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Meet the young Catholics restoring wayside crucifixes across 2021-11-25 06:00:00 Members of SOS Calvaires, a group restoring wayside crucifixes across France. / SOS Calvaires. Rome Newsroom, Nov 25, 2021 / 04:00 am (CNA). The

Ethics committee authorizes first assisted suicide in Italy 2021-11-24 15:00:00 null / Gorodenkoff via Shutterstock. Rome, Italy, Nov 24, 2021 / 13:00 pm (CNA). ‘Nobody can be called to be the bearer of the death of oth

Report declares treatment of Christian minority women and 2021-11-24 14:00:00 A Coptic Orthodox church in Old Cairo, a historic area of the Egyptian capital. / Sun_Shine via Shutterstock. London, England, Nov 24, 2021 / 12:

Synod on Synodality organizers want local stage to 2021-11-24 11:00:00 Cardinal Mario Grech, General Secretary of the Synod of Bishops. / Diocese of Gozo via Wikimedia (CC BY-SA 4.0). Rome, Italy, Nov 24, 2021 / 09:0

Austria coronavirus lockdown: Catholic bishops tighten guidelines on 2021-11-23 15:00:00 The high altar of St. Stephen’s Cathedral in Vienna, Austria. Credit: Bwag via Wikipedia (CC BY-SA 4.0). / null Rome Newsroom, Nov 23, 2021

Spanish bishop gets civilly married 2021-11-23 14:05:00 Bishop Xavier Novell Gomà, Bishop Emeritus of Solsona. / Conferencia Episcopal Española via Flickr (CC BY-SA 2.0) Barcelona, Spain,

Sir David Amess: Slain Catholic lawmaker is remembered 2021-11-23 08:00:00 The Requiem Mass of Sir David Amess at Westminster Cathedral, London, England, Nov. 23, 2021. / Mazur/cbcew.org.uk. London, England, Nov 23, 2021

Pope Francis speaks to Italy’s Catholic bishops in 2021-11-23 07:00:00 Pope Francis addresses the Italian bishops’ conference in Rome, Nov. 22, 2021. / Vatican Media. Rome, Italy, Nov 23, 2021 / 05:00 am (CNA).

Catholic priest guillotined by Nazis is beatified in 2021-11-20 06:05:00 The beatification of Fr. Jan Macha in Katowice, Poland, Nov. 20, 2021. / Screenshot from Katedra Katowice YouTube channel. Katowice, Poland, Nov

English and Welsh bishops urge Catholics to renew 2021-11-19 15:00:00 A post-plenary press conference at the London headquarters of the Bishops’ Conference of England and Wales, Nov. 19, 2021. / Mazur/catholicne

Influential German Catholic lay group elects new leader 2021-11-19 14:00:00 Irme Stetter-Karp, the new president of the Central Committee of German Catholics. / zdk.de. Berlin, Germany, Nov 19, 2021 / 12:00 pm (CNA). Irme

Caritas Poland leader: We’ll help those in need 2021-11-19 07:30:00 Fr. Marcin Iżycki, director of Caritas Poland, speaks during a press conference on the Belarus border crisis. / Caritas Poland. Podlipki, Po

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Immaculate Conception novena to place 2022 in Mary’s 2021-11-29 09:29:06In Mary, there is a reciprocal “yes”: God to her and her to God

The best part of turning 50 as a 2021-11-29 09:00:00The changes that often come in your 50s offer opportunities and benefits that bring joy and peace.

‘Virgin and Child’ drawing bought for $30 at 2021-11-29 07:00:00The piece could set the record for highest price for a drawing on paper from an Old Master.

Pope appoints new envoy to Medjugorje 2021-11-29 06:08:56Archbishop Cavalli replaces Archbishop Hoser, who passed away in August, on pastoral mission to Marian shrine.

High schoolers build hut for little boy in 2021-11-29 06:00:00This is what community is all about.

Christmas novenas and their beautiful symbolism 2021-11-29 05:00:00The Church has always had a soft spot for Christmas novenas, whether it is the St. Andrew Prayer or the O Antiphons.

6 Foolproof family Advent ideas for failures like 2021-11-29 04:15:43This season doesn't have to be complicated to be full of joy -- and Jesus!

The sweet story behind the Queen’s acting role 2021-11-29 04:00:00Her unusual performance showed a different side to the sovereign.

Advent with Aleteia: Begin in humility 2021-11-29 03:58:51Day 2: How many of us are genuinely willing to learn?

6 Reasons to start Advent with a good 2021-11-28 11:39:49There's really no reason to *not* start Advent with a good confession!

