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After five years away, I am happy to return to writing for The Catholic Telegraph; however, I am even happier that many people are returning to Mass after the lockdown precipitated by the pandemic. While observing safety precautions, people are returning gradually to the Eucharist, even if things don’t quite

Bishop Thomas J. Paprocki of Springfield, Ill. spoke at the Athenaeum of Ohio Feb. 12 as part of the Le Blond lecture series. (CT Photo/John Stegeman)
by Jonah McKeown Denver Newsroom, Mar 26, 2021 / 03:12 am MT (CNA).- Amid the debate about whether Catholic public figures who support abortion should be permitted to receive Holy Communion, Bishop Thomas Paprocki of Springfield, Illinois said this week that the most important factor is a personal examination of

I’m not old enough to remember a time when society essentially shut down on Sundays, but I’ve heard the stories! No work, no shopping, nowhere to go but church and Grandma’s house. While there are elements of our 24-7 culture I enjoy (grocery stores open late and extended customer service

by Father Jeffrey M. Kemper “God so loved the world that he gave his only Son that all who believe in him may not perish but have eternal life.” (Jn: 3:16) God calls us not to simply follow the rules, but to be in a relationship of love and life

by CNA Staff Washington D.C., Jan 27, 2021 / 01:30 pm MT (CNA).- In an interview discussing his recent admonition of House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.), Archbishop Salvatore Cordileone of San Francisco emphasized the need for Catholics to recover the sense of worthiness to receive Holy Communion. “Catholics no longer

by Christine Rousselle Washington, D.C. Newsroom, Nov 17, 2020 / 08:00 pm MT (CNA).- Bishops on Tuesday discussed pastoral strategies and the movement of the Holy Spirit during the coronavirus pandemic, noting the great desire for the sacraments on the part of many Catholics. Bishops lauded sacrifices made by priests

by Courtney Mares Rome Newsroom, Nov 8, 2020 / 05:15 am MT (CNA).- A 19-year-old Spanish martyr who gave his life while protecting the Eucharist was beatified Saturday at a Mass in the Sagrada Família Basilica in Barcelona. “Yesterday in Barcelona Joan Roig Diggle, a lay man and martyr killed

Eucharistic Prayer (CT Photo/Greg Hartman)
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 the full text of

CNA Staff, Sep 14, 2020 / 04:03 pm MT (CNA).- The Archbishop of San Francisco has called Catholics to participate in Eucharistic processions across the city Sept. 20, which will join together and walk past city hall before public Masses are said outside the city’s cathedral – in part to

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