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Catholic Social Action

by Hannah Brockhaus Vatican City, Oct 16, 2021 / 09:44 am Speaking over a video call on Saturday, Pope Francis told members of popular movements that Catholic social teaching has useful principles that can help people of any faith to improve the world. “The social teaching of the Church does …

by Autumn Jones Denver Newsroom, Sep 23, 2021 / 15:01 pm Over the next several months, the USCCB and Catholic Charities locations across the U.S. will welcome upwards of 7,500 refugees from Afghanistan. The USCCB is one of nine resettlement networks in the United States, and it partners with 45 …

By Joe Bukuras Washington D.C., Jul 21, 2021 / 20:01 pm Wilton Cardinal Gregory, Archbishop of Washington, spoke Wednesday in support of congressional immigration reform alongside US Senators Chuck Schumer and Dick Durbin. Following many speakers in support of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program, which was recently struck …

by Eduardo Berdejo Matanzas, Cuba, Jul 15, 2021 / 16:19 pm Rafael Cruz Dévora, a seminarian, was arrested on Monday after participating in protests of Cuba’s communist government. Protests took place across Cuba July 11-12. Protesters cited concerns about inflation, shortages of food and medicine, and the Covid-19 pandemic. Some …

by CNA Staff Hartford, Conn., Jul 15, 2021 / 18:19 pm The Supreme Knight of the Knights of Columbus on Thursday registered his sorrow at the advancement by the appropriations committee of the US House of Representatives of a funding bill without including the usual prohibitions on abortion funding. According …

by Courtney Mares Vatican City, Apr 30, 2021 / 06:15 am America/Denver (CNA). Pope Francis appointed Friday a new bishop of Wilmington, the home diocese of President Joe Biden. The pope selected Msgr. William Koenig to lead the Diocese of Wilmington, which covers the state of Delaware and the Eastern …

Catholic disciples on mission are called to put Two Feet of Love in Action! This foundational tool describes two distinct, but complementary, ways we can put the Gospel in action in response to God’s love: social justice (addressing systemic, root causes of problems that affect many people) and charitable works …

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, …