Labor Department Issues New Religious Freedom Guidelines

By Catholic News Agency | WASHINGTON, D.C. — The Department of Labor (USDOL) issued new protections for federal employees and faith-based grant recipients last week, with religious freedom groups… Read the Whole Article at its Original...

Our Lady in the weeds: Knights of Columbus find forgotten grotto

CNA Staff, May 19, 2020 / 05:00 pm (CNA).- The St. Scholastica Council 14485 of the Knights of Columbus thought they were doing a routine community service project, clearing out vegetation at a summer camp. They did not expect to stumble upon a long-forgotten shrine...

Conquered Hate with Love: 70 Years of the ‘Miracle of Vinkt’

On 27 May 1940, the village of Vinkt, located near the Belgian city of Ghent, was the scene of one of the great crimes committed on the Western Front during World War II. Eighty-six civilians were executed during a massacre carried out by German troops. Dutch...

Pandemic Impacts Christian Newspapers in Turkey

Among the side effects of the coronavirus pandemic, in Turkey as in other countries, there are the difficulties affecting the media sector and in particular newspapers, mainly distributed through newsstands and by subscription, according to Fides News Agency. In...

PMS National Director Reports on Madagascar’s Response to Covid-19

Since  March 22, Malagasy people have been living in a state of health emergency. Since then churches have been closed, during the most important and central period of Christian faith; the last week of Lent before celebrating Holy Week”, said to Agenzia Fides Fr....

These College Grads Are Saving Lives

Light shines bright in the darkness! One highlight among the COVID doldrums has been the heroism of so many Catholics and others in our nation’s hospitals and doctor’s offices. Read the Whole Article at its Original...

Can bishops require Communion on the hand?

Washington, D.C. Newsroom, May 19, 2020 / 04:00 pm (CNA).- As dioceses across the United States begin to resume public Masses amid the coronavirus pandemic, many are taking additional precautions to stay within guidelines from local health officials. In some...