Archive for October 14, 2022

Pope Francis meets with Russian Orthodox Patriarch Kirill in Havana, Cuba. on Feb. 12, 2016.?w=200&h=150

By Andrea Gagliarducci

Will Pope Francis and Russian Patriarch Kirill finally meet in this tiny European country?

The prime minister of Montenegro proposed that an eventual meeting between Pope Francis and the Russian Orthodox Patriarch Kirill could... Read more

Terrorist attacks in Benue State, Nigeria, have forced residents to flee their villages and, in some cases, seek shelter in local Catholic churches and schools. Pictured here is St. Joseph’s Catholic Church in Yelewata.?w=200&h=150

By Douglas Burton

Nigerian bishop appeals for help from European Parliament as terrorist attacks continue

Since Oct. 8 terrorist attacks have claimed eight lives, displaced thousands, and left parishioners traumatized in Bishop Wilfred Chikpa Anagbea's... Read more

Archbishop Thomas Wenski of Miami?w=200&h=150

By Jonah McKeown

Parkland shooter’s life sentence is ‘severe and just,’ Miami archbishop says

Archbishop Thomas Wenski of Miami spoke out this week to support a life sentence for the man who killed 17... Read more

Member of the right-wing Lega (League) party, Lorenzo Fontana, delivers a speech after being elected new speaker of the lower house on Oct. 14, 2022, at the parliament building in Rome.?w=200&h=150

By Hannah Brockhaus

Italy’s new No. 3 is a Catholic politician studying philosophy at a pontifical university

Lorenzo Fontana, 42, was elected president of the Chamber of Deputies, the lower house of Italy's Parliament, with 222 out... Read more

German Cardinal Gerhard Müller visited the home and family of Mark Houck, a pro-life father of seven who was arrested on Sept. 13 by several FBI agents in the early hours of the morning.?w=200&h=150

By Joe Bukuras

German Cardinal Gerhard Müller visits home of Mark Houck, target of FBI raid

German Cardinal Gerhard Müller visited the home and family of Mark Houck, a pro-life father of seven who was arrested... Read more

Hyper-realistic body of Christ according to the Shroud of Turin?w=200&h=150

By Nicolás de Cárdenas

The first hyper-realistic body of Christ based on the Holy Shroud is on exhibit in Spain

Salamanca Cathedral is hosting the exhibition of the first hyper-realistic recreation of the body of Christ based on data obtained... Read more

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By Jonah McKeown

Abortion ballot initiative would also give minors right to gender transition, bishops warn

Michigan’s Catholic bishops warned this week that a proposal to codify abortion in the state also would codify a right... Read more