This Secular Franciscan Lived Among Lepers. Could He Become Zimbabwe's First Saint?

(CNA).- British-born John Bradburne, who died in Zimbabwe 40 years ago, could be on his way to becoming the country's first canonized saint. ...

Jan 08, 2020

DC Basilica Attack Leaves 'Mary's Shrine' Shaken, and At Prayer

By Matt Hadro A violent attack at “Mary's Shrine” in Washington D.C. on Tuesday shook the community an ...

Dec 19, 2019

Evangelization Begins With Listening, Cardinal Tagle Says

Listening is the first step in evangelization, the newly-appointed prefect of the Congregation for the Evangelization of Peoples said Tuesday in Quezon City. ...

Dec 17, 2019

English Bishops Urge Voting to Uphold Human Dignity Ahead of General Election

The Catholic Bishops of England and Wales are urging voters to consider issues of human rights and the dignity of human life as the country's general election approache ...

Dec 12, 2019

Rochester Bishop Requested Fulton Sheen Beatification Delay

By JD Flynn and Ed Condon The beatification of Archbishop Fulton Sheen was delayed at the request of Bishop Salvatore Matano of Roc ...

Dec 12, 2019

Hungary's Incentives Mean More Marriages but Not More Babies

By Matt Hadro Hungary has seen a surge in marriages in 2019 following the introduction of government incentives fo ...

Dec 12, 2019

Chinese Bishop Says Catholics Must Put 'Love for Homeland' First

A Chinese bishop has said that Catholics in the country must put their loyalty to the state before the faith. Bishop John Fang Xingyao made the statement during a Commu ...

Dec 12, 2019

Burkina Faso Bishop: As Violence Continues, 'Nobody Is Listening'

Following the death of more than a dozen Christians in a church shooting over the weekend, a Burkina Faso bishop said Western governments have a responsibility to stop ...

Dec 12, 2019

Chaldean Archbishop: Iraq Unrest Signals Rejection of Post-2003 Settlement

The largest protests in Iraq since the overthrow of Saddam Hussein signal the rejection by most Iraqis of the country's post-2003 structure and government, the Chaldean ...

Dec 12, 2019

Australia's Bishops Protest National Move to Force Priests To Reveal Confessions

Australia's Catholic bishops support “nationally consistent” reporting standards for the abuse of minors, but cannot support new national legal standards th ...

Dec 12, 2019



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