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Christine Rousselle

by Christine Rousselle Washington D.C., Jun 18, 2021 / 12:05 pm The U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops this week voted to move forward on several action items, including a draft of a teaching document on the Eucharist. Meeting virtually for their annual spring general assembly, the U.S. bishops voted on

by Christine Rousselle Washington D.C., Jun 8, 2021 / 16:01 pm Fundamental theological principles provide the framework for any doctrinal questions over the discovery of extraterrestrial beings, a theologian claimed in a lecture on June 5. While the Church does not have any specific teachings on extraterrestrial life, theologians can

by Christine Rousselle Washington, D.C. Newsroom, Jun 1, 2021 / 07:30 am The Holy See has been granted permanent observer status to the World Health Organization following resolution adopted by consensus on May 31. This means that the Holy See will be a non-member state Observer for the organization, and

by Christine Rousselle Rome Newsroom, May 24, 2021 / 07:00 am Pope Francis praised the Dominican charisms of preaching and missionary discipleship in a letter marking the 800th anniversary of the death of the order’s founder, St. Dominic Guzman. “Together with St. Francis of Assisi, Dominic understood that the proclamation

by Christine Rousselle Rome Newsroom, May 21, 2021 / 07:30 am America/Denver (CNA). Pope Francis on Friday asked Catholics around the world to pray for peace in the Middle East as he addressed ambassadors newly accredited to the Holy See. At the conclusion of his speech to the new ambassadors,

By Christine Rousselle Washington D.C., May 19, 2021 / 15:15 pm America/Denver (CNA). Catholics are asking the governor of Texas to halt an execution scheduled for Wednesday evening. Quintin Jones, 41, who was sentenced to death in 2001 for the 1999 murder of his great-aunt, is scheduled to be executed

by Christine Rousselle Washington D.C., May 11, 2021 / 16:00 pm America/Denver (CNA). In a break with recent tradition, President Joe Biden will not be delivering the commencement address at the University of Notre Dame this year – although he was invited by the university to do so. On Tuesday,

by Christine Rousselle Washington D.C., Mar 18, 2021 / 04:00 pm MT (CNA).- The Catholic Conference of Kentucky is pleased with the recent passage of a school choice bill in the commonwealth. House Bill 563 would create a tax credit scholarship fund for certain Kentucky students, called an education opportunity

by Christine Rousselle Washington D.C., Mar 17, 2021 / 04:00 am MT (CNA).- Last year, the official NCAA Basketball tournament–”March Madness”–was canceled and replaced by a decidedly less fun March “madness” of shopping for toilet paper, hand sanitizer, and other pandemic supplies. But the real March Madness is back–finally. And

by Christine Rousselle Washington D.C., Mar 11, 2021 / 08:15 am MT (CNA).- Sen. Marco Rubio (R-Fla.) lambasted the Chinese authorities for restricting the religious practices of the largely-Muslim Uyghur population, at a Wednesday hearing. “When a regime deprives a people of their right to practice their faith freely, they