Archive for December 11, 2021


By CNA Staff

How the blind can 'see' Our Lady of Guadalupe in Mexico

Just inside the entrance to the Basilica of Our Lady of Guadalupe in Mexico City is a small area with... Read more

Cardinal Mauro Piacenza, Major Penitentiary of the Apostolic Penitentiary. Credit: PersiGianluigi (public domain).).?w=200&h=150

By Kevin J. Jones

As Christmas approaches, priests should emphasize that confession can heal, cardinal says

Sacramental confession has healing abilities that priests should especially emphasize to help bring God’s love and consolation to a world... Read more

Archbishop Michel Aupetit, pictured in 2019.?w=200&h=150

By CNA Staff

Archbishop Aupetit at Paris farewell Mass: ‘I lost my life for the love of Christ’

He directly addressed a media report claiming that he had “lost himself for love.” Read more

Pope Francis meets participants in the plenary assembly of the Congregation for Institutes of Consecrated Life and Societies of Apostolic Life at the Vatican’s Clementine Hall, Dec. 11, 2021.?w=200&h=150

By CNA Staff

Pope Francis: Look out for ‘self-referential’ founders who put themselves ‘above the Church’

He was speaking to members of the Vatican department overseeing consecrated life. Read more

Cardinal Raymond Burke celebrates his first public Mass Dec. 11 since his hospitalization with COVID-19.?w=200&h=150

By Kate Olivera

Cardinal Burke thanks God for COVID-19 recovery during first public Mass

Cardinal Raymond Burke thanked God and Our Lady of Guadalupe for his recovery from COVID-19, during his first public Mass... Read more

Emergency workers search through what is left of the Mayfield Consumer Products Candle Factory after it was destroyed by a tornado in Mayfield, Kentucky, on December 11, 2021.?w=200&h=150

By Kate Olivera

Kentucky bishop asks for prayers, financial support following fatal tornadoes

A bishop in Kentucky is asking for prayers following a series of fatal storms and tornadoes Dec. 11 that killed... Read more