A truck traveled through Mexico City in September 2023 with a message against the indoctrination of children in schools.

Truck circulates in Mexico City with message against indoctrinating schoolchildren

Sep 22, 2023

The campaign demands that educational institutions stop using the controversial school textbooks developed for the 2023-2024 school year.

Dominican Sister Lucía Caram on the television program “Cuentos Chinos” (“Tall Tales”) in Spain.

Dominican nun speaks in favor of homosexuals being able to marry in the Church

Sep 22, 2023

“I would be in favor of gays getting married in the Church because God always blesses love,” Dominican Sister Lucía Caram said recently.

Priests celebrate a Mass of Thanksgiving for two new Canadian Saints in St. Peter's Basilica on Oct. 12, 2014.

Canadian bishops to meet Monday to discuss euthanasia, protection of minors

Sep 22, 2023

The 2023 Plenary Assembly of the Canadian Conference of Catholic Bishops (CCCB) will take place Sept. 25–28 just outside of Toronto.

“This isn’t 1984, but 2023 —I should never have been arrested or investigated simply for the thoughts I held in my own mind,” Isabel Vaughan-Spruce, who was arrested for praying outside of an abortion clinic, said Sept. 22, 2023.

Woman arrested for silent prayer at UK abortion clinics gets police apology

Sep 22, 2023

Isabel Vaughan-Spruce has received a police apology and confirmation that she will not face charges for violating a local “buffer zone” protection order. 

Pope Francis speaks during a meeting with local religious leaders at a memorial dedicated to sailors and migrants lost at sea on the first of a two-day visit to Marseille, France, Sept. 22, 2023.

Pope Francis in Marseille: It’s ‘a duty of humanity’ to save migrants abandoned at sea

Sep 22, 2023

“We can no longer watch the drama of shipwrecks, caused by the cruel trafficking and the fanaticism of indifference,” the pope said Sept. 22.

Pope Francis entrusted a meeting of Mediterranean bishops and youth to the Virgin Mary during the first appointment of a two-day trip to Marseille, France, Sept. 22, 2023. The model ships hanging in Marseille's Basilica de Notre-Dame de la Garde are a testament to the faith of the sailors who have relied on the intercession of Our Lady over the centuries.

Pope Francis entrusts to Mary ‘Mediterranean Encounter’ with youth and bishops

Sep 22, 2023

After landing in Marseille, France, Sept. 22, the pope made his way to the Basilica of Notre Dame de la Gardeto to ask for the intercession of Mary.

Pope Francis led the opening procession of the Synod of Bishops for the Pan-Amazon Region from St. Peter's Basilica to the Synod Hall where he led the opening prayer, Oct. 7, 2019.

Synod on Synodality: Read the final list of delegates

Sep 22, 2023

The Vatican has published the final list of names of those participating in the upcoming Synod on Synodality assembly in October, including laypeople.

Father Paul Sanogo (left) and seminarian Melchior Maharini, who were kidnapped from their community of Missionaries of Africa in Nigeria’s Diocese of Minna on Aug. 3, 2023, said the terrifying experience helped their faith grow stronger.

‘We came back stronger’: Priest, seminarian abducted in Nigeria recall three-week ordeal

Sep 22, 2023

“When the men took us, I had so much fear in my heart, thinking of the worst that could happen to us. I couldn’t stop praying,” seminarian Melchior Maharini said.

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Argentine bishops’ commission opposes government’s technical assistance to sex workers

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Mexican diocese denounces hacking of several of its social media accounts

Sep 21, 2023

Different social media accounts related to the Diocese of Irapuato in the Mexican state of Guanajuato were hacked and inappropriate content was posted.

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Catholic peace organization condemns sexual enslavement of Mozambican Christians

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Senate confirms military appointments, bypassing pro-life blockade by Tuberville

Sep 21, 2023

Sen. Tommy Tuberville has blocked unanimous consent for seven months in protest of the Department of Defense’s pro-abortion policies. 

Seton Shrine’s new additions offer interactive encounter with first American-born saint

Sep 21, 2023

The latest addition to the Emmitsburg, Maryland, shrine provides a state-of-the-art experience of the life and times of St. Elizabeth Ann Seton.

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Sep 21, 2023

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Sep 21, 2023

Bishop Antonio Yao Shun of Jining and Bishop Joseph Yang Yongqiang of Zhoucun will participate in the October assembly.

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Sep 21, 2023

The leadership of the Synod on Synodality have released the final list of participants for the first session of the October assembly.