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Hallow's Advent feat. The Chosen: #Pray25 Prayer Challenge

Pray with the cast of ‘The Chosen’ this Advent season on Hallow

Nov 29, 2022

By Francesca Pollio Fenton

This Advent, Hallow, a Catholic meditation and prayer app, invites us to dive further into the journey that led to... Read more

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Major win for Catholic doctors fighting Biden’s transgender mandate after appeal deadline passes

Nov 29, 2022

By Edie Heipel

The proposal was strongly opposed by religious doctors, medical organizations, and the United States Catholic Conference of Bishops. Read more

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Canadian fashion retailer runs ad promoting assisted suicide 

Nov 29, 2022

By Katie Yoder

A new ad campaign for Simons, a popular Canadian fashion chain, features the story of a young woman who ended... Read more

People participate in a Jewish solidarity march across the Brooklyn Bridge on Jan. 5, 2020, in New York City.

U.S. bishops express outrage at increase in antisemitic attacks

Nov 29, 2022

By Peter Pinedo

The bishops called on Christians to join them in opposing acts of antisemitism, both online and in person, and in... Read more

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Early medical abortion increased 154% in past decade, CDC report finds

Nov 29, 2022

By Katie Yoder

Americans are increasingly relying on chemical abortion, or abortion by pill, according to a new report by the Centers for... Read more

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Balenciaga apologizes amid outcry over ad featuring sexualized children

Nov 28, 2022

By Edie Heipel

In the ad, young children — appearing to be no older than 6 years old — hold stuffed teddy bears... Read more

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Louisiana Catholic church community ‘rocked’ by reports of double homicide

Nov 28, 2022

By Joe Bukuras

The news comes amid an unconfirmed report that the victims were the parish’s former pastor and a former employee. Read more

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Don’t let Christmas take you by surprise: lessons for Advent from the Church

Nov 28, 2022

By Kelsey Wicks

The Church provides songs, signs, and symbols to enter into the season of Advent more fruitfully. Read more

A scene from “Digital Disciple: Carlo Acutis and the Eucharist” written by Philip Kosloski, the  founder of Voyage Comics & Publishing.

Carlo Acutis comic book: Meet the teenager who loved the Eucharist

Nov 27, 2022

By Katie Yoder

A new comic book that tells the story of Blessed Carlo Acutis, a young millennial who used his knowledge of... Read more

Archbishop Joseph F. Naumann of Kansas City speaks to EWTN Pro-Life Weekly on July 21, 2022.

Meet the Catholic bishop who began a pro-life ministry for pregnant women in need

Nov 26, 2022

By Katie Yoder

Walking with Moms in Need encourages Catholics to support and “walk in the shoes” of local pregnant and parenting women... Read more

Archbishop Allen H. Vigneron of Detroit. CNA file photo.

Detroit bishop calls for penitential Advent after passage of abortion initiative

Nov 26, 2022

By CNA Staff

“Abortion is now legal in Michigan at an unprecedented level, and millions of lives are at stake. We must pray... Read more

Ideal for babies, toddlers, and young children, Little Saints Stories tell the story of a saint through simple writings and illustrations.

Christmas 2022: Small Catholic businesses offer meaningful gifts for all

Nov 26, 2022

By Francesca Pollio Fenton

To help you check off your gift list this year, we’ve put together a list of Catholic businesses that offer... Read more

Left to right: Archbishop Salvatore Cordileone of San Francisco, Bishop Kevin C. Rhoades of Fort Worth-South Bend, Indiana, and Auxiliary Bishop Robert P. Reed of the Archdiocese of Boston.

‘Everyone’s vulnerable to an accusation’: Bishops respond to priests’ fear of false abuse claims

Nov 25, 2022

By Peter Pinedo

Eighty-two percent of priests responding to a survey conducted by The Catholic Project said they live in constant fear of... Read more

Ryan and Sara Huelsing, parishoners at St. Joseph parish in Cottleville, Missouri, at a preview event put on by the Fellowship of Catholic University Students in St. Louis on Oct. 1, 2022. Ryan leads a men's group at his parish and both hope to get involved with FOCUS' Making Missionary Disciples track.

Not just for students: Here’s what adults can expect at SEEK23 in St. Louis

Nov 25, 2022

By Jonah McKeown

The upcoming Fellowship of Catholic University Students national conference is expected to draw 20,000 people to St. Louis on Jan.... Read more

Dominican nuns at the Monastery of Our Lady of the Rosary in Summit, New Jersey, make soap and candles which they sell at their Cloister Shoppe.

Christmas shopping? Check out these gifts handmade by monks and nuns

Nov 25, 2022

By Zelda Caldwell

If you’re looking for unique handmade gifts for those on your list, you’re going to love these delicious treats and... Read more

Adoration of the Most Holy Eucharist.

What can the Maronite rite offer the Eucharistic Revival? Here’s what two Maronite bishops say

Nov 24, 2022

By Joe Bukuras

The two Maronite bishops in the United States say the Catholic Church can learn from the Maronite liturgy, with its... Read more

This work of art was displayed at St. Peter's on the occasion of the Vatican's celebration of the canonization of 117 Vietnamese martyrs on July 19, 1988.

Remembering the hundreds of thousands of Christians martyred in Vietnam 

Nov 24, 2022

By Kevin J. Jones

From 1630 to 1886, somewhere between 130,000 and 300,000 Christians faced martyrdom in Vietnam, often after being held captive and... Read more

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The little-known connection between hoops and holiness

Nov 24, 2022

By Kelsey Wicks

The start of basketball season always coincides with Thanksgiving, lending a proper season to be grateful for the American-born sport. Read more

Image from page 155 of "Young Folks' History of the United States" (1903).

Was Squanto Catholic? What we know about this hero of the first Thanksgiving

Nov 24, 2022

By Jonah McKeown

In March 1621, the chief of the Wampanoag confederation, Massasoit, went to meet with the Pilgrims and brought Tisquantum along... Read more

U.S. Capitol, Senate side, public domain.

Federal same-sex marriage bill still needs religious freedom fixes, bishops say

Nov 23, 2022

By Kevin J. Jones

A pending same-sex marriage bill would "betray our country’s commitment to the fundamental right of religious liberty,” Cardinal Timothy Dolan... Read more