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CNA Staff, Apr 28, 2021 / 12:00 pm America/Denver (CNA). The president of the Bishops’ Conference of Scotland on Wednesday deplored the Irish government’s “disturbing” public worship ban. In an April 28 statement on behalf of the Scottish bishops, Bishop Hugh Gilbert criticized new regulations on public worship, approved April

by Hannah Brockhaus Vatican City, Apr 29, 2021 / 04:50 am America/Denver (CNA). As part of a sweeping new anti-corruption law, Pope Francis on Thursday declared that officials of the Roman Curia should no longer accept personal gifts with a monetary value over 40 euros (about $50). The new rule

Vatican City, Apr 28, 2021 / 07:00 am America/Denver (CNA). Pope Francis on Saturday will lead a rosary to begin a month-long prayer marathon for the end of the COVID-19 pandemic. The pope’s rosary will be broadcast live from the Gregorian Chapel of St. Peter’s Basilica at 6 p.m. Rome

Washington D.C., Apr 27, 2021 / 16:00 pm America/Denver (CNA). The White House press secretary said on Tuesday that President Biden “respectfully disagrees” with Catholic bishops on federally-funded fetal tissue research. At Tuesday’s White House press briefing, EWTN News Nightly’s Owen Jensen asked press secretary Jen Psaki about the Biden

Washington D.C., Apr 26, 2021 / 15:00 pm America/Denver (CNA). After the governor of New Mexico allowed churches to re-open at 100% capacity, priests in the Diocese of Las Cruces will be permitted to set their parish capacities for celebration of sacraments. “Effective Friday, April 23rd, Bishop Peter Baldacchino has

by Hannah Brockhaus Rome Newsroom, Apr 26, 2021 / 07:00 am America/Denver (CNA). The fact of the Armenian genocide forces us to confront both the great evils committed in human history and the small evils we commit in our personal lives, a Vatican cardinal said this weekend. Also known by

by Hannah Brockhaus Vatican City, Apr 26, 2021 / 08:00 am America/Denver (CNA). The Vatican announced on Monday that Pope Francis will hold an Ordinary Public Consistory next week, the last step before the canonizations of seven men and women, including Bl. Charles de Foucauld, can take place. The consistory

Steubenville, Ohio, Apr 24, 2021 / 15:01 pm America/Denver (CNA). The Franciscan University of Steubenville is conducting a research study to better understand COVID-19 and herd immunity. Through its School of Natural Applied Sciences, the university plans to evaluate 500 students and faculty by the end of April. The study

CNA Staff, Apr 25, 2021 / 06:00 am America/Denver (CNA). Pope Francis said Sunday that the recent deaths of 130 migrants crossing the Mediterranean Sea marked “a moment of shame.” Speaking after the recitation of the Regina Coeli April 25, the pope referred to reports that the migrants died despite

Washington D.C., Apr 23, 2021 / 15:00 pm America/Denver (CNA). One legal group says that the Biden administration is putting women at risk in removing options for federally-funded women’s shelters to refuse clients identifying as transgender. The Biden administration on Thursday withdrew a proposed rule that would have allowed federally-funded