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Sep 21, 2020 - 06:00 am .- Pope Francis told children with autism spectrum disorder Monday that everyone is beautiful in God’s eyes. 
Sep 21, 2020 - 05:00 am .- After President Alexander Lukashenko announced that he was putting troops on high alert and closing Belarus’ borders, a Vatican diplomat called Friday for dialogue and respect for the human rights of Belarusian protesters, who continue to take to the streets more than a month after disputed elections.
Sep 20, 2020 - 04:12 pm .- In a pastoral letter this past week, Bishop Michael Burbidge of Arlington, Virginia said the coronavirus pandemic has prompted advances in sharing the Gospel message digitally, leading the Church to a “21st century Pentecost moment.”
Sep 20, 2020 - 02:00 pm .- Catholics in San Francisco marched in Eucharistic processions across the city on Sunday to protest the city’s continued restrictions on public worship, which remain among the strictest in the country.
Sep 20, 2020 - 06:35 am .- God’s grace is not something we deserve, but he gives it to us anyway, Pope Francis said Sunday during his weekly Angelus address.
Sep 19, 2020 - 04:56 pm .- The Chinese government continues to imprison Catholic clergy - including bishops - who refuse to support the Communist Party, according to a new report out of the province of Jiangxi.
Sep 19, 2020 - 03:00 pm .- Questions have been raised about Judge Amy Coney Barrett's affiliation with a group called the “People of Praise,” a charismatic “covenant community.” What is it?
Sep 19, 2020 - 02:25 pm .- During Amy Coney Barrett's 2017 judicial confirmation hearing, the judge faced hostile questions about her Catholic faith, prompting outrage and frustration among some Catholic leaders.
Sep 19, 2020 - 12:08 pm .- As speculation mounts over who President Donald Trump will nominate as the next Supreme Court Justice, pro-life and pro-abortion voices are making it clear that the nominee’s stance on abortion will be a key issue. Judge Amy Coney Barrett, a Catholic mother of seven, is reported to be Trump’s top choice, according to sources with insider knowledge. 
Sep 19, 2020 - 10:00 am .- President Donald Trump on Saturday signalled he would soon nominate a potential replacement to the late Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, who died Friday evening at 87. Judge Amy Coney Barrett, a Catholic mother of seven, is widely reported to be the front-runner in the president’s deliberations regarding a nominee.
Sep 19, 2020 - 05:59 am .- The blood of early Church martyr St. Januarius liquified in Naples Saturday, repeating a miracle dating at least to the 14th century.
Sep 19, 2020 - 04:00 am .- Pope Francis has made a surprise donation to struggling poultry workers in Italy.
Sep 18, 2020 - 07:22 pm .- Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said Friday night that after the death of Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, a Trump Supreme Court nominee will be voted on for confirmation by the United States Senate.
Sep 18, 2020 - 06:55 pm .- Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, who served on the court for more than 27 years, died of pancreatic cancer Sept. 18. She was 87.
Sep 18, 2020 - 06:01 pm .- Reflecting Friday on the state of the 2018 Vatican-China deal, US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo noted that the human rights situation in China has deteriorated in recent years, and that the “moral witness” of the Vatican in support of religious believers is sorely needed.
Sep 18, 2020 - 05:58 pm .- Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s office told CNA Friday evening that she “misspoke” when she described  “recently” attending Mass in a San Francisco church, despite the city’s months-long ban on indoor Masses.
Sep 18, 2020 - 05:07 pm .- The Franciscan University of Steubenville this week bestowed its highest non-academic award to NET Ministries, a national evangelization program for young people, headquartered in Minnesota.
Sep 18, 2020 - 04:00 pm .- After nearly 10 years of war, the Syrian people have now been hit with a “poverty bomb” amid the coronavirus pandemic, a Vatican diplomat said this week.
Sep 18, 2020 - 03:43 pm .- The Church does not dictate to Catholics how they should vote, but it does provide guiding principles for making decisions about voting. This CNA Explainer offers some of those principles.
Sep 18, 2020 - 03:30 pm .- Catholic supporters of Joe Biden sought to deflect the Democratic candidate’s support for abortion on Thursday by pointing to other issues, despite the U.S. bishops calling it the “preeminent” issue for Catholic voters to consider.

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