Analysis: 2020, the year to make or break Vatican finances?

Washington, D.C. Newsroom, Jul 10, 2020 / 04:00 pm (CNA).- The Holy See is facing a perfect storm of a massive income shortfall, months of financial scandal, and a looming international banking inspection. As it prepares to weather the second half of 2020, a range of...

Star Spangled Banner: μολὼν λαβέ

Tears welled up… To the jaded who are convinced that others can take away our freedoms, listen to this, find out what kept the flag standing, and join me in saying μολὼν λαβέ, come and take it! The flag is … Continue reading → Read the Whole Article at its Original...

St. Patrick, Fort Augustus

St. Patrick Parish Council (Fort Augustus) planted six trees—four at St. Patrick’s Ancestral Cemetery and two at Mt. Ryan Cemetery—to commemorate the Leauge’s 100th year. Read the Whole Article at its Original...

Catholic Charities serves families facing food insecurity in DC

Washington D.C., Jul 10, 2020 / 02:00 pm (CNA).- In the shadow of the Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception, Catholic Charities of the Archdiocese of Washington distributed food to families in need Friday, as the nation’s capital continues to...

US Sanctions Chinese Officials Over Abuses of Uyghurs in Xinjiang

By Catholic News Agency | WASHINGTON, D.C. — The Trump administration announced Thursday that it is putting travel and asset sanctions on several senior officials of the Chinese Communist Party… Read the Whole Article at its Original...

US sanctions Chinese officials over abuses of Uyghurs in Xinjiang

CNA Staff, Jul 10, 2020 / 12:10 pm (CNA).- The Trump administration announced Thursday that it is putting travel and asset sanctions on several senior officials of the Chinese Communist Party for their role in the mass internment of Uyghurs. An estimated 1 million...

Hagia Sophia Declared a Mosque Hours After Court Ruling

By Catholic News Agency | ISTANBUL — Turkish president Recep Tayyip Erdoğan has signed a decree converting Hagia Sophia, the former cathedral of Holy Wisdom in Istanbul, into a mosque. The… Read the Whole Article at its Original...