Archive for November 11, 2021

A guide to Dante’s Walk, a 235-mile route from Ravenna to Florence in Italy.?w=200&h=150

By CNA Staff

Catholics invited to make pilgrimage in Dante’s footsteps in anniversary year

Dante’s Walk is a 235-mile route between the Italian cities of Ravenna and Florence. Read more

Pope Francis celebrates Mass at the Rome campus of the Catholic University of the Sacred Heart, Nov. 5, 2021.?w=200&h=150

By Courtney Mares

Pope Francis: Care for creation is one of the ‘great moral issues of our time’

The pope said he regretting not being able to attend the UN climate summit in Glasgow, Scotland, Read more

Pope Francis greets participants in a conference on the Italian diaspora in Europe at the Vatican’s Clementine Hall, Nov. 11, 2021.?w=200&h=150

By CNA Staff

Pope Francis: Failure to integrate migrants can create serious problems

The pope referred to a 2016 terror attack in Belgium. Read more

A Catholic cathedral in the Diocese of Phekhone in Burma’s Shan state?w=200&h=150

By Jose Torres, Jr.

Catholic cathedral hit by artillery shelling in Burma

A Catholic cathedral in the Diocese of Phekhone in Burma’s Shan state was among several structures that were reportedly hit... Read more

Pope Francis holds a soccer ball in St. Peter's Square during the Wednesday general audience on Aug. 26, 2015. L'Osservatore Romano.?w=200&h=150

By Hannah Brockhaus

Pope Francis fields Vatican soccer team in friendly match against Roma minority

The soccer match is intended to counter racism and discrimination. Read more

The 2021 UN Climate Change Conference (COP26) logo displayed on a smartphone.?w=200&h=150

By CNA Staff

Vatican calls for ‘clear roadmap’ as climate summit enters final stretch

The Vatican said that ‘various gaps’ had emerged at COP26 in Scotland. Read more

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By Kevin J. Jones

Report on abuse in Church in US: Recent cases rare, but historical numbers show painful legacy

There are signs of progress in efforts to prevent sexual abuse of children, with under two dozen new allegations of... Read more

Archbishop Teofilo Camemot, who died in 1988 as Coadjutor Archbishop Emeritus of Cagayan de Oro.?w=200&h=150

By Jose Torres, Jr.

Canonization cause of Archbishop Teofilo Camomot advances

The Theological Commission of the Congregation for the Causes of Saints affirmed Tuesday the heroic virtues of Archbishop Teofilo Camomot,... Read more

Nancy and Kelly McKeague of Alexandria, Va., say their Catholic faith provided an "anchor" to their marriage during Kelly's service in the U.S. Air Force.?w=200&h=150

By Joe Bukuras

Military spouse 'virtual date night' video series launched on Veterans Day

To coincide with Veterans Day, a marriage ministry has launched a free “virtual date night” video series specifically for military... Read more

The Cuban flag.?w=200&h=150

By Diego Lopez Marina

Cuban priests urge authorities not to repress planned protests

A group of Cuban priests signed a letter addressed to the Cuban authorities Wednesday urging them not to use violence... Read more

A 40 Days for Life prayer vigil outside an abortion clinic in Madrid.?w=200&h=150

By Blanca Ruiz

Spanish bill that would criminalize prayer near abortion clinics called a 'danger to democracy'

An international 40 Days for Life director has said a bill proposed by the ruling Spanish Socialist Workers’ Party that... Read more

Pro-life advocates at the 45th annual March for Life in Washington, D.C. on Jan. 19, 2018.?w=200&h=150

By Kevin J. Jones

Vandalism of cross-shaped pro-life display at Catholic university caught on video

A cross-shaped display of flags commemorating the lives lost in abortion was targeted by vandals at Saint Louis University, a... Read more

Archbishop Anthony Fisher of Sydney at a Vatican press conference Oct. 5, 2018.?w=200&h=150

By Christine Rousselle

Sydney archbishop urges public opposition to New South Wales euthanasia bill

The Archbishop of Sydney has urged the faithful to speak out against euthanasia as New South Wales considers legalizing the... Read more

A prayer vigil was held at the Church of the Annunciation in Houston in the aftermath of the nearby Astroworld music festival stampede Nov. 5, 2021.?w=200&h=150

By Katie Yoder

Local Catholic church holds vigil for Astroworld victims: ‘Turn to God in joys as well as in sorrows’

The Church of the Annunciation hosted a prayer vigil Nov. 7, 2021, for victims of the Astroworld music festival stampede,... Read more