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US Senator Asks Attorney General to Fight Anti-Catholic Vandalism

By Catholic News Agency | WASHINGTON, D.C. — A United States senator has asked the nation’s attorney general to intensify efforts to fight the vandalism that has been carried out against Catholic...

COVID-19 Pandemic Forces India’s Catholics to Adopt ‘Hindu’ Cremations

By Anto Akkara | THRISSUR, India — Amid increasing deaths from India’s worsening COVID-19 pandemic, the local Church is reluctantly opting for cremation instead of traditional Christian burial for the...

New York COVID-19 Stats Could Hide Real Nursing Home Death Toll

By Catholic News Agency | ALBANY, N.Y. — Official figures from New York state likely under-represent the real number of nursing home residents who died as a result of COVID-19, according to a new...

Who Will Be Our Heroes Now?

By Zubair Simonson | I can understand in some cases how a monument may be deemed offensive. And then there are cases, such as the statue of St. Junípero Serra at Golden Gate Park, that do make me wonder: how far will this...

Is Democracy Worth Defending?

By Joseph Pearce | Surely nobody in this day and age has the temerity to suggest that there’s anything wrong with democracy? Surely I am not doing so? Well, it depends what exactly we mean by democracy. As always, it's...

God Never Puts Two Spoons Together

By Kathy Schiffer | They say that there are two kinds of people in the world: those who always finish their sentences, and those who... In our happy household, there is one of each kind. My husband always finishes his...

What Should Catholics Look for at Political Conventions?

By Michael Warsaw | Although other stories are often in the forefront of the news cycle these days — the coronavirus pandemic still rages on, civil unrest is spreading and protests about racial injustice...

Catholics React to Biden's Kamala Harris VP Selection: ‘Deeply Flawed’

By Catholic News Agency | WASHINGTON, D.C. — Catholics and pro-life organizations offered a range of reactions to the selection of Sen. Kamala Harris as former vice president Joe Biden’s running...

Analysis: Will Anything Change on Pro-Choice Politicians and Holy Communion?

By JD Flynn/CNA | DENVER.— Presumptive Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden has been working from home these last few months, like a lot of people have. Biden has been campaigning from his house in...

In New Video, Biden Says Nuns Inspire Him to Run, Despite Plans to Sue Little Sisters

By Catholic News Agency | WASHINGTON, D.C. — Presumptive Democratic nominee Joe Biden has released a campaign video in which he credits his Catholic faith, Pope Francis, and the example of nuns...