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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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Catholic agencies join call for greater COVID vaccine 2021-04-16 14:55:14WHO reports that fewer than 1% of doses are getting to poorer nations. Catholic agencies join call for greater COVID vaccine equity worldwide

Chicago Catholic school featured in ‘Hoop Dreams’ doc 2021-04-16 13:00:00The decision was made based on dwindling enrollment numbers which mirror a downward trend in the city's Catholic practice. Chicago Catholic school fe

Vatican to Muslims as Ramadan begins: Let us 2021-04-16 12:41:31As a sign of our spiritual fraternity, we assure you of our prayer, and we send best wishes for a peaceful and fruitful Ramadan, and for a joyful &lsq

The fascinating reason Prince Philip will have two 2021-04-16 12:00:00The Duke of Edinburgh's burial place is only temporary ... for a romantic reason. The fascinating reason Prince Philip will have two burials

Franciscans made wooden models of the Church of 2021-04-16 10:00:00Mother-of-pearl crosses adorn the models of the site of the Crucifixion. Franciscans made wooden models of the Church of the Holy Sepulchre

Missionary’s last act of faith touches his nurse’s 2021-04-16 09:00:03A COVID-19 patient's rosary beads sent a powerful message. Missionary’s last act of faith touches his nurse’s heart

If it’s not Godly love, it’s not real 2021-04-16 08:34:15Christians can't rely on feelings as the measure of love If it’s not Godly love, it’s not real love

St. Joseph: Bold, beautiful and Baroque 2021-04-16 07:00:00Artistic portrayals of Joseph came to present him as a Christ-like model of fatherhood and fidelity. St. Joseph: Bold, beautiful and Baroque

5 Catholic kids’ apps to support faith formation 2021-04-16 06:00:00Screen time can be an opportunity for religious education with these brilliant apps. 5 Catholic kids’ apps to support faith formation at home

What can you do when you feel “worthless” 2021-04-16 04:00:00There's a simple secret to remaining confident as you seek to do your best. What can you do when you feel “worthless” compared to others

5 Essential things used at Mass and their 2021-04-16 03:52:21What is the symbolism of candles at Mass? 5 Essential things used at Mass and their symbolism

Is life really a gift? Benedict’s answer on 2021-04-16 03:51:36On this day that Benedict XVI turns 94, his 2012 reflection on his life helps us "go forward with certainty" as he does. Is life really a gift? Bene

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This Book Was Made for Walking 2021-04-16 06:00:00How X Made Us Human” has been an evergreen trope for publishers. There are many answers on offer. We are human because we ate meat. (Yes, really

How Not to Speak Truth to Power 2021-04-15 06:00:00Another week, another pile of victims of those who pride themselves on courageously “speaking truth to power,” as the saying has it. This

God’s Harsh and Dreadful Love 2021-04-14 06:00:00The Paschal Triduum this year seemed like a return from exile: Holy Thursday’s Evening Mass of the Lord’s Supper, in church ; Good Friday

The Rhine Breaches the Tiber 2021-04-14 06:00:00On October 11, 1954, the newly-ordained Father Hans Küng celebrated his first Holy Mass at the tomb of St. Peter. Exactly eight years to the day

Following John 2021-04-13 06:00:00Easter makes everything new. John’s Gospel tells us that even time and space are now reconfigured. The “first day of the week” (the

The Art of Admiration 2021-04-12 06:00:00Not Forgotten:Elegies for, and Reminiscences of, a Diverse Cast of Characters, Most of Them Admirable by george weigel ignatius, 221 pages, $17.9

Born and Unborn: Answering Objections to Constitutional Personhood 2021-04-09 10:15:00Are there sufficient reasons for the Court to hold that the unborn are persons within the meaning of the equal protection clause of the Fourteenth Ame

New World From Water 2021-04-09 06:00:00The gospel begins with John preaching baptism and ends with Jesus commanding baptism. For two millennia, baptism has been the effective symbol of our

Doubts About Constitutional Personhood 2021-04-08 06:00:00In “ Abortion Is Unconstitutional ” (April), John Finnis argues that the unborn child is a “person” within the meaning of the

Light from the East 2021-04-07 06:00:00Ten years ago last month, the Synod of the Ukrainian Greek Catholic Church made a striking decision: It elected its youngest member, 40-year-old Bisho

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

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White House says it will increase refugee cap 2021-04-16 18:00:00 Orhan Cam/Shutterstock Washington D.C., Apr 16, 2021 / 16:00 pm (CNA). President Joe Biden will increase the refugee admissions limit by May 15 -

NIH reverses restrictions on fetal tissue research 2021-04-16 17:15:00 Alex_Traksel/Shutterstock Washington D.C., Apr 16, 2021 / 15:15 pm (CNA). The National Institutes of Health (NIH) on Friday announced it will not

Former Cincinnati auxiliary bishop’s role with Catholic school 2021-04-16 16:11:00 Cincinnati auxiliary Bishop Joseph Binzer. / Archdiocese of Cincinnati. Cincinnati, Ohio, Apr 16, 2021 / 14:11 pm (CNA). Parents at St. John the

NGO praises Mastercard for trying to curb illegal 2021-04-16 14:06:00 Zyabich/Shutterstock Washington D.C., Apr 16, 2021 / 12:06 pm (CNA). The National Center on Sexual Exploitation praised the credit card associati

Vatican official: Pope to advance sainthood cause of 2021-04-16 13:01:00 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

USCCB: Permitting mail-order abortion pills places women’s health 2021-04-16 12:33:00 Ivanko80/Shutterstock Washington D.C., Apr 16, 2021 / 10:33 am (CNA). The pro-life chair of the U.S. bishops’ conference on Friday warned t

Benedict XVI turns 94 years old 2021-04-16 12:13:00 Pope emeritus Benedict XVI. / Mazur/catholicnews.org.uk. Vatican City, Apr 16, 2021 / 10:13 am (CNA). Pope Emeritus Benedict XVI was born 94 year

Indianapolis archbishop offers prayers in response to local 2021-04-16 11:46:00 Archdiocese of Indianapolis Washington D.C., Apr 16, 2021 / 09:46 am (CNA). The Archbishop of Indianapolis on Friday offered prayers and called o

Vatican statement on Ramadan: 'Christians and Muslims are 2021-04-16 11:30:00 Cardinal Miguel Ángel Ayuso Guixot of the Pontifical Council for Interreligious Dialogue in Aug. 2019 / Daniel Ibanez/CNA. Vatican City, A

Christian anthropology can renew the West, Vatican foreign 2021-04-16 07:38:00 Archbishop Paul Gallagher, the Vatican secretary for relations with states. / Daniel Ibáñez/CNA. Rome Newsroom, Apr 16, 2021 / 05:3

More states pass bills aimed at protecting women’s 2021-04-16 07:00:00 lzf/Shutterstock Washington D.C., Apr 16, 2021 / 05:00 am (CNA). State legislatures of West Virginia and Kansas recently passed bills restricting

St. Faustina relic given to Catholic basilica hit 2021-04-16 07:00:00 Relics of St. Faustina and Blessed Michał Sopoćko at the Divine Mercy Sunday Mass in Sisak, Croatia. / Diocese of Sisak Rome Newsroom,