For many, the coronavirus lockdowns may feel less like a medical quarantine and more like an exile. But throughout history, exile has been seen as a divine catalyst for reflection, repentance, and renewed readiness. We […]
Denver Newsroom, Apr 30, 2020 / 06:32 pm (CNA).- The Archdiocese of New York has offered prayer for the repose of the soul of Marc Lamparello, who committed suicide earlier this month.
Lamparello had tried to enter St. Patrick’s Cathedral in Apr… […]
CNA Staff, Apr 30, 2020 / 05:47 pm (CNA).- When Bolivia closed its borders March 25 to prevent the spread of the novel coronavirus, hundreds of Bolivian seasonal farm workers in central Chile found themselves stranded.
With their seasonal work ended a… […]
CNA Staff, Apr 30, 2020 / 04:00 pm (CNA).- As more Catholic dioceses begin to resume public Masses during the coronavirus pandemic, a group of theologians and medical experts has provided guidance for doing so […]
I have been wondering for some time about how Christian teaching on matters sexual can be presented in more theologically substantial ways than “thou shalt not masturbate/fornicate/sodomize, etc.” Such an approach, however necessary as a […]
CNA Staff, Apr 30, 2020 / 02:23 pm (CNA).- The bishops of both the United States and Canada are set to consecrate their nations to Mary, Mother of the Church on May 1.
In fact, this will be a reconsecration, as both countries have been consecrated to … […]
May is my favorite month of the year. The blooming of spring flowers make it the most beautiful, while the happy occasions of first Holy Communions, May Crownings, and ordinations make it the most joyful. […]
Rome Newsroom, Apr 30, 2020 / 02:01 pm (CNA).- In the central Italian countryside, at the edge of the Umbrian woods just outside Norcia, a group of Benedictine monks prays and works from well before the sun rises until it sets.
This much has not chang… […]
CNA Staff, Apr 30, 2020 / 02:00 pm (CNA).- As the Chinese government makes progress containing the COVID-19 pandemic, authorities have resumed action to remove crosses from buildings and crackdown on religious practice.
The latest round of enforcement… […]