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Archbishop Salvatore Cordileone speaks at the San Francisco for Unity prayer service against racism.

Archbishop Cordileone calls for ‘inoculation against racism’

Archbishop Salvatore Cordileone of San Francisco last week condemned violence against Asian people in the United States, drawing comparisons between... Read more

Bishop Richard Stika of Knoxville

By CNA Staff

After school shooting, Knoxville bishop asks for 'positive solutions' to gun violence

Bishop Richard Stika of the Diocese of Knoxville demanded “positive solutions” to gun violence after a fatal shooting at an... Read more

A protester argues with a Minnesota State Patrol outside the Brooklyn Center Police Station after a police officer shot and killed 20-year-old Daunte Wright during a traffic stop in Brooklyn Center, Minn., April 12, 2021. Credit: Kerem Yucel/AFP via Getty Images.

St Paul-Minneapolis archbishop prays for peace, caution after Daunte Wright shooting

On Monday, Archbishop Bernard Hebda of Saint Paul and Minneapolis prayed for all parties involved in the police shooting of... Read more

People wait outside a distribution point to receive aid rations in Oromia Region, Ethiopia, in February 2018

Catholic aid group praises Biden’s proposed boost to foreign assistance

A Catholic aid agency is praising President Biden’s 2022 fiscal year budget request for its focus on fighting poverty. Read more

The Indiana capitol.

Indiana bill would make religious services 'essential' during declared emergencies

The Indiana legislature on Thursday sent a bill to the governor which would classify religious services as essential during declared... Read more

U.S. Supreme Court building

California’s limit on home religious gatherings too strict, US Supreme Court says

California’s coronavirus restrictions on home-based religious gatherings like Bible studies, worship and prayer meetings were more strict than the constitution... Read more

Missing El Paso priest found safe

A Catholic priest of the diocese of El Paso who went missing last week has been found safe.  Read more

Colorado bishops to restore Sunday Mass obligation on Pentecost

The Sunday Mass obligation will be restored for Catholics in the state of Colorado next month, unless sickness or another... Read more

By Kevin J. Jones

Feds allege ex-executive embezzled children’s services non-profit for personal spending

Alleging embezzlement of over $200,000, federal prosecutors have filed charges against John Lynch, a former executive of the historically Catholic... Read more

Members of Democrats for Life of America rally outside the Democratic National Convention in Milwaukee in August 2020

Pro-life Democrats rally in support of Hyde Amendment

At a Friday event in support of the Hyde Amendment in Washington, D.C., members of the group Democrats for Life... Read more

New Mexico legalizes assisted suicide

New Mexico’s governor on Thursday signed a bill legalizing assisted suicide in the state. Read more

House Republicans push to keep Hyde Amendment in funding bills

Republican members of the House Appropriations Committee on Wednesday warned against allowing taxpayer-funded abortion in fiscal year 2022 appropriations bills.  Read more

August 17, 2017 - A volunteer at the Catholic Charities Humanitarian Respite Center in McAllen helps a Central American refugee family take a bus to go stay with U.S. family

Catholic Charities pushes back against ‘inaccurate’ viral video of migrant children

Catholic Charities Rio Grande Valley on Thursday said a viral video of their work with migrant children on the U.S.-Mexico... Read more

By Jonah McKeown

Arkansas gender-transition ban praised for protecting kids

The legislature of Arkansas on April 6 overrode a veto from the governor of a bill outlawing gender-transition procedures, including... Read more

Tennessee state capitol.

Bill requiring burial or cremation of aborted babies advances in Tennessee

A bill on the burial of the bodies of aborted fetuses advanced through the Tennessee Senate and House earlier this... Read more

Alabama lets voters opt out of ‘so help me God’ on registration forms

Alabama has changed its voter registration forms to allow people to opt out of the portion of an oath that... Read more

New York state capitol, Albany.

Law firm tallies 2,800 suits filed against Catholic entities under NY Child Victims Act

A law firm that frequently represents victims of clerical sexual abuse announced April 6 that it had counted at least... Read more

Wyoming state capitol building

Wyoming governor signs born-alive bill into law

Wyoming Gov. Mark Gordon on Wednesday signed a bill protecting infants who survive botched abortions.  Read more

Archbishop Joseph Naumann on EWTN Pro-Life Weekly

How Archbishop Naumann's family tragedy shaped his beliefs on the sanctity of life

For the chair of the U.S. bishops’ pro-life committee, his family’s history of tragedy shaped his beliefs on human dignity... Read more

By Kate Scanlon

How does the ability to ‘shop’ for a vaccine impact decision-making for Catholics?

With coronavirus vaccination sites allowing people to “shop” for a particular vaccine, one ethicist said this can help Americans make... Read more