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Jonah McKeown

by Jonah McKeown Denver Newsroom, Aug 21, 2020 / 04:00 am MT (CNA).- The University of Notre Dame on Tuesday announced a two-week hiatus from in-person class instruction, amid a growing number of COVID-19 infections on campus. Some alumni, students, and faculty are calling on university president Father John Jenkins

by Jonah McKeown Denver Newsroom, Aug 19, 2020 / 05:01 pm MT (CNA).- Parishes in San Francisco, including the Cathedral of St. Mary of the Assumption, have been holding concurrent outdoor Masses in order to adapt to the city’s COVID-19 health orders. Several Masses took place concurrently on San Francisco’s

by Jonah McKeown Denver Newsroom, Aug 19, 2020 / 03:00 am MT (CNA).- Catholics are speaking out on behalf of a Native American man on federal death row, who is set to be executed this month. The man’s tribe, the Navajo Nation, objects to the death sentence and has asked

by Jonah McKeown Denver Newsroom, Aug 14, 2020 / 04:00 am MT (CNA).- Last Tuesday, Julie Tegho and her husband Hicham Bou Nassif were enjoying an ordinary day at their local mall in Beirut, Lebanon. Without warning, they felt what seemed like an earthquake, followed by a mighty blast that

by Jonah McKeown Denver Newsroom, Jul 31, 2020 / 03:00 am MT (CNA).- As the beginning of the fall school term approaches, Catholic schools in dioceses across the U.S. are asking the parents of students returning in person to sign waivers of liability amid the risk of coronavirus infection. At

By Jonah McKeown Denver Newsroom, Jul 28, 2020 / 02:30 pm MT (CNA).- A fire tore through the parish offices of a historic Catholic church in Monroe, North Carolina early Monday morning, and though the damage is extensive, the church’s pastor is thankful that the blaze did not touch the

by Jonah McKeown Denver Newsroom, Jul 8, 2020 / 03:00 am MT (CNA).- After rioters pulled down a statue of St. Junipero Serra in Sacramento on July 4, a local Catholic told CNA that she felt compelled to clean the spot where the statue once stood, to pray there, and

by Jonah McKeown Denver Newsroom, Jul 2, 2020 / 03:04 pm MT (CNA).- The Archdiocese of San Francisco is pledging to comply with the city and county public health orders barring indoor public Masses and limiting outdoor services, including funerals, to 12 people. City Attorney Dennis Herrera sent a letter

by Jonah McKeown Denver Newsroom, Jun 23, 2020 / 04:40 pm MT (CNA).- An educator with years of experience in special education was recently named superintendent of a Chicago-area Catholic diocese. He aims to ensure that all kids can go to Catholic school who want to. “[Special education] is about

by Jonah McKeown Denver Newsroom, Jun 22, 2020 / 03:20 pm MT (CNA).- In Los Angeles and San Francisco over the weekend, protestors tore down two statues of St. Junipero Serra, an 18th-century Franciscan priest and missionary who they accused of contributing to the destruction of Native American culture through