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Cardinal Walter Kasper.

Cardinal Kasper ‘very worried’ about German Church’s ‘Synodal Way’

Jun 10, 2021

By CNA Staff

Cardinal Walter Kasper said he hoped that the prayers of faithful Catholics “will help to steer the Synodal Way in... Read more

Cake artist Jack Phillips, owner of Masterpiece Cakeshop in Lakewood, Colorado.

Wedding cake, controversy and faith: Colorado baker's book recounts years-long legal fight

Jun 10, 2021

By Kevin J. Jones

Jack Phillips, a Colorado baker whose decision not to bake cakes for same-sex weddings ended up taking him before the... Read more

Deaths by euthanasia soared last year in Canada

Jun 9, 2021

By Christine Rousselle

The number of Canadians who ended their lives by euthanasia and assisted suicide increased by 17% in 2020, the country’s... Read more

The March for Life in Washington, D.C., Jan. 27, 2017.

Spanish bishop cricitizes bill that would criminalize pro-life witness near abortion clinics

Jun 9, 2021

By Blanca Ruiz

The secretary general of the Spanish bishops’ conference on Saturday questioned on Twitter a bill proposed by the ruling Spanish... Read more

Biden administration cites ‘duty’ to uphold Title IX exemption for Christian schools

Jun 9, 2021

The Biden administration on Tuesday said it is required by law to uphold a Title IX exemption for religious colleges,... Read more

Pope Francis encourages ecumenical meeting in brotherly love

Jun 9, 2021

By CNA Staff

Practicing love toward one another is essential, Pope Francis said in a video message to a gathering of the John... Read more

Harvard Memorial Hall, Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts.

Harvard Catholic Center engages intellectual tradition with new forum

Jun 9, 2021

By Joe Bukuras

The Harvard Catholic Center is in its first year of launching an initiative to engage the university, academic professions, and... Read more

A Lidl grocery chain sign in Amstelveen, the Netherlands.

Irish Catholic bishop ‘delighted’ as firm offers paid leave after pregnancy loss

Jun 9, 2021

By CNA Staff

Bishop Kevin Doran welcomed the step by Lidl Ireland. Read more

Pope Francis’ general audience in the San Damaso Courtyard of the Apostolic Palace, June 9, 2021.

Pope Francis: Priests, bishops, and married couples ‘co-responsible’ for the family

Jun 9, 2021

By Hannah Brockhaus

The pope sent a video message to a four-day online meeting on his apostolic exhortation Amoris laetitia. Read more

University of Notre Dame

Notre Dame university website celebrates ‘Pride Month’

Jun 9, 2021

By Joe Bukuras

The website of the University of Notre Dame has a feature post celebrating LGBTQ+ Pride on its diversity and inclusion... Read more

Financial watchdog tells Vatican to improve judicial action on crime

Jun 9, 2021

By Hannah Brockhaus

The Moneyval report noted improvements to the Vatican’s regulations to fight money laundering. Read more

Cardinal George Pell

EXCLUSIVE: Cardinal Pell calls for better fiscal accountability at the Vatican

Jun 9, 2021

By Matt Hadro

Cardinal George Pell – the former prefect of the Vatican’s Secretariat for the Economy – called for stronger fiscal accountability... Read more

The Four Courts in Dublin, the principal seat of Ireland’s High Court.

Ireland’s High Court to hear abortion case

Jun 9, 2021

By CNA Staff

A couple claim that their unborn child was aborted after they were mistakenly told that it had a fatal fetal... Read more

Pope Francis’ general audience in the San Damaso Courtyard of the Apostolic Palace, June 9, 2021.

Pope Francis: Say the ‘Jesus Prayer’ throughout the day

Jun 9, 2021

By CNA Staff

At his general audience, the pope recommended the prayer at the heart of Eastern Christianity’s mystical tradition. Read more

Sir James MacMillan.

‘It’s heady stuff’: A composer turns St. John Henry Newman’s much-loved words into music

Jun 9, 2021

By Luke Coppen

Sir James MacMillan’s new work “Nothing in Vain” is inspired by a meditation by the English saint. Read more

Theology can help guide speculation about aliens, professor says

Jun 8, 2021

By Christine Rousselle

Fundamental theological principles provide the framework for any doctrinal questions over the discovery of extraterrestrial beings, a theologian claimed in... Read more

Mexican bishops ask that election results be respected

Jun 8, 2021

By Walter Sanchez Silva

The Mexican bishops’ conference on Monday asked the political forces in the country to respect the results of Sunday’s elections... Read more

June 4 rally in support of Tanner Cross, Loudoun County, Virginia

Court reinstates Virginia teacher suspended over transgender pronoun policy

Jun 8, 2021

A county court on Tuesday ruled that a Virginia teacher suspended for opposing a school transgender pronoun policy must be... Read more

New tech company aims to provide platform for Catholic businesses

Jun 8, 2021

By Kate Scanlon

A Catholic technology company recently launched a platform for Catholic publishers, small businesses, and religious communities to reach customers and... Read more

Poland’s new pro-life campaign proclaims ‘every life is a miracle’

Jun 8, 2021

By CNA Staff

The campaign presents more than 80 personal stories. Read more