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After speedy exit, Catholic school student waits for very different return

After speedy exit, Catholic school student waits for very different return

WASHINGTON (CNS) -- Back in March, Juliana Colorado was going about life as usual for [...]

Cardinal Zen says hes prepared for arrest under Hong Kong security law

Cardinal Zen says hes prepared for arrest under Hong Kong security law

HONG KONG (CNS) -- Cardinal Joseph Zen Ze-kiun has said that while he will remain [...]

Msgr. Ratzinger, retired popes brother, dies at 96

Msgr. Ratzinger, retired popes brother, dies at 96

VATICAN CITY (CNS) -- Msgr. Georg Ratzinger, a musician and retired Pope Benedict XVI's elder [...]

U.S. Catholic media must inspire unity amid division, pope says

U.S. Catholic media must inspire unity amid division, pope says

VATICAN CITY (CNS) -- Catholic media outlets in the United States are called to break [...]

A month after historic flood, Michigan Catholics still stepping up to help

A month after historic flood, Michigan Catholics still stepping up to help

MIDLAND, Mich. (CNS) -- Midland and the surrounding areas of Sanford and Edenville were already [...]

Pope at pallium Mass: World needs to pray more, complain less

Pope at pallium Mass: World needs to pray more, complain less

VATICAN CITY (CNS) -- Some people always will want to destroy unity and stifle prophets, [...]

DACA ruling called a beautiful moment; concern about future remains

DACA ruling called a beautiful moment; concern about future remains

PHOENIX (CNS) -- For Cinthia Padilla Ortiz, the Supreme Court's recent decision on the DACA [...]

God listens to everybody — sinner, saint, victim, killer, pope says

God listens to everybody — sinner, saint, victim, killer, pope says

VATICAN CITY (CNS) -- Everyone lives a life that is often inconsistent or a "contradiction" [...]

Black Catholic spirituality a force in fight against racism, say pastors

Black Catholic spirituality a force in fight against racism, say pastors

PHILADELPHIA (CNS) -- Two Black Catholic pastors in Philadelphia say their parishes are drawing strength [...]

CHA head urges Trump not to pull U.S. out of World Health Organization

CHA head urges Trump not to pull U.S. out of World Health Organization

WASHINGTON (CNS) -- The head of the Catholic Health Association has urged President Donald Trump [...]

Pandemic showed just how much people need each other, pope says

Pandemic showed just how much people need each other, pope says

VATICAN CITY (CNS) -- During the darkest, most deadly days of the COVID-19 pandemic in [...]

Police Appeal For Return Of Stolen Tabernacle Containing The Eucharist

Police Appeal For Return Of Stolen Tabernacle Containing The  Eucharist

Washington, D.C. Newsroom, Jun 18, 2020 / 02:18 pm MT (CNA).- Police are appealing to [...]

Update: High court rules against Trump administrations plan to end DACA

Update: High court rules against Trump administrations plan to end DACA

WASHINGTON (CNS) -- In one of the most anticipated cases of the term, the Supreme [...]

Vatican urges Catholics to drop investments in fossil fuels, arms

Vatican urges Catholics to drop investments in fossil fuels, arms

VATICAN CITY (Reuters) - The Vatican urged Catholics on Thursday to disinvest from the armaments [...]

Christians called to intercede for, not condemn, others, pope says

Christians called to intercede for, not condemn, others, pope says

VATICAN CITY (CNS) -- True believers do not condemn people for their sins or shortcomings [...]

Eucharist heals, gives strength to serve others, pope says

VATICAN CITY (CNS) -- The Eucharist heals people of their wounds, emptiness and sadness, and [...]

All Catholics must speak out for equality, against racism, say leaders

All Catholics must speak out for equality, against racism, say leaders

DETROIT (CNS) -- When a black man is just a boy, his parents will likely [...]

Longing for Communion can be exercise in spiritual growth, Jesuit says

Longing for Communion can be exercise in spiritual growth, Jesuit says

VATICAN CITY (CNS) -- Being unable to receive the Eucharist is a form of sacrifice, [...]

Maintain routine, stay connected and rely on prayer, counselor advises

Maintain routine, stay connected and rely on prayer, counselor advises

ARLINGTON, Va. (CNS) -- With the rapid changes brought on by COVID-19, there is an [...]

Pope Francis Blessing

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Pope Offers Spiritual Communion Prayer

Pope Offers Spiritual Communion Prayer

As more Catholics around the world find themselves unable to receive the Eucharist due to [...]

If you cant go to confession, take your sorrow directly to God, pope says

If you cant go to confession, take your sorrow directly to God, pope says

VATICAN CITY (CNS) -- People who cannot get to confession because of the coronavirus lockdown [...]

Chaz Muth, CNS multimedia editor, wins Cardinal John P. Foley Award

Chaz Muth, CNS multimedia editor, wins Cardinal John P. Foley Award

WASHINGTON (CNS) -- Chaz Muth, multimedia editor for Catholic News Service, received the 2020 Cardinal [...]

Father Val Peter, Boys Towns leader for 20 years, dies

Father Val Peter, Boys Towns leader for 20 years, dies

BOYS TOWN, Neb. (CNS) -- Father Val Peter, who was executive director of Boys Town [...]

Bishop, priests urge better Argentine response to COVID-19 in slums

Bishop, priests urge better Argentine response to COVID-19 in slums

MEXICO CITY (CNS) -- A bishop and priests serving the shantytowns surrounding Buenos Aires, Argentina, [...]

Louisiana lawmaker says court ruling has almost taken my breath away

Louisiana lawmaker says court ruling has almost taken my breath away

NEW ORLEANS (CNS) -- The Democratic state senator who wrote the Louisiana abortion law struck [...]

Mexican bishops call for more robust response to COVID-19 crisis

Mexican bishops call for more robust response to COVID-19 crisis

MEXICO CITY (CNS) -- Mexico's bishops have expressed alarm over the scope of the COVID-19 [...]

Two retired bishops, two priests contract virus in Texas retirement home

Two retired bishops, two priests contract virus in Texas retirement home

WASHINGTON (CNS) -- The Archdiocese of Galveston-Houston is asking for prayers for those who have [...]

Update: Court says tax credit program cant exclude religious schools

Update: Court says tax credit program cant exclude religious schools

WASHINGTON (CNS) -- In a 5-4 ruling June 30, the Supreme Court said the exclusion [...]

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