Archive for March 1, 2021

Pope Francis greets Pope emeritus Benedict XVI at the Vatican’s Mater Ecclesiae Monastery on Nov. 28, 2020. Credit: Vatican Media.?w=200&h=150

Benedict XVI addresses resignation conspiracy theories, Iraq, and Biden in new interview

Benedict XVI addressed conspiracy theories about his resignation as pope, Pope Francis’ trip to Iraq, and Joe Biden in an... Read more

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Elderly religious overlooked in Belgium’s early COVID-19 vaccination programs

A body representing religious men and women has questioned the exclusion of elderly religious from the early stages of coronavirus... Read more

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Scotland’s Catholic bishops seek ‘dialogue’ over cap on worshipers when public Masses resume

Scotland’s Catholic bishops said on Monday that they plan to engage in “dialogue” with government officials over a cap on worshipers when... Read more


By CNA Staff

Archdiocese of Baltimore to highlight resources to fight porn

The Archdiocese of Baltimore has set aside the weekend of March 13-14 as a time to focus on the dangers... Read more

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By Christine Rousselle

Fr. Michael Pfleger’s parish stops payments to Chicago archdiocese to expedite his investigation

The parish of St. Sabina in Chicago announced on Sunday that it would withhold its monthly contribution to the archdiocese... Read more

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Hasbro to sell gender-neutral Potato Head families, criticizing 'limiting' family and gender norms

The Hasbro toy company is now marketing a gender-neutral Potato Head family set showing same-sex couples and a baby, alongside... Read more

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Pro-life leader denounces 'terrorism' of pro-choice activists occupying Mexican state capitol

A pro-life leader in Mexico has called the occupation of the legislature in Quintana Roo state by pro-abortion feminists “green... Read more

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Senate confirms nominee who supported transgender athletes' participation in women's sports

The Senate on Monday voted to confirm President Biden’s nominee for education secretary, who had supported males identifying as transgender... Read more

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By Jonah McKeown

Catholic Connect suspended from Instagram for apparent copyright infringement

Instagram this week suspended a popular Catholic account for apparent copyright violations.  Read more

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By Christine Rousselle

New Orleans archdiocese: Catholics should seek ethical alternatives to Johnson & Johnson vaccine

The Archdiocese of New Orleans says that the recently-approved Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine is “morally compromised,” and advises Catholics... Read more

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Columbus diocese announces strategic planning initiative

The Diocese of Columbus announced Monday a strategic planning initiative meant to discern the future of the local Church, encouraging... Read more