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Pope Francis advanced the sainthood cause of Father Augustus Tolton, a former Missouri slave who was the first African American diocesan priest in the United States and founder of the first black … more
CLICK HERE to see a related video from CNS. CLICK HERE to see another related video from CNS. A symbol of the historical commitment priests have to the seal of confession greets people as they … more
CLICK HERE to read the full annual report on compliance with the “Charter for the Protection of Children and Young People” of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops. The 16th annual … more
Louisiana’s Democratic Gov. John Bel Edwards, a Catholic, signed into law a measure that makes nearly all abortions illegal in the state once the fetal heartbeat is detected, which could be as … more
On May 30, New Hampshire lawmakers garnered enough votes to abolish the death penalty in the state, overriding a veto from Gov. Chris Sununu and becoming the 21st state to ban capital … more
In a 64-50 vote May 28, the Illinois House passed an abortion bill the Catholic Conference of Illinois called “an extreme measure” that allows “for the abortion of unborn life at … more
As part of a new pastoral note encouraging Catholics in the Archdiocese of Detroit to keep Sunday as a day of holiness, rest and family togetherness, Archbishop Allen H. Vigneron introduced a new … more
Although Queen of Martyrs Catholic Church in Dayton sustained significant damage from the May 27 tornadoes that swept through the southwestern region of the state, a statue of Mary on the property … more
Much has been written, and for many years, about immigration and its various policy and practical aspects. But what about that “weekend associate” at your parish? Or that group of nuns … more
CLICK HERE to see a related video from CNS Los Angeles Archbishop Jose H. Gomez said he was “deeply disappointed” by the California Senate’s passage of a bill that would force … more
Jesus would be “indignant” and hold accountable those responsible for the deaths of at least five migrant children at the U.S.-Mexico border, said Sister Marie Lucey of the Franciscan … more
CLICK HERE TO SEE A RELATED VIDEO FROM CNS. Church officials are urging Catholics to continue to oppose a California bill that would force priests to disclose information about child sexual abuse … more
During his installation ceremony as the new archbishop of Washington, Archbishop Wilton D. Gregory acknowledged the struggles that have recently impacted the Catholic Church and urged Catholic … more
Five U.S. bishops, chairmen of U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops’ committees or subcommittees, said May 17 they were “gravely disappointed” with the U.S. House of Representatives … more
Catholic immigration advocates raised concerns about a proposal from President Donald Trump that would reshape U.S. immigration policy to incorporate a “merit-based” system that … more
Four U.S. bishops, chairmen of U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops committees or subcommittees, have signed on to a letter voicing religious freedom concerns with the Equality Act, introduced in the … more
Related article: Pope issues new norms on mandatory abuse reporting, bishop accountability CLICK HERE TO SEE A RELATED VIDEO FROM CNS. New papal norms on preventing clergy sexual abuse are … more
During the last days of April, a section of the student hub on the campus of The Catholic University of America in Washington displayed a gallery of tales of pain but also of recovery and healing … more
Bishop W. Shawn McKnight of Jefferson City came face to face with a victim of sexual abuse long before he was a bishop, when a friend in college confided in him about a rape. That experience, as a … more
People gathered to pray at St. Thomas Aquinas Church in Charlotte the day after a student opened fire April 30 in a classroom at the University of North Carolina-Charlotte, which killed two people … more
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