Advertisement

US News

Sister Stephanie Baliga of the Franciscans of the Eucharist of Chicago runs a marathon on a treadmill in 2020.

Chicago's Running Nun talks about faith and sport

Through the Chicago marathon, Sister Stephanie Baliga and her team have raised more than $1.1M for her community's outreach to... Read more

By Joe Bukuras

Pro-abortion billboard campaign in Kentucky draws pro-life response

“The Catholic Church has a deep and cherished commitment to give voice to the child in the womb and to... Read more

Dominique Dawes.

By Kate Olivera

Three-time Olympian shares her conversion story

Three-time Olympian Dominique Dawes talks about her conversion to the Catholic faith, and how God has been at work in... Read more

By Christine Rousselle

White House says it will increase refugee cap in May

President Joe Biden will increase the refugee admissions limit by May 15 - after reports that he would keep the... Read more

NIH reverses restrictions on fetal tissue research

The National Institutes of Health (NIH) on Friday announced it will not require ethics boards to review federally-funded research proposals... Read more

Cincinnati auxiliary Bishop Joseph Binzer.

By Jonah McKeown

Former Cincinnati auxiliary bishop’s role with Catholic school undetermined, as parents express concerns

Parents at St. John the Baptist School in Hamilton County, Ohio expressed concern this week about former Auxiliary Bishop Joseph... Read more

NGO praises Mastercard for trying to curb illegal pornography

The National Center on Sexual Exploitation praised the credit card association Mastercard for implementing new policies to curb illegal pornography. Read more

USCCB: Permitting mail-order abortion pills places women’s health ‘in serious jeopardy’

The pro-life chair of the U.S. bishops’ conference on Friday warned that loosening federal regulations of the abortion pill places... Read more

By CNA Staff

Indianapolis archbishop offers prayers in response to local mass shooting

The Archbishop of Indianapolis on Friday offered prayers and called on Catholics to work to end gun violence, after a... Read more

More states pass bills aimed at protecting women’s sports

State legislatures of West Virginia and Kansas recently passed bills restricting participation in women’s sports to one’s biological sex and... Read more

Bishop Robert Deeley of Portland

Why Maine Catholics, unable to meet in person, aren't sheepish about their faith

With the Maine Catholic Youth Meeting taking place virtually for the second year in a row, the Diocese of Portland... Read more

Priests celebrate Mass at the Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception in Denver, Jan. 17, 2105.

By Joe Bukuras

Virtual discernment program helps Boston men explore priesthood

This past week, the Archdiocese of Boston released its new vocation discernment initiative, Scivias, designed to bring vocational guidance to... Read more

Catholic family of 16 are debt free.

How a Catholic family of 16 lives debt-free

Five years ago, a Catholic family of 16 made international news for sending their children to college without any debt... Read more

Catholic school students. CNA file photo.

Charleston diocese sues South Carolina for barring Covid-relief funds from private schools

The Diocese of Charleston filed a suit against South Carolina on Wednesday challenging the state’s “Blaine Amendment”, which prohibits public... Read more

Father Emil Kapaun celebrates Mass using the hood of a Jeep as his altar on Oct. 7, 1950.

Father Kapaun's remains to return to Kansas, family says

The remains of Servant of God Father Emil Kapaun, army chaplain and hero of the Korean War, will return to... Read more

St. Agnes Cathedral in Rockville Centre, New York. Credit: Nassau Crew via Wikimedia (CC0 1.0)

Under financial pressure, Rockville Centre diocese sells pastoral center, closes several schools

In the wake of bankruptcy filings, the Diocese of Rockville Centre in March announced the sale of its $5.2 million... Read more

Syrian refugee family at a camp in Passau, Germany - August 2015

By Christine Rousselle

‘Refugee resettlement has effectively been halted’: Catholics implore Biden to accept more refugees

Catholic organizations expressed dismay that the United States this year could admit the lowest number of refugees in decades.  Read more

Our Lady of Guadalupe.

After vandalism, Houston parish welcomes back refurbished Our Lady of Guadalupe statue

A Catholic parish in Houston held an inauguration ceremony this week for a refurbished statue of Our Lady of Guadalupe... Read more

Archbishop Gomez: Gospel is the answer to the 'new religion' of secularism

True social justice is rooted in the Gospel and not in a secular materialist vision, Archbishop Jose Gomez of Los... Read more

Members of Congress want a vote to protect abortion survivors – will they get one?

Members of the House are once again trying to bring up a vote on legislation protecting infant survivors of abortions. Read more