Archive for October 28, 2021

Cardinal Leonardo Sandri (front row, sixth from left) with Syrian Catholic Church leaders.?w=200&h=150

By CNA Staff

Pope Francis donates $170,000 to Catholic Church in Syria

The country’s civil war has claimed more than 350,000 lives since 2011. Read more

Palazzo Madama, the seat of the Senate of the Italian Republic in Rome.?w=200&h=150

By Hannah Brockhaus

Italian Senate blocks controversial ‘anti-homophobia’ bill

The Vatican Secretariat of State has raised concerns about the bill. Read more

The Palazzo del Sant’Uffizio, the seat of the Vatican Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith.?w=200&h=150

By Andrea Gagliarducci

Vatican cites Pope Francis’ condemnations of gender ideology in letter to pro-life association

The letter was released shortly before the Italian senate blocked a controversial ‘anti-homophobia’ bill. Read more

Cardinale Zuppi prays at a cemetery in San Girolamo della Certosa.?w=200&h=150

By Courtney Mares

Catholics can get an indulgence for the dead by praying at a cemetery any day this November

A plenary indulgence remits all temporal punishment due to sin. Read more

Bishop Peter Chung Soon-Taick.?w=200&h=150

By Hannah Brockhaus

Pope Francis appoints new archbishops for Seoul and Nairobi

Seoul’s new archbishop is a Discalced Carmelite. Read more

Pope Francis and Joe Biden in Washington, D.C., on Sept. 24, 2015.?w=200&h=150

By Courtney Mares

Journalists protest as Vatican cancels live coverage of Joe Biden greeting Pope Francis

The Vatican offered no explanation for the decision. Read more

Bishop Philip Egan of Portsmouth, pictured May 21, 2015.?w=200&h=150

By CNA Staff

Bishop: Discrimination law could force Guernsey’s Catholic schools to close

The policy would prevent Catholic schools from requiring that their principals are Catholic. Read more

Parents with children.?w=200&h=150

By Christine Rousselle

Paid leave program removed from social spending package

A provision creating a national paid leave program will not be included in the social spending package being crafted by... Read more

Credit: sfam_photo/Shutterstock.?w=200&h=150

By ACI Prensa

Colombian judge orders that non-terminally ill woman must be permitted euthanasia

A Colombian judge ordered Wednesday that euthanasia procedures be resumed for Martha Liria Sepúlveda Campo, a 51-year-old woman with amyotrophic... Read more

Archbishop Samuel Aquila of Denver.?w=200&h=150

By CNA Staff

Archbishop Aquila: Christ's challenging truthfulness needed regarding reception of Communion

As the US bishops prepare to discuss a draft statement on the Eucharist, the Archbishop of Denver has recalled Christ’s... Read more


By Kevin J. Jones

Parental notice repeal puts unborn children and young girls at risk, Illinois critics say

The Illinois legislature’s vote to repeal parental notice requirements for abortion hurts young girls and unborn children, the Catholic Conference... Read more