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Christian leaders are starting to ask: Is Communion appropriate for cyberspace?
As coronavirus keeps parishioners homebound, Christian clergy debate online Communion
by: Jack Jenkins March 27, 2020 (RNS) — As Christian churches cancel in-person services to avoid contracting or spreading the novel coronavirus, many have rushed to embrace “virtual” Communion: SomeRead More
Holy Cross Knights of Columbus Council 2151 served a free pancake breakfast...
Batavia church opens Celebrate Catholic Schools Week
BATAVIA, Ill., Jan. 26, 2020 — Holy Cross Catholic School in Batavia opened Celebrate Catholic Schools Week on Sunday (Jan. 26) with activities for students, parishioners and community members. ThisRead More
She said it's just as important to advocate for those who are homeless and victims of human trafficking.
Cyntoia Brown-Long to speak at Catholic church anti-abortion rally
by: Alejandra Molina LOS ANGELES, Jan. 14, 2020 (RNS) — To Cyntoia Brown-Long, it’s not just the unborn who need protection and respect, but also the marginalized and forgotten. SinceRead More
The book is scheduled to be released in mid-February, but an excerpt was published on Monday (Jan. 13) by the French daily Le Figaro.
Retired Pope Benedict promotes priestly celibacy in new book, suggesting rift between two popes
by: Claire Giangravé VATICAN CITY, Jan. 13, 2020 (RNS) — Former Pope Benedict XVI, who once vowed to remain hidden from the world after resigning, is once more speaking out.Read More
Francis said that like the shepherds who ran to the manger to see Christ, faithful today have many failures and are “not saints.”
Do not lose hope, Pope Francis says at Christmas vigil: God loves you no matter what
by: Claire Giangravé VATICAN CITY, Dec. 24, 2019 (RNS) — Under the dome of Rome’s St. Peter’s Basilica, Pope Francis celebrated the Christmas vigil Mass on Tuesday (Dec. 24) byRead More
“As a Catholic, I resent your using the word 'hate' in a sentence that addresses me,” she said. “I don’t hate anyone.”
Opinion: Why Nancy Pelosi doesn’t hate the president and prays for him instead
by: Thomas Reese Dec. 5, 2019 (RNS) — The political atmosphere in our country has become so toxic that it becomes a news story when the speaker of the HouseRead More