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By Hannah Brockhaus Rome Newsroom, Sep 24, 2020 / 04:00 am MT (CNA).- Venerable Carlo Acutis, who will be beatified in Assisi Oct. 10, is an example of a teen who used the internet to “influence” people to draw closer to God, his mother said. “Carlo was able to use

CNA Staff, Sep 23, 2020 / 01:20 pm MT (CNA).- The Archbishop of St. Paul-Minneapolis has said that priests should not “present medical or scientific speculation” in their homilies, in response to a controversial homily on the coronavirus pandemic preached by Minnesota priest Fr. Robert Altier, which has become widely

CNA Staff, Sep 23, 2020 / 04:00 pm MT (CNA).- After a controversial grand jury decision regarding the death of Breonna Taylor, Archbishop Joseph Kurtz of Louisville called for unity to work for racial justice and to combat racism, while many in the city of Louisville braced for protests. The

CNA Staff, Sep 22, 2020 / 02:45 pm MT (CNA).- The Catholic bishops of the United States on Tuesday implored President Donald Trump to halt two federal executions set to take place this week. “We say to President Trump and Attorney General Barr: Enough. Stop these executions.” “After the first

By Matt Hadro Washington, D.C. Newsroom, Sep 23, 2020 / 07:45 am MT (CNA).- Judge Amy Coney Barrett has been the subject of renewed criticism regarding her Catholic faith, following reports that she is a leading candidate for President Donald Trump’s nomination to fill the current Supreme Court vacancy. With

CNA Staff, Sep 23, 2020 / 08:00 am MT (CNA).- The son of British Prime Minister Boris Johnson was baptized a Catholic earlier this month, the Diocese of Westminster said Tuesday. In a statement Sept. 22, the diocese said: “We can confirm that Wilfred Johnson was baptized in Westminster Cathedral

CNA Staff, Sep 22, 2020 / 01:40 pm MT (CNA).- Eighty-three percent of Catholic likely voters are concerned about attacks on churches in recent months, a new poll has found. The poll, conducted Aug. 27 – Sept. 1 by RealClear Opinion Research in partnership with EWTN News, surveyed 1,212 likely

CNA Staff, Sep 21, 2020 / 04:08 pm MT (CNA).- The coronavirus pandemic is affecting the way many Catholics think about their faith, a new study has found, and just over half of Catholic likely voters say that once restrictions are lifted, they plan to attend Mass more frequently than

CNA Staff, Sep 21, 2020 / 06:00 pm MT (CNA).- A recent survey has found a correlation between the religious practices of Catholic likely voters, their party affiliation, and the political issues they say are important, with Catholics who attend Mass regularly saying they are more concerned about abortion, among

By Matt Hadro Washington, D.C. Newsroom, Sep 22, 2020 / 04:00 am MT (CNA).- The federal government is suing the Kroger Company for discrimination after two employees at an Arkansas store were fired for not wearing a symbol they say represents the LGBT cause. The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC)