Archive for October 19, 2021

Hispanic pro-life advocate Mayra Rodriguez speaks to a crowd of over 300,000 during Mexico’s “March for Women and Life,” on Oct. 3 2021.?w=200&h=150

By ACI Prensa

Planned Parenthood whistleblower turned Hispanic pro-life leader details clinic corruption, intimidation

During her tenure with Planned Parenthood, Mayra Rodríguez said she witnessed falsified abortion records, serious complications from abortions, and experienced... Read more

Carfin Grotto, Scotland’s national shrine to Our Lady of Lourdes, is cleaned after a suspected arson attack on Oct. 17, 2021.?w=200&h=150

By CNA Staff

Fire ‘set deliberately’ damages Scotland’s national shrine to Our Lady of Lourdes

It is the latest in a series of incidents that have alarmed the country’s Catholics. Read more

Bishop Mark Davies of Shrewsbury, England, pictured on April 4, 2012?w=200&h=150

By CNA Staff

Sir David Amess death: Catholic bishop calls for last rites to be recognized as ‘emergency service’

Police reportedly turned away a priest who sought to administer the last rites to the Catholic Member of Parliament. Read more

A pilgrim attends the canonization of St. John Henry Newman in Rome, Oct. 13, 2019.?w=200&h=150

By Hannah Brockhaus

Vatican regulates the role of postulator in saints’ causes

The new regulations are designed partly to prevent conflicts of interest. Read more

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By CNA Staff

‘I hope that I can join them soon’: Benedict XVI sends condolence message after friend’s death

He said that the death of Fr. Gerhard Winkler touched him deeply. Read more

Pedro Sánchez, prime minister of Spain, speaks at a press conference in Madrid, April 13, 2021.?w=200&h=150

By Jonah McKeown

Spanish prime minister pledges to outlaw prostitution

Spain’s prime minister has vowed to end the practice of prostitution in the country, saying it enslaves women.  Read more

Rep. Jeff Fortenberry (R-Neb.)?w=200&h=150

By Matt Hadro

Catholic congressman charged with lying to federal investigators; denies accusations

Catholic congressman Jeff Fortenberry on Tuesday was indicted by a federal grand jury on charges of making false statements to... Read more

Sister Gloria Cecilia Narváez?w=200&h=150

By Walter Sanchez Silva

Nun released nearly five years after kidnapping in Mali thanks God

Sister Gloria Cecilia Narváez Argoti, a missionary who was abducted in Mali in February 2017 and held for nearly five... Read more

Cathédrale Notre-Dame de l’Assomption in Cap-Haitien, Haiti?w=200&h=150

By Christine Rousselle

Christian aid group requests prayers for kidnapped missionaries in Haiti

The gang responsible for the kidnapping of 17 missionaries in Haiti is demanding a $17 million ransom for their safe... Read more

Cardinal Timothy Dolan of New York?w=200&h=150

By Joe Bukuras

Cardinal Dolan outlines 7 ‘non-negotiables’ for the Synod on Synodality

In an attempt to bring clarity to Pope Francis’s vision for the Synod on Synodality for his flock, Cardinal Timothy... Read more

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By Kevin J. Jones

Assisted suicide counseling via Zoom an even worse idea, foes tell Scottish lawmakers

Videophone evaluations are no way to assess someone for assisted suicide, critics have said, also warning that cost-based analyses which... Read more