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Mahira Bergallo Brzezicki, who will compete at the 2021 Paralympics in Toyko. Courtesy photo.

She overcame adversity with faith and is heading to the Paralympics in Tokyo

Jul 21, 2021

By Giselle Vargas

Mahira Bergallo Brzezicki, 19, is an Argentine athlete who will be participating in the Paralympic Games in Tokyo, proud of... Read more

"The Appearance of Christ to Mary Magdalene" by Alexander Ivanov, 1834-1836.

Mary Magdalene: The first witness to the Resurrection

Jul 21, 2021

By Gretchen Siegel

July 22nd is the feast day of St. Mary Magdalene. Read more

New Hampshire state house

New Hampshire moves to restrict late-term abortions

Jul 21, 2021

By Jonah McKeown

New Hampshire’s 2021 budget includes a limit on late-term abortions, a significant change from current policy which allows abortions up... Read more

The March for Life in Washington, D.C., Jan. 19, 2018.

US bishops' petition to preserve Hyde Amendment surpasses 130,000 signatures

Jul 21, 2021

By Joe Bukuras

The United States Conference of Catholic Bishops is encouraging Americans to sign their petition to save the “Hyde Amendment” from... Read more

Sen. Steve Daines (R-Mont.) at a July 21, 2021 press conference introducing the Protecting Life on College Campus Act of 2021, outside the U.S. Capitol building

New bill would defund public universities that provide on-campus abortions  

Jul 21, 2021

By Kate Scanlon

Pro-life lawmakers introduced a bill Wednesday to defund public colleges and universities that perform abortions or offer the abortion pill... Read more

Pregnancy Test.

Judge temporarily blocks Arkansas ban on most abortions

Jul 21, 2021

By CNA Staff

A federal judge on Tuesday blocked an Arkansas law banning almost all abortions, while the court considers whether it is... Read more

Cardinal Joseph Zen. Courtesy Photo.

Traditionis custodes: Cardinal Zen reacts to restrictions on Traditional Latin Masses

Jul 21, 2021

By Hannah Brockhaus

The former bishop of Hong Kong said the move was a “blow.” Read more

Flag of mozambique in the world map.

‘Do not abandon Mozambique’: Catholics appeal for help amid jihadist attacks

Jul 21, 2021

By Courtney Mares

Churches have been burnt, people beheaded, and girls kidnapped. Read more

Heroes’ Square (Hősök tere), Budapest, Hungary.

Vatican unveils program of Pope Francis’ 7-hour trip to Hungary

Jul 21, 2021

By CNA Staff

The pope will meet with Prime Minister Viktor Orbán. Read more

Pro-life group ‘ready to go to court’ over new government intervention on N Ireland abortion law

Jul 21, 2021

By CNA Staff

SPUC accuses the U.K. government of a “power grab.” Read more

The flag of Slovakia, pictured in the country’s capital, Bratislava.

Only the fully vaccinated can meet Pope Francis in Slovakia, says health minister

Jul 21, 2021

By Hannah Brockhaus

The pope will visit four cities in Slovakia on Sept. 12-15. Read more

A statue of Our Lady of Charity of Cobre, patroness of Cuba.

Archbishop prays to Our Lady of Charity for youth arrested amid Cuba protests

Jul 20, 2021

By Harumi Suzuki

During Mass on Sunday the Archbishop of Santiago de Cuba prayed to Our Lady of Charity for the release of... Read more

Prince Harry and Meghan Markle

Catholic teaching challenges award for Prince Harry, Meghan Markle’s two-child limit

Jul 20, 2021

By Katie Yoder

Catholic leaders challenge an environmental award to Prince Harry and Meghan Markle for limiting their family to two children.  Read more

Fall River seminarian develops apologetics website

Jul 20, 2021

By Joe Bukuras

A seminarian and former graphic designer has created the Auspice Maria website as an initiative of the new evangelization. Read more

The prostration of the ordinands at the Fraternity of St. Peter's Roman Parish, Santissima Trinità dei Pellegrini, June 27, 2013

FSSP says it is ‘deeply saddened’ by Pope Francis' Latin Mass restrictions

Jul 20, 2021

By Christine Rousselle

The Priestly Fraternity of St. Peter issued a statement on Tuesday reaffirming their fidelity to Pope Francis, and expressing their... Read more

Archbishop Dennis Schnurr celebrates Mass at the tomb of St. Peter along with other bishops from the United States' Region VI during their ad limina visit to the Holy See.

Cincinnati archbishop: I would not have approved Biden’s visit to Catholic university

Jul 20, 2021

By Matt Hadro

The Archbishop of Cincinnati on Tuesday said he was not informed of President Biden’s upcoming visit to a Catholic university... Read more

The remains of St. George Coptic Orthodox Church, Surrey, BC

Coptic Orthodox church in British Columbia destroyed in ‘suspicious’ fire

Jul 20, 2021

By Christine Rousselle

A Coptic Orthodox church in British Columbia was destroyed in a fire on Monday, July 19, just days after an... Read more

Eucharistic adoration at the SLS18 conference in Chicago.

FOCUS to add locations for campus outreach in 2021-2022

Jul 20, 2021

By Joe Bukuras

The Fellowship of Catholic University Students is sending nearly 800 missionaries to eight additional locations this academic year in order... Read more

Bishop Thomas Paprocki consecrates the host during Mass.

Springfield bishop dispenses parishes from restrictions on the Traditional Latin Mass

Jul 20, 2021

By Jonah McKeown

The bishop of Springfield in Illinois on Monday dispensed two parish churches in his diocese from an article of a... Read more

Pope Francis, pictured on Oct. 4, 2014.

Pope Francis ‘deeply saddened’ by Baghdad market bombing

Jul 20, 2021

By CNA Staff

The explosion at the al-Wuhailat market killed at least 30 people. Read more