Archive for November 9, 2021

Charles de Foucauld?w=200&h=150

By Hannah Brockhaus

Who was Charles de Foucauld?

The Vatican on Tuesday announced that the canonization of Bl. Charles de Foucauld and six others will take place in... Read more

Sr. Raffaella Petrini meets Pope Francis.?w=200&h=150

By Andrea Gagliarducci

How Vatican City State’s government is changing under Pope Francis

The appointment of Sr. Raffaella Petrini is a sign. Read more

Archbishop Stanisław Gądecki, president of the Polish Catholic bishops’ conference.?w=200&h=150

By CNA Staff

Poland’s Catholic Church to hold collection for migrants at Belarus border

Thousands are caught up in a growing crisis at the roughly 250-mile frontier. Read more

A statue of Charles de Foucauld in front of the Church of Saint-Pierre-le-Jeune in Strasbourg, France.?w=200&h=150

By Hannah Brockhaus

Charles de Foucauld and 6 others to be canonized May 15

The canonization was delayed by the coronavirus pandemic. Read more

Pope Francis meets with Iraqi Prime Minister Mustafa al-Kadhimi at the Vatican, July 2, 2021.?w=200&h=150

By Courtney Mares

Pope Francis prays for Iraqi PM after assassination attempt

A papal telegram described the drone attack as a ‘vile act of terrorism.’ Read more


By CNA Staff

Slovakia’s parliament debates pro-life bill

It is the fourth attempt to pass pro-life measures in as many years. Read more

Archbishop Salvatore Cordileone meets with people experiencing homeless at St. Anthony’s Dining Hall in San Francisco's Tenderloin neighborhood on November 6, 2021.?w=200&h=150

By Autumn Jones

PHOTOS: Archbishop Cordileone offers Requiem Mass for homeless

On Saturday, San Francisco Archbishop Salvatore J. Cordileone offered a Requiem Mass for the homeless at St. Mary’s Cathedral. Current... Read more

Cardinal Walter Kasper.?w=200&h=150

By CNA Staff

Cardinal Kasper: Synodal Way’s ‘original sin’ was to set aside evangelization

The theologian said that the Synodal Way had ‘made itself a farce of a synod.’ Read more

Ballot boxes for federal elections in Mexico City, June 6, 2021.?w=200&h=150

By David Ramos

Mexican Electoral Tribunal rules political party's pro-life ads 'offensive'

Mexico’s Electoral Tribunal ruled Thursday that political ads against abortion and adoption by same-sex couples from the the Solidarity Encounter... Read more

The Knights of Columbus announced the selection of this icon of St. Joseph holding the Child Jesus as the centerpiece of this year's KofC prayer program.?w=200&h=150

By Joe Bukuras

Knights of Columbus announce icon of St Joseph as prayer program's centerpiece

As the state deputies of the Knights of Columbus (KofC) gathered for their semi-annual meeting last weekend in Nashville, Tennessee,... Read more

The lethal injection room at California's San Quentin State Prison.?w=200&h=150

By Christine Rousselle

US Supreme Court hears case of inmate requesting pastor at execution

The Supreme Court heard oral arguments on Tuesday in the case of a man seeking to pray with his pastor... Read more


By Kevin J. Jones

Open comment on Northern Ireland abortion clinic buffer zone bill ends soon, critics warn

Peaceful sidewalk efforts to reach women considering an abortion are in peril if a proposed “draconian” Northern Ireland bill passes,... Read more