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White House Criticized for Push to Allow Indefinite Detention of Migrant Kids

By Matt Hadro/CNA | WASHINGTON — The White House announced on Wednesday that it would look to terminate court-approved limits on detention of migrant children and families, allowing for indefinite...

Children Before Politics, Parents Plead as Catholic Adoption Agency Heads to Court

By Matt Hadro/CNA | LANSING, Mich. — Parents of five adoptive children were present in court on Thursday in support of a Catholic adoption agency in Michigan that is threatened with closure by a new...

Analysis: Pell, and the Politics of Rome

By Ed Condon/CNA | VATICAN CITY — This week’s decision by the Court of Appeal in Victoria marked the apparent conclusion of the criminal trial of Cardinal George Pell in Australia. While the cardinal...

A Spirit of Power and Love

By Winston Elliott III | And now I am no more in the world, but they are in the world, and I am coming to you. Holy Father, keep them in your name, which you have given me, that they may be one, even as we are one. While I was...

Catholic Couple Bring Handcrafted Italian Cuisine to the U.S.

By Alexandra Greeley | As patrons stroll into the front terrace and the indoors dining areas of Girasole restaurant in The Plains, Virginia, what will capture their attention are the numerous colorful flowers, the polished...

In Season and Out of Season, Share the Faith

By Mark Brumley | A recent article in a Catholic publication explored the obstacles to the Christian conversion of a certain prominent journalist, a secular Jew, who is obviously a “seeker.” The would-be convert himself lists...

Cardinal Pell’s Unsuccessful Appeal — and Reason for Hope

By Gerard V. Bradley | The Court of Appeal of the state of Victoria late Tuesday (Wednesday morning in Australia) dismissed Cardinal George Pell’s appeal from his sexual-abuse conviction. That...

Hong Kong Catholics Join the March for Freedom

By The Editors | Hong Kong Catholics have played an important role in the massive protests that have overtaken the city nearly every weekend since mid-June. At the height of the protests, crowds swelled to an estimated 2 million...

Amid Revision, Liturgy of the Hours Remains Important for Laity

By Stephen Beale | The U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops has bought the copyrights to a new translation of the Psalms and canticles from Scripture that will be incorporated into the Liturgy of the Hours...

Suspected Hindu Radicals Arrested in India After Attack on Catholic Pilgrims

By Catholic News Agency | VELANKANNI, India — Six suspected members of a radical Hindu group were arrested in India this week after dozens of Catholics were attacked on a Marian pilgrimage. On...