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Bishop Thomas Olmsted of Phoenix. CNA file photo.

Bishop Olmsted of Phoenix encourages vaccination, supports conscience exemptions through employers

Aug 28, 2021

By Joe Bukuras

Bishop Thomas Olmsted of the Diocese of Phoenix said on Friday that he encourages the faithful to prayerfully consider getting... Read more

Pope Francis with the volunteers helping vaccinate people in need at the Vatican April 2, 2021.

Pope Francis visits Vatican vaccination center

Apr 2, 2021

By Hannah Brockhaus

Pope Francis on the morning of Good Friday visited the auditorium where the Vatican is vaccinating 1,200 people in need... Read more


Dominican priest, microbiologist affirms moral liceity of COVID-19 vaccine

Jan 12, 2021

By CNA Staff

A Dominican priest and biology professor has on social media encouraged people to receive a coronavirus vaccine, emphasizing his trust... Read more

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Arlington diocese launches online-only Catholic school

Aug 14, 2020

By Christine Rousselle

The Diocese of Arlington is launching a new virtual school for families who want a Catholic education but are worried... Read more

Pope Francis delivers his general audience via livestream on Aug. 12, 2020.

Pope Francis: Human dignity has serious political implications

Aug 12, 2020

By Courtney Mares

Pope Francis said Wednesday that Christian faith demands conversion from individualism and a commitment to defending the inherent dignity of... Read more

Archbishop Jose Gomez.

Help Catholic schools to help at-risk families, US bishops tell Congress

Aug 7, 2020

Leading U.S. Catholic cardinals and bishops have urged congressional leaders to provide emergency private school tuition aid to low-middle income... Read more

Peruvian archbishop thanks doctors fighting coronavirus

Jul 9, 2020

The archbishop of Arequipa, Peru, thanked the doctors fighting the coronavirus pandemic, saying they offer hope to many.  Read more

Bishop Edward J. Weisenburger. CNA file photo.

Tucson diocese again halts public Masses to curb rise of coronavirus cases

Jul 7, 2020

As cases of COVID-19 spike in Arizona, the Diocese of Tucson has once again suspended the public celebration of Mass... Read more

Two retired Catholic bishops test positive for coronavirus amid Texas surge

Jun 29, 2020

Amid a surge of coronavirus cases in Texas, four retired clerics, including two bishops, have tested positive at a priests’... Read more

Monica Salinas prayed for Lucas Pearson on her route. Courtesy photo.

Amazon delivery driver who prayed God would protect sick child says 'God is good'

May 31, 2020

When Monica Salinas went to work on May 2, she didn’t expect to become a viral social media hit, or... Read more

Pope Francis celebrates Corpus Christi Mass in Rome's Casal Bertone neighborhood June 23, 2019.

Some experts split from Fauci on Holy Communion recommendation

May 29, 2020

By Jonah McKeown

As dioceses across the United States start to reopen public Masses, the scientist leading the government’s response to the coronavirus... Read more

The Sistine Chapel.

Vatican Museums will reopen June 1 as Italy opens borders to tourists

May 23, 2020

By Courtney Mares

The Vatican Museums announced Saturday that it will reopen on June 1, two days before Italy opens its borders to... Read more

Union Jack bunting across the windows of Ely Court care home, in Cardiff, Wales.

Catholics call for public inquiry into UK nursing home deaths

May 23, 2020

Catholics are calling for a public investigation into why so many elderly people have died in U.K. nursing homes during... Read more

First Pentecostal Church of Holly Springs.

Church fighting Mississippi coronavirus restriction was burned down

May 22, 2020

Authorities are investigating the burning of a Mississippi church as a potential arson. The fire comes less than a month... Read more