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Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary Catholic Church in Adams County, Colorado, sustained thousands of dollars in estimated damage from a pair of drive-by shootings Aug. 6 and Aug. 8, 2022.

Drive-by gunshots target Denver-area Catholic church

Aug 8, 2022

By Kevin J. Jones

No one was hurt, but the church suffered tens of thousands of dollars in estimated damage. Read more

Little Sisters of the Poor. Courtesy of the Becket Fund for Religious Liberty.

Little Sisters of the Poor to close Denver nursing home after 105 years

Aug 5, 2022

By Jonah McKeown

The Little Sisters of the Poor announced this week their intention to withdraw from a nursing home they have operated... Read more

Cardinal James Francis Stafford, Major Penitentiary Emeritus of the Apostolic Penitentiary, in December 2021.

Cardinal Stafford urges a rediscovery of the Liturgy of the Hours

May 16, 2022

By Jonah McKeown

What does it mean to pray “ceaselessly”? Read more

Vandalism at St. John XXIII parish in Fort Collins, Colo., May 7, 2022.

Parish church in northern Colorado tagged with pro-abortion graffiti; police investigating

May 9, 2022

By Jonah McKeown

A Catholic parish church in northern Colorado known for its active pro-life ministry was vandalized with pro-abortion graffiti over the... Read more

Pro-abortion graffiti on the doors of Sacred Heart of Mary Catholic Church in Boulder, Colorado, on May 4, 2022.

Colorado parish defaced with pro-abortion graffiti for second time in seven months

May 4, 2022

By Jonah McKeown

A Catholic parish church in Boulder, Colorado was defaced with pro-abortion slogans the evening of May 3, marking the second... Read more

Archbishop Samuel Aquila of Denver.

Archbishop Aquila: German synodal path repudiates the deposit of faith

May 3, 2022

By CNA Staff

Archbishop Samuel Aquila of Denver wrote Monday to the head of the German bishops’ conference reiterating that that country’s synodal... Read more

Brad Jolly at his home in Longmont, Colorado.

Colorado man shares his love of math — and Catholicism — with students in Uganda

Apr 21, 2022

By Jonah McKeown

Since last summer, a Colorado man has been helping Catholic schoolchildren in Uganda using the two “universal” things that they... Read more

A pro-life eucharistic procession around a Planned Parenthood facility in Denver, Colo., April 9, 2022.

Pro-Life Eucharistic Procession Draws Hundreds in Denver

Amidst the refrain of Hail Marys in the background, hundreds of faithful took to the streets around the Stapleton Planned... Read more

A statue of St. Michael the Archangel with a liquid 'similar to red nail polish' on its head.

Denver archdiocese: Supposed blood on St Michael statue 'similar to red nail polish'

Mar 24, 2022

By Francesca Pollio Fenton

After having a chemical analysis performed on swabs used to clean alleged blood from a local woman’s statue of St.... Read more

A statue of St. Michael the Archangel with what appears to have a substance resembling blood dripping from his forehead.

Is blood flowing from a Colorado woman's St Michael statue?

Mar 7, 2022

By Francesca Pollio Fenton

On Feb. 23, hours before the world would hear that Russia had invaded Ukraine, a statue of St. Michael the... Read more

Members of Lions for Life at St. Thomas More Catholic School in Centennial, Colo.

Meet Catholic school students who pray the rosary for the unborn

Feb 3, 2022

By Francesca Pollio Fenton

Seventh graders CeCe and Abby start off each month by waking up early to say the rosary with their fellow... Read more


From Denver to Uganda, St Joseph facilitates an unexpected connection

Jan 27, 2022

By Jonah McKeown

When Daniel Campbell saw an email in his inbox last spring from Soroti, Uganda, his first thought was: Am I... Read more

A concrete statue of Mary stands near the burned home of the McLaren family in Superior, Colorado after the Dec. 30, 2021 Marshall Fire.

Blessed Mother statues still stand at Colorado family home destroyed by wildfire

Jan 16, 2022

By Jonah McKeown

As Bob and Tina McLaren fled the Superior, Colorado neighborhood they had called home since 1992, Tina looked back and... Read more

Vandalism on a door of the Cathedral Basilica of the Immaculate Conception in Denver, Colo., Oct. 10, 2021.

Alleged vandal faces hate crime charge after major damage to Denver's Catholic cathedral

Jan 13, 2022

By Kevin J. Jones

A 26-year-old woman has turned herself in on two charges related to some $10,000 in vandalism damage to Denver’s Cathedral... Read more


After pro-abortion rights essay draws ire, Jesuit high school retracts student magazine issue

Jan 11, 2022

By Kevin J. Jones

Leadership at a Denver-area Catholic high school retracted an entire issue of a quarterly student magazine after a student’s “deeply... Read more

The Greany family (from left) Lance, Tom, Kat, and Cole, who lost their Colorado home in the Marshall Fire in late 2021.

Neighbors' generosity after Colorado fire has been 'extraordinary', displaced family says

Jan 6, 2022

By Jonah McKeown

A Catholic couple who lost their home in a historic Colorado wildfire late last year say they have experienced “absolutely... Read more

A Mary statue stands amid the remains of the Greany home in Louisville, Colo., following the Marshall Fire.

'Hail Full of Grace!': Colorado resident pens reflection after losing home in Marshall Fire

Jan 5, 2022

By Denver Catholic

On Dec. 30, a fast-moving wildfire destroyed approximately 1,000 homes and structures in Louisville, Superior and unincorporated Boulder County. Among... Read more

Smoke from the 2021 Boulder County fire over Superior, Colo., Dec. 30, 2021.

Archbishop Aquila opens parishes, launches emergency fund for victims of Colorado wildfires

Dec 31, 2021

By Alejandro Bermudez

Archbishop Samuel Aquila of Denver announced on Friday the establishment of an emergency fund to assist victims of the most... Read more

Archbishop Samuel Aquila of Denver says a Mass of diaconal ordination in 2020.

Archbishop Aquila urges Catholics to 're-acquire a biblical worldview' this Advent

Dec 3, 2021

By Jonah McKeown

In a pastoral note for Advent, Archbishop Samuel Aquila of Denver urged Catholics to seek a way of seeing the... Read more

Vandalism on a door of the Cathedral Basilica of the Immaculate Conception in Denver, Colo., Oct. 10, 2021.

Denver archbishop, writing in Washington Post, decries vandalism of Catholic property

Nov 19, 2021

By Jonah McKeown

Incidents include graffiti sprayed on church walls, Catholic statues beheaded or smashed, gravestones desecrated with swastikas, and arson. Read more