Archive for November 23, 2021

Pope Francis addresses the Italian bishops’ conference in Rome, Nov. 22, 2021.?w=200&h=150

By Hannah Brockhaus

Pope Francis speaks to Italy’s Catholic bishops in ‘strictly private’ meeting

Pope Francis gave the bishops a card with a meditation called ‘The Beatitudes of the Bishop.’ Read more

The Requiem Mass of Sir David Amess at Westminster Cathedral, London, England, Nov. 23, 2021.?w=200&h=150

By CNA Staff

Sir David Amess: Slain Catholic lawmaker is remembered as ‘true bridge-builder’ at Requiem Mass

Mourners included British Prime Minister Boris Johnson. Read more

Pope Francis celebrates Mass in St. Peter’s Basilica on the feast of Christ the King, Nov. 21, 2021.?w=200&h=150

By Courtney Mares

Pope Francis prays for Wisconsin parade victims

‘He commends the souls of those who died to Almighty God’s loving mercy.’ Read more

The high altar of St. Stephen’s Cathedral in Vienna, Austria. Credit: Bwag via Wikipedia (CC BY-SA 4.0).?w=200&h=150

By Hannah Brockhaus

Austria coronavirus lockdown: Catholic bishops tighten guidelines on church celebrations

The country went into full national lockdown on Monday Read more

Libresco, Favle and Bachiochi during the “The Dignity of the Sexed Body: Asymmetry, Equality, and Real Reproductive Justice” panel Nov. 13.?w=200&h=150

By Kelsey Wicks

Women scholars discuss danger of redefining women

Efforts to redefine women undermine their feminine dignity and unjustly pressure them to resort to abortions to keep pace with... Read more

Bishop Xavier Novell Gomà, Bishop Emeritus of Solsona.?w=200&h=150

By ACI Prensa

Spanish bishop gets civilly married

Bishop Xavier Novell, who unexpectedly resigned in August as bishop of Solsona, Spain, entered into a civil marriage with Silvia... Read more


By CNA Staff

Book Review: A primer on how to recover the art of preaching

Father Daniel Cardó latest book, “The Art of Preaching: A Theological and Practical Primer” is a natural extension of the... Read more

The flag of Nigeria on a military uniform.?w=200&h=150

By Kate Olivera

Legal group joins outcry over removal of Nigeria from religious freedom watch list

An international legal group has joined the outcry over the U.S. State Department’s decision to remove Nigeria from this year’s... Read more

Sharonell Fulton has fostered more than 40 children through Catholic Social Services.?w=200&h=150

By Christine Rousselle

City of Philadelphia to pay $2 million to Catholic foster care agency in settlement

The city of Philadelphia will pay Catholic Social Services a $2 million settlement and reinstate their foster care contract after... Read more

Archbishop Mark Coleridge of Brisbane speaks at a Vatican press conference, Oct. 19, 2015.?w=200&h=150

By Joe Bukuras

Brisbane archbishop gives priests until Dec. 15 to be fully vaccinated

The Australian Archdiocese of Brisbane has announced that all archdiocesan employees, including clergy, contractors and some volunteers, must be fully... Read more

Theodore McCarrick outside Dedham District Court, Friday, Sept. 4, 2021.?w=200&h=150

By Kevin J. Jones

Former priest files new sexual abuse lawsuit against Theodore McCarrick

A former Catholic priest who has previously alleged that ex-Cardinal Theodore McCarrick sexually abused him when he was a seminarian... Read more