Minnesota bishops will reopen public Masses, defy state order

CNA Staff, May 20, 2020 / 05:05 pm (CNA).- The bishops of Minnesota have permitted parishes to resume public Masses, and to defy a statewide order prohibiting religious gatherings exceeding 10 people. “An order that sweeps so broadly that it prohibits, for example, a...

Ukrainian Church Leaders Raise Concerns Over Surrogacy

His Beatitude Sviatoslav, Major Archbishop of Kyiv-Halych, Head of the Ukrainian Greek-Catholic Church; and Archbishop Mieczysław Mokrzycki, Metropolitan of Lviv, Interim of the Head of the Episcopal Conference of the Roman Catholic Church of Ukraine, issued the...

CATHOLIC WORLD REPORT…

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China attempting to extradite Uighur from Turkey, dossier says

CNA Staff, May 20, 2020 / 04:00 pm (CNA).- The Chinese government is attempting to extradite a Uighur man who fled the country to Turkey in 2014, according to a dossier obtained by Axios. The disclosure sheds new light on Communist Party persecution of religious and...

The masked but unconquered smile

I put on a nicely hand-made face mask and my sunglasses, and before rushing into the garage I did quick check in the mirror. It had been a long time since I had been driving, […] Read the Whole Article at its Original...

The Young Man with Light in His Blue Eyes

In honor of this week’s celebration of the 100th anniversary of the birth of St. John Paul II, Fr. Willy shares a story about the future pope as a young priest. Read the Whole Article at its Original...

Gino Bartali: Champion Cyclist, Devout Catholic and Secret War Hero

By K.V. Turley | May is — was — traditionally the start of pro cycling’s Grand Tours. Not so this year. Everything cycling, like so much else sporting, is canceled or postponed. At this time, however, on the anniversary of his… Read the Whole Article at its...