I assure you my heart and my prayers: 2021-11-28 10:31:09"There is so much sorrow when thinking about them," says Pope in leading moment of silence

With Christians in danger of extinction in Syria 2021-11-28 10:00:00With Syria still locked in a decade-old civil war, and Lebanon struggling with an extreme financial, social, and political crisis many Christians are

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Too Blind to Be Martyred 2021-11-18 06:00:00As age catches up with me, my eyes aren’t functioning quite the way I’d like them to. First, floaters burst in upon my field of vision, ca

Queering Veterans Day 2021-11-18 06:00:00Another week, another deathwork from a Catholic institution. This time it is Georgetown University. Last week, the university honored military service

Catholic Progressives and the Culture War 2021-11-17 06:00:00Among those in the ultramundane pantheon of communist mega-monsters, Lev Davidovich Bronstein (better known by his Bolshevik nom de guerre , Leon Tro

How to Be on the Right Side of 2021-11-17 06:00:00If you’re a progressive, you might think that it’s no problem identifying the right side of history. Anything that promotes “social

Into the Metaverse 2021-11-16 06:00:00It’s fitting that Mark Zuckerberg’s company is no longer defined by the concept of social networks, but by an alternate reality altogether

Nudge, Nudge 2021-11-16 06:00:00A State of Fear: How the UK Government Weaponised Fear During the Covid-19 Pandemic by laura dodsworth pinter & martin, 320 pages, $5.50 (kindle)

The Future of Faith-Based Schools 2021-11-15 06:00:00The Supreme Court is considering yet another case involving public funding of religious schools, Carson v. Makin . The case raises important question

The Grandfather’s Vocation 2021-11-12 06:00:00October was Grandchildren Month for my wife and me. Early in the month, two new Leithart boys entered the world, each a first son of one of my sons. W

Remembering Gerald Russello (1971–2021) 2021-11-11 06:00:00A few years ago, a mutual friend organized a group lunch in midtown Manhattan for a young man new to the city, fresh out of a selective university, an

Vatican Diplomacy and Taiwan’s Future 2021-11-11 06:00:00The details of the Vatican's 2018 deal with China regarding the appointment of bishops have never been publicly disclosed. What we do know about the

Blessing Biden 2021-11-01 06:00:00Charles Sumner was caned on the Senate floor in 1856. Sumner, an abolitionist senator from Massachusetts, had delivered a speech against slavery and i

Shared Loves and Strong Loyalties 2021-11-01 06:00:00This essay is adapted from the preface to the forthcoming paperback edition of Return of the Strong Gods: Nationalism, Populism, and the Future of th

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Bolivian archdiocese condemns feminist violence against those protecting New! 2021-11-29 17:42:00 Red paint is splashed on the cathedral of Santa Cruz de la Sierra - Members of Mujeres Creando. / Graciela Arandia de Hidalgo - Archdiocese of Sant

Phil Saviano, survivor of clerical abuse featured in New! 2021-11-29 16:48:00 Clerical sexual abuse survivor Phil Saviano at the premiere of "Spotlight" in 2015. / Shutterstock Washington, D.C. Newsroom, Nov 29, 2021 / 14:

Catholic priests survey finds lower morale, 'conservative shift' New! 2021-11-29 15:00:00 Priest collar / / null Denver Newsroom, Nov 29, 2021 / 13:00 pm (CNA). First in a series of articles examining the 2021 Survey of American Catholi

Paris archdiocese to present plans for Notre-Dame’s interior New! 2021-11-29 15:00:00 Repair scaffolding on Notre-Dame de Paris, November 2019. / Vicente Sargues/Shutterstock. Paris, France, Nov 29, 2021 / 13:00 pm (CNA). The Cathol

Report: Pope Francis could bring 50 migrants from New! 2021-11-29 14:00:00 Pope Francis greets a migrant at a welcoming hub near Cesena, Italy on Oct. 1, 2017. / L'Osservatore Romano. Vatican City, Nov 29, 2021 / 12:00 p

The meanings and traditions of Advent New! 2021-11-29 13:00:00 Kara Monroe via Flickr (CC BY-NC-SA 2.0). Denver Newsroom, Nov 29, 2021 / 11:00 am (CNA). Advent is a time of preparation. We prepare our hearts f

The leader of Afghanistan’s Catholic community longs to 2021-11-29 10:00:00 Fr. Giovanni Scalese, head of the Mission Sui Iuris of Afghanistan, celebrates Palm Sunday Mass in 2019. / Courtesy photo. Rome, Italy, Nov 29, 20

Catholic bishop ‘shocked and saddened’ by Jersey vote 2021-11-29 07:30:00 Bishop Philip Egan of Portsmouth, England, pictured on May 21, 2015. / Mazur/catholicnews.org.uk. Portsmouth, England, Nov 29, 2021 / 05:30 am (CN

Immaculate Conception: Pope Francis cancels public act of 2021-11-29 06:37:00 Pope Francis prays before the statue of the Immaculate Conception in Rome’s Piazza di Spagna Dec. 8, 2020. / Vatican Media. Vatican City, No

Pope Francis: Life’s essential ingredient is prayer 2021-11-28 08:52:00 Pope Francis speaks during the Angelus prayer. / Vatican Media Vatican City, Nov 28, 2021 / 06:52 am (CNA). On the first Sunday of Advent, Pope Fr

Bishops of Puerto Rico express their solidarity with 2021-11-28 02:00:00 Fernando Medina/Shutterstock ACI Prensa Staff, Nov 28, 2021 / 00:00 am (CNA). The Puerto Rican Bishops’ Conference expressed its solidarity

What makes Dobbs the best, and possibly last, 2021-11-28 02:00:00 The exterior of the U.S. Supreme Court in Washington, D.C. / Shutterstock Washington, D.C. Newsroom, Nov 28, 2021 / 00:00 am (CNA). Part of a cont