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Oct 21, 2018 - 01:00 pm .- A bishop from Lebanon shared at the 2018 Synod of Bishops how his online catechesis program in Arabic has helped him to unite young Catholics across the Middle East.
Oct 21, 2018 - 05:24 am .- The throne of Jesus Christ is the cross upon which he gave his life for the world, and those who wish to follow him must be prepared to sacrifice everything, Pope Francis said Sunday.
Oct 21, 2018 - 04:00 am .- St. John Paul II used the occasion of his first homily as pope to offer a fervent prayer that God would make him, first and foremost, a servant.
Oct 20, 2018 - 01:00 pm .- In the wake of recent reports concerning widespread sexual harassment and sexual abuse at seminaries, a seminary professor has suggestions for how the seminary process could improve.
Oct 20, 2018 - 08:47 am .- As the youth synod wrapped up its third week, the bishops and auditors discussed the sexual abuse crisis in parts of the world and how to respond to young people experiencing same-sex attraction.
Oct 20, 2018 - 04:00 am .- The idea that high fertility rates are a barrier to economic success is a contemporary myth, Catholic University of America economics professor, mother of eight, and viral hashtag creator Dr. Catherine Pakaluk told CNA.
Oct 19, 2018 - 07:10 pm .- Nepal has introduced a ban on pornography as part of a government initiative to stem the country’s high rate of sexual assault.  
Oct 19, 2018 - 05:00 pm .- The theme of the 2019 March for Life will be “Unique From Day One: Pro-Life is Pro-Science,” March for Life President Jeanne Mancini announced at an event on Capitol Hill on Thursday.
Oct 19, 2018 - 04:42 pm .- When Communist officials kidnapped and killed Father Jerzy Popiełuszko, they likely did not intend to help create a Polish hero, martyr and future saint for the Catholic Church.
Oct 19, 2018 - 04:00 pm .- This is the story of a hurricane. Or, at least, the story of one Catholic parish trying to help, in the wake of one of the most powerful storms to hit the U.S. in decades.
Oct 19, 2018 - 02:50 pm .- The American Academy of Family Physicians has taken a neutral position on assisted suicide and will lobby the American Medical Association to do the same, drawing criticism from Catholics but praise from assisted suicide advocates.
Oct 19, 2018 - 11:06 am .- A Baltimore Catholic parish announced that it will begin issuing parish identification cards, with the goal of making undocumented immigrants and members of other vulnerable populations in the city more comfortable reporting crimes and cooperating with the Baltimore Police Department.
Oct 19, 2018 - 09:44 am .- As the Church prepares to celebrate World Mission Day on Sunday, the head of the Vatican’s evangelization congregation said the timing of the day with the youth synod provides an opportunity to remind young people they too are called to spread the Gospel.
Oct 19, 2018 - 08:22 am .- In a new testimony Friday, Archbishop Carlo Vigano charged that Pope Francis has been negligent in his responsibilities to the Church, and responded to efforts to refute allegations he has made in recent months about Archbishop Theodore McCarrick and other ecclesiastical leaders.
Oct 19, 2018 - 04:00 am .- The possibility of mass starvation in Yemen continues as a military engagement over a major port city could block food and other aid for millions of people.
Oct 19, 2018 - 12:00 am .- The Catholic bishops of New Zealand have countered reports that say they are backing away from an upcoming government inquiry into sexual abuse cases in state and religious institutions in the country.
Oct 18, 2018 - 07:00 pm .- The New York City council passed a law Wednesday that will require many centers serving women and children in the city to provide diapers and baby wipes free of charge. The bill had no opposing votes in the council.
Oct 18, 2018 - 05:00 pm .- New data shows that an increasing number of babies worldwide are born to unmarried parents.
Oct 18, 2018 - 03:56 pm .- The 2018 Synod of Bishops has elected a group of eight participants to begin drafting a message from the synod to the youth of the world.
Oct 18, 2018 - 03:40 pm .- The Department of Justice has served subpoenas to several dioceses in the state of Pennsylvania, in what is believed to be a state-wide move by federal authorities to investigate sexual abuse of minors by Catholic clergy.