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by Courtney Mares Rome Newsroom, Sep 17, 2020 / 11:00 am MT (CNA).- When asked by his superior if he wanted to leave Aleppo during the Syrian Civil War, Fr. Edward Tamer replied that he would remain with the people “to die with them and for them.” Now, having survived

With a pandemic and societal unrest outside our windows, the anxiety surrounding an unplanned pregnancy is high. The abortion industry has made abortion more accessible from home. But local pro-life organizations are giving hope, support, and confidence to parents who didn’t feel ready to be parents when they first walked

by Cardinal Robert Sarah Vatican City, Sep 14, 2020 / 12:00 pm MT (CNA).- Cardinal Robert Sarah, prefect of the Vatican’s dicastery for liturgy and sacraments, sent a letter to bishops around the world, urging a return to Mass, with proper safety protocols observed amid the coronavirus pandemic. Below is

by Hannah Brockhaus Vatican City, Sep 14, 2020 / 08:00 am MT (CNA).- The Vatican expects to renew its interim deal with China on the appointment of bishops, as part of efforts to “normalize” the life of the Catholic Church in China, Secretary of State Cardinal Pietro Parolin said Monday.

by Christine Rousselle Washington, D.C. Newsroom, Sep 11, 2020 / 03:29 am MT (CNA).- Benedictine College had a problem. After students returned to campus for the fall semester, 38 of them tested positive for COVID-19. And while none of the students who tested positive had serious symptoms or required hospitalization,

By Christine Rousselle Washington, D.C. Newsroom, Sep 8, 2020 / 03:10 pm MT (CNA).- The Archdiocese of the Military Services, USA is hoping the U.S. Navy will reconsider its decision to terminate its contracts with Catholic priests in the San Diego area as a cost-saving measure. “For some time now,

NA Staff, Sep 8, 2020 / 02:01 pm MT (CNA).- The Bishop of Peoria last week permitted priests in his diocese to distribute Communion on the tongue, as the Archdiocese of Chicago and the Diocese of Springfield in Illinois have been doing. “While…I still encourage the faithful to receive Holy

Washington, D.C. Newsroom, Sep 8, 2020 / 12:30 pm MT (CNA).- As the Senate is expected to consider a pared-down coronavirus relief package this week, the U.S. bishops’ conference is calling for immediate and substantial aid. The head of the U.S. bishops’ domestic justice committee, Archbishop Paul Coakley of Oklahoma

by Mary Farrow Denver Newsroom, Sep 7, 2020 / 06:01 am MT (CNA).- In a photo from this spring, Fr. Bobby Krueger dons a black beanie, thick grey gloves, and a jacket with a hood over his clerics. In his gloved hands, he carries a small gold and glass monstrance

by Christine Rouselle Washington, D.C. Newsroom, Sep 5, 2020 / 04:12 pm MT (CNA).- Teachers from schools in the Archdiocese of New York have filed a labor complaint, saying they were not properly involved in negotiations regarding reopening, and were not kept informed about procedures. The complaints were filed with