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by Olivia Cook I grew up with the story of Jesus feeding the 5,000 with just 5 loaves of bread and two fish. The most perplexing part of the story to me was not how that amount of food fed 5,000 people, but how they multiplied it. Did it just

Washington D.C., Feb 22, 2021 / 04:00 pm MT (CNA).- Virginia is expected to become the first southern state to abolish the death penalty, after its general assembly voted on Monday to end the practice. The state senate voted 22 to 16 to approve H.B. 2263, which would abolish the

by CNA Staff Denver Newsroom, Feb 12, 2021 / 12:57 am MT (CNA).- Catholic Relief Services is asking Catholics this Lent to remember those affected by the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic by participating in the annual CRS Rice Bowl campaign. “As the world continues to grapple with the effects of COVID-19,

Aware of their shared commitment to the ministries that put love into action and protect life and human dignity, several archdiocesan agencies and offices have joined their efforts. The new Department of Life, Human Dignity and Charity, includes Catholic Charities Southwestern Ohio (CCSWO), Catholic Social Services of the Miami Valley

by Jonah McKeown Denver Newsroom, Jan 23, 2021 / 02:00 am MT (CNA).- In the waning months of 2020, the United States watched as the Senate conducted hearings for Amy Coney Barrett, a Catholic mother of seven. President Donald Trump had nominated Barrett to fill the Supreme Court seat left

Washington D.C., Jan 21, 2021 / 08:45 am MT (CNA).- After President Joe Biden on his first day in office revoked a travel ban from certain Muslim-majority and African countries, leading U.S. bishops praised the move. “We welcome yesterday’s Proclamation, which will help ensure that those fleeing persecution and seeking

Washington D.C., Jan 21, 2021 / 10:20 am MT (CNA).- The U.S. bishops’ conference applauded President Joe Biden for halting some deportations and preserving the DACA program on his first day in office. “We applaud President Biden’s restoration of the DACA program, and we also strongly encourage him and the

CNA Staff, Dec 2, 2020 / 04:01 pm MT (CNA).- A Michigan proposal to quadruple the maximum lending amount allowed for payday lenders would exploit the poor and trap many people in a cycle of debt when alternatives are available, the Michigan Catholic Conference has told a State Senate committee.

CNA Staff, Sep 24, 2020 / 06:19 pm MT (CNA).- The chair of the US bishops’ migration committee emphasized the importance of immigrant workers in testimony submitted to a hearing of the House Judiciary Committee’s Subcommittee on Immigration and Citizenship held Wednesday. Bishop Mario Dorsonville, an auxiliary bishop of Washington

by Christine Rousselle Washington D.C., Jun 8, 2020 / 10:20 am MT (CNA).- Priests in the Archdiocese of Washington will demonstrate outside of the White House on Monday as a “prayerful protest” against hatred and institutional discrimination of all kinds. The June 8 protest will be led by Fr. Cornelis