Archive for December 4, 2021

Anna Del Duca (right) and her daughter, Frances, traveled from Pittsburgh to attend a pro-life rally outside the U.S. Supreme Court on Dec. 1, 2021, in conjunction with oral arguments for the Dobbs v. Jackson Women's Health Organization abortion case.?w=200&h=150

By Katie Yoder,Christine Rousselle

Pro-life legal experts say they're encouraged by justices' questions in Dobbs abortion case

Three legal experts are expressing optimism for a pro-life victory in the U.S. Supreme Court case Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s... Read more

Bishop Stephen Chow's ordination as bishop in Hong Kong’s Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception Dec. 5, 2021?w=200&h=150

By Courtney Mares

Hong Kong bishop consecrated in Cathedral of Immaculate Conception

More than 6,000 people tuned in live to watch Chow’s consecration Mass on YouTube. Read more

The funeral of Fra’ Matthew Festing, the Order of Malta’s 79th Grand Master, takes place at St. John’s Co-Cathedral in Valletta, Malta, Dec. 3, 2021.?w=200&h=150

By CNA Staff

PHOTOS: The funeral of Fra’ Matthew Festing, the Order of Malta’s 79th Grand Master

He was interred in the Crypt of the Grand Masters at St. John’s Co-Cathedral in Valletta. Read more

Pope Francis addresses a meeting with authorities, civil society and the diplomatic corps at the Presidential Palace in Athens, Greece, Dec. 3, 2021?w=200&h=150

By CNA Staff

Pope Francis decries global ‘retreat from democracy’ in Athens speech

The pope arrived in Greece after a two-day visit to Cyprus. Read more

Pope Francis speaks to His Beatitude Ieronymos II and other Greek Orthodox leaders in Athens Dec. 4.?w=200&h=150

By Hannah Brockhaus

Pope Francis apologizes for mistakes of Catholics in meeting with Greek Orthodox leaders in Athens, Greece

A Greek Orthodox cleric called Pope Francis a heretic as he entered the meeting in Athens. Read more

Pope Francis meets with clerics, religious, consecrated persons, seminarians, and catechists at the Cathedral Basilica of St. Dionysius the Areopagite in Athens, Dec. 4, 2021.?w=200&h=150

By CNA Staff

Smallness can be a blessing, Pope Francis tells Greece's Catholic minority

The smallness of a Christian community can be a sign of closeness to God, Pope Francis told members of Greece’s... Read more