Catholic Identity

Thumbnail catholicschools la A ‘hopeful and optimistic’ outlook on Catholic schools

  Ask Kevin Baxter what he thinks about the current state of Catholic schools and the response you hear is likely to contain the words “hopeful”...

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Thumbnail boy scouts credit mass comm spec nat moger us navy cna 7 27 15 Archbishop Aquila allows Boy Scout troops under Catholic guidelines

Denver, Colo., Apr 26, 2017 / 03:04 pm (CNA).- Archbishop Samuel J. Aquila of Denver has announced that parishes in his diocese may continue to...

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Thumbnail empty classroom credit dystopos via flickr cc by nc 20 cna 2 4 15 1 Archbishop Cordileone thankful for San Francisco teacher contract agreement

Efforts to promote Catholic culture in the San Francisco archdiocese’s high schools and to agree on a contract acceptable for the schools’ teachers...

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Thumbnail a couple newly married by pope francis receives communion in st peters basilica on sept 14 2014 credit lauren cater cna cna 9 15 14 1 Archdiocese: news reports distorted Newark archbishop's efforts to guide priests

A memo from the Archbishop of Newark to his priests on the reception of the Eucharist aimed to provide guidance amid the challenges of modern life,...

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Thumbnail american catholic almanac cover cna 10 6 14 Authors of new almanac hope to save America's Catholic heritage

“Is the Catholic Church good for America?” That was the question recently posed to Americans on the streets of major cities across the United...

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Thumbnail st dominic  san domenico san anselmo California's first Catholic school sparks controversy by removing statues

Parents are concerned after a California Catholic school has removed several religious statues from its campus in an effort to be more inclusive of...

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Thumbnail catholic education in service los angeles Catholic high school educators learn, collaborate at historic in-service day

Bishop Alemany High School in Mission Hills welcomed an estimated 1,700 educators representing 44 Catholic high schools from across three counties...

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Thumbnail travel a 1 Catholicism off the beaten path, Part I- Northern Europe: Catholic where you (maybe) least expect it

Travel guru Rick Steves and I share a similar ancestry (Norwegian), age range (none of your business) and a bespectacled, blond-ish facade (God’s...

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Thumbnail catholic relief services crs logo 6 3 15 CRS vice president in same-sex civil marriage steps down

Amid the resignation of a vice presidential employee in a same-sex civil marriage, Catholic Relief Services reiterated its commitment to both...

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Thumbnail rosary credit sarah buckley via flickr cc by 20 cna 4 20 15 DC Cardinal: Christ didn't change his words, and neither should the Church

It is not discrimination for a Catholic to publicly profess his faith, Cardinal Donald Wuerl of Washington insisted Sunday in a pastoral letter on...

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Looking at things from this side of the Atlantic, it is easy to think of Europe as a single, united entity. Seen up close it’s not so clear....

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Thumbnail religious sisters  nuns los angeles Foreign nuns, priests embody historic opportunity for U.S. Church

If American Catholicism has an Achille’s heel, it’s sometimes an attenuated sense of how we fit into the rest of the Catholic world. A bit of basic...

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Thumbnail american flag and church credit jim lopes via wwwshutterstockcom cna 3 1 16 For papal theologian, freedom is defining factor in US Church

“What can the Church in the United States offer the Universal Church and the world?”On the cusp of Super Tuesday and in the midst of an...

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Thumbnail knights of columbus supreme knight carl anderson speaks with cna in rome june 26 2014 credit daniel ibanez cna Knights of Columbus head: Catholics must be a source of post-election unity

Arlington, Va., Nov 7, 2016 / 02:06 am (CNA/EWTN News).- Following a tumultuous and divided election season, Catholics in the U.S. should find ways...

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Thumbnail loyola marymount university logo cna 10 9 13 2 Loyola Marymount community objects to dean's links to abortion groups

Loyola Marymount University’s appointment of an atheist dean with a record of service to abortion-supporting groups suggests the university may be...

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Thumbnail msgr. sal pilato  los angeles Msgr. Pilato celebrates 25th year as priest, prepares for sabbatical

Msgr. Sabato “Sal” Pilato celebrated the 25th anniversary of his ordination this year. He is also stepping down from the job that he has held for...

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Thumbnail st patricks cathedral nyc credit sean pavone cna NY archdiocese defends right to make hiring decisions

New York City, N.Y., Mar 9, 2017 / 08:40 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- The Archdiocese of New York argued before a federal circuit court this week that it...

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Thumbnail blessed clemens august count von galen Perspective

Raise your hand if you have crisis fatigue. Even before the election results were in, there seemed to be a tendency in the media and in the general...

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