Catholic News

In interview with Raymond Arroyo, Viganò denies accusations from McCarrick Report

The former nuncio said he was not interviewed or asked to share his perspective as the report was being compiled, but was mentioned more than 300 times in the final report, often in a negative light. By Catholic News Agency, November 12, 2020 Archbishop Carlo Maria Viganò, who served as... read more

McCarrick Report: NJ Bishops Gave Vatican ‘Inaccurate’ Information Before McCarrick’s Washington Appointment

The report states that on three prior occasions transfers of McCarrick to other U.S. dioceses were stopped: to Chicago in 1997, to New York in 1999 and 2000, and to Washington in July 2000. By Hannah Brockhaus, Catholic News Agency, November 10, 2020 VATICAN CITY — The Vatican’s... read more

Judge Rules Pennsylvania Ballots Without Proof of Voter ID Can’t be Counted

By Steven Ertelt, LifeNews, N0vmber 12, 2020 The campaign of President Donald Trump won a significant legal challenge today when a Pennsylvania judge issued a ruling saying that ballots cast without a proper ID must be set aside and not counted. As Fox News reports: A Pennsylvania judge... read more
Cardinal Henryk Gulbinowicz, retired archbishop of Wroclaw, Poland

‘Hard times’ ahead for Church in Poland after cardinal sanctioned by Vatican

By Paulina Guzik, Crux, November 7, 2020 KRAKÓW, Poland – In an unprecedented move for the Polish Church, the Vatican banned a retired cardinal from public ministry, public appearances, and the use of the bishop’s insignia. Cardinal Henryk Gulbinowicz of Wrocław also cannot be buried... read more

Pope Francis Marks 500th Anniversary of First Mass in Chile

Pope Francis said that the 500th anniversary was a momentous event not only for Puntas Arenas diocese, but also for the whole Chilean Church. Catholic News Agency, November 9, 2020 VATICAN CITY — Pope Francis urged Catholics in Chile Monday to renew their gratitude for the gift of the... read more

Biden projected winner, rollbacks on pro-life and religious liberty protections expected

Catholic News Agency Staff, November 7, 2020 Joe Biden has won the 2020 presidential election, media outlets reported Saturday morning, after five days of counting in several tight races across the country. President Donald Trump has not conceded the election, citing recounts and legal... read more
The Catholic seminary of San Rafael, in Mendoza, Argentina.

Protests continue in Argentina over decision to close ‘conservative’ seminary

By Inés San Martín, Crux, November 6, 2020 Protests continue in Argentina over decision to close ‘conservative’ seminary ROSARIO, Argentina – Tension continues to grow over the Vatican-ordered closure of a diocesan seminary in Argentina’s Mendoza region. Last week, Bishop... read more

Long-Awaited McCarrick Report Due Next Tuesday

In October 2018, the Vatican announced that Pope Francis had ordered a “thorough study” of all the documentation in the Vatican archives to “ascertain all the relevant facts” surrounding the case of Theodore McCarrick. Editor's Note: This story has been updated to include a Nov. 6... read more
Scene in front of the Mark Hatfield Justice Center in Portland, Oregon on November 4, 2020.

Portland rioters damage Catholic church known for outreach to the poor

CNA Staff, Nov 5, 2020 A Catholic church in downtown Portland, Oregon - known for helping the area’s poor - suffered shattered windows during a riot Wednesday night that saw nearly a dozen protestors arrested. Protesters in the city have toppled statues of Thomas Jefferson, George... read more

OPINION Bishop Schneider: Deception via hairsplitting – civil ‘union’ vs ‘cohabitation’

OPINION By Bishop Schneider Every normal-thinking person understands the expression that the Pope uses here as a form of a cohabitation legally recognized by the state, as a stable cohabitation ('Convivencia') of a homosexual couple, and thus as a legal recognition of the homosexual... read more

Physicians: ‘Masks don’t control viruses, they control you,’ ‘pandemic is over’

‘The big deal is, they may be soft, and they may look okay, but this is George Orwell’s boot on a human face forever if we don’t get this off,’ one doctor said about mask mandates. WASHINGTON, D.C., October 29, 2020 (LifeSiteNews) — A rapidly growing group of doctors critical of the... read more