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by Christine Rousselle Washington, D.C. Newsroom, Sep 3, 2021 / 16:15 pm Nearly a week after Hurricane Ida made landfall in Louisiana, the Diocese of Houma-Thibodeaux is still without electricity. Many parts of the diocese do not have running water, and hospitals that were not damaged in the storm are

by Luke Coppen London, England, Sep 3, 2021 / 11:00 am A Church of England bishop said on Friday that he was stepping down to enter into full communion with the Catholic Church. The Rt. Rev. Jonathan Goodall, the Anglican bishop of Ebbsfleet, explained that he had taken the decision

by Christine Rousselle Washington, D.C. Newsroom, Sep 3, 2021 / 12:01 pm President Joe Biden (D) said on Friday, Sept. 3, that he does not believe life begins at conception – contradicting his previous statements on when life begins. Biden answered a reporter’s question on abortion on Friday, after addressing

By Katie Yoder Washington D.C., Sep 2, 2021 / 15:50 pm President Joe Biden, the second Catholic president in U.S. history, believes that abortion is a “woman’s right,” White House Press Secrentary Jen Psaki said on Thursday. Her comments came in response to a question about Texas’ newly-enacted abortion ban

by Joe Bukuras, Christine Rousselle Washington, D.C. Newsroom, Sep 3, 2021 / 07:48 am Former cardinal Theodore McCarrick pleaded ‘not guilty’ on Friday to several charges of sexual assault, while appearing for the first time in a Massachusetts court. McCarrick, 91, has been charged with three counts of indecent assault

By Christine Rousselle Washington D.C., Sep 2, 2021 / 15:00 pm A New Orleans pastor whose parish school was severely damaged in Hurricane Ida is bracing himself for a “big expense,” but hopes classroom life will not be overly disrupted for students this year. St. Stephen Catholic School, located in

by Jonah McKeown Denver Newsroom, Sep 1, 2021 / 16:15 pm At least one Catholic church in New Orleans has opened its doors to serve as an emergency shelter amid widespread power outages and flooding caused by Hurricane Ida. St. Francis Xavier Church in Metairie, adjoining New Orleans to the

by Carl Bunderson Baton Rouge, La., Sep 1, 2021 / 19:00 pm The Bishop of Baton Rouge has recalled Fr. Danny Roussel, who died by suicide on Monday, as a devoted and beloved priest, and encouraged prayers for the priest and for his family. “Fr. Danny was a deeply devoted

by Joe Bukuras Washington D.C., Sep 1, 2021 / 18:00 pm Bishop Robert Barron said on Tuesday that the Harvard University chaplains made a “complete and abject surrender” by electing an atheist as the president of their association. “What does bother me,” Barron wrote in an Aug. 31 op-ed for

by Matt Hadro Washington D.C., Aug 31, 2021 / 15:30 pm As U.S. forces completed their withdrawal from Afghanistan on Monday, the head of a global charity was “devastated” as “endangered” Afghan employees were stranded and at risk inside the country. “I am personally devastated that with all of these