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by CNA Staff Vatican City, Jun 14, 2021 / 16:55 pm In a story June 14, 2021, about Joe Biden and Pope Francis, the Catholic News Agency, based on information provided by a source, erroneously reported that the U.S. President would meet with the pope on June 15. According to
Poll: Regular Mass attendees say politicians who oppose Church teaching on grave matters ‘create confusion’
by Kate Scanlon Washington, D.C. Newsroom, Jun 15, 2021 / 06:05 am A poll by a Catholic advocacy group released on Tuesday found that, among Catholics who attend Mass regularly, the vast majority say that Catholic politicians who take policy positions contrary to Church teaching “create confusion” among the faithful.
by CNA Staff London, England, Jun 14, 2021 / 03:30 am Catholics in the English seaside town of St. Ives, Cornwall, were surprised Sunday to find the President of the United States at Mass in their parish church. Joe Biden and First Lady Jill Biden attended the 9 a.m. Mass
by CNA Staff Rome Newsroom, Jun 13, 2021 / 08:50 am An online Vatican meeting on Amoris Laetitia brought together hundreds of people this week to discuss how to better support sacramental marriages and families in the Catholic Church. Organized by the Dicastery for Laity, Family, and Life, the four-day webinar
by CNA Staff Washington D.C., Jun 11, 2021 / 16:03 pm Archbishop William Lori of Baltimore, Supreme Chaplain of the Knights of Columbus, called on the Knights not only to “support” but also to “be in the forefront” of a national Eucharistic Revival project to be presented to the U.S.
By CNA Staff Denver Newsroom, Jun 11, 2021 / 22:00 pm Where did the term eucharistic coherence originate? The term eucharistic coherence originated in the final document of the Fifth General Conference of the Bishops of Latin America and the Caribbean, held in Aparecida, Brazil, in 2007. Then Cardinal Jorge
by Jonah McKeown Denver Newsroom, Jun 10, 2021 / 15:02 pm An all-boys Catholic high school in Tampa, Florida is attracting attention for fostering a faith-filled environment that helped lead nearly two dozen of its students into the Church last month. “Coming off of COVID, there was really a hunger
By CNA Staff Vatican City, Jun 11, 2021 / 06:57 am Pope Francis Friday named Bishop Lazarus You Heung-sik as the new prefect of the Vatican Congregation for the Clergy. The 69-year-old bishop is the first Korean to lead a Vatican congregation. He succeeds the Italian Cardinal Beniamino Stella, who
By CNA Staff Rome, Italy, Jun 10, 2021 / 08:51 am The theologian Fr. Thomas Joseph White, O.P., has been appointed rector of the Pontifical University of St. Thomas Aquinas in Rome, becoming the first American to hold the position. White, who has taught at the university commonly known as
Washington D.C., Jun 9, 2021 / 16:01 pm The Biden administration on Tuesday said it is required by law to uphold a Title IX exemption for religious colleges, in response to a lawsuit filed by students identifying as LGBT. Filing in an Oregon district court, the Justice Department said that