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US Religious Freedom Commission: India Riots ‘Brutal and Unchecked Violence’

By Catholic News Agency | WASHINGTON, D.C. — The United States Commission on International Religious Freedom (USCIRF) has called on the Indian government to halt ongoing anti-Muslim violence in...

Vatican City Implements Health Measures Over Coronavirus

By Courtney Mares/CNA. | VATICAN CITY — The Vatican has implemented special health measures and canceled some events as more than 500 people have tested positive for coronavirus in Italy. Hand...

Retired Archbishop Lenga Disciplined After Calling Pope Francis a ‘Heretic’

By Catholic News Agency | WLOCLAWEK, Poland — A retired archbishop who accused Pope Francis of heresy has been ordered to cease celebrating Mass in public. Archbishop Jan Paweł Lenga, the...

False Freedom at Some Catholic Colleges

By Patrick Reilly | The purpose of higher education can be summed up in one word: truth. If a college is not genuinely committed to truth, then the education is not “higher” at all. Today students and educators are greatly...

5 Ways to Stay Sane During Lent

By Jennifer Fitz | My specialty in the spiritual life is Failing at Lent. I’m pretty at good at failing Ordinary Time, too, but there’s nothing like the deadlines and aspirations of Lent to help me understand just how lousy a...

The First Mass Ever And It Is Not What You Would Expect, In Praise Of Real Fasting, And More Links!

By Tito Edwards | The First Mass Ever, & It’s Not What You’d Expect! (The Proto-Mass) – Brother John Joseph at Ignitum Today +1 In Praise of – Real – Fasting – Helen Freeh at The Catholic Thing +1 How...

Catholic Parish Hosts Ecumenical Ash Wednesday Service in N Ireland

By Catholic News Agency | BELFAST, Northern Ireland — While Northern Ireland has long faced religious disputes, an ecumenical celebration of Ash Wednesday was held at a Catholic church in Belfast...

Archbishop Hebda Warns Priests Against Voting in Super Tuesday Primary

By Kevin J. Jones/CNA. | ST PAUL, Minn. — Catholic priests in Minnesota have been advised not to vote in the state’s March 3 Super Tuesday presidential primary, because there is no guarantee their...

Bishops Propose Arab World Youth Day for Middle East Catholics

By Courtney Mares/CNA. | ROME, Italy — Bishops from the Middle East have proposed a regional youth gathering similar to World Youth Day for young Catholics from Syria to Somalia. The proposed...

Bill Banning Transgender Hormones and Surgeries Falters in South Dakota

By Celeste McGovern | PIERRE, South Dakota — The first bill of its kind introduced to protect children from the irreversible effects of high-dose hormones and transgender surgeries was defeated earlier...