Archive for January 11, 2022

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By Shannon Mullen

Synod snafu: The USCCB tweet Catholic Twitter can't stop talking about

No one ever said gathering constructive input from the world's 1 billion Catholics was going to be easy. But a... Read more

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By Courtney Mares

Italian bishop forbids unvaccinated priests from distributing Communion

The new diocesan restrictions come as the Italian government has banned unvaccinated citizens from entering restaurants, public transportation, gyms, theaters,... Read more

Pope Francis meets with David Sassoli, president of the European Parliament, June 25, 2021.?w=200&h=150

By Courtney Mares

Pope Francis sends condolences for death of European Parliament president

Sassoli’s funeral will be held in the Basilica of St. Mary of the Angels and the Martyrs in Rome on... Read more

Bishop Matthew Hassan Kukah of Sokoto addresses a dinner of ADF International, "The Crisis of Religious Freedom in Nigeria," at the 2021 International Religious Freedom Summit in Washington, D.C.?w=200&h=150

By Jonah McKeown

Outspoken Nigerian bishop says he is 'fine', amid reports he was called in for questioning by state police

Following Nigerian media reports over the weekend that a Catholic bishop had been summoned for questioning by a state security... Read more

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By Courtney Mares

Pope Francis commends university in Poland for six centuries of Catholic education

Pope Francis encouraged the students at the university to live out its motto: “Go and make disciples.” Read more

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By Kevin J. Jones

After pro-abortion rights essay draws ire, Jesuit high school retracts student magazine issue

Leadership at a Denver-area Catholic high school retracted an entire issue of a quarterly student magazine after a student’s “deeply... Read more

2020 March for Life, Washington, D.C., Jan. 24, 2020?w=200&h=150

By Christine Rousselle

March for Life speakers include Father Mike Schmitz, actor Kirk Cameron

The March for Life Education and Defense Fund announced the speaker lineup for the upcoming 49th annual March for Life... Read more

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By Andrea Gagliarducci

Is the Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith undergoing a general overhaul?

The exit of the No. 2 person at the Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith should be framed in... Read more

Pope Francis is seen leaving a record store in Rome, Jan. 11, 2022.?w=200&h=150

By Katie Yoder

Why did Pope Francis visit a record store in Rome?

A photo showing Pope Francis exiting a record store gained traction on social media Tuesday as people asked the question:... Read more

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By Walter Sanchez Silva

Priest denounces Spanish Caritas for Christological error

Father Antonio María Domenech Guillén, a priest of the Diocese of Cuenca, harshly criticized Spanish Caritas for writing “nonsense” about... Read more

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By Jonah McKeown

Ballot initiative to enshrine abortion rights is 'sad' and 'harmful', Michigan bishops say

Abortion advocacy groups in Michigan have launched a ballot initiative to override a state abortion ban— which is currently unenforced—... Read more

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By Christine Rousselle

Mother Angelica Museum receives Communion rail from her home parish

The original communion rail from Mother Angelica’s baptismal parish has been donated to the Mother Angelica Museum in Canton, Ohio.  Read more

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By CNA Staff

Rep. Chris Smith highlights bipartisan bill on National Human Trafficking Awareness Day

In recognition of National Human Trafficking Awareness Day on Jan. 11, U.S. Rep. Chris Smith of New Jersey is calling... Read more