Archive for November 5, 2021

Father Anthony Stewart was appointed pastor of Mother Teresa Catholic Church in June 2021.?w=200&h=150

By Autumn Jones

New parish outside Nashville welcomes growth of community, plans for new Catholic schools

In January 2021, the Diocese of Nashville acquired a 166-acre parcel of land. They established a parish and appointed a... Read more

Fr. Christian Carlassare, Bishop-Elect of Rumbek, recovering at a hospital in Nairobi April 27 after having been shot in his rectory in Rumbek the previous day. Credit: ACI Africa.?w=200&h=150

By CNA Staff

This bishop-elect was shot and his episcopal ordination postponed to 2022

Bishop-elect Christian Carlassare was shot in both legs on April 26. Read more

Pope Francis meets with a group of French bishops on their ad limina visit to Rome, Oct. 1, 2021.?w=200&h=150

By Courtney Mares

Pope Francis urges French Catholic bishops to console victims in wake of abuse report

The bishops are currently meeting in Lourdes. Read more

The Frauenkirche, the cathedral of the Archdiocese of Munich and Freising.?w=200&h=150

By CNA Staff

Report on handling of abuse cases in Germany’s Munich archdiocese delayed

The delay is caused by ‘new findings obtained in the recent past.’ Read more

Pope Francis, Patriarch Bartholomew and Archbishop Leronymos look at the sea from Lesbos on April 16, 2016.?w=200&h=150

By Courtney Mares

It’s official: Pope Francis will travel to Cyprus and Greece in December

The five-day trip will include a stop on the Greek island of Lesbos. Read more

Pope Francis celebrates Mass at the Rome campus of the Catholic University of the Sacred Heart, Nov. 5, 2021.?w=200&h=150

By Hannah Brockhaus

Pope Francis: Let Christ’s love shine through your care of the suffering

The pope celebrated Mass at a Catholic university hospital in Rome. Read more

Bishop-elect Mark A. Eckman?w=200&h=150

By CNA Staff

Pope Francis names new auxiliary bishop for Diocese of Pittsburgh

Fr. Mark A. Eckman is pastor of Pittsburgh’s Resurrection Parish. Read more

A finance trial involving 10 defendants opens at the Vatican on July 27, 2021.?w=200&h=150

By Hannah Brockhaus

Vatican finance trial: Defense says there are ‘omissions’ in video files

Lawyers representing six of the 10 defendants said: ‘The deposited material is ... still incomplete.’ Read more

Pope Francis inaugurates the new art gallery at the Vatican Apostolic Library, Nov. 5, 2021.?w=200&h=150

By Courtney Mares

Pope Francis: ‘The Church must bear witness to the importance of beauty’

The pope inaugurated a new art gallery at the Vatican Library. Read more

The Cathedral Basilica of St. James in Brooklyn, New York City, N.Y.?w=200&h=150

By Christine Rousselle

Catholic school in Brooklyn diocese dismisses teacher who contracted same-sex marriage

A music teacher at a Catholic school in the Diocese of Brooklyn was fired for violating a morality clause he... Read more

The Nebraska capitol.?w=200&h=150

By Kate Olivera

Nebraska attorney general releases report on clergy sexual abuse

A report detailing sexual abuse in the Catholic Church in Nebraska has found credible allegations against 57 Church officials, involving... Read more

Bishop Philip Egan of Portsmouth.?w=200&h=150

By Christine Rousselle

Guernsey scraps proposal for discrimination law that could have led to Catholic schools' closure

Catholic schools in Guernsey will be permitted to appoint only Catholics as head teachers following a vote on Nov. 3... Read more