• Follow us

Moral Values

EWTN News - World Catholic

Activists found not guilty of offending religious feelings 2021-03-02 10:00:00CNA Staff, Mar 2, 2021 / 08:00 am (CNA).- A judge on Tuesday found three activists who distributed images depicting Poland’s Black Madonna icon

Meet Don Alberto, Italy’s new YouTube sensation 2021-03-02 06:00:00Rome, Italy, Mar 2, 2021 / 04:00 am (CNA).- Fr. Alberto Ravagnani didn’t set out to make a viral video. He was just trying to find a way to

English cardinal welcomes US investigation into garment-making industry 2021-03-02 05:05:00CNA Staff, Mar 2, 2021 / 03:05 am (CNA).- An English cardinal on Monday welcomed a U.S. investigation into alleged labor abuses in the garment-making

Scotland’s Catholic bishops seek ‘dialogue’ over cap on 2021-03-01 09:40:00CNA Staff, Mar 1, 2021 / 07:40 am (CNA).- Scotland’s Catholic bishops said on Monday that they plan to engage in “dialogue&rdquo

Elderly religious overlooked in Belgium’s early COVID-19 vaccination 2021-03-01 08:00:00CNA Staff, Mar 1, 2021 / 06:00 am (CNA).- A body representing religious men and women has questioned the exclusion of elderly religious from the early

St. Dominic entrusted this Marian icon to nuns 2021-02-27 08:00:00Rome Newsroom, Feb 27, 2021 / 06:00 am (CNA).- Eight hundred years ago, a barefoot St. Dominic carried an icon of the Virgin Mary across Rome to entru

How a former heroin addict unearthed a book 2021-02-27 06:00:00CNA Staff, Feb 27, 2021 / 04:00 am (CNA).- For Damien Richardson, it just seemed like another job. A man had asked him if he would clear out the house

Spain to permit feminist marches, while restricting worship 2021-02-26 17:11:00Madrid, Spain, Feb 26, 2021 / 03:11 pm (CNA).- While maintaining restrictions on transit, gatherings, and worship services amid the coronavirus pandem

Head of German Catholic bishops: ‘I do not 2021-02-26 06:00:00CNA Staff, Feb 26, 2021 / 04:00 am (CNA).- The president of the German Catholic bishops’ conference said on Thursday that he would continue to g

Plan to exhume body of US-born nun buried 2021-02-25 15:00:00CNA Staff, Feb 25, 2021 / 01:00 pm (CNA).- A religious order announced on Thursday that it had withdrawn an application to exhume the body of its US-b

EU Catholic bishops criticize European Parliament resolution on 2021-02-25 08:15:00CNA Staff, Feb 25, 2021 / 06:15 am (CNA).- Catholic bishops across Europe have criticized a European Parliament resolution on Poland’s abortion

Romanian Catholic archbishop: The Church needs to form 2021-02-24 14:00:00CNA Staff, Feb 24, 2021 / 12:00 pm (CNA).- Archbishop Aurel Percă has never led his archdiocese in normal times. He was installed as Metropolitan

Aleteia.org – Worldwide

Lauren Daigle’s new soulful single, “Hold On to 2021-03-04 00:00:38Daigle's smoky voice sets this song on fire. Lauren Daigle’s new soulful single, “Hold On to Me,” is simply stunning

Miraculous oil or polluted water? Virtually visit Santa 2021-03-04 00:00:35Station Church Day 16: The name of this church probably comes from an ancient icon here. Miraculous oil or polluted water? Virtually visit Santa Maria

The role of honesty in every couple’s relationship 2021-03-04 00:00:34No couple is safe from breakup, but being aware of false pretexts is a first step. The role of honesty in every couple’s relationship

Pope’s trip to Iraq is like a pilgrimage 2021-03-04 00:00:31First papal visit to country will bring Bishop of Rome to significant religious sites. Pope’s trip to Iraq is like a pilgrimage to the Holy Lan

9 Ways to manage friendships frazzled by COVID 2021-03-04 00:00:23Handy tips to maintain friendships when you might be overwhelmed. 9 Ways to manage friendships frazzled by COVID

5 Important things to notice in a Catholic 2021-03-04 00:00:20When walking into a Catholic Church, there are many objects to notice that have deep symbolism and meaning. 5 Important things to notice in a Catholic

If feeling guilty is the reason you’re NOT 2021-03-04 00:00:01"I already feel guilty enough about what I did. I don’t need a priest to make me feel more guilty." If feeling guilty is the reason you’

Pope Francis’ meeting with Ayatollah al-Sistani: What’s at 2021-03-03 16:00:07A specialist in Shiite Islam talks about the historic meeting between the pope and one of the most influential men in Iraq. Pope Francis’ meetin

5 things to know about the Christians of 2021-03-03 14:09:40While their numbers are diminished, Christians have been inhabiting Iraq since the first century AD. 5 things to know about the Christians of Iraq

In Mozambique, “an experience of the cross”  2021-03-03 13:00:27Three years of war can be summed up in one brutal statistic: more than 2,000 dead and more than 600,000 people displaced.  In Mozambique, “

Pope welcomes publication of ‘Fratelli tutti’ in Russian, 2021-03-03 12:22:05"A beautiful and joyful surprise" that the pope said he welcomed with gratitude.  Pope welcomes publication of ‘Fratelli tutti’ in

Do you know the 3 words that describe 2021-03-03 12:02:22"We would never have had the courage to believe in him, had we not known Jesus." Do you know the 3 words that describe God’s style? Pope Franc

