Archive for November 17, 2021

The Tribunal of the Vatican City State holds a hearing in a multipurpose room at the Vatican Museums.?w=200&h=150

By Andrea Gagliarducci

Vatican finance trial: What’s happened so far and where is it heading?

The Vatican’s ‘trial of the century’ is due to resume today. Read more

Oklahoma Attorney General John O'Connor.?w=200&h=150

By Autumn Jones

Oklahoma AG objects after Catholic healthcare group enforces COVID-19 vaccine mandate

Catholic healthcare group Ascension last week began suspending employees who refused to comply with a COVID-19 vaccine mandate. Oklahoma's attorney... Read more

Pope Francis with Cardinal Peter Turkson, prefect of the Dicastery for Promoting Integral Human Development, in the Vatican, Nov. 10, 2017.?w=200&h=150

By CNA Staff

Pope Francis: Justice and peace commissions offer an ‘indispensable service’

The pope said that justice and peace could be built only through ‘two paths.’ Read more

Pope Francis’ general audience in the Paul VI Hall at the Vatican, Nov. 17, 2021.?w=200&h=150

By Hannah Brockhaus

Pope Francis: St. Joseph teaches us to notice the people the world ignores

The pope’s new catechetical cycle is devoted to Jesus’ foster father. Read more

Mass is celebrated in Baalbek, Lebanon.?w=200&h=150

By Courtney Mares

Catholic charity announces $5.6M to help Lebanon and Syria’s Christians

The funds will help to support young newlyweds. Read more

Archbishop Elpidophoros addresses the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops at their fall assembly in Baltimore on Nov. 16, 2021.?w=200&h=150

By Christine Rousselle

Orthodox archbishop makes historic address to USCCB assembly

His Eminence Archbishop Elpidophoros, Chairman of the Assembly of Canonical Orthodox Bishops of the United States, spoke of a “dialogue... Read more

The 12-pointed star of the Sagrada Família Basilica’s Tower of the Virgin Mary.?w=200&h=150

By CNA Staff

Star on Sagrada Familia’s Marian tower to light up Barcelona’s skyline

The star will be visible across the city, both day and night. Read more

Advent calendar?w=200&h=150

By Francesca Pollio

The best Catholic Advent calendars for 2021

Here’s a list of our favorite Advent calendars to bring the Nativity story to your family, and hopefully create cherished... Read more

USCCB Fall General Assembly?w=200&h=150

By Christine Rousselle

U.S. Bishops vote to accept Eucharist document

The United States Conference of Catholic Bishops voted overwhelmingly to accept the statement “The Mystery of the Eucharist in the... Read more

A hearing in the Vatican finance trial is held on Nov. 17, 2021.?w=200&h=150

By Hannah Brockhaus

Vatican finance trial: Pope Francis’ role in London deal questioned by defense

The hearing was devoted to requests by defense attorneys to dismiss the case. Read more

Bishop-designate Andrew Cozzens of Crookston, Minn. speaking Nov. 16 during the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops Fall Assembly in Baltimore.?w=200&h=150

By Shannon Mullen

How did the bishops vote on the Eucharist document?

The U.S. Catholics bishops overwhelmingly voted to approve a new document on the Eucharist Wednesday that highlights the sacrament’s indispensable... Read more

Mother Teresa circa 1994.?w=200&h=150

By Shannon Mullen,Francesca Pollio

USCCB votes to inscribe Mother Teresa in the U.S. Liturgical Calendar

The U.S. bishops voted to honor Mother Teresa each year in the Liturgical Calendar of the United States. Read more

Bl. Carlo Acutis?w=200&h=150

By Christine Rousselle

Blessed Carlo Acutis named a patron of Eucharistic Revival campaign

Blessed Carlo Acutis will serve as the patron of the first year of a new three-year Eucharistic Revival project the... Read more

Flag and cross.?w=200&h=150

By Jonah McKeown

Support for religious freedom up among Americans; majority consider worship ‘essential,’ survey says

The survey found that among the various demographic groups they surveyed, the people most likely to rate religious activities as... Read more

Exeter High School in Exeter, New Hampshire.?w=200&h=150

By CNA Staff

Catholic teenager suspended for saying there are only two genders sues school district

A Catholic teenager who was reportedly suspended for saying there are only two genders is suing his New Hampshire public... Read more

Photo credit: From left to right: Servants of God Charlene Marie Richard, Auguste Robert Pelafigue, and Joseph Ira Dutton?w=200&h=150

By Katie Yoder

Meet 3 Servants of God who just advanced toward sainthood

Three servants of God are advancing toward sainthood: a 12-year old diagnosed with cancer who offered up her suffering, a... Read more

Bishop-designate Andrew H. Cozzens of Crookston, Minn., speaks to the general assembly of the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops on Nov. 17, 2021, in Baltimore.?w=200&h=150

By Shannon Mullen,Katie Yoder

Everything you need to know about the National Eucharistic Congress

Seeking to rekindle devotion to the Eucharist, the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops voted Nov. 17 to launch an... Read more