Archive for December 7, 2021

Pro-choice protesters at the University of San Diego on Nov. 11, 2021.?w=200&h=150

By Joe Bukuras

WATCH: Students at Catholic college target pro-life talk with obscenity-laced protest

The University of San Diego will not say if any students who shouted obscenities and displayed vulgar signs during a... Read more

The relic of the holy cloak of St. Joseph at the Basilica of St. Joseph al Trionfale in Rome.?w=200&h=150

By Hannah Brockhaus

For the Year of St. Joseph, a look at the relic of his holy cloak in Rome

Tradition holds that St. Jerome brought the mantle from the Holy Land. Read more


By Hannah Brockhaus

Austria’s Catholic bishops: ‘Temporary’ COVID-19 vaccine mandate permissible as last resort

Unvaccinated Austrians could face fines of up to $675 every three months. Read more


By Courtney Mares

New report finds freedom of conscience under threat in France, Spain, and Sweden

The report said further developments could lead to ‘complete exclusion of Christians from certain professions.’ Read more

The Palazzo del Sant’Uffizio, the seat of the Vatican Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith.?w=200&h=150

By Courtney Mares

Pope Francis updates norms on crimes judged by Vatican’s doctrinal office

The norms address the delicts of schism, sacramental desecration, and abuse of minors Read more

Afghan refugees in Kabul, Afghanistan, after the collapse of the country in August 2021.?w=200&h=150

By CNA Staff

1 million Afghan children could starve this winter. This humanitarian group desperately needs your help

A new initiative is asking Americans for donations this Christmas to help save Christians who risk death in Afghanistan during... Read more


By David Ramos

Report: Pro-life pregnancy centers in Latin America unfairly attacked by Spanish newspaper

Pro-life pregnancy centers in Latin America were unfairly and inaccurately portrayed in a recent article published by a Spanish newspaper,... Read more

The opening of the Amazon synod at the Vatican's Synod Hall,  Oct. 7, 2019.?w=200&h=150

By CNA Staff

Synod of Bishops removes resource page link to New Ways Ministry

The U.S. bishops’ conference expressed its disapproval of the LGBT outreach ministry in 2010. Read more

This year's procession honoring Our Lady of Guadalupe in Los Angeles was well attended after a limited, cars-only procession in 2020 during the pandemic.?w=200&h=150

By Autumn Jones

PHOTOS: Los Angeles, San Diego pay tribute to Our Lady of Guadalupe with processions, Masses after year hiatus

On Sunday, the Archdiocese of Los Angeles held its 90th annual procession and outdoor Mass honoring Our Lady of Guadalupe.... Read more

Amemorial in Ottawa, Canada, in tribute to 215 indigenous children whose remains were found in unmarked graves at the site of a former residential school in Kamloops, June 1, 2021.?w=200&h=150

By Christine Rousselle

Canadian Indigenous leaders' trip to Vatican delayed by Omicron variant concerns

The scheduled meeting between Pope Francis and a delegation from Canada has been delayed to 2022, the Canadian Conference of... Read more

Parliament House for the state of Victoria in Melbourne, Australia.?w=200&h=150

By Jonah McKeown

Victoria anti-discrimination bill 'unfairly targets' religious organizations, archbishop says

Catholic leaders in Australia expressed concern this week about a new set of laws passed in the state of Victoria... Read more