US bishops denounce racist violence and 'fringe ideology'

Washington, D.C. Newsroom, Nov 17, 2020 / 04:00 pm (CNA).- After a summer of mass protests and civil unrest, bishops from around the U.S. shared stories of confronting racism in their home dioceses at their annual fall meeting on Tuesday. The bishops spoke out to...

Catholic clergy and laity in Nigeria protest anti-social media bill

Reactions are growing in Nigeria over recent plans by the government to regulate social media. The government has previously taken strong action to regulate social media. For instance, in November 2019, two Nigerian senators at […] Read the Whole Article at its...

The ethics of Moderna's coronavirus vaccine

CNA Staff, Nov 17, 2020 / 03:01 pm (CNA).- While the Bishop of Tyler asserted Monday that the coronavirus vaccine being developed by Moderna “is not morally produced”, the National Catholic Bioethics Center and the Charlotte Lozier Institute have indicated it is...

Private and Public Morality

On September 26, 2020 President Trump nominated Amy Coney Barrett for the Supreme Court of the United States.  As a devout and practicing Roman Catholic, she was immediately denounced by the progressive and liberal factions of American civil and political society. The...

Elizabeth of Hungary

The saint today, the patroness of Hungary (+1320), was the niece of Saint Hedwig of Silesia (+1243) belongs to the ’24’ club – saints who died at that youthful age, or thereabouts – Saint Therese, Pier Giorgio, Gemma Galgani, having fulfilled a long space in a short...

More than 500 hate crimes against Europe’s Christians recorded in 2019

Rome Newsroom, Nov 17, 2020 / 02:00 pm (CNA).- The Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe published data Monday documenting more than 500 hate crimes against Christians in Europe in 2019. Incidents included attacks against Catholic priests, arson attacks...