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CNA Staff, Apr 12, 2021 / 17:51 pm America/Denver (CNA). Archbishop Salvatore Cordileone of San Francisco last week condemned violence against Asian people in the United States, drawing comparisons between the COVID-19 vaccine and standing against racism. “Inoculation against racism can be summed up in one word: virtue,” Cordileone said

Washington D.C., Mar 8, 2021 / 01:00 pm MT (CNA).- The archbishop of St. Paul-Minneapolis urged peace and prayer before the trial of former police officer Derek Chauvin, who faces charges in the death of George Floyd, began on Monday. “I hope you will join me during the trial by

by Jonah McKeown Denver Newsroom, Jan 23, 2021 / 02:00 am MT (CNA).- In the waning months of 2020, the United States watched as the Senate conducted hearings for Amy Coney Barrett, a Catholic mother of seven. President Donald Trump had nominated Barrett to fill the Supreme Court seat left

By Kevin Jones Denver Newsroom, Dec 22, 2020 / 04:00 pm MT (CNA).- With mass unemployment still high as the coronavirus pandemic drags on, Catholics can look to St. Joseph as a special intercessor, two priests said. Citing the Holy Family’s escape to Egypt, devotional writer Father Donald Calloway said

by Courtney Mares Vatican City, Nov 23, 2020 / 12:00 pm MT (CNA).- Pope Francis met with five NBA players at the Vatican Monday to discuss their efforts to combat social and economic injustice in the United States. Milwaukee Bucks shooting guards Kyle Korver and Sterling Brown were a part

CNA Staff, Aug 4, 2020 / 02:35 pm MT (CNA).- After President Donald Trump said Sunday that Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, perpetrator of the 2013 Boston Marathon bombings, should be put to death, the Archdiocese of Boston said justice calls for life in prison, not the death penalty. “Catholic teaching does not

CNA Staff, Jul 14, 2020 / 09:50 am MT (CNA).- The federal government executed its first federal inmate in 17 years on Tuesday, following numerous delays and requests for clemency from the family of the victims. Daniel Lewis Lee was executed on Tuesday morning and pronounced dead at 8:07 a.m.

CNA Staff, Jul 13, 2020 / 12:01 pm MT (CNA).- The revocation of restrictions on payday lenders by the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau exposes poor and vulnerable persons to ‘predatory and abusive lending practices’, the US bishops’ conference said last week. On July 7 the CFPB removed requirements that lenders

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

Fr. Mike Schmitz sits down with Fr. Josh Johnson to discuss racial division in the Church and how Catholics can strive to restore unity in the Body of Christ.