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by Christine Rousselle Washington D.C., May 11, 2021 / 16:00 pm America/Denver (CNA). In a break with recent tradition, President Joe Biden will not be delivering the commencement address at the University of Notre Dame this year – although he was invited by the university to do so. On Tuesday,

by Carl Bunderson Denver Newsroom, May 10, 2021 / 15:16 pm America/Denver (CNA). The prefect of the Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith wrote Friday to the head of the US Conference of Catholic Bishops regarding admission to Communion, affirming the centrality of the congregation’s 2002 note on Catholic’s

by Courtney Mares Vatican City, May 8, 2021 / 06:40 am America/Denver (CNA). Pope Francis called for the “temporary suspension of intellectual property rights” for COVID-19 vaccines in his video message to the “Vax Live” concert co-chaired by Prince Harry and Meghan Markle. “The coronavirus has produced death and suffering,

Washington D.C., May 6, 2021 / 23:01 pm America/Denver (CNA). US President Joe Biden issued on Wednesday the annual proclamation of a National Day of Prayer, without mentioning any deity in it. The May 5 statement says that “throughout our history, Americans of many religions and belief systems have turned

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Washington D.C., May 3, 2021 / 15:00 pm America/Denver (CNA). President Joe Biden on Monday raised the refugee admissions cap for the current fiscal year, more than quadrupling the current limit. In a White House statement on Monday afternoon, Biden said he was raising the limit on U.S. refugee admissions

by Courtney Mares Vatican City, Apr 30, 2021 / 06:15 am America/Denver (CNA). Pope Francis appointed Friday a new bishop of Wilmington, the home diocese of President Joe Biden. The pope selected Msgr. William Koenig to lead the Diocese of Wilmington, which covers the state of Delaware and the Eastern

CNA Staff, Apr 29, 2021 / 13:58 pm America/Denver (CNA). Recent reports that the US Conference of Catholic Bishops may at their spring general assembly press pro-abortion Catholic politicians not to receive Communion are unfounded, and at best ignorant of ecclesial structure, a source close to the conference has told

Washington D.C., Apr 27, 2021 / 16:00 pm America/Denver (CNA). The White House press secretary said on Tuesday that President Biden “respectfully disagrees” with Catholic bishops on federally-funded fetal tissue research. At Tuesday’s White House press briefing, EWTN News Nightly’s Owen Jensen asked press secretary Jen Psaki about the Biden

Washington D.C., Apr 23, 2021 / 15:00 pm America/Denver (CNA). One legal group says that the Biden administration is putting women at risk in removing options for federally-funded women’s shelters to refuse clients identifying as transgender. The Biden administration on Thursday withdrew a proposed rule that would have allowed federally-funded

Washington D.C., Apr 19, 2021 / 15:00 pm America/Denver (CNA). After the Biden administration announced it would not increase the record-low cap on refugee admissions until May, the U.S. bishops expressed disappointment on Monday. “The number of refugees who will be welcomed this year is far short of what we