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by Jonah McKeown Denver Newsroom, Oct 15, 2021 / 11:45 am A British lawmaker died Friday after suffering multiple stab wounds at a Methodist church in southeast England. Sir David Amess, 69, was a Member of Parliament since 1983 and a member of the Conservative party. He was Catholic, pro-life,

by Luke Coppen London, England, Sep 3, 2021 / 11:00 am A Church of England bishop said on Friday that he was stepping down to enter into full communion with the Catholic Church. The Rt. Rev. Jonathan Goodall, the Anglican bishop of Ebbsfleet, explained that he had taken the decision

by Katie Yoder Washington D.C., Jul 20, 2021 / 19:01 pm An environmental charity recently awarded Prince Harry and Meghan Markle for limiting their family to two children. In honor of World Population Day, British charity Population Matters presented the Duke and Duchess of Sussex with a “special award” for

St. John of Beverley was the Bishop of Hexham, and later of York. He was born in Harpham, Yorkshire, and died in Beverley on May 7, 721. As a youth, John manifested a strong desire to devote his life to God, and eventually left his native Yorkshire and traveled Kent

by Hannah Brockhaus Vatican City, Apr 10, 2021 / 05:30 am America/Denver (CNA). Pope Francis on Saturday expressed his sorrow at the death of Prince Philip in a letter to Queen Elizabeth II, his wife of 73 years. “Saddened to learn of the death of your husband Prince Philip, Duke

CNA Staff, Apr 9, 2021 / 05:53 am America/Denver (CNA). Cardinal Vincent Nichols led the Catholic community Friday in mourning the death of Prince Philip at the age of 99. The president of the Catholic Bishops’ Conference of England and Wales said April 9: “At this moment of sadness and

Today is the 850th anniversary of the martyrdom of Saint Thomas Becket on December 29, 1170. Thomas Becket was a statesman, a scholar, a chancellor, a priest, an archbishop, and a lion of religious liberty. Before the Magna Carta was drafted, before the right to free exercise of religion was

CNA Staff, Dec 4, 2020 / 04:30 pm MT (CNA).- Actors from the films trilogies the “Lord of the Rings” and “The Hobbit” have backed a campaign to turn the former home of Catholic author JRR Tolkien into an educational center. Project Northmoor is seeking to raise nearly $6.5 million

CNA Staff, Sep 23, 2020 / 08:00 am MT (CNA).- The son of British Prime Minister Boris Johnson was baptized a Catholic earlier this month, the Diocese of Westminster said Tuesday. In a statement Sept. 22, the diocese said: “We can confirm that Wilfred Johnson was baptized in Westminster Cathedral

CNA Staff, Sep 7, 2020 / 04:00 pm MT (CNA).- The 1920s are known as the “Roaring Twenties” because they were years of economic growth and rising prosperity. But while the U.S. was booming, other countries were grappling with stagnation and mass unemployment. The U.K. was emerging from a war