Archive for November 12, 2021

The Sanctuary of Our Lady of Fatima in Portugal.?w=200&h=150

By CNA Staff

Portugal’s Catholic bishops approve independent clerical abuse commission

The move followed an appeal by more than 200 Portuguese Catholics. Read more


By CNA Staff

Austria’s Catholic bishops: Draft assisted suicide law ‘unacceptable’

The bishops are taking part in a review of the law. Read more

Bishop Artur Miziński and Archbishop Georges Bacouni at a press conference in Warsaw, Poland, Nov. 10, 2021.?w=200&h=150

By CNA Staff

Poland’s Catholic Church to hold day of solidarity with Lebanon

Lebanon’s real GDP contracted by more than 20% in 2020. Read more

Pope Francis at the Basilica of St. Mary of the Angels in Assisi, Italy, Nov. 12, 2021.?w=200&h=150

By Courtney Mares

Pope Francis in Assisi: ‘It is time that the poor be given back their voice’

The pope met with a group of more than 500 poor people from across Europe. Read more

Pope Francis and UNESCO’s Audrey Azoulay at Rome’s Pontifical Lateran University, Oct. 7, 2021.?w=200&h=150

By CNA Staff

Pope Francis to UNESCO: ‘The Gospel is the most humanizing message known to history’

The pope was marking the UN agency’s 75th anniversary. Read more

Pope Francis greets pilgrims in St. Peter's Square after the Wednesday general audience, June 1, 2016.?w=200&h=150

By Courtney Mares

Pope Francis: Governments must act urgently against child pornography

‘The groups responsible behave like mafias,’ the pope said. Read more

Pregnancy Test.?w=200&h=150

By CNA Staff

New resource informs doctors about abortion pill reversal 

The American Association of Pro-life Obstetricians and Gynecologists has launched an online resource for medical providers that promotes abortion pill... Read more

A protest of Cuba's communist government in Havana, July 11, 2021.?w=200&h=150

By Diego Lopez Marina

Cuban bishops back freedom of expression ahead of protests

The Cuban bishops’ conference on Thursday indicated its support for the right of citizens to express themselves freely, without fear... Read more


By Kevin J. Jones

Stats show Irish women benefit from waiting period before abortion, observers say

About 1,500 Irish women in 2020 decided not to go through with an abortion after seeking an initial consultation. Critics... Read more

Bishop John Stowe of Lexington, Ky. says he will vote against a document on the Eucharist being considered by the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops at their fall assembly in Baltimore Nov. 15-18, 2021.?w=200&h=150

By Joe Bukuras

Bishop Stowe ‘not in favor’ of Eucharistic document, but predicts it will pass

Bishop John Stowe of Lexington, Ky. says he remains opposed to a draft document on the Eucharist the U.S. bishops... Read more