Pope clears way for beatification of Knights of Columbus founder

Jeffrey Rentegrado leads the rosary with other members of the Knights of Columbus in the Philippines alongside a portrait of the Knights' founder, Father Michael J. McGivney, in 2019.

VATICAN CITY (CNS) — Pope Francis has approved a miracle attributed to the intercession of Father Michael McGivney, founder of the Knights of Columbus, clearing the way for his beatification.

Pope to lead world shrines in Rosary prayer for pandemic May 30

Pope prays at a replica of Lourdes

VATICAN CITY (CNS) — Pope Francis will lead the major shrines around the world in praying the Rosary to implore Mary's intercession and protection amid the coronavirus pandemic.

Pro-lifers say Planned Parenthood must return $80 million in PPP funds

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WASHINGTON (CNS) — The head of National Right to Life and other pro-life leaders criticized Planned Parenthood affiliates for applying for and receiving funds under the Paycheck Protection Program, created by Congress to provide relief for small businesses with fewer than 500 employees.