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CNA Staff, Sep 22, 2020 / 01:40 pm MT (CNA).- Eighty-three percent of Catholic likely voters are concerned about attacks on churches in recent months, a new poll has found. The poll, conducted Aug. 27 – Sept. 1 by RealClear Opinion Research in partnership with EWTN News, surveyed 1,212 likely

CNA Staff, Sep 19, 2020 / 04:56 pm MT (CNA).- The Chinese government continues to imprison Catholic clergy – including bishops – who refuse to support the Communist Party, according to a new report out of the province of Jiangxi. According to UCA News, priests in the Diocese of Yujiang

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 Christine Rousselle Washington, D.C. Newsroom, Sep 16, 2020 / 12:35 pm MT (CNA).- A vandal destroyed a statue of Jesus at St. Patrick Cathedral in El Paso, Texas on Tuesday, the latest in an ongoing series of attacks on churches across the United States. According to the diocese, someone

by Jonah McKeown Denver Newsroom, Sep 11, 2020 / 02:57 pm MT (CNA).- A man who went on an hours-long vandalism spree on Wednesday at Immaculate Heart of Mary Catholic Church in Tioga, Louisiana has been arrested and has confessed to the crime, according to local authorities. During the act

CNA Staff, Aug 20, 2020 / 04:20 pm MT (CNA).- After its statue of the Blessed Virgin Mary was beheaded, a California parish asked Catholics to pray for the vandal who desecrated the statue, along with another monument at the parish. “It is heartbreaking to see desecration to an image

CNA Staff, Aug 13, 2020 / 04:09 pm MT (CNA).- A United States senator has asked the nation’s attorney general to intensify efforts to fight the vandalism that has been carried out against Catholic places and statues throughout the country in recent months. “The trend of desecrating Catholic spaces and

by JD Flynn Denver, Colo., Aug 13, 2020 / 01:33 pm MT (CNA).- After the statue of a saint was beheaded outside a Denver parish, the city’s archbishop said he’s praying for the conversion of those who have attacked churches and religious statues across the country in recent months. A

CNA Staff, Aug 12, 2020 / 03:26 am MT (CNA).- Efforts to protect people from harm and error now marginalize and even demonize others for unpopular opinions, warns a new statement urging a revival of civil engagement and conscientious respect for the convictions of others. “We want—and to be true

NA Staff, Aug 6, 2020 / 03:46 pm MT (CNA).- Cardinal Leopoldo José Brenes Solorzano of Managua said Mass Wednesday at the entrance of the Blood of Christ chapel in his cathedral, which was firebombed last week. “The Church has always suffered and will continue to suffer, but our assurance