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By Jonah McKeown CNA Staff, May 11, 2024 / 06:00 am A rural Oklahoma parish hit this week by a powerful tornado suffered serious damage, especially to its parish hall. But amid the rubble, broken glass, and winds possibly as high as 175 mph, the church’s tabernacle containing the body of …

By Matthew Santucci Rome Newsroom, May 11, 2024 / 12:38 pm The Vatican’s latest bid to tackle climate change will bring together politicians and researchers from around the world for a three-day conference next week, featuring a series of roundtable discussions and culminating in the signing of a new international protocol …

By Pope Francis Vatican City, May 9, 2024 / 14:45 pm The Catholic Church’s 2025 Jubilee was officially proclaimed on Thursday, May 9, by Pope Francis, who presided over a formal reading of the Jubilee’s papal bull of indiction. The papal bull, titled “Spes Non Confudit,” meaning “Hope Does Not Disappoint,” …

By Kate Quiñones CNA Staff, May 10, 2024 / 06:00 am Author and Anglican convert Father Dwight Longenecker along with a number of Catholic scholars are launching the first Catholic college in South Carolina, a two-year liberal arts college set to open this fall. Rosary College will offer an associate of …

By Peter Pinedo Washington, D.C. Newsroom, May 9, 2024 / 17:25 pm Independent presidential candidate Robert F. Kennedy Jr. has endorsed completely unrestricted abortion “even if it’s full term.” “My belief is that we should leave it to the woman, we shouldn’t have government involved,” Kennedy said on an episode of “The …

By Matthew Santucci Rome Newsroom, May 8, 2024 / 11:52 am As 206 countries prepare to send their top athletes to participate in the 2024 Paris Summer Olympics, the Vatican is organizing an event to look at the relationship between the Catholic Church and sports, through both a spiritual and anthropological …

by Mary Farrow Denver Newsroom, May 14, 2020 / 02:00 am MT (CNA).- When Jesus rose from the dead three days after the crucifixion, he appeared for 40 days thereafter to his apostles and many of his other followers in his physical, glorified body. And that glorified body, while it …

By Courtney Mares Rome Newsroom, May 7, 2024 / 09:02 am The Vatican’s doctrine office will publish a new document next week on discerning Marian apparitions and other supernatural events. The Holy See Press Office announced on Tuesday that Cardinal Víctor Manuel Fernández, the prefect of the Dicastery for the Doctrine …

By Matthew Santucci Rome Newsroom, May 7, 2024 / 11:50 am Pope Francis on Tuesday appointed a new bishop to the Diocese of Knoxville, Tennessee, following former Bishop Richard Stika’s resignation last year. The Holy See Press Office announced that Father James Mark Beckman, 61, will be installed as the new bishop of …

By Courtney Mares Rome Newsroom, May 7, 2024 / 12:30 pm Garth Brooks may have friends in low places, but this Saturday he will perform at a high-level Vatican event with Nobel Peace Prize winners, business leaders, and professional athletes, including former NFL quarterback Tom Brady. Brady, Brooks, and other celebrity …