Church In America

Thumbnail american flag and church credit martin via flickr cc by nc nd 20 cna 3 1 16 Americans think religious freedom is a big priority

New Haven, Conn., Jan 9, 2017 / 09:44 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- Religious freedom continues to enjoy strong backing from most Americans, a new survey...

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Thumbnail world youth day in krakow poland july 2016 credit jeff bruno 6 cna An unprecedented Convocation of Catholic Leaders is happening this weekend

Orlando, Fla., Jul 2, 2017 / 02:35 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- It’s been nearly four years since Pope Francis released his apostolic exhortation,...

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Thumbnail usccb vp archbishop gomez ‘A quiet leader’: Archbishop Gomez begins serving as the vice president of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops

Election Day did little to put aside divisions within the nation. While some felt vindicated by the outcome, others took to the streets in...

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Thumbnail 13th century image of mary punching devil in the face credit churchpop public domain via the british library cna Archbishop Chaput: Be like Mary. Punch the devil in the nose.

South Bend, Ind., Oct 21, 2016 / 03:50 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- Catholics should look to Mary to be part of a religion that fights for truth, rather...

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Thumbnail church pews public domain cna As demographics change, how will the US Church respond?

Orlando, Fla., Jul 2, 2017 / 08:01 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- The rapidly changing realities of the Catholic Church in the U.S. bring a host of...

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Thumbnail bishop jorge rodriguez credit andrew wright denver catholic 2 cna At ordination, Denver's new bishop reminded to proclaim Christ

Denver, Colo., Nov 4, 2016 / 04:17 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- The reality of evil and the tender mercy of Jesus Christ were on the mind of Denver’s new...

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Thumbnail shutterstock 417704272 'Be the soul' of the US, Pope's representative tells Catholics

Washington D.C., Mar 31, 2017 / 07:27 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- Pope Francis’ representative to the U.S. said that Catholics must be “be the soul of...

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Thumbnail priests celebrate mass at the cathedral of the immaculate conception in denver jan 17 2105 credit catholic charities jeffrey bruno cc by 20 cna 1 26 15 Catholic Church grows as Americas, Europe trail in priestly vocations

Vatican City, Apr 6, 2017 / 11:20 am (CNA/EWTN News).- According to Vatican statistics released Thursday, the Church in the Americas lags behind...

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We are not of this world, and yet, while we’re here we have some serious obligations, including as citizens. Politics can be a challenging matter...

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Thumbnail diversity credit a katz 1 shutterstock cna Cincinnati Catholics hope to give Church a megaphone on racial, social problems

Cincinnati, Ohio, Feb 25, 2017 / 04:15 am (CNA/EWTN News).- Catholics in Cincinnati are hoping that an upcoming meeting of bishops and leaders will...

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Thumbnail bishop nelson and bishop bellisario cna Cleveland, Juneau dioceses receive new bishops

Vatican City, Jul 11, 2017 / 11:25 am (CNA/EWTN News).- On Tuesday Pope Francis appointed Fr. Andrew Bellisario, C.M., as Bishop of Juneau, and...

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Thumbnail church credit minutius hora via wwwshutterstockcom cna 12 10 15 Did a 'Catholic Spring' group intimidate Florida churches?

Tallahassee, Fla., Nov 4, 2016 / 03:40 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- A group that has been tied to the idea of a “Catholic Spring” revolution in leaked...

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Thumbnail cardinal daniel dinardo of galveston houston texas credit bohumil petrik archbishop jose horacio gomez of los angeles credit daniel ibanez cna DiNardo, Gómez elected new heads of US bishops

Baltimore, Md., Nov 15, 2016 / 09:36 am (CNA/EWTN News).- The United States Conference of Catholic Bishops on Tuesday elected Cardinal Daniel...

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Thumbnail archbishop charles chaput speaks with cna in rome on sept 15 2014 credit joaquin peiro perez cna 8 10 15 For Archbishop Chaput, 'Catholic Spring' group did untold damage

Philadelphia, Pa., Oct 14, 2016 / 05:53 pm (CNA).- Archbishop Charles J. Chaput did not enjoy his first and only encounter with two leaders of...

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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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I’m waiting. My back pockets are parked firmly in a seat they’ve occupied weekly for 25 years. It’s a place as comfortable and familiar as I figure...

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Thumbnail dorothy day Has political discourse closed Catholics off to social justice?

Dorothy Day, the co-founder of the Catholic Worker movement and one of the most well-known American Catholics in our nation’s relatively short...

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Thumbnail semons joseph e kurtz 1 walking out of the paul vi hall during the synod of bishops on oct 9 2015 credit daniel ibanez cna 10 9 15 Help for the poor, dialogue with Trump – Archbishop Kurtz's parting vision

Baltimore, Md., Nov 14, 2016 / 11:30 am (CNA/EWTN News).- Concrete outreach to those in need should be the focus of the U.S. bishops going forward,...

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