Archive for September 24, 2021

Patriarch Raphaël Bedros XXI Minassian.?w=200&h=150

By Courtney Mares

Pope Francis meets with newly elected Armenian Catholic patriarch

Patriarch Raphaël Bedros XXI Minassian was elected in Rome. Read more

Pope Francis at his general audience address in the library of the Apostolic Palace May 5, 2021.?w=200&h=150

By Courtney Mares

Pope Francis appoints delegate to oversee Communion and Liberation’s consecrated laity

The special delegate will oversee the Memores Domini. Read more

Cardinal Jorge Urosa Savino of Caracas speaks with CNA, Feb. 13, 2015.?w=200&h=150

By CNA Staff

Pope Francis mourns Venezuelan cardinal who ‘gave his life to the service of God and the Church’

Cardinal Urosa died almost a month after being hospitalized with COVID-19. Read more


By Matt Hadro

House responds to Texas pro-life law, passes bill codifying 'right' to abortion

The House on Friday passed legislation overriding state pro-life laws and removing limits on abortion up to the point of... Read more

A same-sex wedding cake topper.?w=200&h=150

By Jonah McKeown

Catholic school in Illinois hires coach in same-sex marriage, reversing earlier decision

A Catholic school in suburban Chicago this week reversed a previous decision not to hire a coach who is civilly... Read more

Cardinal Walter Kasper.?w=200&h=150

By CNA Staff

Cardinal Kasper supports alternative ‘Synodal Way’ text

The influential theologian is considered to be close to Pope Francis. Read more

St. Joseph and the Christ child.?w=200&h=150

By Joe Bukuras

Saint Joseph Summit begins Thursday

A California-based ministry, with the support of the Diocese of Orange, is hosting a virtual four-day summit on St. Joseph... Read more

Secretary of Health and Human Services, Xavier Becerra?w=200&h=150

By Matt Hadro

Former HHS official: Biden administration trying to 'bail out' Texas abortion providers

The Biden administration is looking to “bail out” Texas pro-abortion groups with its new actions, one former senior HHS official... Read more

St. Joseph's Catholic Church in Kamloops, Canada, in February 2015. Credit: Alan Levine via Flickr (CC BY 2.0).?w=200&h=150

By Christine Rousselle

Canada's bishops apologize for abuses at residential schools

The Catholic bishops of Canada issued a formal apology to the Indigenous population of the country for the abuses of... Read more

Lorie Smith, owner and founder of 303 Creative.?w=200&h=150

By Kevin J. Jones

Don't let Colo. law silence same-sex marriage objections, web designer asks Supreme Court

A Colorado web designer who fears prosecution under state anti-discrimination law for stating her faith-based objections to providing services that... Read more

The Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception seen amid Saint John, New Brunswick.?w=200&h=150

By Carl Bunderson

New Brunswick dioceses will not require COVID vaccination to attend Mass

The Archdiocese of Moncton announced Friday the four bishops in the province have adopted a common policy for attendance at... Read more