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Landry Weber, a K-State player who is discerning and intends to enter seminary.

K-State football player plans to enter seminary

Jan 7, 2022

By Christine Rousselle

Landry Weber, a 23-year-old wide receiver for Kansas State University’s football team, will soon be going “pro” in something very... Read more

Father David Huneck, who has has agreed to plead guilty to two felony charges of child seduction and sexual battery.

Fort Wayne-South Bend priest will plead guilty to sex abuse charges 

Jan 7, 2022

By Joe Bukuras

Father David Huneck, a former high school chaplain in the Diocese of Fort Wayne-South Bend, has agreed to plead guilty... Read more

Father Mike Schmitz is the host of the podcast "the Bible in a Year," produced by Ascension.

Bible in a Year: Have you heard about Father Mike Schmitz's next project?

Jan 7, 2022

By Shannon Mullen

Ascension's hugely successful Bible in a Year podcast started 2022 ranked No. 1 among podcasts in all categories. In a... Read more

The Greany family (from left) Lance, Tom, Kat, and Cole, who lost their Colorado home in the Marshall Fire in late 2021.

Neighbors' generosity after Colorado fire has been 'extraordinary', displaced family says

Jan 6, 2022

By Jonah McKeown

A Catholic couple who lost their home in a historic Colorado wildfire late last year say they have experienced “absolutely... Read more

A same-sex wedding cake topper.

Monks bow out of Illinois Catholic school after controversy over coach in same-sex union

Jan 6, 2022

By Kevin J. Jones

After a Chicago-area Catholic high school bowed to protests and hired a lacrosse coach in a same-sex marriage, the Benedictine... Read more

The Cathedral of the Immaculate Conceptionin Portland, Maine.    Credit: Kelly Lynn Butler/Shutterstock

Maine's Catholic churches will continue attendance at Mass, while ecumenical group urges online services

Jan 6, 2022

By Christine Rousselle

The Diocese of Portland will continue to permit attendance at Mass, even as the state’s Council of Churches has urged... Read more

Pro-life poster

March for Life Chicago: Learn about the Midwest’s ‘largest pro-life event’

Jan 6, 2022

By Katie Yoder

March for Life Chicago — which calls itself “the largest pro-life event in the Midwest”— is expecting more than 10,000... Read more

A chalk home blessing from the feast of the Epiphany

How to bless your home on the Feast of Epiphany 2022

Jan 6, 2022

By Francesca Pollio

Have you ever gone past a door with what appears to be random letters and numbers written at the top?... Read more

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Educational video platform aims to share Catholic teaching on controversial issues

Jan 5, 2022

By Jonah McKeown

A Catholic political advocacy organization recently launched an online video platform designed to educate people and change minds on controversial... Read more

Three Kings

When does Christmas actually end?

Jan 5, 2022

By Christine Rousselle

Just how many days is Christmas? When should you finally take those lights off the porch, or remove the tree?... Read more

Abortion Pill Reversal seeks to counter the effects of the first progesterone-blocking abortion pill, providing an opportunity to save the unborn child.

Despite censorship, Heartbeat International's Abortion Pill Reversal program is saving lives

Jan 5, 2022

By CNA Staff

Jor-El Godsey, president of Heartbeat International, says that last year's unexpected growth in women seeking to keep their babies and... Read more

Archbishop Nelson Perez of Philadelphia. Courtesy photo.

Archbishop offers condolences to those mourning after Philadelphia fire

Jan 5, 2022

By CNA Staff

Following a fire in a Philadelphia apartment building that killed at least 13 on Wednesday, the city's archbishop offered condolences... Read more

A Mary statue stands amid the remains of the Greany home in Louisville, Colo., following the Marshall Fire.

'Hail Full of Grace!': Colorado resident pens reflection after losing home in Marshall Fire

Jan 5, 2022

By Denver Catholic

On Dec. 30, a fast-moving wildfire destroyed approximately 1,000 homes and structures in Louisville, Superior and unincorporated Boulder County. Among... Read more

Prenatal blood tests for genetic conditions have become an enormous unregulated industry generating billions of dollars in revenue each year.

NYT report fuels concerns that many abortions are based on false test results

Prenatal tests that show an unborn child to have serious developmental problem frequently lead to abortion. Yet an investigation by... Read more

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Federal judge issues injunction over military COVID vaccine mandate

Jan 4, 2022

By Jonah McKeown

A federal judge on Monday issued a preliminary injunction against the Biden administration and the Department of Defense over their... Read more

Aaron Oliver thinks it's possible to be pro-life and a loyal Democrat. But party leaders want him to resign.

His fellow Democrats want him to resign because he's pro-life, but Aaron Oliver won't budge

Jan 2, 2022

By Shannon Mullen

Aaron Oliver thinks it's possible to be pro-life and a loyal Democrat. The leaders of his party think otherwise, and... Read more

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Want to know the history behind the Feast of the Epiphany?

Jan 1, 2022

By CNA Staff

While the hustle and bustle of Christmas ends for many people on Dec. 26, throughout Christian history Christmas lasts for... Read more

Molly Burhans presents one of her maps to Pope Francis and Cardinal Peter Turkson at the Vatican during summer 2018.

Can mapping the global Catholic Church help to heal the earth? One scientist aims to find out

Jan 1, 2022

By Jonah McKeown

When Molly Burhans met with Pope Francis in 2018, she presented him with a map.  Read more

Smoke from the 2021 Boulder County fire over Superior, Colo., Dec. 30, 2021.

Archbishop Aquila opens parishes, launches emergency fund for victims of Colorado wildfires

Dec 31, 2021

By Alejandro Bermudez

Archbishop Samuel Aquila of Denver announced on Friday the establishment of an emergency fund to assist victims of the most... Read more

Some say the theatrical presentation of the Christmas Eve Mass at St. Sabina Church in Chicago went too far.

Uproar over Chicago Mass: Did this Christmas Eve liturgy go too far?

Dec 30, 2021

By Shannon Mullen

Some Catholics believe the live streamed Christmas Eve liturgy at St. Sabina Church in Chicago, which featured a jazz band,... Read more