Archive for November 22, 2021

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By Alejandro Bermudez

A Roe v. Wade reading list: Must-read books to understand the landmark abortion ruling

With oral arguments for the greatest challenge to Roe v. Wade in a half century set for Dec. 1, readers... Read more

Catholics and others were injured, and at least four people killed, when a car drove through a Christmas parade in Waukesha, Wisconsin, on Nov. 21.?w=200&h=150

By CNA Staff

Waukesha parade tragedy: Priest, Catholic schoolchildren hurt when SUV plows into marchers

Catholics, including a priest and schoolchildren, were confirmed to be among those injured in a deadly crash during a parade... Read more

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By Alejandro Bermudez

Pro-life Catholic is surprise winner in first round of Chile’s presidential elections

José Antonio Kast is the son of German Catholic immigrants. Read more

Pope Francis greeted Father Jean Pierre Schumacher in Morocco March 31, 2019. His martyred community was beatified in December 2018.?w=200&h=150

By Courtney Mares

The last surviving Trappist monk from Algeria massacre has died at 97

The Tibhirine monks’ story was dramatized in the 2010 French film Of Gods and Men, which won the Grand Prix... Read more

Pope Francis met participants and organizers of a Christmas songwriting contest at the Vatican on Nov. 22, 2021?w=200&h=150

By Hannah Brockhaus

Pope Francis tells young adults to hold onto hope as Advent nears

Pope Francis met young adults and teens participating in a songwriting contest based on the theme of Christmas. Read more

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By Kevin J. Jones

Heart surgery scheduled for San Diego Bishop Robert McElroy

Bishop Robert McElroy of San Diego is scheduled for a coronary bypass surgery on Monday. He is expected to make... Read more

Blessed Sacrament Basilica in Buenos Aires, Argentina.?w=200&h=150

By ACI Prensa

Relic of Saint John Paul II stolen from historic basilica

The rector of the Polish Catholic Mission in Argentina, Father Jorge Jacek Twarog, reported Sunday that the relic of Saint... Read more

Adult and young people hold signs protesting abortion.?w=200&h=150

By Katie Yoder

Faith leaders unite to ‘Pray for Dobbs,’ the case that could overturn Roe

Catholic, Orthodox, and Protestant Christians recently united for a day of prayer in anticipation for an upcoming U.S. Supreme Court... Read more

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By Kate Olivera

Cordileone to Catholic students after boycott of pro-life assembly: 'Do not be victims of the culture'

The archbishop of San Francisco has encouraged students at a local Catholic high school to reject the lies of the... Read more

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By Joe Bukuras

Catholic University of America: Unintentional abortion coverage for students wasn't used

Although it has acknowledged that its student health plan unintentionally covered certain abortion services for the past three years, The... Read more

Cathedral of St. John the Baptist, Charleston, South Carolina?w=200&h=150

By Katie Yoder

Bishop of Charleston prohibits confirmation, anointing of the sick in ‘Tridentine Form’

Priests in the Diocese of Charleston, S.C. may no longer administer confirmation or the anointing of the sick in Latin... Read more

Catholics and others were injured, and at least four people killed, when a car drove through a Christmas parade in Waukesha, Wisconsin, on Nov. 21.?w=200&h=150

By Kevin J. Jones

After shocking Waukesha Christmas parade attack, Wis. Catholics grieve and pray

Catholics in the Milwaukee suburb of Waukesha have responded with grief, prayer, and solidarity after an SUV drove into marchers... Read more