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by Dominick Albano The pious will tell you there is nothing more powerful than prayer, while the agitator will scoff and say, “You pray and I’ll actually go do something.” The meaning behind the jab is clear: To some, there is no power in prayer. For others, belief in the

Since the onslaught of the COVID-19 pandemic and the resulting shutdown of many businesses, we have often heard the term “essential workers.” But as I pointed out in my recent pastoral letter, Radiate Christ, everyone is essential. Each of us has a role to play in the Church and in

Washington D.C., Aug 14, 2020 / 03:49 pm MT (CNA).- More than 100 Democratic politicians have sent a letter to the party’s Platform Committee, calling for changes in the platform to accept pro-life Democrats and assure them that their view will be respected. “In the U.S., pro-life Democrats have been

About one year ago – on August 5, 2019, to be exact – my five-year-old son jumped off a cliff. Yes, literally. But don’t worry, he’s fine. We were in Great Smoky Mountains National Park, the cliff was about 25 feet, we were at a very popular spot where tourists

by Perry West Denver Newsroom, Aug 6, 2020 / 03:04 am MT (CNA).- The Diocese of Providence, Rhode Island, is welcoming eight new seminarians this year – the highest number of incoming seminarians in nearly four decades. “Some great news to share: The Providence Diocese is welcoming 8 *new seminarians*

by Hannah Brockhaus Rome Newsroom, Aug 5, 2020 / 10:00 am MT (CNA).- After at least one explosion occurred at the ports of Beirut on Tuesday, a Maronite Catholic cardinal has said the local Church needs support to help the people of Lebanon recover from this disaster. “Beirut is a

by Hannah Brockhaus Vatican City, Aug 5, 2020 / 03:48 am MT (CNA).- Pope Francis has asked for prayers for Lebanon and for the victims of yesterday’s Beirut explosions, which have killed over a hundred people and caused serious destruction to the city. Speaking after his general audience address on

CNA Staff, Jul 31, 2020 / 03:47 pm MT (CNA).- Archbishop Salvatore Cordileone of San Francisco is urging Catholics to fast every Friday for an end to the coronavirus pandemic. “In addition to adoration, we have to reclaim an authentic and serious spirit of fasting. Fasting has traditionally been understood