Archive for September 7, 2021

Pope Francis greets people after a documentary screening at the Vatican’s Paul VI Hall, Sept. 6, 2021.?w=200&h=150

By CNA Staff

Pope Francis greets Afghan refugees after Vatican documentary screening

He offered those who escaped the chaos in Kabul words of ‘affection and comfort.’ Read more

Synod on the Family meeting in the Synod Hall in Vatican City on Oct. 21, 2015.?w=200&h=150

By Courtney Mares

Vatican releases synod on synodality preparatory documents

The Vatican unveiled a working document and handbook. Read more

Iraqi Cardinal Louis Raphaël Sako speaks at the International Eucharistic Congress in Budapest, Hungary, Sept. 7, 2021.?w=200&h=150

By CNA Staff

Cardinal Sako says Pope Francis’ historic visit changed Iraq

He said that after the papal visit, ‘something has changed in the streets.’ Read more

Pope Francis, Archbishop Justin Welby, and Patriarch Bartholomew I at the Basilica of St. Francis of Assisi, Italy, Sept. 20, 2016.?w=200&h=150

By Courtney Mares

Catholic, Orthodox, and Anglican leaders call climate crisis a ‘devastating injustice’

The three leaders said: ‘We repent of our generation’s sins.’ Read more


By Christine Rousselle

State's bishops 'celebrate every life saved' by Texas abortion law

Bishops around the country reacted with praise to a Texas law banning abortions after the detection of a fetal heartbeat,... Read more

Archbishop Paul Coakley of Oklahoma City (Left) and Bishop James Wall of Gallup (Right) pray before the afternoon session of the 2019 USCCB General Assembly, June 12, 2019.?w=200&h=150

By Matt Hadro

US bishops launch 'Civilize It,' answering Pope Francis' call for 'a better kind of politics'

The U.S. bishops’ conference on Monday launched a new initiative to promote civility amid political polarization, appealing to Pope Francis’... Read more

Attorney General Merrick Garland?w=200&h=150

By Jonah McKeown

Justice Department pledges to 'protect' women seeking abortions in Texas after pro-life law takes effect

Attorney General Merrick Garland on Monday vowed to “protect” women seeking abortions in Texas, days after a new state law... Read more

Arturo Zaldívar Lelo de Larrea, president of Mexico's Supreme Court of Justice of the Nation.?w=200&h=150

By David Ramos

Mexican Supreme Court invalidates state's pro-life law

Mexico’s Supreme Court on Tuesday invalidated several articles that protected life from conception in the penal code of the state... Read more

Gérald Cardinal Lacroix of Quebec speaks at the International Eucharistic Congress in Budapest, Hungary, Sept. 7, 2021.?w=200&h=150

By Christine Rousselle

Cardinal Lacroix: The Eucharist is the sacrament of peace

The COVID-19 pandemic has helped drive home the importance of the Eucharist, Gerald Cardinal Lacroix of Quebec said in a... Read more

A pro-life demonstrator in Argentina | Photo: - Unidad Provida?w=200&h=150

By Giselle Vargas

Argentine medical association says abortion law goes against principles of ethics

The National Academy of Medicine in Argentina has warned that the abortion law passed with the support of President Alberto... Read more

Photos of the six nuns from the same Brazilian convent who died within one week. Five died from COVID-19.?w=200&h=150

By ACI Digital

Six nuns from the same convent die in less than a week

Six nuns in the convent of the Franciscan Sisters of the Holy Family of Mary congregation in Curitiba, Brazil, died... Read more