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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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From the 15th century, a prayer against a New! 2021-04-20 09:07:55This prayer was written by a Servite friar and physician against the plague, but could also be used against COVID-19. From the 15th century, a prayer

Science and the saints can show you how New! 2021-04-20 09:00:00It may just be the most important virtue you can cultivate today. Science and the saints can show you how to become more patient

One in three countries suffer grave violations of New! 2021-04-20 07:42:07In its 15th 'Report on Religious Freedom in the World,' Aid to the Church in Need warns of severe threats to this fundamental right worldwide. One i

6 Essentials for a beautiful funeral New! 2021-04-20 06:00:00Inspired by the late Prince Philip's funeral, it's a good idea to think about the wishes of you and your loved ones. 6 Essentials for a beautiful

“Jesus, you take care of it”: Prayer of New! 2021-04-20 04:00:00The 'Surrender Prayer' by Don Dolindo can be prayed as a novena, or whenever struggles assault us. “Jesus, you take care of it”: Prayer

Teaching your teens the difference between flirting and New! 2021-04-20 04:00:00Let’s help them discover that they are capable of it. Let’s not joke around with love. Teaching your teens the difference between flirtin

Pope on Ukraine: Please, don’t increase tensions 2021-04-19 15:17:37Pope Francis urges gestures that foster reconciliation, even as reports come in of Russia's concentration of troops. Pope on Ukraine: Please, don&rsq

The Ave Catholic Notetaking Bible: A Bible to 2021-04-19 14:55:30A Bible is like a special room where you can have a personal conversation with God, so you want a version that you can make your own. In this Aleteia

Pope Francis to ordain 9 priests for the 2021-04-19 14:31:483 of the 9 are from outside Italy Pope Francis to ordain 9 priests for the Diocese of Rome

Now you can conveniently donate to these 8 2021-04-19 13:57:37U.S. bishops have introduced an online giving platform to help out the important ministries that saw their donations dip during the pandemic. Now you

Does the Church boycott vaccination campaigns due to 2021-04-19 13:48:16Some international voices accuse the Church of endangering millions of lives. Is it true? A fact-checking article Does the Church boycott vaccination

Why we’re exploring Mars: What CS Lewis and 2021-04-19 13:23:01Today's success and the whole mission can point to something deep within us. Why we’re exploring Mars: What CS Lewis and Augustine might say

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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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Ethicists urge caution after creation of monkey embryos 2021-04-19 18:03:00 A human-monkey chimeric blastocyst. Credit: Weizhi Ji/Kunming University of Science and Technology. Washington, D.C. Newsroom, Apr 19, 2021 / 16:

Mozambique’s bishops lament Islamist violence in Palma 2021-04-19 18:01:00 A woman stands in a burned out area after an extremist attack on the village of Aldeia da Paz, Mozambique, Aug. 24, 2019. / AFP via Getty Images.

U.S. bishops ‘disappointed’ at White House keeping current 2021-04-19 17:00:00 Syrian refugee family / Jazzmany/Shutterstock Washington D.C., Apr 19, 2021 / 15:00 pm (CNA). After the Biden administration announced it would n

Is ‘The Chosen’ series about Jesus Christ a 2021-04-19 16:12:00 The Chosen. / Press image. CNA Staff, Apr 19, 2021 / 14:12 pm (CNA). The Easter Sunday season two premiere of The Chosen, an evangelical Christia

Polish Catholic bishop: Warsaw Ghetto Uprising anniversary is 2021-04-19 15:00:00 The Umschlagplatz Monument in Warsaw, Poland, where more than 300,000 Jews were transported from the Warsaw Ghetto to Nazi death camps. / Sr. Amata

Major Archbishop: Ukrainians living in ‘psychological terror’ as 2021-04-19 14:00:00 His Beatitude Sviatoslav Shevchuk. / ACI Group Rome Newsroom, Apr 19, 2021 / 12:00 pm (CNA). ‘On behalf of the Ukrainian people, I ask you

U.S. bishops commemorate 'horrific tragedy' of Armenian genocide 2021-04-19 13:15:00 Armenian orphans being deported from Turkey. Ca. 1920. / Everett Collection/Shutterstock Washington D.C., Apr 19, 2021 / 11:15 am (CNA). The U.S.

All-Ireland Primate criticizes ‘draconian’ new regulations on public 2021-04-19 09:15:00 Archbishop Eamon Martin. / Northern Ireland Executive CC BY ND 2.0. CNA Staff, Apr 19, 2021 / 07:15 am (CNA). A senior Catholic archbishop has ac

Vatican sign language project brings Pope Francis’ words 2021-04-19 07:15:00 ASL interpretation of Pope Francis’ Sunday Regina Coeli address on April 18, 2021. / YouTube screenshot. Vatican City, Apr 19, 2021 / 05:15

Croatia offers scholarships to young persecuted Christians 2021-04-19 06:00:00 The Croatian flag flying in Dubrovnik, southern Croatia. / Christine Zenino via Wikimedia (CC BY 2.0). CNA Staff, Apr 19, 2021 / 04:00 am (CNA).

Society of Catholic Scientists prepares for conference on 2021-04-18 17:00:00 John Williams RUS via Shutterstock. Washington D.C., Apr 18, 2021 / 15:00 pm (CNA). The Society of Catholic Scientists (SCS) will hold its 2021 c

Pope Francis applauds beatification of monks who died 2021-04-18 10:00:00 Pope Francis waves from the window of the Apostolic Palace on Feb. 7, 2021. / Vatican Media/CNA. Vatican City, Apr 18, 2021 / 08:00 am (CNA). In