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“If our right to abortion in Bellevue is taken away due to the attempt to pass an abortion ban and it gets passed[,] we will shoot up your Newman center with our new AR14 rifles," read the note. catholicnewsagency.com/news/252986/ca…
📹HIGHLIGHTS | The annual Christmas Tree Lighting ceremony in St. Peter's Square took place tonight. The Vatican unveiled the Nativity scene and illuminated the Christmas tree.#Adventt#Christmas20222T
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“Immaculate” is not a word most people would use to describe the Mississippi River’s famously muddy waters. But Father Jacques Marquette was not most people. catholicnewsagency.com/news/252974/th…
An emeritus Texas bishop is highlighting an Advent message hidden in the O Antiphons — prayers that are recited or chanted in an ancient tradition leading up to Christmas. catholicnewsagency.com/news/252972/bi…
St. John the Baptist reminds us that Advent is a privileged time to turn back toward God, Pope Francis said in his Angelus address. catholicnewsagency.com/news/252985/po…
Dec. 4 was once the traditional feast day of an early Christian theological author whose legacy is controversial, but who is cited as a saint in the Catechism of the Catholic Church and has been described as such in several addresses of Pope Benedict XVI. bit.ly/3OS353q
It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas at the Vatican. A large hand-carved wooden nativity scene was unveiled in St. Peter Square on Saturday night at the Vatican’s Christmas tree lighting ceremony. catholicnewsagency.com/news/252983/ph…
“In its genuine poverty, the nativity scene helps us to rediscover the true richness of Christmas,” Pope Francis said. catholicnewsagency.com/news/252984/po…
Pope Francis celebrated the International Day of Disabled Persons at the Vatican with a group of children with disabilities and their families. catholicnewsagency.com/news/252982/po…
Today the Church honors St. Francis Xavier, one of the first Jesuits who went on to evangelize portions of Asia. He followed an intellectual path to a college in Paris where he discovered his destiny with the help of an older student named Ignatius Loyola. bit.ly/3VI668i
St. Francis Xavier proved that one life lived in complete trust in God can transform an entire continent and the whole world.  catholicnewsagency.com/news/252981/th…
“The California Child Victims Act has helped hundreds of survivors seek justice and healing,” attorney Jeff Anderson said in a statement. catholicnewsagency.com/news/252979/do…
The LaViolette Scholarship Foundation auctioned off a Swatch Once Again watch Nov. 30 that Francis had worn for much of his pontificate. catholicnewsagency.com/news/252977/po…
Religious private schools in Vermont will now be allowed to make use of a state tuition assistance program that previously excluded them, after the state settled two lawsuits on the matter Nov. 30. catholicnewsagency.com/news/252978/ve…
As an artist with her own studio, Lorie Smith says she wants to help others celebrate their big day. But she feels like she can’t — because she is a Christian who believes that marriage is between a man and a woman. catholicnewsagency.com/news/252980/me…
The beatification and canonization process for Carmen Hernández, co-founder of the Neocatechumenal Way, officially opens this Sunday. catholicnewsagency.com/news/252975/pr…
“Our people in the rural areas can no longer farm or move freely without the fear of attacks. Just last month, we buried more than 30 of our people who were attacked either on their farms or in their houses,” said lawmaker Solomon Maren. catholicnewsagency.com/news/252976/de…
Prayers needed: Two Catholic priests captured by Russian troops are “being tortured without mercy,” the leader of the Ukrainian Greek Catholic Church said. Let us join in prayer for the release of these priests. bit.ly/3H10Qc1
Chaldean Catholic Patriarch Cardinal Sako expressed his concern that in Iraq, a country that was once home to more than one and a half million Christians, approximately 20 Christian families leave each month. catholicnewsagency.com/news/252973/ir…
The prelate was archbishop of Cali when he was murdered on March 16, 2002, by two hitmen on a motorcycle paid by FARC’s Joint Central Command of the West as he left Good Shepherd parish after celebrating en masse the weddings of 105 couples. catholicnewsagency.com/news/252965/fo…
The German Synodal Way was designed from the outset to avoid legal sanctions while simultaneously creating “pressure” on the Church to change Catholic teaching, one of the founders of the process told German media Friday. catholicnewsagency.com/news/252971/ge…
Pope Francis said Friday that the war between Russia and Ukraine is an example of the “globalization of problems” with the far-felt effects of the energy and food crises. catholicnewsagency.com/news/252970/po…
Two Catholic priests captured by Russian troops are “being tortured without mercy,” the leader of the Ukrainian Greek Catholic Church said Thursday. catholicnewsagency.com/news/252969/uk…
The earliest mention in authentic historical authority of St. Bibiana, a Roman female martyr, occurs in the "Liber Pontificalis" where in the biography of Pope Simplicius it is stated that this pope "consecrated a basilica of the holy martyr Bibiana." bit.ly/3OQ8pnV
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Father Alberto Reyes, a priest of the Archdiocese of Camagüey, Cuba, recently shared a reflection on Facebook about human dignity as experienced in his homeland. catholicnewsagency.com/news/252962/cu…
