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October 12, 2020
Junno Arocho Esteves
Thousands sang and applauded as Italian teen Carlo Acutis was beatified in a town dear to him and to many Christians around the world: Assisi
October 12, 2020
Staff Reporter
An unpublished document by the Education and Training Boards Ireland has raised concerns about the prominence of Catholic practices and symbols in Irish State Schools. The document says that mandatory graduation Masses, diocesan inspections and the prevalence of Catholic symbols found in many formerly vocational schools are contrary to the Education and Training Boards’ (ETBs)
October 09, 2020
CNA Staff
Pope Francis has expressed “dramatic concern” about the Catholic Church in Germany, according to a bishop who met him this week.
October 09, 2020
CNA Staff
Fourteen children whose mothers considered abortion were baptized last month in Madrid by the city’s archbishop, Cardinal Carlos Osoro
October 09, 2020
Catholic News Service
French bishops have urged Catholics to join mass protests against a bill to liberalise abortion and embryo research
October 08, 2020
CNA Staff
Pope Francis said he hoped to visit Spain to mark the 500th anniversary of the conversion of St Ignatius of Loyola
October 02, 2020
Jonathan Luxmoore
Lay Catholics also criticized the government's proposal and called on Christians worldwide to defend a 450-foot memorial cross, the world's tallest, from demolition
October 02, 2020
Catholic News Agency
The 2020 award will be shared by Tracey Rowland and Jean-Luc Marion
October 01, 2020
Junno Arocho Esteves
The tomb of Carlo Acutis, a 15-year-old Italian teenager who used his computer programming skills to spread devotion to the Eucharist, has been opened for veneration before his beatification in Assisi
September 24, 2020
Junno Arocho Esteves
Chaldean Archbishop Najib Mikhael Moussa of Mosul was nominated for the 2020 Sakharov Prize for Freedom of Thought
September 24, 2020
CNA Staff
A Dutch cardinal has said that the Netherlands shows that once euthanasia is legalized safeguards are slowly but inevitably abandoned
September 24, 2020
Hannah Brockhaus/CNA
A relic of St Pope John Paul II was stolen from a cathedral in central Italy.