Politics & Society News
Catholic News ServiceJuly 06, 2020
Faith-based organizations are pleading with Congress to fund world-wide pandemic relief efforts.
Politics & Society News
Catholic News ServiceJuly 02, 2020
A federal judge has ruled that a Trump administration policy regarding asylum seekers was unlawfully implemented.
Politics & Society News
Catholic News ServiceJuly 01, 2020
"If right and proper words were considered against their law, I will endure all the suing, trials and arrests. Numerous predecessors have endured similarly," the 88-year-old cardinal said.
Politics & Society News
Catholic News ServiceJune 30, 2020
A Federal judge has ruled that the restrictions on how many people may gather for church services in New York state cannot be enforced as it presently stands as it is far more stricter than the protocols for comparable secular gatherings.
Faith News
Catholic News ServiceJune 30, 2020
In 2015, some people objected to the canonization of the Spaniard, like critics did of his beatification in 1988, because of questions about how Father Serra treated the native peoples of California and about the impact of Spanish colonization on native peoples throughout the Americas.
Faith News
Catholic News ServiceJune 18, 2020
Oregon Catholic Press, which publishes much of the nation's Catholic liturgical music, is working with liturgists and pastoral musicians around the country to find creative and safe ways to sing.
Faith News
Catholic News ServiceJune 17, 2020
The money comes from an emergency fund established using part of the proceeds the bishops' conference collects each year from citizens' tax designations.
Politics & Society News
Catholic News ServiceJune 17, 2020
While most of the dioceses with the highest infection rates are densely populated areas along the Northeast Corridor, Catholic Extension said Dodge City and Amarillo are home to industrial farming and meatpacking plants that were susceptible to outbreaks.
Politics & Society News
Catholic News ServiceJune 16, 2020
With Lebanon celebrating its centenary this year, Cardinal Rai said perhaps it "is passing through the harshest stage" of its existence.
Politics & Society News
Catholic News ServiceJune 11, 2020
The Chinese government recognizes five official religions: Buddhism, Taoism, Islam, Protestantism and Catholicism. Members of each of these religious groups must register before they can participate in religious services.