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Kate Olivera Victoria, Canada, Jan 17, 2021 / 05:00 pm MT (CNA).- When Father Harrison Ayre looks back on 2020 and the start of the coronavirus pandemic, the phrase that immediately comes to his mind is ‘dazed and confused.’ “I look back and I think to myself, ‘Oh, I could

CNA Staff, Jan 18, 2021 / 02:49 am MT (CNA).- As Catholics and other Americans observe Martin Luther King Jr. Day this year, they should renew their commitment to fighting racism, said Bishop Michael Burbidge of Arlington. “Through Dr. King’s witness and the power of his echoing words, he championed

by CNA Staff Denver Newsroom, Jan 17, 2021 / 02:00 am MT (CNA).- For decades, radio was Americans’ primary source of news and entertainment, before being largely superseded by television, and eventually the internet. Now, in the midst of the coronavirus pandemic, radio theater has returned— with the goal of

by Courtney Mares Vatican City, Jan 17, 2021 / 06:00 am MT (CNA).- Pope Francis said Sunday that great joy is found when one offers his life in service to God’s call. “There are different ways of carrying out the plan that God has for each of us, which is

Washington D.C., Jan 15, 2021 / 05:23 pm MT (CNA).- In an interview with EWTN News Nightly (ENN), the niece of Reverend Martin Luther King Jr., Alveda King, highlighted that her famous uncle was a man of faith, who always looked for “nonviolent and Bible-based” solutions to the challenges of

by Hannah Brockhaus Vatican City, Jan 15, 2021 / 12:40 pm MT (CNA).- The United States ambassador to the Holy See, Callista Gingrich, met with Pope Francis Friday as she prepares to leave Rome in tandem with the end of Donald Trump’s presidency. She will leave the post Jan. 20

CNA Staff, Jan 14, 2021 / 06:29 pm MT (CNA).- The US bishops’ chair for international justice and peace has expressed his disagreement with the State Department’s return of Cuba to a list of state sponsors of terrorism. The decision was based in part on Cuba’s provision of haven to

by Andrea Gagliarducci Vatican City, Jan 14, 2021 / 05:45 pm MT (CNA).- Pope Francis might soon choose a new Archpriest of St. Peter’s Basilica, to replace Cardinal Angelo Comastri, who turned 77 in September. His replacement, according to Vatican observers, may bring a broader generational change that could involve

CNA Staff, Jan 13, 2021 / 08:35 am MT (CNA).- The Catholic archbishop of Glasgow, Scotland, died suddenly on Wednesday two days after his 70th birthday. The Archdiocese of Glasgow announced that Archbishop Philip Tartaglia died at his home on Jan. 13, the feast of St. Mungo, patron saint of

CNA Staff, Jan 14, 2021 / 06:00 am MT (CNA).- A cardinal has called on Iraqi Catholics to pray at Sunday Masses that Pope Francis will be able to visit their country in March. Cardinal Louis Raphael Sako, head of the Chaldean Catholic Church, issued the prayer on Jan. 14