Archive for November 24, 2021

Pope Francis’ general audience in the Paul VI Hall at the Vatican, Nov. 24, 2021.?w=200&h=150

By Hannah Brockhaus

Pope Francis: St. Joseph is protecting the Catholic Church

The pope’s general audience address focused on the genealogy of Jesus. Read more

Pope Francis takes a selfie with pilgrims at the April 1, 2015 general audience in St. Peter’s Square.?w=200&h=150

By Courtney Mares

Pope Francis: Digital revolution forces us to rethink what it means to be human

‘Today, a revolution is underway,’ the pope told the Pontifical Council for Culture. Read more

A Coptic Orthodox church in Old Cairo, a historic area of the Egyptian capital.?w=200&h=150

By CNA Staff

Report declares treatment of Christian minority women and girls a ‘human rights catastrophe’

The study says that in some cases forced conversions could amount to ‘genocide.’ Read more

Cardinal Mario Grech, General Secretary of the Synod of Bishops.?w=200&h=150

By Courtney Mares

Synod on Synodality organizers want local stage to focus on one fundamental question

Cardinal Mario Grech was addressing the Italian bishops. Read more


By Hannah Brockhaus

Ethics committee authorizes first assisted suicide in Italy

‘Nobody can be called to be the bearer of the death of others,’ a spokesman for Italy's Catholic bishops said. Read more

Rep. Chris Smith. Public Domain.?w=200&h=150

By Christine Rousselle

Congressman Smith: Nigeria's removal from U.S. watch list a 'retreat' from fight against religious persecution

The decision to remove Nigeria from the list of “Countries of Particular Concern” was “totally unjustified,” and a backwards step... Read more

A pieta painting, "Mama," by artist Kelly Latimore, has been displayed outside the law school chapel at The Catholic University of America since February 2021. It was stolen on Nov. 23, 2021.?w=200&h=150

By Joe Bukuras

Painting at center of George Floyd controversy stolen from Catholic University

A pieta painting displayed at The Catholic University of America’s law school that some see as depicting George Floyd in... Read more

A woman prays the rosary.?w=200&h=150

By Kate Olivera

Few Americans blame God for suffering in the world, new survey finds

A new study by the Pew Research Center found that few Americans blame God for suffering in the world. Instead,... Read more

An illustration of Saint Junipero Serra.?w=200&h=150

By Kevin J. Jones

Petition seeks to return St. Junipero Serra statue to ‘place of honor’ at Catholic university

A statue of Saint Junipero Serra must return to the Loyola Marymount University campus, an alumni group has said in... Read more