Archive of February 11, 2021 :: Catholic News Agency (CNA)
Archive of February 11, 2021

Vandalism outside El Paso Catholic church damages three angel statues

Feb 11, 2021 - 06:01 pm .- Three angel statues at St. Pius X Church in El Paso have suffered heavy damage in a vandalism incident, prompting sadness and prayers for whoever committed the crime.

Why pro-lifers should be concerned with Biden's OMB nominee

Feb 11, 2021 - 05:00 pm .- A former director of the White House Office of Management and Budget (OMB) warned that pro-lifers should be concerned about President Biden’s pick for the position.

The hidden history of Black Catholic nuns in the U.S.

Feb 11, 2021 - 04:10 pm .- Black Catholic nuns have made manifold contributions to the Church in the United States, and theirs is a story that needs to be told, one historian says. 

In time of virtual worship, miracles of Eucharist point to Real Presence

Feb 11, 2021 - 02:27 pm .- A North Vancouver church might be livestreaming Masses daily, but its pastor is ensuring his flock does not forget the importance of approaching the Eucharist in person, too.

Supreme Court weighing Alabama ban on clergy at executions

Feb 11, 2021 - 02:15 pm .- The U.S. Supreme Court is considering the case of an Alabama death row inmate who has asked to have a Christian pastor present with him to pray in the final moments of his life.

Amid controversy, Abby Johnson speaks at Catholic University of America

Feb 11, 2021 - 01:00 pm .- Pro-life activist Abby Johnson addressed students at The Catholic University of America this week amid protests by students and alumni.

Catholic missionary priest nominated for Nobel Peace Prize

Feb 11, 2021 - 12:00 pm .- A Catholic missionary priest in Madagascar known for serving the poor living on a landfill has been nominated for this year’s Nobel Peace Prize.

Pro-life groups warn against abortion funding in COVID relief

Feb 11, 2021 - 10:00 am .- Pro-life groups are warning against increased funding of abortions in Congress’ proposed COVID relief legislation.

Lourdes shrine invites the sick to find hope through virtual visit

Feb 11, 2021 - 08:00 am .- On the feast of Our Lady of Lourdes, the papal delegate for the Marian shrine urged masked pilgrims and virtual viewers alike not to lose hope in the face of sickness and difficulties.

Pope Francis names 54-year-old successor to Cardinal Coutts in Karachi

Feb 11, 2021 - 07:00 am .- Pope Francis on Thursday named a 54-year-old successor to Cardinal Joseph Coutts as Archbishop of Karachi, Pakistan.

Italian cardinal condemns anti-Semitism after disruption of online event

Feb 11, 2021 - 06:00 am .- The president of the Italian bishops’ conference has condemned anti-Semitism after an online event in memory of a Jewish leader was disrupted by hateful images and slogans.

World’s largest Gothic altarpiece dazzles again after 6-year restoration project

Feb 11, 2021 - 04:15 am .- The world’s largest Gothic altarpiece is once again dazzling visitors to a Catholic basilica in Poland following a six-year restoration project.