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Archbishop Salvatore Cordileone of San Francisco.  House Speaker Nancy Pelosi.

Pelosi’s archbishop: No devout Catholic can condone abortion, ‘let alone have the government pay for it’

Jul 23, 2021

By CNA Staff

Archbishop Salvatore Cordileone is Pelosi’s local ordinary. Read more

Cardinal Raymond Burke listens in the audience during the presentation of the new book Christvs Vincit by Bishop Athanasius Schneider, in Rome on Oct. 14, 2019.

Cardinal Burke questions Pope Francis' authority to eliminate the Traditional Latin Mass

Jul 22, 2021

By Alejandro Bermudez

In a 19-point statement regarding Pope Francis' motu proprio Traditionis Custodes, Cardinal Raymond Leo Burke called the restrictions on the... Read more

The Cathedral of St. John the Evangelist in Milwaukee. Credit: Sulfur via Wikimedia (CC BY-SA 3.0)

Despite criticism from Wisconsin AG, Milwaukee archdiocese stresses cooperation with new abuse cases

Jul 22, 2021

By Kevin J. Jones

The Milwaukee archdiocese said that to its knowledge the Wisconsin attorney general’s inquiry into sexual abuse, which some critics say... Read more

Ethiopia's bishops during their plenary assembly in Mojo, July 2021. Credit: Ethiopian Catholic Secretariat via Facebook.

Ethiopian bishops call for ceasefire in Tigray crisis

Jul 22, 2021

By Magdalene Kahiu

As the war over control of Ethiopia's Tigray region expands into neighboring regions, the country's bishops on Saturday urged an... Read more

Ninth Circuit favors Washington church in case against state abortion coverage mandate

Jul 22, 2021

By Matt Hadro

A Washington church won its case against a state abortion coverage mandate on Thursday, in a ruling by a federal... Read more

Cardinal Jose Advincula of Manila (right) is led to his cathedra inside the 
Manila Cathedral by Archbishop Charles Brown, papal nuncio to the 
Philippines, during the cardinal's installation as new prelate of the 
Archdiocese of Manila on June 24, 2021.

Philippine bishops support pope’s letter on traditional liturgies

Jul 22, 2021

By Jose Torres Jr.

The Catholic Bishops’ Conference of the Philippines issued a statement on Thursday supporting Pope Francis’ motu proprio Traditionis custodes, which... Read more

People demonstrate, some holding Cuban flags, during a protest against the Cuban government at Versailles Restaurant in Miami, on July 12, 2021. - Havana on Monday blamed a US "policy of economic suffocation" for unprecedented protests against Cuba's communist government as Washington pointed the finger at "decades of repression" in the one-party state. Credit: Eva Marie Uzcategui/AFP via Getty Images.

Cuban government preparing a law regulating dissidents’ defense lawyers

Jul 22, 2021

By David Ramos

Cuba’s communist government has drafted a law that would equate the role of dissidents’ defense lawyers with that of public... Read more

St. Joseph with the Infant Jesus, by Guido Reni, circa 1635

Annual Courage conference focuses on St. Joseph as model of chastity

Jul 22, 2021

By Matt Hadro

The annual conference of the Catholic apostolate Courage International concluded last week, focusing on the example of St. Joseph. Read more

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.)

Pelosi defends taxpayer-funded abortion while citing Catholic faith 

Jul 22, 2021

By Kate Scanlon

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) on Thursday defended efforts to permit federal funding of elective abortions, and cited her own... Read more

Pontificio Sant'Anselmo, Rome

The increasing influence of the liturgical school Sant’Anselmo in the Vatican

Jul 22, 2021

By Andrea Gagliarducci

The new secretary and undersecretary of the Vatican’s Congregation for Divine Worship both have studied at the Pontificio Ateneo Sant'Anselmo,... Read more

Cardinal Mario Grech, Secretary General of Synod of Bishops.

Cardinal Grech: Synodality is not a ‘fad’ of the pope

Jul 22, 2021

By CNA Staff

He said that synodality is “the form and style of the early Church.” Read more

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Australian archbishop: Catholics will ‘need to adapt’ to liturgy restrictions

Jul 22, 2021

By Courtney Mares

Archbishop Peter Comensoli said that “for some, it will be not an easy moment.” Read more

A Traditional Latin Mass.

Traditionis custodes: German Catholic dioceses make no immediate changes

Jul 22, 2021

By CNA Staff

Several dioceses confirmed that Traditional Latin Masses would continue. Read more

Shannon Mullen, Editor-in-Chief of Catholic News Agency.

EWTN’s Catholic News Agency names Shannon Mullen as Editor-in-Chief

Jul 22, 2021

By CNA Staff

CNA is one of the world’s largest and fastest-growing independent Catholic media outlets. Read more

Frank DiLallo, founder and co-author of Bullying Redirect. Credit: Autumn Jones/CNA.

'Bullying Redirect' provides Christ-centered anti-bullying curriculum

Jul 22, 2021

By Autumn Jones

Following the Columbine High School massacre in April 1999, Catholic educator and counselor Frank DiLallo knew he had to do... Read more

George Weigel.

George Weigel: Pope Francis’ Motu Proprio ‘unnecessary’ and ‘cruel’

Jul 21, 2021

In an essay published on First Things on Wednesday, July 21st, Pope John Paul II biographer described Pope Francis Motu... Read more

Wilton Cardinal Gregory at a Mass celebrated at the Capital One Arena before the 2020 March for Life.

Cardinal Gregory speaks at immigration reform rally

Jul 21, 2021

By Joe Bukuras

Wilton Cardinal Gregory, Archbishop of Washington, spoke Wednesday in support of congressional immigration reform alongside US Senators Chuck Schumer and... Read more

Members of the Knights of Columbus help to deliver supplies in Ciudad Juarez.

Mexican archbishop prays that Knights of Columbus will be generous men of action

Jul 21, 2021

By ACI Prensa

Archbishop Gustavo Rodríguez Vega of Yucatan prayed Sunday that God would make the Knights of Columbus "to be recognized as... Read more

The lethal injection room at California's San Quentin State Prison.

Survey: A majority of US Catholics support the death penalty

Jul 21, 2021

By Matt Hadro

One recent survey shows a majority of U.S. Catholics supporting use of the death penalty for murder convicts. The support... Read more

Priest celebrating the traditional Latin Mass at the church of St Pancratius, Rome

Do we have a Traditional Latin Mass? US bishops continue to respond to Traditionis custodes

Jul 21, 2021

By Christine Rousselle

Bishops throughout the United States have continued to respond to Pope Francis’ motu proprio on traditional liturgies, addressing the impact... Read more