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Catholic News Agency

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.

South Bend, Ind., Feb 11, 2020 / 11:35 am (CNA).- The remains of more than two thousand aborted children discovered in a garage belonging to deceased abortionist Dr. Ulrich Klopfer will be laid to rest on Wednesday. The remains will be buried on Wednesday at Southlawn Cemetery in South Bend,

Washington D.C., Feb 10, 2020 / 01:00 pm (CNA).- The United States Conference of Catholic Bishops will once again observe National Marriage Week as part of the celebration of World Marriage Day. World Marriage Day is the second Sunday of February each year. This year, it was held on February

Tucson, Ariz., Feb 11, 2020 / 12:26 am (CNA).- The Diocese of Tucson has announced the death of a local priest, who was killed in a car crash Friday. “It is with a very heavy heart that I inform you that our dear Fr. Raul Valencia, Pastor of Santa Monica

By Christine Rousselle San Diego, Calif., Feb 7, 2020 / 05:15 pm (CNA).- Bishop Robert McElroy of San Diego made a speech Thursday that attempted to explain his criticism of the elevation of abortion over other political issues. The speech, titled “Conscience, Candidates and Discipleship in Voting,” discussed the “moral

Chicago, Ill., Feb 9, 2020 / 04:26 pm (CNA).- In most stores in the weeks leading up to St. Valentine’s day, you’re likely to find a plethora of pink and red cards, heart-shaped boxes of Russell Stover chocolates, and decor with nearly-naked chubby cherubs shooting hearts with bows and arrows.

Bishop Edward Scharfenberger of Albany, who has served as apostolic administrator of the Buffalo diocese since December 2019. CNA file photo
Buffalo, N.Y., Feb 4, 2020 / 02:45 pm (CNA).- The interim leader in the Diocese of Buffalo announced Tuesday that the diocesan seminary will suspend its operations at the end of the current semester. Although Christ the King Seminary has been at the center of recent controversies in the embattled

Pope Francis talks with Tim Tebow Feb. 5 at the Vatican's Paul VI Hall. Credit: Tim Tebow Foundation/CNA
Vatican City, Feb 6, 2020 / 10:37 am (CNA).- He is a Heisman Trophy winner, a two-time college football champion, a sports broadcaster, and one of the most watched players ever to play professional football, even while his career was short-lived. At 32, he is also a minor-league baseball player,

Kansas City, Mo., Feb 1, 2020 / 12:01 pm (CNA).- On Sunday the San Francisco 49ers and Kansas City Chiefs will play Super Bowl LIV, and the local ordinaries of the teams have made a friendly wager on the outcome of the game. The teams will play in Miami Today,

A St. Joseph's student dances in a pow wow. Courtesy of St. Joseph's Indian School.
By Mary Farrow Chamberlain, SD, Jan 30, 2020 / 03:31 am (CNA).- In central South Dakota, along the northern jog of the Missouri River in what one might call “the middle of nowhere,” sits St. Joseph’s Indian School, a modern school with a long history. While it seems remote, the

Kansas City, Mo., Jan 28, 2020 / 09:31 pm (CNA).- Catholics in Missouri and across the country remembered Fr. Evan Harkins Tuesday as a good priest, and urged prayer for the repose of his soul. The Diocese of Kansas City-St. Joseph announced the priest’s death on Jan. 28. Harkins “had