Irish commission: Catholic school discriminated against atheist student

CNA Staff, May 4, 2020 / 05:01 pm (CNA).- The Republic of Ireland’s Workplace Relations Commission has decided that an atheist child was discriminated against by his Catholic school when students were rewarded for attending a religious ceremony. The commission, an...

Novus Ordo Latin Mass Streamed Daily

In many places, Catholics cannot go to Mass because of the restrictions due to the coronavirus pandemic. Many pastors have responded to this situation by offering Mass online to allow at least a spiritual participation. One option, however, has at first been absent:...

Catholic Church in Cambodia: Thirty Years of Rebirth

Thirty years ago, the devastated Church in Cambodia experienced a rebirth in a country in which the majority of the population belongs to the Buddhist faith. Today, the Catholic community remains a tiny minority; however, it has become integrated into the country, as...

'A Storybook of Saints' aims to showcase 'heroic witness' of saints

Denver Newsroom, May 4, 2020 / 04:00 pm (CNA).- A new children’s book aims to tell the heroic stories of saints in a way that captures the interest, and imagination, of Catholic kids. Elizabeth Hanna Pham, a Catholic mother of four boys with another on the way, said...

USCCB: Ask why coronavirus is 'devastating' black communities

Washington, D.C. Newsroom, May 4, 2020 / 04:00 pm (CNA).- The bishops of the United States are calling for an examination of why the COVID-19 pandemic has disproportionately impacted African-American communities.  “Our hearts are wounded for the many souls mourned as...

Priest in Costa Rica bakes bread to help families in need

CNA Staff, May 4, 2020 / 03:53 pm (CNA).- When he was just 15 years old, Fr. Geison Gerardo Ortiz Marín had to quit school and find a job to help support his family. Faced with a difficult economy, Ortiz’s family was struggling financially. He quit school and found a...

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