Archive for September 9, 2021

Bishop Fernando Vérgez Alzaga, L.C.?w=200&h=150

By CNA Staff

Pope Francis names Legionary bishop as president of Vatican City State governorate

He succeeds 78-year-old Cardinal Giuseppe Bertello as head of government of Vatican City. Read more

U.S. Supreme Court building, east side?w=200&h=150

By Christine Rousselle

Supreme Court halts execution of inmate requesting vocal prayer at his death

The Supreme Court late Wednesday evening halted the execution of a Texas death row inmate who had requested his pastor... Read more

Bishop Jozef Haľko, auxiliary bishop of Bratislava, Slovakia.?w=200&h=150

By Andrea Gagliarducci

Catholic bishop: Slovakia has changed profoundly since last papal visit

The last pope to visit Slovakia was St. John Paul II in 2003. Read more

Nigerian Cardinal John Onaiyekan speaks at the International Eucharistic Congress in Budapest, Hungary, Sept. 9, 2021.?w=200&h=150

By Courtney Mares

The Eucharist should not be received unworthily, says Nigerian cardinal

Cardinal Onaiyekan said it is ‘the duty of pastors to make access to confession easily available.’ Read more

Cardinal Malcolm Ranjith outside his residence in Colombo, Sri Lanka on Jan. 13, 2015, arrives to greet Vatican Secretary of State Cardinal Pietro Parolin.?w=200&h=150

By Jose Torres, Jr.

Colombo cardinal says Sri Lankan officials out to mislead pope over probe into 2019 attacks

The Archbishop of Colombo, Cardinal Malcolm Ranjith, warned that Sri Lanka’s top government officials are out to mislead Pope Francis... Read more

Mary Healy speaks at the International Eucharistic Congress in Budapest, Hungary, Sept. 9, 2021.?w=200&h=150

By Courtney Mares

US Catholic speaker recounts miracle healings at International Eucharistic Congress

Mary Healy said: ‘I have seen the Lord do so many amazing healings, including last night.’ Read more

Bishop John Sherrington, Auxiliary Bishop of Westminster.?w=200&h=150

By Jonah McKeown

English bishop urges Catholics to oppose assisted suicide bill

An English bishop is urging Catholics to write to members of the House of Lords urging them to oppose the... Read more

Lyft and Uber stickers on the rear window of a vehicle offering rides in San Francisco Bay Area?w=200&h=150

By Joe Bukuras

Which corporations have come out against Texas' pro-life law?

Since Texas’ pro-life “heartbeat” law went into effect last week, some corporations responded by donating to pro-abortion groups or issuing... Read more

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By Matt Hadro

Biden administration sues Texas over pro-life law

The Biden administration on Thursday sued Texas over its new law prohibiting most abortions after the detection of a fetal... Read more

Archbishop Anthony Fisher of Sydney at a Vatican press conference Oct. 5, 2018.?w=200&h=150

By Jonah McKeown

The Church in Australia will soon hold a plenary council. What is that?

The Fifth Plenary Council of the Church in Australia is scheduled to take place Oct. 3-10, in Adelaide, followed by... Read more

Cardinal Wilton Gregory receives the red hat from Pope Francis in St. Peter's Basilica on Nov. 28, 2020.?w=200&h=150

By Matt Hadro

Cardinal Gregory ‘embarrassed’ at McCarrick abuse charges

The Archbishop of Washington on Wednesday said he was “embarrassed” at the charges of sex abuse filed against his predecessor,... Read more

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By David Ramos,CNA Staff

Mexican Supreme Court, in decision of 'infamy,' annuls constitutional protections for unborn

The Supreme Court of Justice of the Nation (SCJN), the highest judicial body in Mexico, ruled September 9 against the... Read more

Cardinal Charles Bo of Myanmar?w=200&h=150

By Katie Yoder

Cardinal Bo: Called to be a voice for human rights in Myanmar

Cardinal Charles Bo said that one of the “fruits of the culture” in Asia, particularly in Myanmar, is that citizens... Read more

The female branch of the Heralds of the Gospel.?w=200&h=150

By ACI Digital

Vatican: Minors living in homes of Heralds of the Gospel must return to their families

The Congregation for Institutes of Consecrated Life and Societies of Apostolic Life has decreed that minors living at homes of... Read more