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Do I have to go to Mass twice on Christmas Eve this year?

Christmas Eve could be confusing for Catholics this year. As well as being the standard day-before-Christmas, it is also falls on a Sunday. As per …

Christmas

Go to Mass on Sunday and on Christmas, bishops say

Denver, Colo., Dec 1, 2017 / 05:00 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- In a newsletter issued earlier this year, the U.S. Catholic bishops addressed questions …

Christianity

What are banned from DC buses? Catholic Christmas ads.

Washington D.C., Nov 28, 2017 / 05:00 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- Christmas-themed ads about the “perfect gift” of the Advent season have been wrongly …

Catholicism

PBS features chart-topping seminarians

Produced just 6 months ago, a Gregorian chant album by seminarians and priests of Our Lady of Guadalupe Seminary in Nebraska has spent 13 weeks …

Catholicism

Former Salvadoran official extradited, to stand trial for murder of Jesuits

A nine-year legal battle ended this week when U.S. officials handed over custody of a former Salvadoran army colonel to Spanish authorities who have …

Crime

Scientists have worked out how old Jesus Christ’s tomb is for first time

Scientific testing at what is believed to be Jesus’s tomb dates material there to the fourth century, supporting traditional beliefs surrounding the …

Archaeology

An Irish virtual calendar for an authentic advent

Armagh, Northern Ireland, Nov 28, 2017 / 05:00 pm (CNA).- Archbishop Eamon Martin of Armagh, Northern Ireland, and Primate of All Ireland, has …

Catholicism

Fatima’s Sister Lucia Explains Why the Daily Rosary is a 'Must'

Now that we’ve celebrated 100 years of Fatima, do you want some further explanations why we should pray the Rosary daily as Our Lady directed the …

Christianity

Muslims Are Converting to Christianity in Record Numbers

“We are in a time of the first ever mass conversions of Muslims,” Father Mitch Pacwa SJ told me in a phone interview. “God is doing a mighty work …

Religion

Saint Catherine of Alexandria

Saint of the Day for November 25<p>(d. c. 310)<p>Saint Catherine of Alexandria’s Story<p>According to the <i>Legend of St. Catherine</i>, this young woman converted …

Theology

Saint Columban

Saint of the Day for November 26<p>(543 – November 21, 615)<p>Saint Columban’s Story<p>Columban was the greatest of the Irish missionaries who worked on the …

Italy

He fought the Klan and won: the priest behind the National Catholic Register

Ninety years ago, Father Matthew Smith launched the National Catholic Register in Denver.<p>But you should know the rest of his story. It is a tale of …

Christianity

LOOP: Religious liberty under attack in Massachusetts

<b>ISIS THREAT</b> Blood-thirsty ISIS terrorists threaten ‘Christmas blood’ and release photo of a beheaded Pope Francis. This news story does NOT contain …

North Korea

Presentation of the Blessed Virgin Mary

Saint of the Day for November 21<p>The Story of the Presentation of the Blessed Virgin Mary<p>Mary’s presentation was celebrated in Jerusalem in the sixth …

Theology

'The good Lord has guided me well': 113-year-old nun reflects on blessings

Marseille, France, Nov 21, 2017 / 12:08 am (CNA/EWTN News).- At age 113, Sister André is one of the oldest religious sisters in the world.<p>According …

Catholicism

Trump releases updated short list of potential Supreme Court nominees

President Donald Trump released a new list of potential Supreme Court justices on Friday, adding five new judges to his previous compilation of 20 jurists.<p>The White House said Trump, who was “elected to restore the rule of law and to Make the Judiciary Great Again,” is “refreshing” his …

Donald Trump

Dioceses of Nashville, Jefferson City get new bishops

Vatican City, Nov 21, 2017 / 05:34 am (CNA/EWTN News).- On Tuesday the Vatican announced Pope Francis' appointment of Fr. Shawn McKnight as the next …

Christianity

Why a doctor who treats Iraq War veterans is opposed to DC's assisted suicide bill

Washington D.C., Jul 13, 2015 / 04:34 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- Medical professionals, attorneys and disabilities rights advocates have united in …

Health Care

English judge applauds man who stole drugs, killed suicidal father

London, England, Nov 21, 2017 / 03:01 am (CNA/EWTN News).- An English chemist charged with murder for the 2015 killing of his 85-year-old father, who …

Crime

Those close to the cause of Fr. Solanus Casey recall a humble, holy friar

Detroit, Mich., Nov 17, 2017 / 05:15 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- Before a potential saint is beatified, there’s a lot that goes on behind the scenes.<p>Those …

Faith

Library : Cardinal Burke Addresses the ‘Dubia’ One Year After Their Publication

Cardinal Burke Addresses the ‘Dubia’ One Year After Their Publication<p>Descriptive Title<p>Interview with Cardinal Burke<p>Description<p>In this interview with …

Christianity

Saint Albert the Great

Saint of the Day for November 15<p>(1206 – November 15, 1280)<p>Saint Albert the Great’s Story<p>Albert the Great was a 13th-century German Dominican who …

History

The 95 Theses: 8 Things to Know and Share

In 1517, Martin Luther drafted a document known as <i>The</i> <i>95 Theses</i>, and its publication is used to date the beginning of the Protestant Reformation.<p>The …

Theology

Saint Margaret of Scotland

Saint of the Day for November 16<p>(1045 – November 16, 1093)<p>Saint Margaret of Scotland’s Story<p>Margaret of Scotland was a truly liberated woman in the …

Scotland

Table 1

<i>Bias motivation</i><p><i>Incidents</i><p><i>Offenses</i><p><i>Victims</i><i>1</i><p><i>Known<br>offenders</i><i>2</i><p><b>Total</b><p>6,121<p>7,321<p>7,615<p>5,770<p><b>Single-Bias Incidents</b><p>6,063<p>7,227<p>7,509<p>5,727<p><b>Race/Ethnicity/Ancestry:</b><p>3,489<p>…

LGBTQ

Museum of the Bible, built by Hobby Lobby owner, opens in DC

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Hobby Lobby

Cardinal DiNardo: Amid division, we must look to the God who unites

Baltimore, Md., Nov 13, 2017 / 12:45 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- Witnessing to the Gospel is the simple but fundamental call for people of faith who live in …

Christianity

How to watch the Beatification of Fr. Solanus Casey

Father Solanus Casey, beloved American priest and Capuchin friar, will be beatified on Saturday, Nov. 18 at a Mass in Detroit.<p>Known for his great …

Catholicism

Black Elk sainthood cause advances with US bishops' vote

Baltimore, Md., Nov 14, 2017 / 02:59 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- The sainthood cause for Lakota medicine man and Catholic catechist Nicholas Black Elk took …

Catholicism