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'Eucharistic Revival' to begin in 2022: 'We want to start a fire, not a program'

Jun 18, 2021

By Jonah McKeown

The bishops of the United States discussed on Friday a program of “Eucharistic Revival” which will aim to foster deeper... Read more

Bishop Frank Caggiano

Bishop announces launch of new catechetical institute 

Jun 18, 2021

By Joe Bukuras

In a presentation to fellow U.S. bishops on Friday, Bishop Frank Caggiano of Bridgeport unveiled a proposal for a new... Read more

Bishop Mario Dorsonville.

Continue pressing for immigration reform, US bishops told

Jun 18, 2021

By Christine Rousselle

The Church must continue to push for immigration reform and to address the root causes that make people migrate to... Read more

Pro-abortion Catholic Democrats: Don’t deny us the Eucharist

Jun 18, 2021

By Matt Hadro

Dozens of Catholic members of Congress issued a statement on Friday claiming that denial of Holy Communion to pro-abortion politicians... Read more

An elderly Chinese woman walks with her granddaughter.

Human rights activist to China: Don’t wait till 2025 to lift all birth restrictions

Jun 18, 2021

By Courtney Mares

For decades, China has enforced draconian population policies. Read more

Speaker Pelosi won’t answer if unborn child is a human being at 15 weeks

Jun 18, 2021

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) on Thursday would not say if an unborn child at 15 weeks was a human... Read more

Aug. 17, 2017 - A volunteer at the Catholic Charities Humanitarian Respite Center in McAllen, Texas helps a Central American refugee family

US parishes must better serve hidden migrant communities, bishops hear

Jun 18, 2021

By Matt Hadro

Many parishes in the United States are unaware of the immigrant, refugee, and itinerant communities within their boundaries, the chair... Read more

Bishop James Wall of Gallup greets parishioners following Mass at Sacred Heart Cathedral. Photo courtesy of the Diocese of Gallup.

Bishops plan response to Native American Catholics who 'want their voice heard'

Jun 18, 2021

By Kevin J. Jones

Native American ministry was an action item for the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops on Thursday, as the relevant subcommittee... Read more

U.S. bishops meet at their fall general assembly in Baltimore, Maryland, in November 2019

USCCB approves drafting of Eucharist document, other action items

Jun 18, 2021

By Christine Rousselle

The U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops this week voted to move forward on several action items, including a draft of... Read more

St. Hedwig’s Cathedral, the cathedral of the Berlin’s Catholic archdiocese.

Berlin Catholic archdiocese releases previously unpublished section of abuse report

Jun 18, 2021

By CNA Staff

Part C of the report presents the personnel files of 61 accused clerics. Read more

Pope Francis may continue to make changes in the Roman Curia

Jun 18, 2021

By Andrea Gagliarducci

As the completion of curia reform approaches, Pope Francis would be moving towards some changes. The pope's next moves might... Read more

Freshman congresswoman appointed as Pro-Life Caucus co-chair

Jun 18, 2021

The new co-chair of the House Pro-Life Caucus says that her top priority is fighting taxpayer funding of abortion and... Read more

Archbishop Michel Aupetit, center left, celebrates Mass at Notre-Dame Cathedral, Paris, France, June 16, 2021.

Paris archbishop: Notre-Dame Cathedral repairs a symbol of Christian renewal

Jun 18, 2021

By Courtney Mares

“This cathedral is also the symbol of the restoration of this Church founded 2,000 years ago by Christ himself,” said... Read more

Gibraltar to hold referendum vote to legalize abortion

Jun 18, 2021

By Hannah Brockhaus

The referendum will take place on June 24. Read more

St. Albert Chmielowski.

Thief returns relics of Polish Catholic saint who inspired Pope John Paul II

Jun 18, 2021

By CNA Staff

The perpetrator apologized for stealing the relics of St. Albert Chmielowski. Read more

The flag of Burma (Myanmar).

Myanmar military arrest Catholic priest amid crackdown

Jun 18, 2021

By Hannah Brockhaus

Fr. Michael Aung Ling was accused of providing food to a civil resistance group. Read more

Ireland’s religious education teachers concerned by bullying of practicing Catholic students

Jun 18, 2021

By CNA Staff

The teachers’ concerns are highlighted in an upcoming study. Read more

A September 2015 gathering of the Association of Pittsburgh Priests. Credit: APP via Facebook.

Pittsburgh group calls for same-sex blessings 

Jun 17, 2021

By Jonah McKeown

A Catholic organization based in Pittsburgh has called on Bishop David Zubik to reject a March note from the Congregation... Read more

Sharonell Fulton

‘Overjoyed’ foster moms react to Supreme Court ruling in their favor 

Jun 17, 2021

The foster moms at the center of the Supreme Court case Fulton v. City of Philadelphia celebrated the high court... Read more

US bishops debate extensively a motion to draft a teaching document on the Eucharist

Jun 17, 2021

By Matt Hadro

U.S. bishops held extensive debate on Thursday before voting on whether to draft a teaching document on the Eucharist, at... Read more