Archive for October 25, 2022

Bishop-elect John-Nhan Tran?w=200&h=150

By Hannah Brockhaus

Priest who escaped Vietnam in 1975 named auxiliary bishop of Atlanta

Pope Francis has named Vietnam-born priest John-Nhan Tran an auxiliary bishop of the Archdiocese of Atlanta. Read more

Shoppers are seen in a Kroger supermarket on Oct. 14, 2022, in Atlanta. Economic prospects are becoming "more pessimistic" in the United States on growing worries of weaker demand, the Federal Reserve said in a report Oct. 19, 2022, citing heightened inflation and rising interest rates.?w=200&h=150

By Matthew Bunson

EWTN poll: Catholics in key battleground states are focused on economy as midterms approach

Large majorities of likely Catholic voters in Arizona, Florida, Georgia, Nevada, Ohio, and Pennsylvania consider the economy to be the... Read more

Cardinal Luis Antonio Tagle speaking at the Vatican on Oct. 21, 2021.?w=200&h=150

By Courtney Mares

Cardinal Tagle defends Vatican-China deal

Cardinal Luis Antonio Tagle has defended the Vatican’s decision to renew its provisional agreement with China on the appointment of... Read more

A view of St. Stephen’s Basilica in Budapest, Hungary.?w=200&h=150

By CNA Staff

In effort to help the persecuted, Hungary offers scholarships for young Christians from around the world

A Hungarian official has welcomed Christian scholarship students from around the world to Budapest and stressed the importance of helping... Read more

A hearing in the Vatican finance trial on May 20, 2022.?w=200&h=150

By Andrea Gagliarducci

Analysis: Vatican ‘trial of the century’ prepares for hearing of ‘super-witness’

Monsignor Alberto Perlasca will testify at the Vatican tribunal on Nov. 23, 24, and 25 in what is expected to... Read more

Sheila Dinotshe Tlou, a nurse and professor of nursing education from Botswana, has played a leading role in HIV/AIDS prevention and other health causes. Her appointment to the Pontifical Academy for Life was announced on Oct. 15, 2022.?w=200&h=150

By Kevin J. Jones

Is new Pontifical Academy of Life appointee pro-abortion? She won’t say

Sheila Dinotshe Tlou is an outspoken advocate of artificial birth control, which the Catholic Church says is morally unacceptable. Read more

Cardinal Jean-Claude Hollerich, S.J., Archbishop of Luxembourg, speaks at a Vatican press conference, Aug. 26, 2022?w=200&h=150

By Hannah Brockhaus

Cardinal Hollerich: Church blessings for same-sex unions not a settled matter

Cardinal Jean-Claude Hollerich, S.J., has said he believes Church blessings for same-sex unions, which the Congregation for the Doctrine of... Read more

Arkansas Capitol Building in Little Rock, AR.?w=200&h=150

By Jonah McKeown

Religious freedom on the Arkansas ballot: what to know

Voters in Arkansas will see a ballot measure related to religious freedom when they go to the polls Nov. 8. Read more

Pope Francis prays during an interreligious peace appeal at the Colosseum in Rome, Oct. 25, 2022.?w=200&h=150

By Courtney Mares

‘Let us be free from the nuclear nightmare’: Pope Francis leads peace appeal at Colosseum

Pope Francis raised the spectre of nuclear war at an interreligious appeal for peace at the Colosseum on Tuesday.  Read more

EWTN Poland's YouTube channel features a live broadcast from the Adoration Chapel in Niepokalanów, the monastery founded by St. Maximilian Kolbe, that attracts almost one million users a month.?w=200&h=150

By Zelda Caldwell

YouTube shuts down EWTN’s Polish channel

For the second time in less than two years, EWTN’s affiliate in Poland has had its YouTube channel suspended, the... Read more

Bishop Aloysius Fondong Abangalo with the five priests who were among the nine captive released Oct. 22, 2022.?w=200&h=150

By CNA Staff

Cameroonian diocese urges prayers of thanksgiving for release of captives

The Diocese of Mamfe has directed that prayers of thanksgiving be said for the release on Saturday of nine people... Read more

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By CNA Staff

Mexico City officials put on drag show with young girl present

The Council to Prevent and Eliminate Discrimination of Mexico City organized a show in which a “drag queen” danced in... Read more

Secretary of State for Northern Ireland Chris Heaton-Harris arrives at St Anne's Cathedral for the Service of Reflection in Belfast on Sept. 13, 2022.?w=200&h=150

By Kevin J. Jones

UK government funds abortion in Northern Ireland as pro-life groups object

Chris Heaton-Harris, secretary of state for Northern Ireland, said Monday that the U.K. government will “ensure the commissioning of abortion... Read more

St. Louis metropolitan police and school officials stand outside the south entrance to the Central Visual and Performing Arts High School after a shooting that left three people dead including the shooter in St Louis, Missouri on Oct. 24, 2022.?w=200&h=150

By Jonah McKeown

Bishops, local parishes pray after St. Louis high school shooting kills 2

After a gunman at a magnet high school in St. Louis killed two people in an Oct. 24 rampage, the... Read more

Pennsylvania U.S. Senate candidates Republican Dr. Mehmet Oz (left) and Democrat John Fetterman.?w=200&h=150

By Katie Yoder,Shannon Mullen

Oz, Fetterman spar on abortion in Pennsylvania debate

The candidates’ latest comments come as a new EWTN poll shows a majority of Catholic voters in the state support... Read more


By Edie Heipel

California court rules in favor of Christian baker in same-sex wedding cake case

A California judge ruled last week to protect the First Amendment rights of a Christian baker who refused to bake... Read more

Joe Biden?w=200&h=150

By Kevin J. Jones

Biden ‘gravely wrong’ to push abortion, Catholic bishops say

President Joe Biden, a professed Catholic, must end his “single-minded” abortion extremism and see the humanity in unborn children, the... Read more