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Cardinal Wilton Gregory, archbishop of Washington, leads the recession of the Mass on Ash Wednesday at the Cathedral of St. Matthew the Apostle on Feb. 22, 2023, in Washington, D.C.

Washington archbishop: Biden ‘picks and chooses’ parts of Catholic faith

Apr 1, 2024

By Daniel Payne

“There is a phrase that we have used in the past, a ‘cafeteria Catholic,’” Cardinal Wilton Gregory said on “Face... Read more

Christ's Appearance to Mary Magdalene after the Resurrection.

Why the Catholic Church celebrates Easter Monday under the title ‘Monday of the Angel’

Apr 1, 2024

By ACI Prensa

In many countries in Europe and South America, this day, also known as “Little Easter,” is a national holiday. Read more

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How to revive the celebration of Eastertide

Mar 31, 2024

By Joseph Pronechen

The 50-day Eastertide, running to Pentecost, is the longest season on the Church calendar. Read more

Father Roger Landry.

Priest prepares for ‘crazy’ 1,500-mile Eucharistic pilgrimage

Mar 30, 2024

By Jonah McKeown

Father Roger Landry is currently the only priest committed to walking the entirety of one of the four routes of... Read more

Crucifixion.

Divine Mercy novena begins on Good Friday

Mar 29, 2024

By CNA Staff

The Divine Mercy novena can be said at any time of the year, but it is especially said over the... Read more

The Oregon State Capitol in Salem.

Oregon reports significant uptick in assisted suicides

Mar 28, 2024

By Peter Pinedo

Since the state’s passage of the “Death with Dignity Act” in 1997, assisted suicide numbers have been consistently rising there. Read more

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Governors in West Virginia, Utah, Idaho sign religious freedom bills

Mar 28, 2024

By Tyler Arnold

The new laws protect student organizations at public universities and protects religious rights for faith-based adoption centers and foster care... Read more

South Dakota's Governor Kristi Noem arrives to speak during the annual Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC) meeting on Feb. 23, 2024, in National Harbor, Maryland.

South Dakota to create ‘Med Ed’ video to combat ‘abortion misinformation’

Mar 28, 2024

By Peter Pinedo

The bill requires the South Dakota Department of Health to create an informational video describing the state’s abortion law. Read more

Trump announced his Bible project on social media during Holy Week, saying he partnered with country singer Lee Greenwood on the initiative.

Trump’s Bible peddling: welcome message or ‘misunderstanding’ about the faith?

Mar 28, 2024

By Daniel Payne, Ken Oliver-Méndez

Presidential candidate Donald Trump’s message touting a patriotic Bible is either seen as a welcome exhortation or a “potentially dangerous... Read more

The state capitol building of New Hampshire  in Concord, New Hampshire.

New Hampshire legislators reconsider ‘medical aid in dying’ legislation

Mar 28, 2024

By Matthew Balan

The New Hampshire House of Representatives is poised to reconsider its narrow passage of a bill that would legalize assisted... Read more

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ACLU sues Ohio over law banning transgender treatments for minors

Mar 28, 2024

By Tyler Arnold

The law prohibits minors from receiving transgender drugs and surgeries, and requires that only biological girls can participate in high... Read more

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Singing this song on Holy Thursday can purify your soul

Mar 28, 2024

By Francesca Pollio Fenton

The “Tantum Ergo” is the last two verses of a Latin hymn written by St. Thomas Aquinas. Read more

A stripped altar on Holy Thursday 2015 at Mater Dei Parish in Irving, Texas.

What is the ‘sacred triduum’? A CNA explainer

Mar 28, 2024

By JD Flynn

At the end of Lent, right before Easter, the Catholic Church observes the “sacred triduum.” What is it? Read more

Workers continue to investigate and search for victims after the cargo ship Dali collided with the Francis Scott Key Bridge causing it to collapse yesterday, on March 27, 2024, in Baltimore.

Archdiocese of Baltimore ministers to victims’ families, stranded crew of bridge collapse

Mar 27, 2024

By Peter Pinedo

In the wake of the Francis Scott Key Bridge’s collapse on Tuesday, the Archdiocese of Baltimore has been at the... Read more

Former President Donald Trump speaks during a press conference at 40 Wall Street on March 25, 2024, in New York City.

Trump touts ‘God Bless the USA’ King James Bible ahead of Easter

Mar 27, 2024

By Daniel Payne

Trump announced the commemorative Bible offering on social media this week, saying he partnered with country singer Lee Greenwood on... Read more

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Here’s what the Holy Thursday Seven Churches Visitation devotion is all about

Mar 27, 2024

By CNA Staff

The devotion involves traveling to seven local churches after the Mass of the Lord’s Supper on the evening of Holy... Read more

Judas betrays Jesus with a kiss, 14th-century fresco in the Collegiata of San Gimignano, Italy.

Why is today called Spy Wednesday?

Mar 27, 2024

By Tina Dennelly

The name actually derives from the Gospel reading for today in which Judas Iscariot betrays Jesus for 30 pieces of... Read more

Hundreds of pro-life and pro-abortion demonstrators hold rallies alongside each other as the Supreme Court hears oral arguments in the high-stakes abortion pill case Alliance for Hippocratic Medicine v. Food and Drug Administration, March 26, 2024.

PHOTOS: Pro-life and pro-abortion activists hold dueling rallies outside Supreme Court

Mar 26, 2024

By Peter Pinedo

While there were significantly more pro-abortion demonstrators present outside the Supreme Court on Tuesday, there were many pro-life doctors and... Read more

The Supreme Court heard oral arguments on March 26, 2024, for a lawsuit brought by the Alliance for Hippocratic Medicine (AHM), which seeks to impose more restrictions on the prescription of mifepristone.

Abortion pill opponents face Supreme Court skepticism

Mar 26, 2024

By Tyler Arnold

The justices heard oral arguments on March 26 for a lawsuit brought by Alliance for Hippocratic Medicine (AHM). Read more

Christendom’s president-elect, George Harne, is currently a professor at the University of St. Thomas in Houston. Before then, he served as president of Magdalen College of the Liberal Arts for nine years.

Christendom College names George Harne as next president

Mar 26, 2024

By Kate Quiñones

Currently a professor at the University of St. Thomas, Houston, Harne formerly served as president of Magdalen College of the... Read more