Archive for December 14, 2021

Hundreds of roses are piled up for Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) in Washington, D.C. on Dec. 12, 2021.?w=200&h=150

By Katie Yoder

Pro-life Catholics gather 7,700 roses for Pelosi on Our Lady of Guadalupe Feast 

A pro-life campaign led by the archbishop of San Francisco gathered thousands of roses for House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.)... Read more

Pope Francis meets French bishops at the Vatican, Dec. 13, 2021.?w=200&h=150

By CNA Staff

Pope Francis tells France’s Catholic bishops he’ll meet authors of landmark abuse report

The pope said he was ‘completely available’ for a meeting. Read more

A hearing in the Vatican finance trial on Nov. 17, 2021.?w=200&h=150

By Hannah Brockhaus

Court president says Vatican finance trial will have real start in February

A very brief hearing was held on Tuesday. Read more

The Pontifical Gregorian University in Rome has been criticized for its response to claims about plagiarism in past doctoral dissertations?w=200&h=150

By Hannah Brockhaus

Catholic university in Rome attracts criticism for handling of plagiarism accusations

A Catholic university in Rome has been criticized for its response to claims that some past students may have plagiarized... Read more

Stefano Fontana, director of the Van Thuan Observatory in Trieste, Italy.?w=200&h=150

By Andrea Gagliarducci

Amid strikes and protests against Italy’s vaccine rules, a Catholic thinker warns of government overreach

All workers are required to show a Green Pass certificate. Read more

Majed, a Syrian refugee living in Zahlé, Lebanon.?w=200&h=150

By CNA Staff

Here’s what a young Syrian refugee is hoping for this Christmas

‘I have become a refugee, just like the Child Jesus,’ says Majed. Read more


By Katie Yoder

Gorsuch cites religious liberty as Supreme Court allows New York vaccine mandate

In a decision that drew a sharply worded dissent by Justice Neil M. Gorsuch, the U.S. Supreme Court on Monday... Read more

Pope Francis celebrates Christmas Mass in St. Peter's Basilica Dec. 24, 2018.?w=200&h=150

By Courtney Mares

Christmas at the Vatican: Here are the liturgies Pope Francis will celebrate this year

The Vatican has published Pope Francis’ Christmas schedule for this year. Read more

Congressman Guillermo Bermejo?w=200&h=150

By Diego Lopez Marina

Congressman with alleged terrorism ties backs effort to decriminalize abortion in Peru

A Peruvian congressman who is being investigated for ties to the Shining Path terrorist organization is supporting a new bill... Read more