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CNA Staff, May 13, 2021 / 03:05 am America/Denver (CNA). A cardinal has recalled the moment that St. John Paul II was shot in St. Peter’s Square 40 years on from the attempted assassination. The Polish pope collapsed into the arms of the then Msgr. Stanisław Dziwisz when he was

CNA Staff, May 13, 2021 / 04:30 am America/Denver (CNA). A cardinal celebrating Mass at Portugal’s Fatima shrine on Thursday said that the world needs a “spiritual restart” as well as economic reconstruction after the pandemic. Preaching on the May 13 feast of Our Lady of Fatima, Cardinal José Tolentino

by Christine Rousselle Washington D.C., May 11, 2021 / 16:00 pm America/Denver (CNA). In a break with recent tradition, President Joe Biden will not be delivering the commencement address at the University of Notre Dame this year – although he was invited by the university to do so. On Tuesday,

By Joe Bukuras Washington D.C., May 12, 2021 / 08:30 am America/Denver (CNA). A former Catholic school teacher in Michigan donated $1.1 million to create an endowment for local Catholic schools, the Jackson Catholic Schools district announced on May 6. Donna Ambs, a 1958 graduate of St. Mary Star of

Washington D.C., May 12, 2021 / 06:05 am America/Denver (CNA). Children at Maine’s Catholic schools will participate in a series of Marian devotions on Thursday, to honor the Blessed Mother on the anniversary of the Fatima apparition. School children at six Maine Catholic elementary and middle schools will be praying

Washington D.C., May 11, 2021 / 18:00 pm America/Denver (CNA). Pro-abortion groups last week praised the Biden administration for reconsidering federal safety regulations of the abortion pill regimen. The American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG) on Friday said it was “thrilled” that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA)

Denver, Colo., May 10, 2021 / 14:00 pm America/Denver (CNA). The Diocese of Buffalo is preparing to draft a plan for regrouping parishes, with a finalized plan due in September. Bishop Michael Fisher told participants at a May 8 virtual meeting that the plan will include the creation of “families”

Vatican City, May 11, 2021 / 08:00 am America/Denver (CNA). Pope Francis on Tuesday instituted the new lay ministry of catechist, with the apostolic letter Antiquum ministerium (“Ancient ministry”). You might have questions about what this ministry is and who it is for. In this explainer, CNA answers your burning

by Carl Bunderson Denver Newsroom, May 10, 2021 / 15:16 pm America/Denver (CNA). The prefect of the Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith wrote Friday to the head of the US Conference of Catholic Bishops regarding admission to Communion, affirming the centrality of the congregation’s 2002 note on Catholic’s

CNA Staff, May 11, 2021 / 03:35 am America/Denver (CNA). Pope Francis issued an apostolic letter Tuesday formally instituting the new lay ministry of catechist. The Vatican released the papal letter, Antiquum ministerium (“Ancient ministry”), on May 11 in eight languages, including Italian Sign Language. The pope said that the