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October 13, 2020
Christine Bordelon
In an act of solidarity with the 350 parishioners of Sts. Peter and Paul Church in Pearl River, a visibly upset New Orleans Archbishop Gregory Aymond celebrated Mass on October 10 for a second consecutive week for the parish and reconsecrated its church and its new altar. The parish had learned a week before that
October 08, 2020
CNA Staff
Senators decried attacks on Catholic Supreme Court nominee Amy Coney Barrett’s religious beliefs.
October 07, 2020
Catholic News Service
Bishop Nicholas DiMarzio of Brooklyn has called new restrictions on houses of worship "outrageous," "unfair," "disrespectful" and an attack on religious freedom.
October 06, 2020
Pablo Kay
Invoking Mary’s intercession for the US together as Catholics is imperative for a country beset by multiple crises, said bishops participating a virtual “Rosary for America” on October 7, the feast of Our Lady of the Rosary. The event will premiere at 3 pm Eastern time (12 pm Pacific time) via the US Conference of
October 06, 2020
Staff Reporter
Archbishop Cordileone told Catholics to look to St Francis of Assisi as an example of devotion to the Eucharist
October 06, 2020
Ferdie Rous
Two US Supreme Court Justices have levelled criticism at the landmark Obergefell v. Hodges ruling, which guaranteed marriage as a right to same-sex couples.
October 05, 2020
Julie Asher
President Donald Trump’s announcement he and first lady Melania Trump tested positive for COVID-19 “is a sobering reminder of our shared vulnerability, but also our common responsibility for the good of one another,” Chicago Cardinal Blase J. Cupich tweeted on Friday. “As we continue to pray for the full recovery of all those suffering from
October 02, 2020
CNA Staff
Cardinal Timothy Dolan of the Archdiocese of New York called Judge Amy Coney Barrett the “best candidate” for the Supreme Court vacancy, and said she, like her potential predecessor, faces biases due to her sex, family, and faith
October 01, 2020
Catholic News Service
"This movement is not over. Our work and victories have just begun."
October 01, 2020
Staff Reporter
Intolerant political correctness is hindering religious freedom in the West, Vatican Secretary of State Cardinal Pietro Parolin has said.
October 01, 2020
Catholic News Agency
Pompeo discussed China with Cardinal Pietro Parolin and Archbishop Paul Gallagher on Thursday
September 30, 2020
Christopher Altieri
The exchanges did not bring much clarity to the contours or the specifics of the national discussion, but they did send international editor Christopher Altieri casting about for disinfectant.