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Calle de Bailén Almudena Cathedral is the seat of the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Madrid.

Priest says schismatic Spanish nuns are in state of ‘paranoia’ according to own thesis

Jun 15, 2024

By Nicolás de Cárdenas

Father Jesús Silva of the Archdiocese of Madrid discusses why the schismatic Poor Clares of the Belorado Monastery are experiencing... Read more

"Jesus Thirsts: The Miracle of the Eucharist" will be shown in theaters June 18-26, 2024.

UPDATE: ‘Jesus Thirsts’ film announces extended release

Jun 18, 2024

By Francesca Pollio Fenton

The new film “Jesus Thirsts: The Miracle of the Eucharist” scored big at the box office, grossing $2,141,273 and landing... Read more

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Schismatic Spanish nuns have last chance to avoid formal excommunication

Jun 17, 2024

By David Ramos

Three of the Poor Clares had to appear before the ecclesiastical tribunal at the latest on Sunday, June 16. However,... Read more

Archbishop Samuel Aquila carries the Eucharist out of the Cathedral Basilica of the Immaculate Conception in Denver on June 9, 2024.

New study suggests more than two-thirds of Catholics believe the Eucharist is truly Jesus

Jun 16, 2024

By Jonah McKeown

A new study has found that 69% of Mass-going Catholics believe in the real presence of Jesus in the Eucharist,... Read more

Archbishop Carlo Vigano.

Former U.S. nuncio Viganò to undergo Church trial for schism, rejecting Pope Francis 

Jun 20, 2024

By AC Wimmer

“I have been summoned to the Palace of the Holy Office on June 20, in person or represented by a... Read more

Al Kresta.

Al Kresta, longtime Catholic radio host, dies at 72

Jun 15, 2024

By Jonah McKeown

A former evangelical Protestant who rose to prominence as a radio host before his conversion to Catholicism, Kresta’s voice was... Read more

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Texas doctor indicted after exposing transgender child surgeries at children’s hospital

Jun 18, 2024

By Daniel Payne

In 2022, Texas Children’s Hospital in Houston announced it would cease performing transgender procedures on minors, citing concerns over “legal... Read more

A bridge over the Mississippi River near St. Louis.

Judge throws out Missouri lawsuit that challenged abortion ban on religious grounds

Jun 18, 2024

By Jonah McKeown

A coalition of more than a dozen Missouri religious leaders, including Jews, Christians, and Unitarian Universalists, filed the lawsuit in... Read more

The beatification Mass of Father Michał Rapacz at the Divine Mercy Shrine in Krakow-Łagiewniki, Poland, on Saturday, June 15, 2024.

Priest and martyr of communism Father Michał Rapacz beatified in Krakow

Jun 15, 2024

By Hannah Brockhaus

Pope Francis recognized the martyrdom of Father Michał Rapacz in January. The 41-year-old priest was shot twice by communist authorities... Read more

Venerable Augustus Tolton.

Juneteenth and the life of the first Black American Catholic priest

Jun 19, 2024

By Francesca Pollio Fenton

On the federal holiday that marks the end of slavery in the United States, we honor the first African American... Read more

U.S. President Joe Biden delivers remarks at an event marking the 12th anniversary of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program in the East Room at the White House on June 18, 2024, in Washington, D.C.

U.S. bishop applauds Biden’s move to allow undocumented spouses pathway to citizenship

Jun 18, 2024

By Gigi Duncan

To be eligible for this process, noncitizens must have resided in the U.S. for 10 years or more and be... Read more

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Federal court shields U.S. bishops from abortion mandate as lawsuit plays out

Jun 18, 2024

By Daniel Payne

The bishops’ conference will not be “forced to support employee abortions against their religious beliefs” while a federal lawsuit works... Read more

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10 inspiring Catholic quotes about fatherhood

Jun 15, 2024

By Francesca Pollio Fenton

Whether you’re writing out a Father’s Day card or pondering the great vocation, here are 10 quotes from Catholic figures... Read more

Hundreds of Catholics participate in Eucharistic procession in the Brookline neighborhood of Pittsburgh.

Catholic pilgrims at Pittsburgh processions evangelize about Christ and the Eucharist

Jun 18, 2024

By Tyler Arnold

The city’s rich Catholic heritage made it an essential stop on the pilgrimage, which is part of the U.S. Catholic... Read more

Arizona Gov. Katie Hobbs sits in the audience prior to President Joe Biden's remarks at the Tempe Center for the Arts on Sept 28, 2023, in Tempe, Arizona.

Arizona governor vetoes bill requiring insurance companies to cover trans ‘detransitions’

Jun 19, 2024

By Daniel Payne

Democratic Gov. Katie Hobbs vetoed state Senate Bill 1511 after it passed both houses of the state Legislature. Read more

Details from St John Fisher by Jacobus Houbraken (c. 1760), and St Thomas More by Hans Holbein the Younger (1527).

Sts. John Fisher and Thomas More: following God’s law above all else

Jun 22, 2024

By CNA Staff

On the feast of Sts. John Fisher and Thomas More, CNA presents a question-and-answer lowdown on their lives and legacies. Read more

The flag of Colombia.

Bishops speak out against worsening violence in southwest Colombia

Jun 18, 2024

By Eduardo Berdejo

The prelates issued a statement on June 14 calling on authorities to “find the solutions” to bring peace to the... Read more

Pope Francis greets members of the international Catholic movement Communion and Liberation in St. Peter's Square Oct. 15, 2022.

Pope Francis tells Communion and Liberation leader: ‘Do not look at your navel’

Jun 19, 2024

By Jonah McKeown

As reported by President Davide Prosperi, the pope spoke of “the need to share the charism and for a co-responsibility... Read more

Panelists speak at the event "Towards the Abolition of Surrogacy: Preventing the Exploitation and Commodification of Women and Children,” held by the Permanent Mission of the Holy See to the United Nations on Tuesday, June 18, 2024.

Holy See convenes UN panel urging global abolition of surrogacy

Jun 19, 2024

By Daniel Payne

Panelists called for “increased awareness and concrete steps at the U.N. level to abolish surrogacy and uphold human dignity.” Read more

Pope Francis waves to pilgrims gathered in St. Peter’s Square during his general audience on Wednesday, June 19, 2024.

Pope Francis fields questions from students about gender identity and LGBTQ discrimination

Jun 20, 2024

By Courtney Mares

In the one-hour conversation on June 20 organized by the Building Bridges Initiative, Pope Francis spoke directly to students from... Read more