Bishop urges prayer after Diego Maradona's death

CNA Staff, Nov 25, 2020 / 04:40 pm (CNA).- Argentine soccer legend Diego Maradona died Wednesday after suffering a heart attack at the age of 60. Maradona is regarded as one of the greatest soccer players of all time, and was recognized by FIFA as one of two Players...

Pandemic conditions have increased Christian persecution

Washington, D.C. Newsroom, Nov 25, 2020 / 04:00 pm (CNA).- The coronavirus pandemic has exacerbated Christian persecution in some places, according to a new report from the group Aid to the Church in Need International (ACN). “The devastating and unprecedented impact...

Another Walk Around Edinburgh Part 1

Today was my Professional Development Day, so B.A and I went to discuss my work with our ghostly counsellor. We took our time getting there: in fact, we did quite a lot of the journey on foot. I took advantage of our bracing stroll (it was sunny but cold) to take...

Kentucky dioceses keep Masses open despite governor's request

CNA Staff, Nov 25, 2020 / 03:00 pm (CNA).- Kentucky’s four Catholic dioceses will not suspend public Masses despite the governor’s request that religious services be held online only until December 13.  Gov. Andy Beshear (D) requested that houses of worship stop...

Arkansas Senate Passes Abortion Ban in New Challenge to Roe

Real Window Creative Arkansas Capitol Building in Little Rock, Ark. Doctors who perform an unlawful abortion would commit a felony punishable by a fine of up to $100,000, or up to ten years in prison. Read the Whole Article at its Original...

We are Given the Spirit as a Spirit of Judgment

Francisco de Zurbarán, “Saint Luke Before Christ on the Cross” (detail), c. 1635 The cross is a sign of judgment. A God who dies on a cross is a God who takes love and sin seriously. Read the Whole Article at its Original...

Kamloops Diocesan Council

Sacred Heart Parish Council (Merritt) hosted the Kamloops Diocesan Council’s fall ‘social distance’ meeting on October 24th. The hosts ensured COVID-19 protocols were followed with each member bringing a bagged lunch, lots of hand sanitizer and maintaining social...