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by CNA Staff Denver Newsroom, Feb 12, 2021 / 06:17 pm MT (CNA).- YouTube has banned the pro-life group LifeSiteNews for alleged misinformation about COVID-19, prompting concerns about censorship and free debate. One ethicist at the National Catholic Bioethics Center did not agree with LifeSiteNews’ presentation of the science and

Is it just us, or does the world seem a bit divided right now? Human beings were not only created with a unique purpose, but also created to live in community. However, there are two things that can disrupt this call: division and distraction. Why these two? Well, distractions are

by Hannah Brockhaus Vatican City, Oct 14, 2020 / 05:36 am MT (CNA).- Pope Francis Wednesday appointed Fr. William “Bill” D. Byrne, a priest of the Archdiocese of Washington and the presenter of a popular YouTube series, to lead the Diocese of Springfield, Massachusetts. Bishop-elect Byrne, 56, is also the

CNA Staff, Sep 17, 2020 / 05:15 pm MT (CNA).- The Diocese of Amarillo has spoken out about election-related comments from Fr. Frank Pavone, the national director of the pro-life group Priests for Life, and asked prayers for the priest. In a Sept. 16 statement, the diocese noted that Pavone,

CNA Staff, Jul 8, 2020 / 07:00 pm MT (CNA).- A California bishop challenged Catholics online to “cut it out” and better represent their Christian faith through their social media engagement. On Tuesday, Bishop Robert Barron, an auxiliary bishop of Los Angeles, issued a “pastoral cry of the heart” to

CNA Staff, May 31, 2020 / 07:00 am MT (CNA).- When Monica Salinas went to work on May 2, she didn’t expect to become a viral social media hit, or the subject of news features across the country. But she did. Because she took a moment to pray, and that

by Kevin J. Jones Denver Newsroom, May 20, 2020 / 10:14 am MT (CNA).- Facebook says it is responding to long-standing questions about content moderation and censorship by appointing an independent oversight board to help set policy. American pro-life advocates have voiced concern about protections for their free speech, and

I often look around my life, full of busy (and sometimes overwhelming) children, stacks of homework, barking dogs, dirty dishes, mountains of laundry and the never-ending grocery list and wonder how I’m even going to power through the day-to-day activities and take care of my own prayer life, let alone

Pope Francis greets families of Vatican City employees Dec. 21, 2017. Credit: Vatican Media
By Courtney Mares Vatican City, Dec 29, 2019 / 05:30 am (CNA).- On the feast of the Holy Family of Nazareth Sunday, Pope Francis encouraged families to get off their cell phones and talk to one another. “In your family, do you know how to communicate with each other, or

By Mary Farrow Washington D.C., Dec 27, 2019 / 02:55 am (CNA).- Cutting ties with old flames, before the internet, used to be easy. After a break-up, people could easily lose touch with their ex, who could move or change phone numbers. Tracking them down, sans Google or social media,