Archive for October 26, 2021

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

By CNA Staff

UK lawmakers formally propose ‘Amess amendment’ on last rites to bill

The amendment’s supporters include Hong Kong’s last governor Chris Patten. Read more

Anna Fleischer, president of Oxford Students for Life, at Oxford University’s Student Union’s Freshers’ Fair, Oct. 6, 2021.?w=200&h=150

By CNA Staff

‘They’re not going to succeed’: Pro-life societies stand firm in face of opposition on England’s campuses

Protesters targeted a pro-life stand at Oxford University’s Freshers’ Fair. Read more

Toufic Baaklini at the United Nations headquarters in New York City, 2016?w=200&h=150

By Matt Hadro

Head of Christian advocacy group resigns over ties to illegal campaign donations

The president of an advocacy group for Middle Eastern Christians has resigned from the organization over his connection to illegal... Read more


By Courtney Mares

Why the next bishop of Hong Kong has a giraffe in his coat of arms

Bishop-elect Stephen Chow Sau-yan is due to be consecrated on Dec. 4. Read more


By Christine Rousselle

Canadian diocese requires COVID-19 vaccination to attend Mass

A Catholic diocese in Canada will be requiring proof of vaccination and identity verification for anyone 12 or older to... Read more


By Christine Rousselle

Orthodox leader discusses religious freedom, climate change with Biden

Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew I discussed religious freedom and climate change with U.S. leaders on Monday in Washington, D.C., and announced... Read more

Cardinal George Alencherry, Major Archbishop of the Syro-Malabar Archdiocese of Ernakulam-Angamaly?w=200&h=150

By Kevin J. Jones

In India, Cardinal Alencherry again rejects allegations of illegal land deals

Cardinal George Alencherry and his spokesman continue to reject claims of illegality in controversial land deals in the Syro-Malabar Archdiocese... Read more

Major Daniel E. O'Connell, MD, MPH, receives the 2021 Catholic Doctor of the Year Award on Oct. 24, during the Archdiocese of Los Angeles’ annual Mass for Catholic Healthcare Professionals.?w=200&h=150

By Kate Olivera

Catholic doctor honored for service during COVID-19 pandemic

A neurologist who responded to the start of the COVID-19 pandemic in New York City in 2020 has been awarded... Read more