New Brunswick dioceses will not require COVID vaccination to attend Mass

The Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception seen amid Saint John, New Brunswick. / Wangkun Jia/Shutterstock.

Fredericton, Canada, Sep 24, 2021 / 19:12 pm (CNA).

The Archdiocese of Moncton announced Friday the four bishops in New Brunswick province have adopted a common policy for attendance at Mass amid rising COVID-19 cases, and that proof of vaccination will not be required.

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Don’t let Colo. law silence same-sex marriage objections, web designer asks Supreme Court

Lorie Smith, owner and founder of 303 Creative. / Alliance Defending Freedom.

Denver, Colo., Sep 24, 2021 / 17:28 pm (CNA).

A Colorado web designer who fears prosecution under state anti-discrimination law for stating her faith-based objections to providing services that promote same-sex marriage or weddings has asked the U.S. Supreme Court to hear her case.

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How the CIA and one man’s obsession put Bishop Frederic Baraga on the path to canonization…

How far would you go to insure that someone you loved and admired was put on the path to sainthood? In order to obtain the documentation necessary for Rome to process a canonization cause for his hero, Bishop Frederic Baraga (1797 – 1868), an engineer from Chicago by the name of Joe Gregorich traveled to Europe to undertake a covert operation during the Cold War…

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Why a ‘peace pope’ could get behind a Europe preparing for war…

U.S. President Joe Biden went before the United Nations Tuesday and declared, “We are not seeking a new Cold War, or a world divided into rigid blocs.” The statement became necessary in the wake a week earlier of the new “AUKUS” pact among the U.S., the UK and Australia, seen precisely as the dawn of a new Cold War between the Anglo-Saxon powers and China.

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Like a small, unnoticed basement fire that can destroy your home, Communism is lurking in the shadows of America…

Americans don’t know enough about communism to see it when it starts here. Writing in the Tablet, Mary Mycio notes that we have “a certain herd immunity to Nazism and fascism.” But not to communism. The Soviet Union fell a long time ago, as people’s memories go. It fell almost 30 years ago. That means that no one under 45 or 50 will have any real memory of communism as a living force in the world…

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