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CNA Staff, Jul 18, 2020 / 03:38 pm MT (CNA).- Archbishop Nelson Perez of Philadelphia will receive a liturgical vestment known as the pallium in a local Mass this weekend, breaking from the tradition of receiving it in a papal ceremony at the Vatican due to Covid-related travel restrictions. The

CNA Staff, Jul 17, 2020 / 12:18 pm MT (CNA).- Louisiana’s governor will be skipping lunch next week, and is encouraging Louisianans of all faiths to do the same. The governor has called for three days of prayer and fasting for people affected by coronavirus. New Orleans’ archbishop says he

CNA Staff, Jul 14, 2020 / 05:41 pm MT (CNA).- With coronavirus cases spiking in California, the governor has issued new orders banning indoor events including public Masses in much of the state. On Monday, Governor Gavin Newsom suspended all indoor activities at restaurants, entertainment venues, museums, and zoos throughout

by Jessica Rinaudo I’ll never forget the day Governor DeWine announced that schools across the state of Ohio would be closing in response to the coronavirus pandemic. As a full-time working mother of four children in Catholic schools, my feelings were a mix of shock, anxiety and incredulity. How, I

by Christine Rousselle Washington D.C., Jul 10, 2020 / 02:00 pm MT (CNA).- In the shadow of the Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception, Catholic Charities of the Archdiocese of Washington distributed food to families in need Friday, as the nation’s capital continues to battle the economic

At the count of three, the curtain slowly began to rise. As it rose, there on the other side was a gift for each of the 50 children standing by the curtain – and not just any gift, but something they’ve always dreamed of: beds to call their own. In partnership with the Society of St. Vincent de Paul, Morris Furniture provided local kids who don’t have beds with new ones during the third annual “Day to Dream” event on Aug. 29.
CNA Staff, Jul 10, 2020 / 10:35 pm MT (CNA).- The U.S. bishops on Friday defended the use of the federal Paycheck Protection Program by Catholic parishes, hospitals, schools, dioceses, and social service agencies, after a report from the Associated Press said the government had given “special consideration” to faith

Office for Divine Worship and Sacraments WEARING OF MASKS As the pandemic continues, the wearing of masks especially while indoors has become more important. Recently, Governor DeWine issued an order for some of our 19 counties in the archdiocese requiring the wearing of masks while indoors until further notice. This

by Susie Bergman On Aug. 15, the Feast of the Assumption of Mary, they have planned what they jokingly call “round two.” When Dylan and Clair Hesson of Versailles began planning their May 2020 wedding in Oct. 2019, they knew they might encounter a few small challenges along the way,

CNA Staff, Jul 8, 2020 / 12:08 am MT (CNA).- As cases of COVID-19 spike in Arizona, the Diocese of Tucson has once again suspended the public celebration of Mass to help fight the coronavirus pandemic. “I wish to inform you that after a careful review of the medical situation,

Archbishop Broglio praying (Courtesy Photo)
WASHINGTON, DC – His Excellency, the Most Reverend Timothy P. Broglio, J.C.D., Archbishop for the Military Services, USA, issued the following statement today on the prohibition by some commands in the US Navy against participation in off-base indoor religious services: A few nights ago I watched Silence, a movie about