Archive for December 3, 2021

Pope Francis addresses Orthodox bishops in the Orthodox Cathedral in Nicosia, Cyprus, Dec. 3, 2021.?w=200&h=150

By Hannah Brockhaus

Pope Francis to Orthodox bishops in Cyprus: Let us seek full unity

The pope urged Catholics and Orthodox Christians to seek ‘ever greater fraternity.’ Read more

Pope Francis celebrates Mass at the GSP Stadium in Nicosia, Cyprus, Dec. 3, 2021.?w=200&h=150

By CNA Staff

Pope Francis to Catholics in Cyprus: ‘Jesus alone frees the heart from evil’

An estimated 10,000 attended the Mass in Nicosia’s GSP Stadium. Read more

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

By Hannah Brockhaus

Interrogation tapes in Vatican finance trial leaked to media

An Italian newspaper published the footage. Read more

Pope Francis meets Msgr. Aldo Giordano, apostolic nuncio to the European Union, on June 17, 2021.?w=200&h=150

By CNA Staff

Apostolic nuncio to EU dies after contracting COVID-19

A cardinal said that Archbishop Giordano ‘left a lasting mark on all of us.’ Read more

Pope Francis takes part in an ecumenical prayer with migrants at the Parish Church of the Holy Cross in Nicosia, Cyprus, Dec. 3, 2021.?w=200&h=150

By Courtney Mares

Pope Francis in Cyprus: We encounter Jesus in the faces of migrants

Four migrants shared their testimonies with the pope. Read more

Archbishop Georg Gänswein in St. Peter’s Square on Sept. 25, 2019.?w=200&h=150

By CNA Staff

Archbishop Gänswein: Benedict XVI had three COVID-19 vaccine doses ‘out of conviction’

He said: ‘One must not force anyone to vaccinate ... But one should appeal to the conscience.’ Read more

Grace and Daniel have been stuck in Cyprus' buffer zone for more than six months after they fled Cameroon.?w=200&h=150

By Courtney Mares

These Christian migrants prayed for a better future. Now Pope Francis is making it possible

As a sign of Pope Francis’ concern for migrants, the Vatican has announced that it is helping to arrange the... Read more


By Carl Bunderson

Benedictine nuns in Missouri honor Christ the King with new album

After the harrowing experience of shootings at their abbey in rural Missouri, the Benedictines of Mary, Queen of Apostles resolved... Read more

Credit: sfam_photo/Shutterstock.?w=200&h=150

By ACI Digital

Catholic doctors thank Portugal's president for vetoing euthanasia bill

The Association of Portuguese Catholic Doctors on Tuesday thanked President Marcelo Rebelo de Sousa for vetoing the euthanasia bill passed... Read more

Archbishop Samuel Aquila of Denver says a Mass of diaconal ordination in 2020.?w=200&h=150

By Jonah McKeown

Archbishop Aquila urges Catholics to 're-acquire a biblical worldview' this Advent

In a pastoral note for Advent, Archbishop Samuel Aquila of Denver urged Catholics to seek a way of seeing the... Read more

Theodore McCarrick arrives at Dedham District Court on Friday morning, Sept. 3 for his 9 a.m. arraignment?w=200&h=150

By Joe Bukuras

Report: Hundreds of sex abuse lawsuits filed against New Jersey Catholic priests during 2-year window

At least 820 sex abuse lawsuits have been filed against New Jersey’s Catholic dioceses and religious orders in the past... Read more