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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 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
Catholic News Agency
The 2020 award will be shared by Tracey Rowland and Jean-Luc Marion
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 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.
September 22, 2020
Catholic News Agency
The CDF has criticised an appeal by German theologians for intercommunion between Catholics and Protestants
September 21, 2020
Thomas Caddick
A rare early edition of William Shakespeare’s last play, The Two Noble Kinsmen, has been recovered from Royal Scots College in Salamanca, Spain. Dr John Stone, a University of Barcelona researcher working on the Scottish economist Adam Smith, recovered the volume in the Scots college library. Royal Scots College is a seminary for the Catholic
September 19, 2020
Hannah Brockhaus/CNA
The saint’s blood liquefied on his feast day
September 18, 2020
Staff Reporter
Only a just over a third of regular Mass-goers in Ireland have returned to church since the start of the pandemic, a new poll has found. A survey of 1,000 people conducted earlier this month found that just 27 per cent of people in Ireland were attending Mass regularly before the pandemic. Of those, only
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