Archive for June 15, 2021

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By Kate Scanlon

Poll: Regular Mass attendees say politicians who oppose Church teaching on grave matters ‘create confusion’

A poll by a Catholic advocacy group released on Tuesday found that, among Catholics who attend Mass regularly, the vast... Read more

Cardinal Péter Erdő at a press conference for the International Eucharistic Congress in Budapest, June 14, 2021.?w=200&h=150

By CNA Staff

International Eucharistic Congress in Budapest unveils official hymn

The song is a “refreshed version” of a hymn from 1938, when Hungary last hosted the congress. Read more

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By CNA Staff

Record number of abortions recorded in England and Wales in 2020

The statistics showed that 3,083 abortions took place on grounds of disability. Read more

Apostolic Nuncio Archbishop Michael Crotty unveils the new sign of Pope Benedict XVI Street in Burkina Faso’s capital, Ouagadougou.?w=200&h=150

By ACI Africa

Burkina Faso names street in honor of Pope emeritus Benedict XVI

The thoroughfare in Ouagadougou will be known as Pope Benedict XVI Street. Read more

Cardinal Luis Antonio Tagle is moved as he recalls his grandfather at a Vatican press conference, June 15, 2021.?w=200&h=150

By Hannah Brockhaus

Cardinal Tagle chokes up while recalling grandfather’s migration story

The Vatican cardinal said that visiting refugee camps reminded him of his migrant roots. Read more

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Cardinal Cupich: A world without nuclear weapons is ‘not some utopian dream’ 

Ahead of important international meetings this week, Cardinal Blase Cupich of Chicago urged President Joe Biden and other world leaders... Read more

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Biden administration seeks death penalty for Boston Marathon bomber 

The Justice Department recently asked the Supreme Court to reinstate a death sentence for Dzhokhar Tsarnaev for his role in... Read more

President Biden reveals his rosary beads during a March 1, 2021 virtual meeting with Mexico’s President López Obrador?w=200&h=150

By Matt Hadro

Bishops must address Biden's policies that contradict Church teaching, theologians say

President Joe Biden has advanced policies contrary to Church teaching on life, marriage, and sexuality – and bishops have a... Read more

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By CNA Staff

Pope Francis: Coronavirus recovery must have true vision for humanity

Rebuilding after the coronavirus pandemic is an opportunity to confront the failures of the past, including failures towards God and... Read more

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By Diego Lopez Marina

Journalists funded by Planned Parenthood create 'black list' of Argentine pro-lifers

On Sunday a group of journalists from Argentina, financed by the International Planned Parenthood Federation, published a "black list” with... Read more

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By Katie Yoder

Meet the only bishop of the 'least religious' country in Europe

Bishop Philippe Jourdan leads the Catholic Church in Estonia, which is considered the least religious country in Europe. Nestled between... Read more

Father Eric Seitz says Mass, with his father, Deacon Ben Seitz, assisting as deacon. Courtesy photo.?w=200&h=150

By Jonah McKeown

Fargo dad follows his son, a priest, to Holy Orders as a deacon

Eric Seitz was ordained to the priesthood August 8, 2020 for the Diocese of Fargo. Two months later, his father... Read more

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By Christine Rousselle

Pornography producer sentenced to 20 years for sex trafficking

One of the pornographers in the production company GirlsDoPorn was sentenced to 20 years in prison on Monday for sex... Read more