Prayer

Thumbnail shutterstock hug cna size A bizarre ruling in Colombia bans civic prayer...and hugs

In what's been labeled an “absurd” move, a judge in Colombia has banned prayer and “fraternal hugs” at the start of Cartagena city council sessions...

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Thumbnail img 1413 A blog on prayer: Carmelite priest writes from El Salvador

Carmelite Father Tracy O’Sullivan is a retired priest serving the people in El Salvador — and he has a blog. In it, he helps those interested in a...

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Thumbnail abg photo Above all, pray

As I finish this column, I am in El Paso, Texas. Later today, I will cross the border with my brother bishops from the United States and join the...

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Thumbnail philando castile funeral African-American Catholics to hold prayer service in response to racism and brutality

African-American Catholics will hold a prayer service in response to racism and brutality on Friday, August 12 at the Church of the Transfiguration...

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Thumbnail college students and others gather in prayer across the street where a gunman attacked a recruiting office in chattanooga tennessee on july 17 2015 credit getty images cna 7 17 15 After deadly Chattanooga shooting, bishop rallies 'shaken' community to prayer

Bishop Richard Stika of Knoxville is calling the faith community to prayer after Thursday’s fatal shooting at a military recruiting center in...

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Thumbnail jpii rosary credit jess pac via flickr cc by 20 cna 4 20 15 After vision of Christ, Nigerian bishop says rosary will bring down Boko Haram

A Nigerian bishop says that he has seen Christ in a vision and now knows that the rosary is the key to ridding the country of the Islamist...

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Thumbnail prayer faith church palm sunday rome march 24 2013 credit alan holdren cna cna 3 25 13 1 Arabic iBreviary a 'gateway' to religious freedom, creator says

Fr. Paolo Padrini, creator of the iBreviary application, said that part of his goal for the recent release of the program in Arabic is fostering...

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Thumbnail hundreds of people in washington dc spent the night in prayer and adoration alongside world youth day pilgrims in rio de janeiro july 27 2013 credit addie mena cna cna 7 28 13 Archbishop Kurtz: Do not forget the power of prayer amid violence

Surrounded by numerous violent conflicts throughout the world, the faithful should not forget the power of prayer, said Archbishop Joseph E. Kurtz,...

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Thumbnail ourladyofguadapulpe pilgrimage2017 la Archbishop presents prayer requests before miraculous image of Our Lady of Guadalupe

Archbishop José H. Gomez celebrated a Mass at the Basilica of Our Lady of Guadalupe in Mexico City during the first archdiocesan pilgrimage with...

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Thumbnail bishop samual aquila concelebrating mass at the basilica of st john lateran march 8 2012 4 cna500x315 vatican catholic news 3 8 12 Archbishop urges prayer, action against Colo. abortion bill

Archbishop Samuel J. Aquila is asking the people of Colorado to spend 10 minutes in prayer and take concrete action over the weekend to support the...

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Thumbnail shutterstock 241738228 Archdiocese to offer Novena in spiritual preparation for Mass in Recognition of All Immigrants

The Archdiocese of Los Angeles is praying a special Novena in spiritual preparation for the annual Mass in Recognition of All Immigrants which will...

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Thumbnail shutterstock 235763467 Archdiocese to participate in national nine days of prayer for peace in wake of violence throughout country

Archbishop José H. Gomez invites all people of good will from throughout the three-county Archdiocese of Los Angeles to participate in a Novena of...

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Thumbnail cardinal timothy dolan archdiocese of boston via flickr cc by nd 20 ewtn Are young Catholics cynical about politics? Nope, Cardinal Dolan says

Krakow, Poland, Jul 30, 2016 / 03:02 am (CNA/EWTN News).- With political discourse taking a turn for the nasty(er) as the U.S. presidential...

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Thumbnail participants in the jubilee for circuses perform for pope francis in the pope paul vi hall on june 16 2016 credit losservatore romano cna Artists take center stage in Pope's latest prayer video

Pope Francis has dedicated the month of August to praying for artists, praising them in his latest prayer video as heralds of God's beauty, and...

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Thumbnail praying credit champion studio via wwwshutterstockcom cnajpg A tele-prayer service for Catholics with mental illnesses

To recognize Mental Illness Awareness Week, the National Catholic Partnership on Disability held a teleconference prayer service offering those...

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Thumbnail pope emeritus benedict xvi holding the pascal candle 2 on easter vigil saturday april 7 2012 in vatican city credit losservatore romano cna 7 28 15 Benedict XVI praises Cardinal Sarah as great 'spiritual teacher'

Vatican City, May 18, 2017 / 04:30 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- In an afterword to a book on silence and prayer recently authored by Cardinal Robert Sarah,...

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Thumbnail icon of mary written on wall dividing israel and palestine may 24 2014 credi alan holdren cna cna Bethlehem sisters call on world to pray for peace

The sisters who run the only children’s hospital on the West Bank have made it their mission to pray for peace in the Holy Land, traveling each...

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Thumbnail washingtons national cathedral credit moretown shutterstock cna Cardinal Wuerl prays for unity at Inaugural Prayer Service

Washington D.C., Jan 23, 2017 / 11:24 am (CNA/EWTN News).- Religious leaders gathered in prayer for the country and the Trump administration on...

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