Archive for December 2, 2021

Archbishop Michel Aupetit of Paris.?w=200&h=150

By Courtney Mares

Pope Francis accepts resignation of Catholic archbishop of Paris

Archbishop Michel Aupetit, 70, has led the archdiocese since 2018. Read more

Red Week 2021 is marked in Bosnia and Herzegovina.?w=200&h=150

By CNA Staff

From Syria to Slovakia, buildings are lit up in support of persecuted Christians

The event was organized the charity Aid to the Church in Need. Read more

Thousands of pro-life advocates gathered outside the U.S. Supreme Court in Washington, D.C., on Dec. 1, 2021, in conjunction with oral arguments in the Dobbs v. Jackson Women's Health Organization abortion case.?w=200&h=150

By Katie Yoder

Dobbs Day: Here's what it was like at the rallies outside the Supreme Court

Thousands rallied outside the U.S. Supreme Court Dec. 1 before, during, and after the oral arguments in the Dobbs v.... Read more

Pope Francis visits the Maronite Cathedral of Our Lady of Grace in Nicosia, Cyprus, Dec. 2, 2021.?w=200&h=150

By Hannah Brockhaus

Pope Francis invites Catholics in Cyprus to be agents of fraternity

The pope was speaking on the first day of his visit to Cyprus and Greece. Read more

Pope Francis addresses the authorities, civil society, and diplomatic corps at the Presidential Palace in Nicosia, Cyprus, Dec. 2, 2021.?w=200&h=150

By CNA Staff

Pope Francis tells Cypriot authorities he is praying for ‘the peace of the entire island’

The Mediterranean island divided by a U.N. buffer zone. Read more

Fr. Bako Francis Awesuh, who was held captive for more than a month by Fulani herdsmen in Nigeria's Kaduna state earlier this year.?w=200&h=150

By ACI Africa

'Come to our rescue': Nigerian priest to international community after month of captivity

A Nigerian priest who spent more than a month in captivity following his abduction earlier this year has called on... Read more

A pro-life march in Mexico City, Oct. 3, 2021.?w=200&h=150

By David Ramos

What would the overturning of Roe mean for Latin America?

If the US Supreme Court were to overturn Roe v. Wade, which legalized abortion across the country in 1973, what... Read more

Keara Brown, originally from Columbus, Ohio, came with her Washington, D.C. team from pro-life group Live Action. They attended the pro-life rally outside the U.S. Supreme Court on Dec. 1, 2021.?w=200&h=150

By Katie Yoder

15 photos from outside the Supreme Court during the Dobbs abortion case

Here’s what it looked like outside of the Supreme Court: Read more

A Fulani herdsman in Cameroon.?w=200&h=150

By Jude Atemanke

'Fulani association' warns Christians in Nigerian state to close churches or risk attacks

Christians in Nigeria’s Zamfara State have been cautioned against public worship in churches lest they be attacked, abducted, and their... Read more