Archive for March 9, 2021

E-Book: "Francis in Iraq," download all the Pope's messages?w=200&h=150

By CNA Staff

E-Book: 'Francis in Iraq' - Download all of Pope Francis' messages from his trip to Iraq

In this e-book you will find all the homilies, prayers and speeches that Pope Francis gave during his historic visit... Read more

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Catholic women issue statement opposing use of 'abortion-tainted vaccines'

Eighty-six Catholic women from 25 countries issued a letter Monday opposing what they called “abortion-tainted” COVID-19 vaccines, and arguing Church... Read more

Sister Alicia Vacas Moro. Photo courtesy of U.S. Embassy to the Holy See.?w=200&h=150

By Courtney Mares

Religious sister who treated Covid patients honored as 'Woman of Courage'

A religious sister and registered nurse who served those sick with COVID-19 in Italy has been honored by the U.S.... Read more

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Human trafficking wounds the body of Christ, Catholic leaders tell conference

Every person has a role to play to fight human trafficking, Catholic advocates said at an online conference on Tuesday.  Read more

The interior of St. James the Apostle church in Nurio, Mexico. Photo courtesy of the Archdiocese of Morelia.?w=200&h=150

Fire destroys historic church in Mexico

St. James the Apostle church in Nurio, in the Mexican state of Michoacán, was destroyed by a fire on Sunday.  Read more

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By CNA Staff

Bankruptcy judge rules Buffalo diocese will not pay for retired bishops’ lawyers

A bankruptcy judge ruled this month that the Diocese of Buffalo has “no obligation” to retain a law firm on... Read more

Teresita Castillo de Diego with the document that accredits her as a missionary.?w=200&h=150

By ACI Prensa

Teresita: The Spanish 10-year-old who became a missionary

A 10-year-old girl in Spain fulfilled her childhood dream of becoming a Catholic missionary from her hospital bed shortly before... Read more

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One year into the pandemic, U.S. bishops call for global solidarity

The pandemic has emphasized the need for global solidarity, stated leading U.S. bishops one year after mass lockdowns and suspensions... Read more

Seattle's Union Gospel Mission. Credit: Darryl Brooks/Shutterstock.?w=200&h=150

Wash. court okays bisexual lawyer’s discrimination suit against Christian homeless mission

American conflicts over religious freedom continue, as the Washington Supreme Court has reversed a ruling that blocked a bisexual lawyer’s... Read more

Bishop Conley distributes Communion during his Mass of Installation as Bishop of Lincoln, Nov. 20, 2012. ?w=200&h=150

Bishop Conley discusses extended sabbatical for mental health

Following a nearly year-long sabbatical to attend to his mental health, Bishop James Conley of Lincoln explained his experience with... Read more