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Catholic Parish Will Not Host Episcopalian Consecration

By Christine Rousselle/CNA | RICHMOND, Va. — The Episcopal Diocese of Southern Virginia will no longer hold a bishops's consecration at a Catholic parish in Williamsburg, after an internet...

Cardinal Sarah Meets with Pope Benedict: No Misunderstanding

By Catholic News Agency | VATICAN CITY — Cardinal Robert Sarah has met with Pope Emeritus Benedict XVI to discuss the controversy following around their recently-published book "From the Depths...

Tenn. Governor to Sign Bill Protecting Faith-Based Adoption Agencies

By Catholic News Agency | NASHVILLE, Tenn. — Tennessee Governor Bill Lee announced Jan. 15 that he intends to sign into law a bill to protect adoption organizations which place children based on...

Tabernacle Retrieved Intact from Church Destroyed by Earthquake in Puerto Rico

By Catholic News Agency | Ponce, Puerto Rico — Precariously resting on the edge of an altar leaning forward from the impact of the earthquake that struck Puerto Rico, a tabernacle was retrieved...

How This Catholic School Welcomes Children with Down Syndrome

By Patrick Reilly | When the students and faculty of Holy Family Academy in Manassas, Virginia, attend this year’s March for Life in Washington, D.C., their group will include children with Down syndrome. It’s an important...

Chef Franco Lania: “Without My Faith I Would Not Have Pushed On”

By Alexandra Greeley | A native of New Jersey and raised Catholic, Chef Franco Lania turned to cooking as a teen to move his life in a positive direction. This, along with his strong faith, led him to cook around the world and...

Virginia Bishop Knestout Defends Parish Hosting Episcopalian Consecration

By Christine Rousselle/CNA. | RICHMOND, Va. — Bishop Barry Knestout of the Diocese of Richmond has issued a statement responding to concerns that a local parish church is to host an...

Italian Bishops Promote Catholic-Jewish Dialogue as Antisemitic Speech Increases

By Hannah Brockhaus/CNA | ROME, Italy — The Catholic Church in Italy marked its 31st annual Day of Jewish-Christian Religious Dialogue with a discussion between Rome’s chief rabbi and a Catholic...

Vice President Mike Pence to Meet Pope Francis Next Week

By Matt Hadro/CNA. | WASHINGTON, D.C. — Vice President Mike Pence will travel to the Vatican next week to meet with Pope Francis. Pence’s office confirmed with CNA on Thursday that the Vice President...

Thoughts on the Methodist Split

By John Grondelski | News emerged Jan. 3 that the United Methodist Church (UMC) would be united no more: the denomination was going to disunite into two smaller sects, one called “traditionalist.” The split comes because...