Archive for September 21, 2021

Pope Francis adores the crucifix during the Good Friday liturgy at St. Peter's Basilica April 2, 2021.?w=200&h=150

By CNA Staff

Pope Francis to theologians: See ‘contemporary challenges in light of the Wisdom of the Cross’

He sent the message to an international theological congress in Rome. Read more

Pope Francis addresses an ecumenical meeting at the apostolic nunciature in Bratislava, Slovakia, Sept. 12, 2021.?w=200&h=150

By Hannah Brockhaus

Pope Francis to Slovakian Jesuits: ‘Some people wanted me to die’ amid health problems

The pope made the comments during his four-day visit to the Central European country. Read more

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By Matt Hadro

Justice Department asks Supreme Court to uphold legal abortion  

The Justice Department on Monday asked the Supreme Court to uphold Roe v. Wade, the court’s 1973 ruling that legalized... Read more

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By David Ramos,Walter Sanchez Silva

Mexican Supreme Court invalidates medical conscientious objection law

Mexico's Supreme Court on Monday invalidated an article of the General Health Law that broadly provided for medical personnel's conscientious... Read more

Fire damage at the Church of St. Nicholas in Kyiv, Ukraine.?w=200&h=150

By CNA Staff

Fire damages historic Catholic church in Ukraine

The Church of St. Nicholas, Kyiv, was seized by communists in 1938. Read more

President-elect Joe Biden addresses a virtual 40th anniversary celebration of Jesuit Refugee Services on Nov. 12, 2020.?w=200&h=150

By Matt Hadro

As Biden looks to raise refugee cap, Catholics argue he can do more

Catholic refugee advocates on Tuesday praised President Joe Biden for pushing to raise the refugee cap in the coming fiscal... Read more

Bishop Xavier Novell Gomà, Bishop Emeritus of Solsona.?w=200&h=150

By Blanca Ruiz

Diocesan administrator: Spanish bishop's resignation 'perplexing', but his person must be respected

The apostolic administrator of Solsona, Bishop Romà Casanova Casanova of Vic, has addressed in his weekly letter the “anomalous” situation... Read more

Pro-life advocates at the 45th annual March for Life in Washington, D.C., Jan. 19, 2018.?w=200&h=150

By Jonah McKeown

Doctor sued under Texas abortion law

A Texas abortion doctor who said he performed an abortion in violation of a new state law was sued Monday... Read more

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By Joe Bukuras

Diocese, former orphanage residents in Vermont differ in views of recovery process

Some former residents of a long-closed Catholic orphanage in Vermont say they are dissatisfied with the local diocese’s response to... Read more