Archive for November 8, 2021

Advent candles.?w=200&h=150

By CNA Staff

What is Advent, anyway?

Here are a few points that might help you have a great Advent this year. Read more

Seton Hall University in South Orange, New Jersey, is partnering with the Catholic University of South Sudan (shown in the photo above) in the city of Yambia.?w=200&h=150

By Katie Yoder

Partnership focused on peace links Seton Hall to South Sudanese university

Seton Hall University and the Catholic University of South Sudan have entered into a partnership aimed at fostering student and... Read more

Pope emeritus Benedict XVI, pictured in 2010.?w=200&h=150

By CNA Staff

Benedict XVI marks 10th anniversary of Orthodox leader’s death

Metropolitan Damaskinos wrote numerous works on ecumenism. Read more

Bishop Andrzej Siemieniewski celebrates Mass in the Chapel of St. Maximilian, Niepokalanów, Poland, Nov. 6, 2021.?w=200&h=150

By CNA Staff

Polish Catholic bishop celebrates Mass on EWTN Germany’s 20th anniversary

The Mass was offered in the Chapel of St. Maximilian Kolbe in Niepokalanów. Read more

French bishops’ conference president Archbishop Éric de Moulins-Beaufort kneels in a sign of penance at Lourdes, Nov. 6, 2021.?w=200&h=150

By Courtney Mares

French Catholic bishops announce ‘vast program of renewal’ after abuse report

The bishops knelt in an act of penance in Lourdes. Read more

Archbishop Arthur Roche at the Vatican press office on Feb. 10, 2015.?w=200&h=150

By CNA Staff

Vatican liturgy chief: Traditional Latin Mass ‘abrogated by Pope St. Paul VI’

Archbishop Arthur Roche was replying to a letter from a cardinal. Read more


By Christine Rousselle

San Diego diocesan schools to accept personal belief exemption from student Covid vaccine mandate

Catholic schools in the Diocese of San Diego will accept “any” personal belief exemption for the coronavirus vaccine once California’s... Read more


By Autumn Jones

Polish health ministry clarifies abortion law after death of 30-year-old mother

Poland’s Ministry of Health issued a statement Sunday clarifying that an abortion may be performed when the mother’s life is... Read more

Solanus Casey, CC 3.0 via Wikipedia.?w=200&h=150

By CNA Staff

A Solanus Casey miracle? Man says friar visited him in hospital

A married father of three from the Diocese of Lansing claims that Blessed Solanus Casey, the humble Capuchin friar, visited... Read more

Dana Moore, pastor of Second Baptist Church Corpus Christi?w=200&h=150

By Christine Rousselle

US Supreme Court to hear case of death row inmate requesting pastor's touch at execution

The Supreme Court will hear oral arguments in Ramirez v. Collier on Tuesday, Nov. 9, almost two months after the... Read more


By David Ramos

Child of raped minor in Bolivia dies shortly after forced delivery at 24 weeks

The child of a pregnant 11-year-old rape victim in Bolivia died several hours after his birth on Saturday. The mother... Read more


By Joe Bukuras

American Life League mourns death of co-founder Paul Brown

Paul Brown, co-founder of American Life League, died Thursday, the pro-life group has announced. Read more

Raymond Arroyo Christmas tour 2021?w=200&h=150

By CNA Staff

Raymond Arroyo's 'The Spider Who Saved Christmas' book tour announced

EWTN host Raymond Arroyo is scheduled to begin a book signing tour in Tampa, Florida, Nov. 13 to promote his... Read more