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Feb 25, 2021 - 05:01 pm .- A church in Mexico City was the scene on Sunday of the death of Juan, a man in his sixties who got down on his knees to pray at the entrance of the church, made his way up the main aisle still on his knees, passed out, and died within minutes in front of the altar.
Mar 1, 2021 - 05:00 pm .- The Archdiocese of New Orleans says that the recently-approved Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine is “morally compromised,” and advises Catholics to use ethical alternatives if available.
Mar 1, 2021 - 02:30 am .- Benedict XVI addressed conspiracy theories about his resignation as pope, Pope Francis’ trip to Iraq, and Joe Biden in an interview with an Italian newspaper published on Monday.
Feb 25, 2021 - 03:00 pm .- The House on Thursday passed the Equality Act, a bill that the U.S. bishops have warned would trample religious freedom protections while codifying gender ideology in federal law.
Feb 24, 2021 - 05:01 pm .- The local bishop and the regional superior of a priest who last week attempted to concelebrate the Eucharist with a Protestant minister have removed the priest as pastor of his parish.
Feb 27, 2021 - 06:00 am .- Eight hundred years ago, a barefoot St. Dominic carried an icon of the Virgin Mary across Rome to entrust the Marian image to a new community of cloistered nuns, who have safeguarded the icon within the walls of their convent to this day.
Feb 25, 2021 - 01:00 pm .- A religious order announced on Thursday that it had withdrawn an application to exhume the body of its US-born founder following an outcry in England, where the nun is buried.
Mar 2, 2021 - 09:00 am .- President Joe Biden cited Our Lady of Guadalupe and displayed his rosary beads in a conversation with the president of Mexico on Monday.
Feb 26, 2021 - 04:00 am .- The president of the German Catholic bishops’ conference said on Thursday that he would continue to give Holy Communion to Protestants who ask for it.
Mar 2, 2021 - 04:00 am .- Fr. Alberto Ravagnani didn’t set out to make a viral video, he was just trying to find a way to stay connected to the kids who attend his parish’s youth ministries after Italy went into lockdown for the coronavirus pandemic in March 2020.
Feb 24, 2021 - 03:23 am .- A series of one-on-one interviews with more than two dozen bishops has revealed significant concern among the Church leaders over the impact of the COVID-19 epidemic and political tensions.
Feb 24, 2021 - 05:00 am .- A robust understanding of the right to religious freedom is being eroded in the global response to the coronavirus pandemic, the Vatican’s foreign minister said in a video message to the United Nations Human Rights Council on Tuesday.
Feb 27, 2021 - 04:00 am .- Damien Richardson rediscovered his faith and overcame addiction. Then he unearthed an extraordinary book about Ireland’s Catholic history...
Feb 27, 2021 - 08:30 am .- Pope Francis has said that seeing a psychiatrist in Argentina helped him with anxiety when he was a younger priest in an interview published in an Argentine newspaper Saturday.
Feb 25, 2021 - 06:37 pm .- When Cardinal Gabriel Zubeir Wako turns 80 on Feb. 27, the cardinals eligible to vote in a conclave will drop to 127, seven more than the limit of 120 set by Paul VI and confirmed by John Paul II.
Feb 28, 2021 - 05:30 am .- Pope Francis said Sunday that it is important to remember when facing a difficult trial that the “Lord is Risen and does not permit darkness to have the last word.”
Feb 24, 2021 - 05:07 pm .- In the wake of a suicide at a Catholic social services headquarters in Seattle, Archbishop Paul Etienne said that Christians should remember the “desperation and hopelessness” of those in distress, but also God’s “profound love.”
Mar 1, 2021 - 12:20 pm .- The parish of St. Sabina in Chicago announced on Sunday that it would withhold its monthly contribution to the archdiocese until an abuse investigation into its longtime pastor is completed.
Feb 28, 2021 - 12:50 pm .- The apostolic nunciature in Iraq reported on Sunday, Feb. 28 that the Nuncio Mitja Leskovar, has tested positive for COVID less than a week before Pope Francis trip to the country.
Feb 24, 2021 - 03:33 pm .- As part of the Year of Saint Joseph called for by Pope Francis, the National Shrine of St. Joseph will host a virtual conference and rededicate the saint’s statue.