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CNA Staff, Jun 15, 2020 / 11:40 am MT (CNA).- Cardinal George Pell told a group of Australian students that his Christian faith helped him persevere through his time in prison, and offered advice on how to overcome grief and stressful situations. Pell, in one of his first public appearances

CNA Staff, May 27, 2020 / 12:09 am MT (CNA).- The current drop in the number of people in the United States identifying with a religion may not be permanent, but it is in some ways unprecedented, according to a new research study aiming to quantify the drop in religiosity

From EWTN News Nightly, May 6, 2020 Carson Kissell is a remarkable young man. Despite the fact he suffers from a very painful skin condition called Epidermolysis Bullosa, he always has a smile on his face and has great faith. Carson also broadcasts live on Facebook every day, praying the

Jesus tells us that if we knock, the door will be opened to us, that all who come to him in prayer will get what they want. But this isn’t always the case, is it? Sometimes, our prayers are not answered. What does this say about God, and how do

Father Mike makes the case that, before you claim a certain “style” in practicing the faith, you have to master the basics. He tells a story about when he was learning guitar. The teacher told his students to hold their guitar on an angle with their left knee higher than

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By Perry West Denver, Colo., Mar 21, 2020 / 04:00 am (CNA).- The policy of social distancing means that the newly-homebound are seeing less of coworkers than they did just weeks ago. They’re seeing fewer friends too. But they might be seeing a lot more of their family, or their

Los Angeles, Calif., Jan 26, 2020 / 02:08 pm (CNA).- Basketball superstar Kobe Bryant died Sunday in a helicopter crash in Southern California, along with his 13-year-old daughter, Gianna. Bryant, the father of four, was Catholic. In all nine people were killed in the Jan. 26 crash. Bryant, 41, is

Following up on his video about taking the Lord’s name in vain, Fr. Mike comments on whether swearing, as in using vulgar language, is a sin. He gives three times when using vulgar words can be sinful.

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By Hannah Brockhaus Angelo Ciappelloni heard those words while he stood in Rome’s Piazza del Popolo on April 8, 2005. With hundreds of thousands of people in the Eternal City, and millions more around the world, he was watching the Requiem Mass of Pope John Paul II. “‘Follow me’ –

By Eileen Connelly, OSU Ask anyone with ties to St. Gertrude School in Madeira why it’s so special, and the response is likely to be the faith-filled presence of the Dominican Sisters of St. Cecilia and the friars, who foster a tradition of preaching truth, practicing virtue and loving one