Archive for October 14, 2021

The Rt. Rev. Michael Nazir-Ali, the former Anglican bishop of Rochester, England.?w=200&h=150

By Luke Coppen

Prominent Anglican bishop received into Catholic Church

Bishop Michael Nazir-Ali has joined the personal ordinariate. Read more

Karine Dalle, the communications director of the French bishops’ conference.?w=200&h=150

By CNA Staff

France’s Catholic bishops will uphold confessional seal, spokeswoman clarifies

She said: ‘One cannot change the canon law for France as it is international.’ Read more

The Supreme Court of Cassation in Rome, Italy.?w=200&h=150

By Hannah Brockhaus

Italy’s high court overturns arrest warrant against Vatican broker Gianluigi Torzi

The case has been sent back to Rome’s Tribunal for Review. Read more


By Matt Hadro

White House confirms Oct. 29 meeting between Pope Francis, Joe Biden

The White House has confirmed that President Joe Biden and his wife Jill will meet with Pope Francis on Oct.... Read more

Carl Anderson receives the Totus Tuus award at the Royal Castle in Warsaw, Poland, Oct. 9, 2021.?w=200&h=150

By CNA Staff

Carl Anderson receives honor from Catholic Church in Poland

The Totus Tuus award is known as the ‘Catholic Nobel’ in Poland. Read more

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (center) with Pope Francis (right), during their Oct. 9 meeting at the Vatican.?w=200&h=150

By Christine Rousselle

San Francisco archbishop clarifies Pelosi's papal visit not an endorsement of her abortion views

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s recent meeting with Pope Francis does not signal a papal endorsement of her views on abortion,... Read more

Pope Francis meets participants in a congress promoted by the Italian Society of Hospital Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Services of Health Authorities at the Vatican, Oct. 14, 2021.?w=200&h=150

By Hannah Brockhaus

Pope Francis defends conscientious objection to abortion, euthanasia in healthcare

The pope was speaking to Italian pharmacists. Read more


By Carl Bunderson

Judge again blocks New York medical worker vaccine mandate without religious exemption

Medical workers in New York can seek religious exemptions from a state COVID-19 vaccine mandate while a lawsuit challenging the... Read more

Aultman in her first year of private practice, outside her office, which was under construction.?w=200&h=150

By Kate Olivera

From abortionist to pro-life leader: What changed this doctor's heart?

Kathi Aultman thought she found her calling as a doctor for Planned Parenthood, but God had other plans. Read more

Archbishop Jose Gomez of Los Angeles visits the scene of the fire at Mission San Gabriel church, July 11, 2020.?w=200&h=150

By Matt Hadro

Catholic sites suffered more than 100 acts of vandalism, arson since May 2020, USCCB says

The U.S. bishops’ conference on Thursday reported that churches and Catholic sites have been targeted in more than 100 acts... Read more


By Jonah McKeown

US dioceses prepare to open synod process this month

Dioceses across the United States are preparing for the consultation process for the Synod on Synodality, a two-year, worldwide undertaking... Read more

Pro life protesters outsider the Belfast High court, as Northern Ireland abortion laws were being challenged. Belfast, UK. Oct. 3, 2019?w=200&h=150

By Jonah McKeown

Northern Ireland considering abortion clinic ‘buffer zone’ law

A proposal to require so-called “buffer zones” around abortion clinics - an area where protests would not be allowed -... Read more