First Things RSS Feed - Web

Cardinal Pell and Squirming Catholics 2021-03-03 06:00:00According to the movie Love Story , “Love means never having to say you’re sorry.” Typical Hollywood fluff, you might say. Yet the

A New Pastoral Problem 2021-03-02 06:00:00Last week, a pastor friend told me about a new problem he is facing in his congregation. I hesitate to call it a “first world pastoral problem&r

Aristocratic Freedom and Duty 2021-03-01 06:00:00It is rare for a single family to be the subject of action by both Buckingham Palace and the Holy See in the same week. The Spencer clan, though, is n

The Equality Act’s Assault on Religious Liberty 2021-02-26 15:20:00Yesterday, the U.S. House of Representatives passed HR5, the so-called “Equality Act,” to amend various provisions of the Civil Rights Act

Esther in America 2021-02-26 10:50:00The book of Esther, read during Purim, has a special place in American history. Though some have  argued  that the unifying biblical story f

Canceling Love in the Name of Love 2021-02-26 06:00:00These remarks were delivered at the Theopolis Epiphany Feast, held in Birmingham, Alabama, on January 29, 2021.“How lonely sits the city that wa

Son of Solzhenitsyn 2021-02-25 06:00:00When Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn left the Soviet Union in February 1974 as one of the most famous exiles of the twentieth century, his son Ignat was not ye

Remembering Lives of Consequence 2021-02-24 06:00:00All lives are consequential, for every human being is an idea of God’s, and everyone is a someone for whom the Son of God, the second Person of

When Amazon Erased My Book 2021-02-23 10:45:00My book When Harry Became Sally: Responding to the Transgender Moment was released exactly three years ago. It was attacked twice on the New Y

What We’ve Been Reading—February 2021 2021-02-23 06:00:00R. R. RenoEditor Continue Reading »

Somebody Needs To Be Dad 2021-02-22 06:00:00For Catholics, the Second Vatican Council (1962–65) stands as the key event of the last 60 years. It renewed the Church’s self-understandi

Ever Ancient, Ever New 2021-02-22 06:00:00Teaching Augustine on a college campus is an especially interesting experience these days. I get to expose students to Augustine, his life, world, tho

CNA Daily News

Bishops across US issue split messages on Johnson New! 2021-03-04 18:24:33Denver Newsroom, Mar 4, 2021 / 04:24 pm (CNA).- Bishops across the United States have weighed in with varied guidance for their flocks amid renewed de

Number of Spaniards contributing to Church through tax New! 2021-03-04 18:18:00Madrid, Spain, Mar 4, 2021 / 04:18 pm (CNA).- During the 2020 Income Declaration Campaign in Spain, 7,297,646 taxpayers chose to allocate 0.7% of thei

'Open the doors again': One advocate urges nursing New! 2021-03-04 17:00:00Washington D.C., Mar 4, 2021 / 03:00 pm (CNA).- The U.S. must consider increasing nursing home visitation during the pandemic, one advocate for elder

The Catholic Church celebrates Easter Monday under the New! 2021-03-04 16:53:47ACI Prensa Staff, Mar 4, 2021 / 02:53 pm (CNA).- On Easter Monday, the Catholic Church celebrates what’s called “Monday of the Angel.&rdqu

Relics of St. Elizabeth Ann Seton to be New! 2021-03-04 16:00:00Washington D.C., Mar 4, 2021 / 02:00 pm (CNA).- The Sisters of Charity of New York have donated several of St. Elizabeth Ann Seton’s relics to t

Catholic bishops express ‘pain and sadness’ at Poland's New! 2021-03-04 15:00:00CNA Staff, Mar 4, 2021 / 01:00 pm (CNA).- Catholic bishops in the Polish Diocese of Płock expressed “pain and sadness” on Wednesday a

Pope Francis entrusts Iraq trip to Virgin Mary’s New! 2021-03-04 14:00:00Rome Newsroom, Mar 4, 2021 / 12:00 pm (CNA).- On the eve of his departure for a three-day trip to Iraq, Pope Francis visited a Rome basilica to ask fo

'He refused to be silent.' What a slain New! 2021-03-04 12:34:00CNA Staff, Mar 4, 2021 / 10:34 am (CNA).- Ten years after his assassination, various world leaders have praised the life and death of Shahbaz Bhatti,

Cardinal Tobin appointed member of Vatican’s Congregation for New! 2021-03-04 12:00:00Vatican City, Mar 4, 2021 / 10:00 am (CNA).- Pope Francis on Thursday appointed the archbishop of Newark, Cardinal Joseph Tobin, a member of the Congr

Doctors, hospitals, fight 'transgender mandate' in federal court New! 2021-03-04 11:32:00Washington D.C., Mar 4, 2021 / 09:32 am (CNA).- Doctors can’t be forced to perform gender-transition surgeries against their conscientious belie

Cardinal Grech to Irish bishops: ‘A synodal process New! 2021-03-04 10:30:00CNA Staff, Mar 4, 2021 / 08:30 am (CNA).- Cardinal Mario Grech told Irish bishops that embarking on a “synodal process” could lead to an &

Pope Francis will bless this Virgin Mary statue New! 2021-03-04 09:20:00Rome Newsroom, Mar 4, 2021 / 07:20 am (CNA).- Iraqi Catholics have asked Pope Francis to bless a statue of the Virgin Mary that was desecrated by the