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CNA Staff, Sep 18, 2020 / 02:01 pm MT (CNA).- Dioceses in Florida and Alabama have shut down offices and schools as a large storm has flooded numerous houses and left over half a million people without power. Hurricane Sally made landfall Sept. 16 near Gulf Shores, Alabama, as a

By Matt Hadro Washington, D.C. Newsroom, Sep 18, 2020 / 12:10 pm MT (CNA).- After San Francisco’s archbishop called on the city to reopen churches for indoor Masses, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said he should listen to the “science,” but admitted she had recently attended a church service in the

CNA Staff, Sep 18, 2020 / 01:00 am MT (CNA).- Paschal Uche woke up early on the morning of Sept. 18, 2010, a day that would change his life. He needed to set off in good time in order to pass through security at the event he was attending in

CNA Staff, Sep 17, 2020 / 03:25 pm MT (CNA).- The archbishop of San Francisco penned an op-ed in the Washington Post this week citing the First Amendment as he called for city officials to relax the current restrictions on public worship, which are some of the strictest in the

by Courtney Mares Rome Newsroom, Sep 17, 2020 / 11:00 am MT (CNA).- When asked by his superior if he wanted to leave Aleppo during the Syrian Civil War, Fr. Edward Tamer replied that he would remain with the people “to die with them and for them.” Now, having survived

CNA Staff, Sep 17, 2020 / 05:15 pm MT (CNA).- The Diocese of Amarillo has spoken out about election-related comments from Fr. Frank Pavone, the national director of the pro-life group Priests for Life, and asked prayers for the priest. In a Sept. 16 statement, the diocese noted that Pavone,

by Matt Hadro Washington, D.C. Newsroom, Sep 16, 2020 / 03:15 pm MT (CNA).- Defense of innocent human life should be “uppermost” in the mind of Catholic voters at election time, the bishop of Allentown, Pennsylvania, has told Catholics in his diocese. In a letter issued Sept. 9 on voting

CNA Staff, Sep 17, 2020 / 12:02 am MT (CNA).- As the number of Catholics in the Diocese of Charlotte continues to rise, Bishop Peter Jugis opened a new seminary this week to help prepare future priests in the area. The bishop blessed St. Joseph College Seminary in Mount Holly

by Mary Farrow Denver Newsroom, Sep 16, 2020 / 04:08 pm MT (CNA).- In the second known instance in the United States, a man who believed himself to be a validly baptized Catholic and ordained priest had to “re-receive” all of his sacraments, including ordination, after discovering that his baptism

CNA Staff, Sep 16, 2020 / 01:45 pm MT (CNA).- Cardinal Joseph Tobin of Newark said on Tuesday that voters could choose Joe Biden in good conscience, and suggested he would have difficulty voting for President Donald Trump. The cardinal told CNA Sept. 16 that his comments were not intended