Coronavirus 'baby bust' could be worse than expected

Washington, D.C. Newsroom, Aug 5, 2020 / 05:00 pm (CNA).- Amid steady forecasts of demographic decline, one economics professor told CNA that a COVID-related “baby bust” could be worse than people predicted. A Brookings Institution report published in June said that...

Knights of Columbus creating Fr. Michael McGivney pilgrimage center

Denver Newsroom, Aug 5, 2020 / 04:37 pm (CNA).- The Knights of Columbus announced plans to create a new pilgrimage center for visitors to encounter the spirituality of the order’s founder, Fr. Michael McGivney, who is set to be beatified in October. The Blessed...

Vatican II not sole controversial council, Catholic theologian says

Denver Newsroom, Aug 5, 2020 / 03:35 pm (CNA).-   Amid recent controversy over Vatican II, a theologian said that ecumenical councils have a history of provoking conflict, but their expression and explanation of the Catholic faith is protected by the Holy Spirit. “The...

Missouri voters approve Medicaid expansion, after push from bishops

CNA Staff, Aug 5, 2020 / 03:13 pm (CNA).- Voters in Missouri approved Tuesday an expansion of Medicaid to more than 230,000 low-income people in the state, a move which drew praise from the state’s four Catholic bishops. “The vote to expand the Medicaid program will...

St. Gertrude, Woodstock

Members of St. Gertrude Parish Council (Woodstock, New Brunswick) were delighted to participate in celebrating the League’s centennial anniversary by planting a tree on the church property despite the challenges of the COVID-19 pandemic. The ceremony began after mass...

Do You Have an Obligation to Vote in November?

By E. Christian Brugger | Q. I’m disgusted by the leading political candidates for president. I’m tempted to sit this one out. Do I have a moral obligation to vote in November? A. We all have an obligation — indeed, a grave… Read the Whole Article at its...

Church Leaders in Lebanon Appeal for Aid in Wake of Explosion

By Edward Pentin | The Maronite Catholic Church in Lebanon, along with Catholic aid agencies around the world, are appealing for aid after Tuesday’s deadly explosion in the port of Beirut that killed 135 people and injured more… Read the Whole Article at its...

The Guardian of Notre Dame du Cap

Blessed Frédéric Janssoone, O.F.M. (1838 – 1916) was a member of the Friars Minor in France, hailing from the northern-easternmost tip of that country, who spent the last three decades of his priestly ministry – preaching, converting, raising funds, writing, which are...