“A pornography addiction can destroy marriages. A porn addiction can distort a person’s sexuality. A pornography addiction not only seriously harms the user, it supports a billion-dollar industry that exploits people, especially women and children.” catholicnewsagency.com/news/252967/ex…
Authorities on Thursday confirmed that Ruth Prats, 73, was killed along with Father Otis Young in Covington, Louisiana, earlier this week. catholicnewsagency.com/news/252968/lo…
“Based on the physician’s own testimony under oath, she violated federal and Indiana law related to patient privacy and the reporting of child abuse,” the Republican AG said. catholicnewsagency.com/news/252966/in…
With few leads after five months, investigators are again asking for aid from anyone with local video from the time of the crime, this time from a wider area. They’re also analyzing the handwriting of the vandals’ graffiti messages. catholicnewsagency.com/news/252964/lo…
The priest said he wanted to “shout the Gospel with his life” and to conduct his life so that people would ask: “If such is the servant, what must the Master be like?” Read more: bit.ly/3B3oBwi
Bishop Robert Barron wrote that society “has lost sight of the purpose of marriage.” catholicnewsagency.com/news/252963/gr…
The pope's prayer intention for December is for volunteers. “The world needs volunteers and organizations committed to seeking the common good,” the Holy Father said in a video appeal released Dec. 1. catholicnewsagency.com/news/252961/th…
This Catholic priest fought narcos in Colombia, now he is to lead the peace process catholicnewsagency.com/news/252959/th…
“With the growing Islamist radicalization, Christians tend increasingly to become a specific target for the terrorists,” said a report from Aid to the Church in Need. catholicnewsagency.com/news/252956/ji…
Speaking at the 2022 Ratzinger Prize award ceremony at the Vatican, Pope Francis said “We all feel his spiritual presence and his accompaniment in prayer for the whole Church.” catholicnewsagency.com/news/252958/po…
As a priest Foucauld said he wanted to “shout the Gospel with his life” and to conduct his life so that people would ask, “if such is the servant, what must the Master be like?” catholicnewsagency.com/news/44647/cha…
He was shaken when he witnessed the trial of a soon to be martyr. It carried him to the conviction that his vocation was to minister to the Catholic faithful in England who were being persecuted. He also felt the call to convert Protestants. Read more: bit.ly/3VlbgaK
Pope Francis’ trip to Africa rescheduled for February 2023 catholicnewsagency.com/news/252957/po…
An incredible look into the spiritual patrimony of Norway as seen through the eyes of the the first Norwegian-born bishop of Trondheim in five generations, himself a convert and Trappist monk. An absolute must read. catholicnewsagency.com/news/252946/no… via @AC_Wimmer and @cnalive
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The bill proposes that a minor who has “a serious and incurable illness or bodily injury that causes intense physical or mental suffering” can receive “medically assisted death.” catholicnewsagency.com/news/252950/pr…
The text of RFMA claims the bill will have “no impact on religious liberty and conscience.” But policy experts and Church leaders say it will empower the government to come after those who believe in the sanctity of marriage. catholicnewsagency.com/news/252954/wh…
The cardinal said that the controversial Synodal Way in Germany “has a defect in form” and “is more of a superstructure than a reality that arises from the heart of the Church.” catholicnewsagency.com/news/252953/ge…
Will you be joining the cast of @thechosentv on @HallowApp this Advent season? Join @JonathanRoumie, @georgeHxanthis, @liztabish, @iamparaspatel, @vee_benavente, Dallas Jenkins and David Amito in prayer this #Advent. Check out my latest for @cnalive: catholicnewsagency.com/news/252943/pr…
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“Technical investigations are ongoing due to abnormal attempts to access the site,” Vatican spokesman Matteo Bruni told Reuters Nov. 30, without elaboration.  catholicnewsagency.com/news/252951/va…
A town in Brazil can be considered a land of graces, since the first church dedicated to Our Lady of the Miraculous Medal is located there. Our Lady’s intercession is credited with ending a prolonged period of drought there in the 1930s. Read more: bit.ly/3VI8AUy
“For all those who are hurting and asking how this could happen, may I humbly offer that we turn to our Lord Jesus in this time of mourning,” Archbishop Gregory Aymond said. catholicnewsagency.com/news/252952/lo…
The US Catholic bishops voice their "sincere support" for the Jewish people, amid antisemitic trends. "As partners and neighbors, we seek to foster bonds of friendship between members of the Body of Christ and the Jewish people…" catholicnewsagency.com/news/252939/us…
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🎥 HIGHLIGHTS | Surprise in St. Peter's Square during Pope Francis' General Audience! A group of circus artists from Kenya performed an impressive acrobatic show. Here's what happened:k
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Here are some of the latest twists and turns in the trial to prosecute people in and around the Vatican for financial crimes. catholicnewsagency.com/news/252949/ca…
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