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Pope Francis baptizes a child in the Sistine Chapel on Jan. 12, 2020. Credit: Vatican Media
by Courtney Mares Vatican City, May 3, 2021 / 07:00 am America/Denver (CNA). The Vatican announced Monday that Pope Francis will open an event on Italy’s demographic winter as the country’s birth rate has hit a historic low. Pope Francis will give the opening remarks for the General States of

by Matt Hadro Washington D.C., Apr 30, 2021 / 04:00 am America/Denver (CNA). New Census numbers show the U.S. had its slowest decade of population growth since the Great Depression – and experts say this confirms a pre-existing downward trend. On Monday, the U.S. Census Bureau released its decennial count

CNA Staff, Jun 26, 2020 / 07:30 am MT (CNA).- A record number of Catholics formally left the Church in Germany in 2019, according to official figures released Friday. The statistics issued June 26 showed that 272,771 people exited the Catholic Church last year, a significant increase on the 2018