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by Courtney Mares Rome Newsroom, Mar 31, 2021 / 07:25 am MT (CNA).- A Catholic priest and at least six others were killed by gunmen in an attack on St. Paul’s Catholic Church in Benue State, Nigeria, the Diocese of Katsina-Ala confirmed Wednesday. Fr. Ferdinand Fanen Ngugban had just offered

CNA Staff, Mar 28, 2021 / 02:05 am MT (CNA).- A suspected suicide bomb attack targeted Catholics leaving a cathedral after Palm Sunday Mass on the Indonesian island of Sulawesi. The explosion occurred March 28 outside Sacred Heart of Jesus Cathedral in Makassar, capital of South Sulawesi province, as church-goers

by CNA Staff Denver Newsroom, Feb 12, 2021 / 06:17 pm MT (CNA).- YouTube has banned the pro-life group LifeSiteNews for alleged misinformation about COVID-19, prompting concerns about censorship and free debate. One ethicist at the National Catholic Bioethics Center did not agree with LifeSiteNews’ presentation of the science and

New York City, N.Y., Jan 6, 2021 / 06:01 pm MT (CNA).- Cardinal Timothy Dolan has denounced the defacement of St. Patrick’s Cathedral after protesters spray painted graffiti on its exterior. Dolan said in a January 5 opinion piece in the New York Post that while he had been silent

CNA Staff, Dec 16, 2020 / 12:50 am MT (CNA).- The Diocese of Brooklyn, New York, last weekend unveiled a new statue of the Blessed Mother, after a previous statue was destroyed more than two months ago. A new statue of Our Lady of Guadalupe was dedicated on Dec. 12

CNA Staff, Dec 4, 2020 / 12:01 pm MT (CNA).- The Catholic leaders of the Holy Land are demanding an investigation into an attempted arson attack at a basilica located near the Garden of Gethsemane. The Basilica of the Agony, located on the Mount of Olives in Jerusalem next to

CNA Staff, Nov 26, 2020 / 01:23 pm MT (CNA).- The Supreme Court said Wednesday night that NY state restrictions during the coronavirus pandemic are a violation of the First Amendment’s protection of free religious exercise. After the ruling the Bishop of Brooklyn, whose diocese was a plaintiff in the

CNA Staff, Nov 5, 2020 / 04:15 pm MT (CNA).- A Catholic church in downtown Portland, Oregon – known for helping the area’s poor – suffered shattered windows during a riot Wednesday night that saw nearly a dozen protestors arrested. The Multnomah County Sheriff’s Office on the evening of Nov.

CNA Staff, Oct 29, 2020 / 12:00 pm MT (CNA).- U.S. Catholic bishops joined Pope Francis in mourning a deadly attack at a basilica in Nice on Thursday. “We join our prayers with Pope Francis and pray for the Catholic community in Nice, especially the families of those who have

CNA Staff, Oct 29, 2020 / 06:30 am MT (CNA).- The French bishops asked churches across the country to toll their bells Thursday in memory of three people killed at a basilica in Nice by an attacker shouting “Allahu Akbar.” In a statement Oct. 29, the French bishops’ conference asked