Archive for September 22, 2021

Cardinal Seán O’Malley celebrates Mass during a safeguarding summit in Warsaw, Poland, Sept. 20, 2021.?w=200&h=150

By CNA Staff

Cardinal O’Malley at safeguarding summit: ‘The wrongs done to God’s people must be corrected’

The archbishop of Boston said: “Abuse and its cover up must stop.” Read more

Pope Francis’ general audience in the Paul VI Hall at the Vatican, Sept. 22, 2021.?w=200&h=150

By Courtney Mares

Pope Francis: Christian faith in Europe is being ‘diluted by consumerism’

The pope recapped his visit to Hungary and Slovakia at his general audience. Read more

Pope Francis meets with a group of Afghan refugees at the Vatican on Sept. 22, 2021.?w=200&h=150

By Courtney Mares

Pope Francis meets Afghan Christian whose parents were killed by the Taliban

“It was beautiful,” one Afghan refugee told CNA after meeting the pope. Read more

Archbishop Salvatore Cordileone of San Francisco?w=200&h=150

By Joe Bukuras

Archbishop Cordileone calls abortion bill ‘child sacrifice,’ urges prayer and fasting

The Archbishop of San Francisco warned that an abortion bill to be voted on in Congress this week amounts to... Read more

Dr. John Garvey, president of The Catholic University of America, discusses religious freedom at the Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception in Washington, D.C. on Jan. 16, 2013?w=200&h=150

By Christine Rousselle

Catholic University president says he will step down next year

John Garvey, president of The Catholic University of America in Washington, D.C., will be stepping down from his role as... Read more

Congregation of the Religious of the Virgin Mary motherhouse, Quezon City, Philippines?w=200&h=150

By Jose Torres, Jr.

8 elderly nuns in Manila succumb to COVID-19; outbreak hits seminary

The Congregation of the Religious of the Virgin Mary in Manila announced the death of eight elderly nuns who had... Read more

Pope Francis takes part in an online meeting of the Council of Cardinals at the Vatican, Sept. 21, 2021.?w=200&h=150

By CNA Staff

Cardinals’ council discusses synod on synodality with Pope Francis

The pope stressed the importance of listening and “a pastoral attitude.” Read more

Cardinal Pietro Parolin during a visit to Kyiv, Ukraine, in 2017.?w=200&h=150

By Hannah Brockhaus

Cardinal Parolin: The Vatican is ‘worried’ about AUKUS nuclear rearmament

The AUKUS security pact will add to the Western military presence in the Pacific. Read more

The late Bishop Emeritus Anthony M. Pilla of Cleveland.?w=200&h=150

By Christine Rousselle

Former USCCB president Bishop Pilla dies at 88

Bishop Anthony Pilla, who led the Diocese of Cleveland for 25 years and served as president of the United States... Read more

The University of Saint Joseph in Macau.?w=200&h=150

By Jose Torres, Jr.

China allows Catholic university in Macau to recruit students from mainland

A Catholic university in Macau has been permitted to recruit students from mainland China on an “experimental basis” and only... Read more

A 40 Days for Life prayer vigil outside an abortion clinic in Madrid.?w=200&h=150

By Blanca Ruiz

Spain's lower house advances bill that would criminalize pro-life witness near abortion clinics

The lower house of Spain's legislature voted Tuesday to take up consideration of a bill proposed by the ruling Spanish... Read more

Bishop Mario Dorsonville, auxiliary bishop of Washington (left) and Sister Donna Markham, president and CEO of Catholic Charities, USA (right)?w=200&h=150

By Matt Hadro

Catholic leaders call for better treatment of Haitians, other migrants at border

Catholic leaders on Wednesday called for better treatment of Haitians and other migrants crowded under a bridge at the U.S.-Mexico... Read more