Archive for January 14, 2022


By CNA Staff

Report: 1 in 5 Irish priests and brothers have died in the past three years

The Irish Catholic Bishops’ Conference was unable to confirm the figure. Read more

The Haemi Catholic Martyrs’ Shrine near Seosan, South Korea.?w=200&h=150

By CNA Staff

South Korean shrine celebrates designation as international pilgrimage site

Haemi Catholic Martyrs’ Shrine is the second Korean site to receive the honor. Read more

Pope emeritus Benedict XVI.?w=200&h=150

By Kevin J. Jones

10 things to know about Pope emeritus Benedict XVI

A recent investigative report concerning the Archdiocese of Munich has placed Pope emeritus Benedict XVI in the media spotlight again.... Read more

Bishop Franco Mulakkal of Jullundur, who was acquitted of charges of the rape of a nun Jan. 14, 2022.?w=200&h=150

By CNA Staff

Catholic bishop in India cleared of charges of raping a nun

A bishop charged with the repeated rape of a nun over the course of two years was acquitted by a... Read more

Brother Guy Consolmagno, S.J., pictured on March 3, 2012.?w=200&h=150

By CNA Staff

Vatican astronomer: ‘Trust the science’ does not convince those who most need to be convinced

Brother Guy Consolmagno said the phrase left him ‘puzzled.’ Read more

Dr. Alice von Hildebrand?w=200&h=150

By Kate Olivera

A joyful, faithful 'warrior': Catholic philosopher, author Alice von Hildebrand dies at 98

Alice von Hildebrand, known to her friends as "Lily," died Jan. 14, leaving behind an impressive collection of writing and... Read more

Lady Justice atop the Old Bailey in London.?w=200&h=150

By Jonah McKeown

English prosecutors consider guidelines advising against charges for those who assist in 'mercy killings'

The Crown Prosecution Service, which brings criminal charges in England and Wales, is considering a proposal to examine “mercy killings”... Read more

Surveillance footage shows a man hammering at the Our Lady of Fatima statue located outside the Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception in Washington, D.C., on Dec. 5, 2021.?w=200&h=150

By Katie Yoder

Here's the latest update on the attack on the Our Lady of Fatima statue in D.C.

Police say they have identified a person of interest after releasing security camera footage of a man damaging an Our... Read more


By Christine Rousselle

US bishops' pro-life novena to begin next week

This year marks the 10th anniversary of the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops’ “9 Days for Life”, as the... Read more

Pope Francis is seen leaving a record store in Rome.?w=200&h=150

By Katie Yoder

'We must not lose our sense of humor': Pope writes to journalist who caught him leaving record store

After a journalist reported on Pope Francis’ surprise visit to a record store, the pope surprised him back — by... Read more