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Monday, May 17 at 12 pm ET/6 pm in Rome – Faithful Invited to Join In-Person or Online The Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception has been chosen by the Holy See to lead the worldwide recitation of the Rosary on Monday, May 17, at 12 noon

by Hannah Brockhaus Vatican City, May 10, 2021 / 04:10 am America/Denver (CNA). The Vatican’s human development office has created a working group on the topic of the expulsion of criminal organizations from the Catholic Church. The group was created in honor of Rosario Livatino, a Catholic judge killed by

by Autumn Jones Milwaukee, Wis., May 7, 2021 / 15:01 pm America/Denver (CNA). On Friday, the Wisconsin Institute for Law & Liberty filed a lawsuit on behalf of the Archdiocese of Milwaukee against the Wisconsin Department of Corrections after the agency refused to adjust a policy that prevents in-person clergy

Washington D.C., May 7, 2021 / 14:15 pm America/Denver (CNA). The Indiana supreme court on Friday dismissed a lawsuit against the Archdiocese of Indianapolis, filed by a former Catholic school teacher fired for contracting a same-sex civil marriage. Luke Goodrich, VP and senior counsel at Becket, which represents the archdiocese,

by Courtney Mares Rome Newsroom, May 9, 2021 / 05:40 am America/Denver (CNA). Blessed Rosario Livatino, a Catholic judge brutally killed by the mafia in 1990, was beatified Sunday in the Cathedral of Agrigento, Sicily. Pope Francis commended the beatification of the young judge, calling him a “martyr of justice

by Courtney Mares Vatican City, May 8, 2021 / 06:40 am America/Denver (CNA). Pope Francis called for the “temporary suspension of intellectual property rights” for COVID-19 vaccines in his video message to the “Vax Live” concert co-chaired by Prince Harry and Meghan Markle. “The coronavirus has produced death and suffering,

CNA Staff, May 7, 2021 / 17:00 pm America/Denver (CNA). On the second day of an online Vatican conference on “exploring the mind, body, and soul,” Chelsea Clinton called for the regulation of “anti-vaccine content” on social media. She made the appeal during a May 7 discussion on building a

By Courtney Mares Vatican City, May 6, 2021 / 12:00 pm America/Denver (CNA). Thirty-four new Swiss Guards were sworn in Thursday in an elaborate ceremony in Vatican City in which the guards promised to protect the pope, even “sacrificing if necessary also my own life.” Gian Andrea Bossi, a 20-year-old

By CNA Staff CNA Staff, May 6, 2021 / 17:00 pm America/Denver (CNA). At the first day of an online Vatican conference on “exploring the mind, body, and soul,” Dr. Anthony Fauci spoke about the evolution of the scientific community’s response to the novel coronavirus outbreak, and the difference between

Washington D.C., May 6, 2021 / 23:01 pm America/Denver (CNA). US President Joe Biden issued on Wednesday the annual proclamation of a National Day of Prayer, without mentioning any deity in it. The May 5 statement says that “throughout our history, Americans of many religions and belief systems have turned