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Washington DC homeless shelter serves the poor despite coronavirus fears Watch

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As the Coronavirus (COVID-19) spreads in the U.S., one Catholic organization is trying to protect a population that is particularly ... continue reading

Justice Department highlights state-level religious freedom violations Watch

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The Department of Justice (DOJ) is targeting state and local government violations of religious freedom, a senior DOJ official told ... continue reading

'Heart of hospitality' best way for Catholic parishes to serve the disabled Watch

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A New Jersey parish has made headlines in recent weeks, after an eight-year-old boy with autism was reportedly denied Holy Communion. The ... continue reading

Portland archdiocese: Coronavirus or no, Communion can be received on the tongue Watch

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The right to receive Holy Communion on the tongue has been affirmed by the Archdiocese of Portland in Oregon, which noted Monday that the ... continue reading

West Virginia passes bipartisan 'Born Alive' law Watch

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West Virginia became the latest state to pass legislation which requires that babies born alive after an attempted abortion be given ... continue reading

Editor's note: Journalist Luke Coppen to join Catholic News Agency Watch

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Earlier this week, veteran British journalist Luke Coppen accepted a position as CNA's Europe Editor. Denver, Colo., (CNA) - Earlier this ... continue reading

Tornado hits historic Nashville church Watch

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An historic Catholic church in the Nashville neighborhood of Germantown was among several buildings seriously damaged by a tornado Tuesday ... continue reading

Florida man tackles deacon during anticipated Mass Watch

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It took ten parishioners to restrain Thomas Eisel after he attacked a deacon during an anticipated Mass on Saturday. Miami, Fla., (CNA) - ... continue reading

Pope Francis names 4 new bishops for US dioceses Watch

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Pope Francis has appointed four new bishops to serve in American dioceses. The appointments, announced Thursday, include three new ... continue reading

7 Fun facts about Fat Tuesday and Mardi Gras celebrations Watch

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Mardi Gras is French for Fat Tuesday; it comes directly before Ash Wednesday. "Mardi Gras is a raucous celebratory affair that serves as a ... continue reading

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