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Crowds looking at the Miracle of the Sun, occurring during the Our Lady of Fatima apparitions.

Why is the First Saturdays devotion called the 'unfulfilled part of the Fatima message'?

Mar 30, 2022

By Joe Bukuras

What is the First Saturdays devotion, and what is its connection to Fatima and the Blessed Virgin Mary's request for... Read more

Church pews

Tabernacle, with Eucharist inside, stolen from Maryland Catholic church

Mar 30, 2022

By Joe Bukuras

A tabernacle with the Blessed Sacrament located inside, along with other church belongings, was stolen from Catholic church in Hydes,... Read more

Peter K. Kilpatrick was named the president of The Catholic University of America on March 29, 2022.

Peter Kilpatrick named next president of Catholic University

Mar 29, 2022

By Joe Bukuras

Peter K. Kilpatrick, a former dean of the engineering school at the University of Notre Dame who has served as... Read more

Father Jason Charron with an orphan from Ukraine.

A Catholic priest and a parishioner team up to rescue Ukrainian orphans 

Mar 28, 2022

By Francesca Pollio Fenton

A Ukrainian Catholic priest, who is married and a father of seven, recently accompanied one of his parishioners on a... Read more

Bishop Emeritus Howard Hubbard of Albany

Former Albany bishop says he returned priests accused of abuse to ministry without involving law enforcement

Mar 28, 2022

By Jonah McKeown

In a deposition released March 25, the former Bishop of Albany admitted that he did not report several instances of... Read more

Rep. Jeff Fortenberry (R-Neb.)

Convicted Catholic congressman resigns, citing Mother Teresa quote

Mar 28, 2022

By Katie Yoder

In the wake of a criminal conviction, U.S. Rep. Jeff Fortenberry (R-Nebraska) announced his resignation in a letter to his... Read more

Mother Angelica, foundress of EWTN.

Mother Angelica's work still brings inspiration and conversion, six years after her death

Mar 27, 2022

By Joe Bukuras

The foundress of EWTN, Mother Mary Angelica of the Annunciation, died six years ago, but her legacy lives on in... Read more

Father Andrii Chornopyskyi speaks at Ukrainian Catholic National Shrine of the Holy Family in Washington, D.C., March 25, 2022.

Ukrainian Catholics gather in DC for consecration to Mary's heart

Mar 25, 2022

By Katie Yoder

The faithful gathered at the Ukrainian Catholic National Shrine of the Holy Family in Washington, D.C., on Friday, as Pope... Read more

Rep. Jeff Fortenberry (R-Neb.)

Catholic congressman convicted of lying to federal investigators, pledges to appeal

Mar 25, 2022

By Kevin J. Jones

U.S. Congressman Jeff Fortenberry has said he will appeal his Thursday conviction on three felony counts of lying to federal... Read more

The interior of Ss. Peter and Paul Cathedral in Philadelphia during a March 25, 2022 Mass following the consecration of Russia and Ukraine to the immaculate heart of Mary.

From coast to coast, US bishops join in the consecration of Russia and Ukraine

Mar 25, 2022

By Jonah McKeown, Joe Bukuras

Preaching the homily at a Mass in Philadelphia on Friday, the voice of the leader of the Ukrainian Greek Catholic... Read more

Eleanor McCullen testifies during the confirmation hearings for Supreme Court nominee Ketanji Brown Jackson, March 24, 2022.

Pro-life sidewalk counselor testifies at Ketanji Brown Jackson hearings

Mar 25, 2022

By Katie Yoder

A pro-life sidewalk counselor expressed concern before members of the Senate Thursday that Supreme Court nominee Ketanji Brown Jackson has... Read more

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.)

Nancy Pelosi describes herself as a 'devout' Catholic who grew up in a 'pro-life family'

Mar 25, 2022

By Joe Bukuras

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi spoke about being a “devout” Catholic in an on-stage discussion, while defending her staunch support of... Read more

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MacKenzie Scott gives mega-gift to abortion provider Planned Parenthood

Mar 24, 2022

By Kevin J. Jones

MacKenzie Scott, an early Amazon leader and ex-wife of company founder Jeff Bezos, has given $275 million to Planned Parenthood,... Read more

A statue of St. Michael the Archangel with a liquid 'similar to red nail polish' on its head.

Denver archdiocese: Supposed blood on St Michael statue 'similar to red nail polish'

Mar 24, 2022

By Francesca Pollio Fenton

After having a chemical analysis performed on swabs used to clean alleged blood from a local woman’s statue of St.... Read more

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Condemned man wins case seeking pastor’s touch and prayer during execution

Mar 24, 2022

By Katie Yoder

The Supreme Court ruled in favor of an inmate who requested that his pastor pray aloud and “lay hands” on... Read more

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Good news! You can eat a cheeseburger on Friday, March 25. Here’s why

Mar 24, 2022

By Francesca Pollio Fenton

You probably already are well aware that Catholics are called to abstain from eating meat on all Fridays throughout Lent.... Read more

Governor Gavin Newsom of California.

No co-pays for abortion under new California law

Mar 23, 2022

By Kevin J. Jones

California will eliminate several costs of abortion procedures under a law Gov. Gavin Newsom signed on Tuesday. The law, which... Read more

Senator Lindsey Graham speaks at a National Press Club luncheon in Washington, D.C., Sept. 8, 2015.

‘When does life begin?’: Senators press Ketanji Brown Jackson on abortion

Mar 23, 2022

By Katie Yoder

Senators are continuing to press Supreme Court nominee Ketanji Brown Jackson on the abortion issue during her confirmation hearings with... Read more

Borys Gudziak, Archeparch of the Ukrainian Catholic Archeparchy of Philadelphia.

Ukrainian Catholic archbishop to speak at Notre Dame commencement

Mar 23, 2022

By CNA Staff

Archbishop Borys Gudziak of the Ukrainian Archeparchy of Philadelphia will deliver the commencement address at the University of Notre Dame... Read more

Pope Francis prays at the Sanctuary of Our Lady of Fatima in Portugal, May 12, 2017.

Want to join in the consecration of Russia and Ukraine? Here's how

Mar 23, 2022

By Jonah McKeown

This Friday, March 25, Pope Francis will consecrate Russia and Ukraine to the Immaculate Heart of Mary, entrusting the nations... Read more