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January 20, 2021
Christopher Altieri
"Under your leadership," Pope Francis wrote, "may the American people continue to draw strength from the lofty political, ethical and religious values that have inspired the nation since its founding." The president of the US bishops conference, Archbishop José Gomez of Los Angeles, echoed those sentiments in a statement on Wednesday, and also reiterated the bishops' opposition to many of the policies and legislative promises Biden has made.
January 20, 2021
Ferdie Rous
At Prime Minister's Questions in the House of Commons today, British Prime Minister Boris Johnson congratulated President Joe Biden on his inauguration.
January 20, 2021
Staff Reporter
In his inaugural address, President Biden renewed his pledge to work for healing in the nation, after four frequently turbulent years that saw convulsion and tumult in the nation's capital.
January 20, 2021
Ferdie Rous
Yesterday, outgoing US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo took to his government Twitter account to deliver a blistering attack on 'wokeness', multiculturalism and moral righteousness.
January 20, 2021
Ferdie Rous
As his presidency comes to a close, Trump issues pardons to a few familiar faces
January 19, 2021
CNA Staff
In a letter dated Jan. 19, Archbishop Stanisław Gądecki, president of the Polish bishops’ conference, urged Cardinal Vincent Nichols “to undertake steps towards saving the life of our compatriot.”
January 19, 2021
Ferdie Rous
"For the love of God, send us oxygen" demand Bishops as Brazil's national health service quakes under the pressure of the new COVID-19 strain
January 19, 2021
Ferdie Rous
As Christian Unity week begins, Cardinal appeals for peace in strife stricken Myanmar
January 19, 2021
Staff Reporter
Holy See abandons extradition request for Italian woman thought to have embezzled €575,000 of church funds
January 19, 2021
Valentine Iwenwanne
Nigeria is about evenly divided: a little more than half the country’s 206 million people are Muslim, a little fewer than half are Christian. In the northern part of the country, Islam stands as the dominant faith, while Christianity stands in the South – but most of the killings take place in Nigeria’s Middle Belt, where the halves of the country meet. While religion was not originally an issue linked to conflict in Nigeria, it has risen to the fore.
January 18, 2021
Ferdie Rous
President-elect Joe Biden is expected to overturn much of the outgoing administration's domestic and foreign policies in the coming days with a series of new executive orders
January 18, 2021
Ferdie Rous
Primate of All Ireland Archbishop Dr Eamon Martin apologised "unreservedly" for the treatment of unwed mothers in homes but points a finger at the failure of state inspectors