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Faithful pray at the Basilica of Our Lady of Guadalupe in Mexico City.

Mexican bishops respond to data showing increasingly fewer Catholics in their country

Mar 2, 2023

By Walter Sanchez Silva

One of the challenges facing the bishops of the Catholic Church in Mexico is the decrease in the number of... Read more

Pro-lifers rally outside the Supreme Court in Washington, D.C., on Dec. 1, 2021.

Abortion and public opinion: what the surveys really say

Jun 10, 2022

By Kevin J. Jones

Political scientist Michael New said that ‘polling about Roe v. Wade provides little insight about American attitudes toward abortion.’ Read more

Demonstrators pray the rosary near the St. John Paul II Shrine in Washington, D.C., June 2, 2020,

For justice and healing: Catholics explain why they marched

Jun 12, 2020

By Matt Hadro

Catholics around the country told CNA that they attended recent protests against racism and police brutality in cities, suburbs, and... Read more

President Donald Trump.

New poll finds President Donald Trump losing Catholic support amid George Floyd protests

Jun 5, 2020

The Public Religion Research Institute (PRRI) reported on Thursday that President Trump’s favorability among white Catholics fell from 60% in... Read more

Celtic Cross.

Catholics likely to outnumber Protestants in Northern Ireland by 2021

Apr 22, 2018

What would have been unthinkable 100 years ago in Northern Ireland will likely soon become a reality - Catholics will... Read more

What I learned from Catholics with psychological struggles

Jul 9, 2016

By Mary Farrow

A few weeks ago, I put out a little blurb on my personal Facebook wall.  Read more