Archive for November 15, 2021

Fra’ Matthew Festing, the Order of Malta’s 79th Grand Master, addresses the diplomatic corps in January 2015.?w=200&h=150

By CNA Staff

Former Grand Master of the Order of Malta dies at 71

Fra’ Matthew Festing was Grand Master from 2008 to his resignation in 2017. Read more

Pope Francis visits Artemio Franchi Municipal Stadium in Florence, Italy, on Nov. 10, 2015.?w=200&h=150

By Hannah Brockhaus

Pope Francis to speak at meeting of bishops and mayors in Florence

The Feb. 27 visit will include an encounter with refugee families. Read more

Fr. Julián Carrón.?w=200&h=150

By CNA Staff

Fr Julian Carron resigns as president of Communion and Liberation

He has held the post since 2005. Read more

Pope Francis receives Croatia’s President Zoran Milanović at the Vatican, Nov. 15, 2021.?w=200&h=150

By CNA Staff

Croatian president raises plight of Bosnia’s Catholic minority during Vatican visit

President Zoran Milanović met with Pope Francis and senior officials. Read more

Cardinal Angelo Becciu.?w=200&h=150

By Hannah Brockhaus

Cardinal Becciu says he ‘favored’ home diocese but denies scandal

He reportedly asked: ‘Why massacre me, my family, this diocese?’ Read more

Father James Jackson, FSSP, appearing at a Nov. 15 arraignment in Rhode Island District Court.?w=200&h=150

By Joe Bukuras

'No plea' entered on Providence priest’s behalf amid child pornography charges

A state district court judge on Monday entered “no plea” on behalf of Father James Jackson, FSSP, a Rhode Island-based... Read more

Pope Francis meets participants in the general chapter of the Secular Franciscan Order, Nov. 15, 2021.?w=200&h=150

By CNA Staff

Pope Francis asks Secular Franciscans to take St. Francis’ path of conversion

Secular Franciscan Order is holding its general chapter in Rome. Read more

New Orleans' Jackson Square.?w=200&h=150

By Christine Rousselle

New Orleans archdiocese to pay $1m settlement for 'fraudulent' Hurricane Katrina claims

The Archdiocese of New Orleans will pay more than $1 million in a settlement related to allegations of fraud in... Read more

Gabriel Vance, of Columbus, Ohio, prays the rosary, with his three young sons beside him, at the pro-life Men's March in Baltimore on Nov. 15, 2021.?w=200&h=150

By Shannon Mullen

Men's March participants call on bishops to take firm stand against abortion, pro-abortion politicians

Approximately 200 men and boys from across the country took part in the pro-life Men’s March in Baltimore on Nov.... Read more