Not much is popularly known about Blessed Stanley Rot ...

Boston auxiliary bishop reveals why he voted against Eucharistic document - Tue, 27 Jul 2021 16:30:00 -0600 - Daniel Ibanez/CNA Denver Newsroom, Jul 27, 2021 / 16:30 pm (CNA). An auxiliary bishop of the Boston archdiocese on Sunday revealed why he voted against a motion of the U.S. bishops’ conference ...

Cardinal Gregory reportedly withdraws permission for Tridentine Mass at National Shrine - Tue, 27 Jul 2021 16:10:00 -0600 - Cardinal Raymond Burke gives the final blessing during the Summorum Pontificum Pilgrimage Mass in Rome on Oct. 25, 2014. / Daniel Ibanez/CNA. Washington D.C., Jul 27, 2021 / 16:10 pm (CNA). Card ...

Catholic sisters dedicate lives to telling the elderly ‘You’ll never be alone’ - Tue, 27 Jul 2021 13:00:00 -0600 - Sr. Constance Veit, LSP / EWTN News In Depth Washington D.C., Jul 27, 2021 / 13:00 pm (CNA). Ahead of the inaugural World Day for Grandparents and the Elderly this past Sunday, the communication ...

Coptic archbishop: Condemning persecution of non-Christians follows the example of Christ - Tue, 27 Jul 2021 10:30:00 -0600 - Archbishop Angaelos / Courtesy photo. Washington D.C., Jul 27, 2021 / 10:30 am (CNA). Christians around the world must speak out against all religious persecution - including against the Muslim ...

Recent target of NY pro-abortion protests speaks out - Mon, 26 Jul 2021 12:45:00 -0600 - Fr. Fidelis Moscinski, CFR (right) encounters protesters during the July 10 "Witness for Life" prayer procession in Brooklyn. / Jeffrey Bruno/Instagram/EWTN Pro-Life Weekly Washington ...

How priests prepare to say Mass - Mon, 26 Jul 2021 06:01:00 -0600 - Newly ordained priests are vested during their Mass of Ordination in St. Peter's Basilica, April 26, 2015. / Bohumil Petrik/CNA. Washington D.C., Jul 26, 2021 / 06:01 am (CNA). In preparati ...

Catholic journalism expert reflects on the moral issues around privacy and data  - Sat, 24 Jul 2021 06:01:00 -0600 - Dr. William Thorn, associate professor emeritus of Journalism and Media Studies/Institute for Catholic Media at Marquette University’s Diederich College of Communication. Credit: William Thorn/ ...

Major donations mean 'tremendous impact' for Catholic school students in western Pennsylvania - Fri, 23 Jul 2021 16:01:00 -0600 - Stephen Kiers/Shutterstock Greensburg, Pa., Jul 23, 2021 / 16:01 pm (CNA). An anonymous donor and new partners will help continue millions of dollars in funding for a tuition aid program for the ...

Lawsuit brings sex abuse allegations against New Hampshire bishop - Fri, 23 Jul 2021 14:00:00 -0600 - Bishop Peter Libasci of Manchester. Credit: Jeff Dachowski. Rockville Centre, N.Y., Jul 23, 2021 / 14:00 pm (CNA). Bishop Peter Libasci has been accused in a lawsuit of committing sexual abuse w ...