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How these Catholics are feeding the hungry this Thanksgiving

Washington D.C., Nov 19, 2017 / 05:52 pm (EWTN News/CNA).- Thanksgiving is a time of food and family for many Americans. But for those experiencing poverty and homelessness, it can be a time of pain and loneliness.

Faithful from near and far gather to celebrate Fr. Solanus, friend and healer

Detroit, Mich., Nov 19, 2017 / 02:31 pm (EWTN News/CNA).- Usually, when Detroit's Ford Field is filled with people, it's because football fans are watching the Lions play another NFL team.

Humble disciple, tireless servant: Solanus Casey beatified in Detroit

Detroit, Mich., Nov 18, 2017 / 06:35 pm (EWTN News/CNA).- Detroit's beloved Father Solanus Casey has been beatified, with Pope Francis calling him "a humble and faithful disciple of Christ, tireless in serving the poor."

Friendship and from-scratch food served up at Fr. Solanus' soup kitchen

Detroit, Mich., Nov 18, 2017 / 02:17 pm (EWTN News/CNA).- It's a Franciscan custom to give food - even if that's just a simple sandwich - to anyone who comes to the door hungry.

Those close to the cause of Fr. Solanus Casey recall a humble, holy friar

Detroit, Mich., Nov 17, 2017 / 07:15 pm (EWTN News/CNA).- Before a potential saint is beatified, there's a lot that goes on behind the scenes.

The quirky Father Solanus: Squeaky violinist, tamer of bees

Detroit, Mich., Nov 17, 2017 / 05:53 pm (EWTN News/CNA).- You've heard of Jesus' multiplication of the loaves. But have you heard of Fr. Solanus Casey's multiplication of the ice cream cones?

For Cardinal Parolin, Vatican II still benefits the Church

Washington D.C., Nov 17, 2017 / 01:16 pm (EWTN News/CNA).- The Second Vatican Council, rightly understood, continues to be a force for evangelization and renewal in the Church, according to Cardinal Pietro Parolin, the Secretary of State of the Holy See.

House passes contentious tax plan despite bishops' warnings

Washington D.C., Nov 16, 2017 / 06:37 pm (EWTN News/CNA).- The House of Representatives on Thursday passed a major tax reform bill, which had drawn caution from the U.S. bishops, who had warned that it could place additional burdens on the working poor.

Pope's trip to Burma comes amid 'textbook example of ethnic cleansing'

Naypyidaw, Burma, Nov 16, 2017 / 04:42 am (EWTN News/CNA).- When Pope Francis visits Burma, also known as Myanmar, this November, his visit will come at one of the most contentious periods of the country's history.

Is the FBI preparing to investigate Planned Parenthood?

Washington D.C., Nov 15, 2017 / 05:34 am (EWTN News/CNA).- An FBI request for un-redacted Planned Parenthood documents from the U.S. Senate could signal an investigation into whether the abortion giant illegally sold fetal tissue from aborted babies.