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What makes Dobbs the best, and possibly last, chance to overturn Roe? 

Nov 28, 2021

By Matt Hadro

Legal experts say the Dobbs case presents an ideal opportunity for the U.S. Supreme Court to reconsider previous rulings that... Read more

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Everything you need to know about the Advent wreath

Nov 27, 2021

By Francesca Pollio

Advent wreaths are traditionally made from evergreen branches and have four candles. The four candles represent the four weeks of... Read more

David Troncoso stands in his art studio with an altarpiece he recently completed.

Award-winning artist David Troncoso on life in a camper van, the Renaissance, and learning from the masters

Nov 27, 2021

By Autumn Jones

Sacred artist David Troncoso paints in the Renaissance style with DaVinci, Michelangelo, and Rafael as his guides. His art, he... Read more

People in Strasbourg, France, hold placards reading "Catholics, muslims, jews all are Charlie" during a unity rally on Jan. 11, 2015 following a mass shooting by Muslim terrorists at the offices of the French satirical weekly newspaper Charlie Hebdo in Paris.

Christian-Muslim dialogue needs a foundation in everyday friendship, French Dominican says

Nov 26, 2021

By Kevin J. Jones

Progress in Christian-Muslim dialogue ultimately must come from Catholics and others who deliberately make efforts to befriend and understand Muslims,... Read more

Lisa, Katharine, and Bruce Alexander.

Parents who lost daughter in accident find joy in adoption ‘God has always been there’

Nov 25, 2021

By Francesca Pollio

Biological parents to two daughters and two sons, Bruce and Lisa Alexander first considered adoption after their youngest was born.... Read more

Jackson Sparks, 8, was among those killed in the Christmas parade attack Nov. 21 in Waukesha, Wisc.

Wife of Catholic radio host among those killed in Christmas Parade attack

Nov 25, 2021

By Christine Rousselle

Tributes have continued to pour in in the wake of the SUV attack at a Christmas parade in Waukesha, Wisc.,... Read more

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10 saintly quotes to reflect on this Thanksgiving

Nov 25, 2021

By Katie Yoder

A thanksgiving should be made to God each and every day, according to the saints in heaven. In special celebration... Read more

An illustration of Saint Junipero Serra.

Petition seeks to return St. Junipero Serra statue to ‘place of honor’ at Catholic university

Nov 24, 2021

By Kevin J. Jones

A statue of Saint Junipero Serra must return to the Loyola Marymount University campus, an alumni group has said in... Read more

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Few Americans blame God for suffering in the world, new survey finds

Nov 24, 2021

By Kate Olivera

A new study by the Pew Research Center found that few Americans blame God for suffering in the world. Instead,... Read more

A pieta painting, "Mama," by artist Kelly Latimore, has been displayed outside the law school chapel at The Catholic University of America since February 2021. It was stolen on Nov. 23, 2021.

Painting at center of George Floyd controversy stolen from Catholic University

Nov 24, 2021

By Joe Bukuras

A pieta painting displayed at The Catholic University of America’s law school that some see as depicting George Floyd in... Read more

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Congressman Smith: Nigeria's removal from U.S. watch list a 'retreat' from fight against religious persecution

Nov 24, 2021

By Christine Rousselle

The decision to remove Nigeria from the list of “Countries of Particular Concern” was “totally unjustified,” and a backwards step... Read more

Theodore McCarrick outside Dedham District Court, Friday, Sept. 4, 2021.

Former priest files new sexual abuse lawsuit against Theodore McCarrick

Nov 23, 2021

By Kevin J. Jones

A former Catholic priest who has previously alleged that ex-Cardinal Theodore McCarrick sexually abused him when he was a seminarian... Read more

Archbishop Mark Coleridge of Brisbane speaks at a Vatican press conference, Oct. 19, 2015.

Brisbane archbishop gives priests until Dec. 15 to be fully vaccinated

Nov 23, 2021

By Joe Bukuras

The Australian Archdiocese of Brisbane has announced that all archdiocesan employees, including clergy, contractors and some volunteers, must be fully... Read more

Sharonell Fulton has fostered more than 40 children through Catholic Social Services.

City of Philadelphia to pay $2 million to Catholic foster care agency in settlement

Nov 23, 2021

By Christine Rousselle

The city of Philadelphia will pay Catholic Social Services a $2 million settlement and reinstate their foster care contract after... Read more

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Book Review: A primer on how to recover the art of preaching

Nov 23, 2021

By CNA Staff

Father Daniel Cardó latest book, “The Art of Preaching: A Theological and Practical Primer” is a natural extension of the... Read more

Libresco, Favle and Bachiochi during the “The Dignity of the Sexed Body: Asymmetry, Equality, and Real Reproductive Justice” panel Nov. 13.

Women scholars discuss danger of redefining women

Nov 23, 2021

By Kelsey Wicks

Efforts to redefine women undermine their feminine dignity and unjustly pressure them to resort to abortions to keep pace with... Read more

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Cordileone to Catholic students after boycott of pro-life assembly: 'Do not be victims of the culture'

Nov 22, 2021

By Kate Olivera

The archbishop of San Francisco has encouraged students at a local Catholic high school to reject the lies of the... Read more

Catholics and others were injured, and at least four people killed, when a car drove through a Christmas parade in Waukesha, Wisconsin, on Nov. 21.

After shocking Waukesha Christmas parade attack, Wis. Catholics grieve and pray

Nov 22, 2021

By Kevin J. Jones

Catholics in the Milwaukee suburb of Waukesha have responded with grief, prayer, and solidarity after an SUV drove into marchers... Read more

Cathedral of St. John the Baptist, Charleston, South Carolina

Bishop of Charleston prohibits confirmation, anointing of the sick in ‘Tridentine Form’

Nov 22, 2021

By Katie Yoder

Priests in the Diocese of Charleston, S.C. may no longer administer confirmation or the anointing of the sick in Latin... Read more

The Catholic University of America.

Catholic University of America: Unintentional abortion coverage for students wasn't used

Nov 22, 2021

By Joe Bukuras

Although it has acknowledged that its student health plan unintentionally covered certain abortion services for the past three years, The... Read more