Brian Fraga is NCR staff reporter. His email address is bfraga@ncronline.org. Follow him on Twitter at @brianfraga.

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San Francisco's Cordileone, unvaccinated, to celebrate public Mass in NYC

San Francisco Archbishop Cordileone, who has said he is not vaccinated for COVID-19, is scheduled to celebrate a pontifical high Mass this month in New York City, where the omicron variant has filled local hospitals.

Benedictine monks cutting ties to Illinois school that hired gay coach

A community of Benedictine monks has cut its ties to Benet Academy in Lisle, Illinois, almost four months after the school hired a married gay lacrosse coach over its abbot's objections.

Right-wing Catholic causes got millions from group that funded some Capitol rioters

Among recipients of Donors Trust funds were traditionalist parishes, conservative bishops' dioceses, pro-life groups, religious liberty law firms, a free-market think tank, and libertarian efforts at Catholic colleges.

New policy requires all Chicago clergy to get permission to celebrate Latin Mass

Beginning Jan. 25, 2022, all clergy in the Chicago Archdiocese will need the archbishop's permission to celebrate the Tridentine Mass, according to a new policy promulgated by Cardinal Blase Cupich.

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