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Archbishop Alexander Sample during Mass at St. John the Baptist Church in Milwaukie, Oregon, in 2019.

Portland archbishop welcomes ‘Eucharistic Revival,’ emphasizes worthy reception of Communion

Jun 23, 2021

By Jonah McKeown

Archbishop Alexander Sample of Portland, Oregon last week praised a new “Eucharistic Revival” initiative of the U.S.bishops that aims to... Read more

Bishop Thomas Paprocki.

Bishop Paprocki: Regarding Communion debate “There should be no unity with iniquity”

Jun 23, 2021

By Alejandro Bermudez

In a statement published on June 23, 2021, Bishop Thomas Paprocki of the Diocese of Springfield in Illinois lambasted recent... Read more

USCCB Pro-Life Secretariat: Congress must prevent taxpayer-funded abortion

Jun 23, 2021

By Matt Hadro

The House of Representatives on Wednesday rejected an opportunity to vote on a prohibition of taxpayer-funded abortion. Read more

Priestly ordination

Priest ordained in Spanish diocese after almost 11 years without vocations

Jun 23, 2021

By Blanca Ruiz

On June 20, Bishop César Franco of the Diocese of Segovia, Spain, ordained Álvaro Marín Molinera to the priesthood -... Read more

Why a bishop in Taiwan resigned only six months after installation

Jun 23, 2021

The Catholic bishop of the Diocese of Tainan in Taiwan resigned six months after his ordination and installation on Jan.... Read more

Joe Biden. Credit: Drop of light / Shutterstock

Leading US bishops praise Biden's global vaccine pledge

Jun 23, 2021

Leading U.S. bishops on Wednesday praised President Joe Biden for pledging 500 million COVID-19 vaccines to developing countries, and urged... Read more

New documentary warns about danger of the abortion pill

Jun 23, 2021

By Joe Bukuras

A new documentary series warns about the dangers of chemical abortions, as the Biden Administration has recently removed restrictions on... Read more

Close up from "The Baptism of Christ" (c. 1482) by Pietro Perugino.

Five Quotes to Bring you Closer to Saint John the Baptist

Jun 23, 2021

By CNA Staff

June 24th is the solemnity of the Nativity of St. John the Baptist. Here are five quotes to help you... Read more

Donation drive for Mary's Homes of Hope

Catholic teen works toward Gold Award by serving single mothers 

Jun 22, 2021

By Kate Veik

A Catholic teen in Colorado is hoping to earn the Gold Award, the highest award a Girl Scout can earn,... Read more

Cathedral of St. Peter in Kansas City, Kansas

Now agreeing with former priest’s victim, Kansas City archdiocese says abuse claim was substantiated

Jun 22, 2021

By Kevin J. Jones

Crediting a sex abuse victim for his challenge of a review board’s ruling in 2002, the Archdiocese of Kansas City... Read more

Bishop Michael Barber of Oakland

Oakland bishop: Unmasked Massgoers should not be ‘policed’

Jun 22, 2021

The bishop of Oakland, California on Monday said that Catholics fully vaccinated against COVID-19 do not have to wear masks... Read more

Memorial in tribute to 215 Indigenous children at the site of the former Kamloops residential school.

Ottawa archbishop apologizes for Church’s role in Canada’s residential schools

Jun 22, 2021

By Christine Rousselle

The archbishop of Ottawa-Cornwall on June 17 apologized for the role of the Catholic Church in administering the country’s residential... Read more

Texas state capitol

Texas governor signs 'trigger' abortion ban

Jun 22, 2021

The governor of Texas signed two bills last week, to prevent the future closure of churches during disasters and to... Read more

Mayor Thomas Koch of Quincy, Massachusetts, speaks at the city's "Night 4 Life" rally on Thursday, June 17.

Massachusetts mayor challenges local pro-abortion Catholic politicians

Jun 22, 2021

A Massachusetts mayor called out pro-abortion Catholic politicians last Thursday at a pro-life rally in Quincy.  Read more

Archbishop Jose Gomez at the fall 2019 USCCB meeting

USCCB president: Eucharistic document seeks to deepen 'awareness,' 'amazement'

Jun 21, 2021

The U.S. bishops are seeking to deepen “awareness” of the Eucharist with their new teaching document, the president of the... Read more

White House won't say if unborn child is human being at 15 weeks

Jun 21, 2021

The White House on Monday would not comment specifically on President Joe Biden and reception of Communion, and would not... Read more

US Catholics urged to practice ‘solidarity’ on religious freedom

Jun 21, 2021

By Christine Rousselle

Catholics in the United States are being encouraged to pray each day this week about an issue related to religious... Read more

The entrance to the office of Rep. Ted Lieu in Washington D.C. on July 18, 2017.

Congressman dares bishops to deny him Communion over support for abortion, contraception

Jun 21, 2021

By Kate Scanlon

In a series of tweets from his personal social media account over the weekend, Rep. Ted Lieu (D-Calif.) called the... Read more

Leah Darrow on EWTN Pro-Life Weekly

Leah Darrow: ‘Babies Do Not Kill Dreams’

Jun 19, 2021

By Katie Yoder

Leah Darrow is calling on society to recognize the beauty of children and to challenge the notion that abortion is... Read more

Religious sisters in Illinois recovering after car crash

Jun 18, 2021

By CNA Staff

Three Catholic religious sisters are on the mend following a multi-car crash in Springfield, Illinois that prompted an outpouring of... Read more