Archive for October 18, 2022

A procession of Council Fathers at the opening of Vatican II, Oct. 11, 1962.?w=200&h=150

By Kevin J. Jones

What two future popes saw at the Second Vatican Council

Sixty years ago this month, Vatican II brought together bishops, Catholic leaders, and even non-Catholic observers to reflect on the... Read more

The affected area in Bournemouth.?w=200&h=150

By AC Wimmer

English town forbids making sign of the cross, using holy water near abortion center

The Council of Bournemouth, Christchurch, and Poole in southern England has drawn red lines around an abortion provider and designated... Read more

Cardinal Jean-Claude Hollerich, S.J., speaking at the press conference in the Vatican on Aug. 26, 2022.?w=200&h=150

By Courtney Mares

Cardinal Hollerich: Without Vatican II, ‘the Church today would be a small sect’

Cardinal Jean-Claude Hollerich, the relator general of the Synod on Synodality, has said that he is convinced that the Second... Read more

Sister Lucia Dos Santos.?w=200&h=150

By Courtney Mares

Fatima’s Sister Lucia is one step closer to being beatified

The postulators of the cause for beatification of Sister Lucia dos Santos have submitted the positio to the Dicastery for... Read more

Fr. Thomas Rosica, CSB.?w=200&h=150

By Hannah Brockhaus

Father Thomas Rosica accused of plagiarism in new article on Vatican II

A Canadian priest who was forced to resign from a number of senior positions over allegations of plagiarism in 2019... Read more


By CNA Staff

The reasons St. John Paul II gave for adding the Luminous Mysteries to the rosary

Twenty years ago, St. John Paul II published “Rosarium Virginis Mariae,” adding five Luminous Mysteries to the traditional 15 meditated... Read more

Mariana Mazzucato?w=200&h=150

By Zelda Caldwell

Pope Francis appoints pro-abortion economist to Pontifical Academy for Life

One of the newest members of the Pontifical Academy for Life appointed by Pope Francis is an outspoken advocate of... Read more

Bishop Fikremariam Hagos Tsalim of Eritrea's Segheneity Eparchy?w=200&h=150

By Jude Atemanke

Source confirms arrest of Catholic bishop, two priests in Eritrea

The members of the clergy are being accused of highlighting violations of human rights in Eritrea in their homilies, the... Read more

President Joe Biden speaks at a Democratic National Committee event at the Howard Theatre on Oct. 18, 2022, in Washington, D.C. With three weeks until Election Day, in his remarks Biden highlighted issues pertaining to women’s reproductive health and promised to codify access to abortion.?w=200&h=150

By Edie Heipel

Biden urges Americans to vote for Democrats to ‘codify Roe’

Biden’s rallying cry for abortion ahead of Election Day comes as new polling shows Democratic candidates facing uphill battles in... Read more

Fr. Michael Pfleger      Credit: Marie Kanger Born/Shutterstock?w=200&h=150

By Jonah McKeown,Joe Bukuras

Chicago parish community defends Father Pfleger after his suspension for alleged abuse

During an Oct. 16 Mass at St. Sabina Faith Community in Chicago, the celebrant and the community expressed support for... Read more