Archive for October 27, 2022

The opening day of the 15th Ordinary General Assembly of the Synod of Bishops in the Vatican Synod Hall on Oct. 3, 2018.?w=200&h=150

By Courtney Mares

What does the synod document say about ordination of women, LGBTQ issues, and the liturgy?

At the heart of the synodal process is “a Church capable of radical inclusion,” according to a key document released... Read more

The Synod of Bishop at the Vatican, Oct. 5, 2018.?w=200&h=150

By Courtney Mares,Hannah Brockhaus

Synod on Synodality: Vatican reveals framework for next stage of discussions

The Vatican revealed on Thursday the outline that will guide the next stage of discussions in the Synod on Synodality. Read more

Purple stole and confessional.?w=200&h=150

By CNA Staff

Catholic Church in England and Wales will ‘carefully study’ abuse report recommendations

The Catholic Church in England and Wales has said it will “carefully study” the contents of a national report concerning... Read more

Cardinal Joseph Zen arrives at the West Kowloon Magistrates' Courts on May 24, 2022, in Hong Kong, China.?w=200&h=150

By Courtney Mares

Cardinal Zen’s trial reopens in Hong Kong days after Vatican-China deal renewal

The trial of Cardinal Joseph Zen resumed in Hong Kong on Wednesday, days after the Vatican announced the renewal of... Read more

St. Peter's Cathedral in Marquette, Michigan?w=200&h=150

By Jonah McKeown,Shannon Mullen

Report details decades of alleged clergy sex abuse in Michigan diocese

The Michigan attorney general’s report, which does not make a judgment on which allegations are credible, names 44 priests from... Read more


By Kevin J. Jones

Uvalde schoolkids send letters to Pope Francis — and he sends his blessings

The letters, many of which included drawings, come from Uvalde’s Sacred Heart Catholic School, where many Robb Elementary students transferred. Read more

Theologian Monsignor Piero Coda speaks during an Oct. 27, 2022, press conference at the Vatican to present a working document of the Synod on Synodality.?w=200&h=150

By Hannah Brockhaus

Synodality text calling for ‘radical inclusion’ praised at Vatican event

The Holy Spirit is at work in the latest document of the Synod on Synodality, presenters said Thursday at a... Read more

Photos from the beatification of Benigna Cardoso on Oct. 24, 2022, in Brazil.?w=200&h=150

By CNA Staff

‘Heroine of chastity’ adolescent Benigna Cardoso is beatified

The beatification of Brazilian Benigna Cardoso da Silva, known as the “heroine of chastity” for dying defending her purity at... Read more

Monsignor Stephen Rossetti has already gained thousands of followers on social media after sharing the wisdom he has gained as an exorcist on online platforms.?w=200&h=150

By Joe Bukuras

This American exorcist started a TikTok channel to help souls navigate ‘dangerous territory’

Monsignor Stephen Rossetti started a TikTok channel last month after noticing the social media platform was introducing kids to something... Read more


By Edie Heipel

A ‘citizens convention’ will decide whether France legalizes assisted suicide

A panel of 150 randomly selected French citizens will take part in a six-month debate over whether to allow legal... Read more

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and other government officials held bilateral meetings with Pope Francis and Cardinal Pietro Parolin on July 27, 2022, during the pope's trip to that country.?w=200&h=150

By Kevin J. Jones

Canada census shows 2 million fewer Catholics as disaffiliation grows

The Catholic population in Canada has declined by almost 2 million people in the last 10 years, the Canadian census... Read more

Bishop Michael Burbidge of Arlington.?w=200&h=150

By CNA Staff

Arlington bishop condemns Biden’s abortion agenda

Bishop Michael Burbidge has denounced President Joe Biden’s stated intention to codify a national right to abortion should Democrats win... Read more