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Founded in continued response to Pope John Paul II’s call for a “New Evangelization,” the Catholic News Agency (CNA) has been, since 2004, one of the fastest growing Catholic news providers to the English speaking world.

by Matt Hadro Washington D.C., Sep 24, 2021 / 10:15 am The House on Friday passed legislation overriding state pro-life laws and removing limits on abortion up to the point of birth in some cases. The chamber passed the Women’s Health Protection Act (H.R. 3755), introduced by Rep. Judy Chu

by Autumn Jones Denver Newsroom, Sep 23, 2021 / 15:01 pm Over the next several months, the USCCB and Catholic Charities locations across the U.S. will welcome upwards of 7,500 refugees from Afghanistan. The USCCB is one of nine resettlement networks in the United States, and it partners with 45

by Matt Hadro Washington D.C., Sep 23, 2021 / 10:45 am House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) on Thursday responded to her archbishop, who had said an abortion bill she is working to pass is tantamount to “child sacrifice.” The Women’s Health Protection Act, legislation that would override state abortion laws

Anton Martin Slomshek who was born November 26, 1800 at Ponikva, Slovenia is the first Slovenian to be beatified. Slomshek is known as a great educator, largely responsible for the nearly 100% literacy rate among Slovenians, a remarkable turn around from the very poor state of the nation’s educational levels

by Matt Hadro Washington D.C., Sep 22, 2021 / 16:02 pm Catholic leaders on Wednesday called for better treatment of Haitians and other migrants crowded under a bridge at the U.S.-Mexico border. “We call on the U.S. government to reassess its treatment of migrants in Del Rio and elsewhere along

by Joe Bukuras Washington D.C., Sep 22, 2021 / 10:00 am The Archbishop of San Francisco warned that an abortion bill to be voted on in Congress this week amounts to “child sacrifice.” He called on Catholics to pray and fast for the defeat of the bill. “This proposed legislation

by Christine Rousselle Washington D.C., Sep 22, 2021 / 14:01 pm Bishop Anthony Pilla, who led the Diocese of Cleveland for 25 years and served as president of the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops, died Tuesday, Sept. 21. He was 88. “It is with deep sadness that I share

On Sept. 23, the Catholic Church remembers the Italian Franciscan priest St. Pio of Petrelcina, better known as “Padre Pio” and known for his suffering, humility and miracles. The man later known by these names was originally named Francesco Forgione, born to his parents Grazio and Maria in 1887. His

On Sept. 22, the Catholic Church remembers Saint Thomas of Villanova, a 16th century Spanish Augustinian monk and archbishop who lived a life of austerity in order to provide for the spiritual and material needs of his people. Born during 1488 in the Spanish region of Castile, in the town

by Matt Hadro Washington D.C., Sep 20, 2021 / 14:49 pm The House this week will vote on a bill that the U.S. bishops’ conference warns would effectively impose abortion on-demand throughout pregnancy. The Women’s Health Protection Act (H.R. 3755), introduced by Rep. Judy Chu (D-Calif.), recognizes the “statutory right”