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USCCB after 9 killed in San Jose shooting: “Something fundamentally broken in our society”

May 26, 2021

By CNA Staff

Archbishop Paul S. Coakley, chairman of the USCCB Committee on Domestic Justice and Human Development said on Wednesday, May 26,... Read more

Long Beach Convention Center, one of the shelters for unaccompanied migrant children

Los Angeles clergy celebrate Mass for unaccompanied migrant children

May 26, 2021

By Jonah McKeown

Catholic clergy in the Archdiocese of Los Angeles have been celebrating Masses this month for hundreds of unaccompanied migrant children... Read more

Bishop Michael Barber, S.J. CNA file photo.

Oakland's Catholic bishop robbed of cash, episcopal ring while praying near cathedral

May 26, 2021

By CNA Staff

A gun-wielding man allegedly robbed Bishop Michael Barber of Oakland of some money and his episcopal ring near the city’s... Read more

Bishop James Johnston of Kansas City-St. Joseph

More bishops invite Catholics back to Mass, lift dispensations

May 26, 2021

Two more U.S. bishops have invited Catholics back to Mass, following other dioceses which have lifted dispensations from the Sunday... Read more

Florida State University settles lawsuit with Catholic student

May 26, 2021

By Kate Scanlon

Florida State University has agreed to a settlement with a Catholic student who sued the school last year over his... Read more

Style and dignity woven together in 'Worthy of Wearing'

May 26, 2021

By CNA Staff

Nicole Caruso, professional makeup artist and beauty consultant, invites women to explore their feminine genius with her book Worthy of... Read more

Bishop Thomas Paprocki

Bishop Paprocki rebukes shut-down tactics: Discussion on eucharistic coherence must proceed

May 26, 2021

Another U.S. bishop has reproached efforts to delay discussion of “Eucharistic coherence” by the whole conference. Read more

Archbishop Jose Gomez, USCCB 2019 spring meeting

U.S. bishops condemn ‘deeply troubling’ rise in anti-Semitism

May 26, 2021

Leading U.S. bishops on Wednesday decried a rise in anti-Semitic incidents in the United States, and called for prayers. Read more

Archbishop Samuel Aquila

Archbishop Aquila: Germany's synodal path needs repentance, belief, truth

May 26, 2021

By CNA Staff

The German Catholic bishops and those involved in the synodal path of the Church in Germany must be the first... Read more

Archbishop Salvatore Cordileone of San Francisco

Archbishop Cordileone 'deeply grieved' by attempts to delay consideration of Eucharistic teaching document

May 25, 2021

By CNA Staff

Two U.S. archbishops on Tuesday responded to attempts by other U.S. bishops to delay consideration of a teaching document on... Read more

Cathedral Basilica of Sts. Peter and Paul, Philadelphia

Philadelphia archbishop: ‘Nothing compares’ to being physically present at Sunday Mass

May 25, 2021

The Archbishop of Philadelphia this week invited Catholics back to Sunday Mass, emphasizing the importance of in-person attendance.  Read more

Pro-life Democrats

Pro-lifers push to preserve Hyde amendment

May 25, 2021

Pro-lifers have launched a push to encourage President Joe Biden and congressional Democrats to preserve the Hyde amendment. Read more

A participant holds up a sign with a quote from St. Paul VI at a June 2020 rally in Atlanta. Credit: Maria Oswalt via Unsplash.

One Year After George Floyd's Killing: Black Catholics Are Exhausted, Yet Hopeful

May 25, 2021

By Jonathan Liedl / National Catholic Register

The life of a diocesan priest is demanding. But for Father Robert Boxie III, the past year has been especially... Read more

St. Michael's Cathedral in Springfield, Mass.

Former priest, a sex offender, killed Massachusetts altar boy in 1972, investigators conclude

May 25, 2021

By CNA Staff

A Massachusetts prosecutor announced Monday that a convicted sex offender who had been dismissed from the clerical state, and who... Read more

Archbishop Salvatore Cordileone of San Francisco gives a tour of the Cathedral of Saint Mary of the Assumption, May 24, 2021. Credit: Dennis Callahan/Catholic San Francisco.

San Francisco archbishop marks cathedral's 50th anniversary with tour for conservatory students

May 25, 2021

By CNA Staff

Marking the 50th anniversary of the blessing of the Cathedral of Saint Mary of the Assumption, Archbishop Salvatore Cordileone led... Read more

The pro-life policies that could be gutted in the next federal budget

May 25, 2021

By Matt Hadro

When President Joe Biden releases the details of his budget, as he is expected to this week, a number of... Read more

The body of St. Pio of Pietrelcina at San Lorenzo fuori le mura, Rome, Feb. 3, 2016.

Father John Paul Mary: Overcoming an irrational fear of St Padre Pio

May 25, 2021

By Autumn Jones

Early in his priesthood, Father John Paul Mary Zeller, MFVA, employee chaplain of EWTN, had an ‘irrational fear’ of Saint... Read more

A tent camp in Haiti.

US bishops welcome resumption of temporary protections for Haitian migrants

May 24, 2021

By CNA Staff

The chairs of the US bishops’ committees on migration and international justice and peace on Monday commended the Biden administration’s... Read more

New York dioceses update liturgical restriction guidelines

May 24, 2021

Dioceses in the state of New York updated their COVID-19 guidelines last week, following the recent shift in federal pandemic... Read more

Fr. Michael Pfleger

Chicago archdiocese reinstates Father Pfleger after investigating sex abuse allegations  

May 24, 2021

By Kevin J. Jones

Outspoken activist priest Father Michael Pfleger will return to the pulpit, after a Chicago archdiocese investigation concluded there was “insufficient... Read more