Archive for October 21, 2021

Archbishop Gänswein and Pope emeritus Benedict XVI.?w=200&h=150

By CNA Staff

Benedict XVI is ‘full of zest for life,’ says Archbishop Gänswein

The archbishop said the 94-year-old is ‘stable in his physical weakness.’ Read more

A statue of Bl. Charles de Foucauld in Strasbourg, France.?w=200&h=150

By Hannah Brockhaus

When will Bl. Charles de Foucauld be canonized?

‘Only the date is missing,’ his postulator told CNA. Read more

Cardinal Luis Antonio Tagle speaks at a Vatican press conference presenting the 2021 World Mission Day, Oct. 21, 2021.?w=200&h=150

By Courtney Mares

Cardinal Tagle: Digital evangelization cannot replace personal encounter

He was speaking at a press conference presenting World Mission Day 2021. Read more

Catholics attend Mass in Ho, Ghana.?w=200&h=150

By Hannah Brockhaus

Number of Catholics in Asia and Africa continues to rise

The Catholic Church grew by 15 million people worldwide in 2019. Read more

Patriarch Pierbattista Pizzaballa.?w=200&h=150

By Courtney Mares

Patriarch Pierbattista Pizzaballa launches synodal process in Holy Land

The process will open simultaneously in Israel, Palestine, Jordan, and Cyprus. Read more

Archbishop Samuel J. Aquila says Mass for the Transitional Deacon Ordination in 2020.?w=200&h=150

By Joe Bukuras

Denver archbishop denounces ‘anti-Semitic and hateful vandalism’ at two schools

Archbishop Samuel Aquila of Denver denounced recent incidents of “anti-Semitic and hateful vandalism” that occurred at two area schools last... Read more

The Cathedral Church of St. John in Albuquerque, N.M., seat of the Episcopal Diocese of the Rio Grande, which hosted the attempted ordination of Anne Tropeano Oct. 16, 2021.?w=200&h=150

By Carl Bunderson

Santa Fe archdiocese: Woman's attempted ordination invalid

The supposed ordination of women is invalid, the vicar general of the Archdiocese of Santa Fe reiterated Monday, shortly after... Read more

Official portrait of Sir David Amess.?w=200&h=150

By CNA Staff

UK lawmaker proposes adding ‘Amess amendment’ on last rites to bill

The amendment would ensure that Catholic priests can administer the last rites at crime scenes. Read more

The House of Parliament in London.?w=200&h=150

By Jonah McKeown

British doctors say they will not participate in assisted suicide if it becomes legal

A group of some 1,700 British doctors say they will not participate in assisted suicide, amid a push by some... Read more

Bishop Glen Provost of Lake Charles?w=200&h=150

By Christine Rousselle

Bishops of Lake Charles, Raleigh issue statements on Latin Mass

Three months after the release of Traditionis custodes, Pope Francis’ restrictions on traditional liturgies, U.S. bishops are continuing to implement... Read more