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CNA Staff, Jul 14, 2020 / 05:36 pm MT (CNA).- A man in St. Louis has been charged with four counts of fourth-degree assault after police say he threw punches at people praying and defending a statue of St. Louis during a recent protest. Terrence Page, 34, admitted to News

CNA Staff, Jul 12, 2020 / 10:50 am MT (CNA).- Boston police are investigating an arson attack on a statue of the Blessed Virgin Mary Saturday night, the second attack in the U.S. on a statue of the Virgin Mary in two days, and during the same weekend in which

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

CNA Staff, Jul 6, 2020 / 04:58 pm MT (CNA).- Both the Bishop of Spokane and the leader of a Washington state Catholic Charities organization have spoken out about a controversial video in which the charity leader said that he, his organization, and the Catholic Church are racist, and that

CNA Staff, Jul 4, 2020 / 03:58 pm MT (CNA).- The Bishop of Brownsville, Texas has criticized Planned Parenthood and pro-choice political organizations in the state for use of anti-Mexican ethnic slur in its campaign against the reelection of pro-life state Senator Eddie Lucio, Jr. “While not surprised that Planned

CNA Staff, Jun 29, 2020 / 03:31 pm MT (CNA).- The Archdiocese of St. Louis on Sunday released a statement defending the city’s namesake, amid calls from activists to tear down a prominent statue of King Louis IX. “For Catholics, St. Louis is an example of an imperfect man who

CNA Staff, Jun 27, 2020 / 09:36 pm MT (CNA).- Fr. Stephen Schumacher, a priest of the Archdiocese of St. Louis, was among the defenders of a prominent statue of the city’s namesake as protesters called for its removal Saturday. Umar Lee, an organizer of the protests, said June 27

CNA Staff, Jun 25, 2020 / 10:00 am MT (CNA).- As police reform legislation is currently stuck in the Senate, leading U.S. bishops wrote members of Congress on Wednesday outlining Catholic principles of policing. Archbishop Paul Coakley of Oklahoma City, Bishop Mario Dorsonville, auxiliary bishop of Washington, and Bishop Shelton

by Jonah McKeown Denver Newsroom, Jun 24, 2020 / 04:08 pm MT (CNA).- As rioters across the United States target statues depicting historical figures, the Bishop of Madison, Wisconsin on Tuesday denounced that destruction, along with calls to destroy some depictions of Jesus Christ and the Blessed Virgina Mary. “Should

CNA Staff, Jun 22, 2020 / 04:41 pm MT (CNA).- Black Catholics in Pittsburgh will have a personal parish to respond to their specific needs, Bishop David Zubik has said in response to local requests and a listening session held in early 2020. “Along with their sincere enthusiasm and passion