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by Hannah Brockhaus Vatican City, Oct 16, 2021 / 09:44 am Speaking over a video call on Saturday, Pope Francis told members of popular movements that Catholic social teaching has useful principles that can help people of any faith to improve the world. “The social teaching of the Church does

by Matt Hadro Washington D.C., Oct 18, 2021 / 15:01 pm The Chinese Communist Party is targeting organized religion as a threat – even seeking to “change” or “transform” it into a loyal party apparatus, a panel of foreign policy experts said on Monday. The party, which “historically managed religion”

by Matt Hadro Washington D.C., Oct 17, 2021 / 11:55 am A group of 17 missionaries and family members were abducted in Haiti on Saturday, the New York Times first reported. The missionaries were part of Christian Aid Ministries, based in Ohio, and were kidnapped while visiting an orphanage. In

by CNA Staff Vatican City, Oct 18, 2021 / 06:20 am Pope Francis on Monday named the chair of the US bishops’ evangelization committee as the new bishop of Crookston, Minnesota. The pope appointed Bishop Andrew H. Cozzens, the 53-year-old auxiliary bishop of the Archdiocese of Saint Paul and Minneapolis,

by Hannah Brockhaus Vatican City, Oct 17, 2021 / 09:42 am Even her friend of more than 30 years, Father Sebastian Vazhakala, did not know Mother Teresa had conversations with and visions of Jesus before forming the Missionaries of Charity. It wasn’t until after her death, for the vast majority

by Jonah McKeown Denver Newsroom, Oct 15, 2021 / 11:45 am A British lawmaker died Friday after suffering multiple stab wounds at a Methodist church in southeast England. Sir David Amess, 69, was a Member of Parliament since 1983 and a member of the Conservative party. He was Catholic, pro-life,

by Matt Hadro Washington D.C., Oct 16, 2021 / 12:00 pm Cardinal Raymond Burke on Friday said that he is continuing to recover from a bout of COVID-19 and can offer daily Mass now, in a statement posted on his Facebook account. “With heartfelt gratitude to all those who have

by Christine Rousselle Washington D.C., Oct 14, 2021 / 10:05 am House Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s recent meeting with Pope Francis does not signal a papal endorsement of her views on abortion, the archbishop of San Francisco said in a television interview on Oct. 13. Pope Francis met with Pelosi at

by Jonah McKeown Denver Newsroom, Oct 14, 2021 / 14:35 pm Dioceses across the United States are preparing for the consultation process for the Synod on Synodality, a two-year, worldwide undertaking during which Catholics will be encouraged to submit feedback to their local diocese. Most dioceses contacted by CNA said

On the eve of the 100th Anniversary of the "Miracle of the Sun", the Basilica of Our Lady of the Rosary in Fatima (CT Photo/Greg Hartman)
by CNA Staff Fatima, Portugal, Oct 13, 2021 / 09:15 am October 13, 1917 marked the last Marian apparition in Fatima, and the day in which thousands of people bore witness of the miracle of the dancing sun; a miracle that not only proved the validity of the Fatima Marian