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CNA Staff, Aug 2, 2020 / 09:00 am MT (CNA).- A Polish cardinal has urged protesters to respect religious sensibilities after they attached a rainbow flag to a historic statue of Christ in the capital, Warsaw. In a statement published on the Polish bishops’ conference website July 29, Cardinal Kazimierz

by Matt Hadro Washington, D.C. Newsroom, Jul 31, 2020 / 01:28 pm MT (CNA).- A Hawaiian Catholic catechist said that St. Damien of Molokai is a “hero” to the Hawaiian people, after a prominent congresswoman claimed the statue honoring him in the U.S. Capitol is part of colonialism and “patriarchy

CNA Staff, Jul 25, 2020 / 11:34 am MT (CNA).- By a 5-4 vote on Friday the Supreme Court upheld Nevada’s coronavirus regulation that limits attendance at indoor religious services to 50 persons. Some businesses in the state, such as casinos, may admit 50% of their capacity. Chief Justices John

CNA Staff, Jul 9, 2020 / 04:01 pm MT (CNA).- While Turkey’s president has made moves to close the museum at the former Christian basilica Hagia Sophia and revert it to a mosque, the Patriarch of Constantinople has said the massive site should remain as it is, a place of

In America, July is the month of freedom, as we celebrate the anniversary of our nation’s Declaration of Independence. But while the July 4th holiday officially commemorates national political sovereignty, we are more likely to think about liberty in terms of individual autonomous rights. Independence Day encomiums have more to

Whenever I think about the 4th of July, I get a very specific movie scene stuck in my head: The night game scene from the 1993 classic, The Sandlot. Something about the families out in the street sharing a big cookout, the flash and crackle of sparklers, the game of

Religious Freedom Week 2020: For the Good of All Civilize It Pray That God would give us the grace to remember the dignity of all and invite others to do the same. Reflect As Catholics, our strong tradition of social teaching compels us to be actively engaged in the building

Religious Freedom Week 2020: For the Good of All Central African Republic Pray That God would show the people of the Central African Republic the way to peace and reconciliation. Reflect The Central African Republic (CAR) is one of the poorest countries in the world. A total of 2.9 million

Religious Freedom Week 2020: For the Good of All Catholic Schools Pray That Catholic schools in our country would be free to teach the truth about God and his creation. Reflect Education is central to the Church’s mission. In fact, one of the Spiritual Works of Mercy is to teach.

Religious Freedom Week 2020: For the Good of All Border Wall Dispute in the Diocese of Brownsville Pray That the freedom of the local churches on the U.S. southern border will be respected. Reflect Efforts to construct a barrier on the southern border have met resistance from the Catholic Church