Archive for October 15, 2021

Cardinals and bishops in the Vatican’s Synod Hall, Oct. 14, 2015.?w=200&h=150

By Luke Coppen

As Catholic dioceses across the world embark on the synodal path, experts offer advice

Supporters bill it as one of the most important Catholic events since Vatican II. Read more

Cardinal Mauro Piacenza, Major Penitentiary of the Apostolic Penitentiary?w=200&h=150

By CNA Staff

What is the seal of confession? A Q&A with Cardinal Mauro Piacenza

To learn more about the secrecy of the Sacrament of Reconciliation, we spoke to Cardinal Mauro Piacenza, the head of... Read more


By Courtney Mares

'One million children praying the rosary': Kids join rosary initiative inspired by St. Padre Pio

Children from 44 countries have already registered to take part in the rosary campaign. Read more

On Nov. 17, 2019, Pope Francis shared a free lunch with nearly 1,500 poor people invited to dine at the Vatican for the 3rd annual World Day of the Poor?w=200&h=150

By Hannah Brockhaus

Pope Francis to meet 500 poor in Assisi on Nov. 12

The encounter will mark the Catholic Church’s 5th annual celebration of the World Day of the Poor. Read more

St. Joseph with the Infant Jesus, by Guido Reni?w=200&h=150

By Joe Bukuras

Knights of Columbus release new documentary on St. Joseph

The Knights of Columbus have released a new documentary on St. Joseph, inspired by Pope Francis’s declaration of the Year... Read more

Sister Monica Chikwe, vice president, Slaves No More?w=200&h=150

By Courtney Mares

Meet the Catholic nuns leading the fight against human trafficking

When a 26-year-old Nigerian girl was first forced out on the streets of Italy by her traffickers, she was told:... Read more

The late David Amess, Member of Parliament for Southend West?w=200&h=150

By Jonah McKeown

Murdered British lawmaker was Catholic, pro-life

A British lawmaker died Friday after suffering multiple stab wounds at a Methodist church in southeast England.  Read more

The Martyrs of Zenta.?w=200&h=150

By Giselle Vargas

Argentine bishops welcome Vatican recognition of priests' 1683 martyrdom

Bishops in Argentina have welcomed the promulgation of a decree by the Congregation for the Causes of Saints that regards... Read more

Bishop Xavier Novell Gomà, Bishop Emeritus of Solsona.?w=200&h=150

By David Ramos

Spanish bishop who resigned from office will attempt marriage

Bishop Xavier Novell Gomà, who resigned as Bishop of Solsona in August, has applied for a civil marriage license with... Read more

Baltimore, Maryland?w=200&h=150

By Christine Rousselle

Federal judge rules Baltimore cannot block Church Militant rally 

A federal judge ruled on Tuesday that Baltimore city officials cannot block the parent company of the website Church Militant... Read more

The Texas capitol.?w=200&h=150

By Kevin J. Jones

Texas abortion law survives injunction effort; Supreme Court challenge next

A federal appeals court has allowed a heartbeat-based Texas ban on abortion to remain in effect, rejecting the U.S. Department... Read more