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California advances bill to violate sacramental seal

by Catholic News Agency Sacramento, Calif., May 24, 2019 / 09:38 am (CNA).- State senators in California have voted to approve a law that would require priests to violate the […]

Fire engulfs Notre Dame cathedral in Paris

Photo by Geoffroy Van Der Hasselt/AFP/Getty Images Paris, France, Apr 15, 2019 / 11:33 am (CNA).- The Cathedrale Notre-Dame is on fire, according to the Paris fire department. Multiple eyewitnesses […]

Following summit, Church will focus on 8 points in ‘all-out battle’ against abuse

By Courtney Grogan/Catholic News Agency At the closing of the Vatican summit on sexual abuse, Pope Francis outlined eight points that the Church will focus on in an “all-out battle” […]

Pope Francis warns against ‘spirals of hatred’ on social media

By Courtney Grogan/CNA Vatican City, Jan 24, 2019 / 04:26 am (CNA/EWTN News).- Pope Francis warned Thursday against the increasing narcissism and “spirals of hatred” found on today’s social media […]

Pope Francis orders review of Vatican McCarrick files

By JD Flynn Vatican City, Oct 6, 2018 / 08:09 am (CNA).- The Vatican announced Saturday that it would review its files pertaining to allegations of sexual misconduct on the […]

U.S. bishops announce new abuse-prevention measures and call for McCarrick investigation

Washington D.C., Sep 19, 2018 / 02:30 pm (CNA).- The U.S. bishops’ conference has announced new accountability measures in response to recent clerical sex-abuse scandals. The reforms include the establishment […]

Vatican changes Catechism teaching on death penalty, calls it ‘inadmissible’

By Hannah Brockhaus Vatican City, Aug 2, 2018 / 04:57 am (CNA/EWTN News).- The Vatican changed Thursday the Catechism of the Catholic Church’s teaching on the permissibility of the death […]

Brett Kavanaugh nominated to U.S. Supreme Court

By Christine Rousselle Washington D.C., Jul 9, 2018 / 07:25 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- President Donald Trump announced Monday night he is nominating Justice Brett Kavanaugh to the Supreme Court to fill […]

Supreme Court’s NIFLA ruling draws praise from pro-life groups

Washington D.C., Jun 26, 2018 / 12:23 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- Pro-life groups applauded the U.S. Supreme Court’s 5-4 decision on Tuesday in favor of the free speech rights of crisis […]

Court of Appeal rejects plea from Alfie Evans’ parents

Liverpool, England, Apr 25, 2018 / 12:49 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- An appeal by the parents of ailing toddler Alfie Evans was dismissed by the UK Court of Appeal Wednesday, leaving […]

How should a Catholic evaluate health care policy?

Another effort to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act seems on the verge of failure, after three Republican senators stated that they would not support a pending Senate bill. […]

In new Denver school, Byzantine spirituality meets Montessori method

Denver, Colo., Jul 16, 2017 / 04:01 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- With the goal of encountering children on a more personal level to meet their academic and spiritual needs, a Montessori […]