Archive for October 12, 2021

Carlo Acutis.?w=200&h=150

By Christine Rousselle

Millennial and Gen Z Catholics love Carlo Acutis. Here's why

Blessed Carlo Acutis was beatified on Oct. 10, 2020, and became the first member of the millennial generation to become... Read more

Mattheus (left) holds a photo of Carlo Acutis (right), whose prayers are attributed with the boy's healing.?w=200&h=150

By CNA Staff

The miracle attributed to Carlo Acutis' prayers

The beatification of Carlo Acutis took place Oct. 10, 2020 after a miracle attributed to his prayers and the grace... Read more

The tomb of Blessed Carlo Acutis in Assisi, Italy.?w=200&h=150

By Courtney Mares

Blessed Carlo Acutis’ doctors recall his last days in hospital

Fifteen-year-old Carlo Acutis died within a week of being diagnosed with acute promyelocytic leukemia, offering his suffering for the pope... Read more

Our Lady of the Pillar?w=200&h=150

By Alejandro Bermudez

Why Our Lady of the Pillar is the patroness of Spain and the Americas

Our Lady of the Pillar (officially in Spanish, Nuestra Señora del Pilar de Zaragoza) is recognized as the first Marian... Read more

Archbishop Domenico Battaglia of Naples, Italy.?w=200&h=150

By Hannah Brockhaus

‘They are killing Naples’: Catholic archbishop appeals for an end to mafia violence

Archbishop Domenico Battaglia’s appeal followed a spate of deadly violence. Read more

A detail from a poster marking the liturgical memorial of Bl. Carlo Acutis on Oct. 12, 2021.?w=200&h=150

By Courtney Mares

Bishop: Ask Bl. Carlo Acutis on his feast day for a greater love for the Eucharist

The blessed’s tomb has drawn more than 117,000 visitors. Read more

Joe Biden.?w=200&h=150

By Katie Yoder

USCCB pro-life chairman urges Biden to act like the ‘devout Catholic’ he says he is

The U.S. Catholic bishops’ pro-life chairman is expressing disappointment with President Biden as his administration reverses a Trump-era rule that... Read more

Archbishop Éric de Moulins-Beaufort, pictured in 2015.?w=200&h=150

By CNA Staff

French Catholic leader discusses ‘clumsy wording’ on confessional seal with interior minister

The archbishop asked for ‘forgiveness,’ saying that his remarks overshadowed a landmark abuse report. Read more

The entrance to Christ the King Major Seminary in Fayit, Fadan Kagoma, Nigeria, whence three seminarians were abducted Oct. 11, 2021.?w=200&h=150

By CNA Staff

Three seminarians abducted in Nigeria

Three seminarians were abducted Monday night from their seminary in Nigeria's Kaduna state. Another six were injured during the attack,... Read more

Roses gathered by Catholics representing a rosary prayed for House Speaker Nancy Pelosi.?w=200&h=150

By Christine Rousselle

Cordileone prayer update: 10,688 roses and counting for Nancy Pelosi

More than 10,000 people have committed to pray the rosary and to fast on Fridays for the ideological conversion of... Read more

Matthew Kuhn, Principal Deputy Solicitor General of Kentucky (right), along with Daniel Cameron, Attorney General of Kentucky (center) and his wife Makenze (left), outside the U.S. Supreme Court on Oct. 12, 2021.?w=200&h=150

By Matt Hadro

Before Supreme Court, Kentucky’s attorney general asks to intervene in defense of pro-life law

The office of Kentucky’s attorney general appeared at the Supreme Court on Tuesday, asking to be allowed to intervene in... Read more

Pro-life feminists participate at the Women's March in Washington D.C. on Jan. 21, 2017.?w=200&h=150

By Christine Rousselle

Why women didn’t need Roe to get ahead: An interview with the head of Secular Pro-Life

This December, the U.S. Supreme Court is set to hear arguments in the abortion case Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health... Read more

The Toledo Cathedral in Toledo, Spain.?w=200&h=150

By David Ramos

Dean resigns after filming of questionable music video in Toledo Cathedral

Fr. Juan Miguel Ferrer Grenesche, dean of the Toledo Cathedral, has submitted his resignation following the improper use of the... Read more