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by CNA Staff Denver Newsroom, Jul 4, 2021 / 00:00 am The Catholic Church in the United States has a long list of extraordinary men and women from all walks of life who are on their way to official sainthood because they lived Christian virtues to the extreme. On this

O GOD OUR CREATOR, from your provident hand we have received our right to life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness. You have called us as your people and given us the right and the duty to worship you, the only true God, and your Son, Jesus Christ. Through the

Friday, May 1, at 3 p.m. EDT, Archbishop Jose Gomez, president of the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB), will reconsecrate the United States to Mary under the title “Mother of the Church.” Here is everything you need to know about this upcoming celebration! What is a consecration to

By Julie Asher Catholic News Service  WASHINGTON (CNS)— Analyzing the ramifications of the June 26 same-sex marriage ruling for the Catholic Church at the national, state and local levels will take time, said Archbishop William E. Lori of Baltimore. It has implications for “hundreds, if not thousands” of laws at all

By Mark Zimmermann Catholic News Service  BOWIE, Md. — On May 18, 1789, about two dozen priests then serving in the new United States of America met at a chapel in White Marsh and had an election at which they nominated Father John Carroll to be the first Catholic bishop