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Archive for June 9, 2021

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By Luke Coppen

‘It’s heady stuff’: A composer turns St. John Henry Newman’s much-loved words into music

Sir James MacMillan’s new work “Nothing in Vain” is inspired by a meditation by the English saint. Read more

Pope Francis’ general audience in the San Damaso Courtyard of the Apostolic Palace, June 9, 2021.?w=200&h=150

By CNA Staff

Pope Francis: Say the ‘Jesus Prayer’ throughout the day

At his general audience, the pope recommended the prayer at the heart of Eastern Christianity’s mystical tradition. Read more

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By CNA Staff

Ireland’s High Court to hear abortion case

A couple claim that their unborn child was aborted after they were mistakenly told that it had a fatal fetal... Read more

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By Matt Hadro

EXCLUSIVE: Cardinal Pell calls for better fiscal accountability at the Vatican

Cardinal George Pell – the former prefect of the Vatican’s Secretariat for the Economy – called for stronger fiscal accountability... Read more

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By Hannah Brockhaus

Financial watchdog tells Vatican to improve judicial action on crime

The Moneyval report noted improvements to the Vatican’s regulations to fight money laundering. Read more

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By Joe Bukuras

Notre Dame university website celebrates ‘Pride Month’

The website of the University of Notre Dame has a feature post celebrating LGBTQ+ Pride on its diversity and inclusion... Read more

Pope Francis’ general audience in the San Damaso Courtyard of the Apostolic Palace, June 9, 2021.?w=200&h=150

By Hannah Brockhaus

Pope Francis: Priests, bishops, and married couples ‘co-responsible’ for the family

The pope sent a video message to a four-day online meeting on his apostolic exhortation Amoris laetitia. Read more

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By Joe Bukuras

Harvard Catholic Center engages intellectual tradition with new forum

The Harvard Catholic Center is in its first year of launching an initiative to engage the university, academic professions, and... Read more

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By CNA Staff

Irish Catholic bishop ‘delighted’ as firm offers paid leave after pregnancy loss

Bishop Kevin Doran welcomed the step by Lidl Ireland. Read more

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By CNA Staff

Pope Francis encourages ecumenical meeting in brotherly love

Practicing love toward one another is essential, Pope Francis said in a video message to a gathering of the John... Read more

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Biden administration cites ‘duty’ to uphold Title IX exemption for Christian schools

The Biden administration on Tuesday said it is required by law to uphold a Title IX exemption for religious colleges,... Read more

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By Blanca Ruiz

Spanish bishop cricitizes bill that would criminalize pro-life witness near abortion clinics

The secretary general of the Spanish bishops’ conference on Saturday questioned on Twitter a bill proposed by the ruling Spanish... Read more

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By Christine Rousselle

Deaths by euthanasia soared last year in Canada

The number of Canadians who ended their lives by euthanasia and assisted suicide increased by 17% in 2020, the country’s... Read more