Archive for October 28, 2022

Pope Francis meets with the Argentine dwarf soccer team at an audience on Wednesday, Oct. 26, 2022, at the Vatican.?w=200&h=150

By CNA Staff

Pope Francis highlights the courage of Argentine dwarf soccer players

On Wednesday morning Pope Francis received the dwarf Argentine soccer team in an audience, encouraging them to continue with courage... Read more

Father Patrick Wattigny?w=200&h=150

By Joe Bukuras

New Orleans priest arrested again on sexual abuse of minor charge

Father Patrick Wattigny, 55, was originally arrested in October 2020 and entered a plea of not guilty to molestation of... Read more

Ohio U.S. Senate candidates Democrat Rep. Tim Ryan (left) and Republican J.D. Vance?w=200&h=150

By Jonah McKeown,Katie Yoder

Ohio senate race: What Catholics should know about J.D. Vance, Tim Ryan

Voters in Ohio will decide between two candidates — both Catholic — running for U.S. Senate this November.  Read more

Young women and girls at the Beatification Mass of Blessed Benigna Cardoso in Brazil on Oct. 24, 2022.?w=200&h=150

By CNA Staff

The beautiful story behind the red dress many women wore to a martyr’s beatification Mass

Earlier this week a large number of women surprised the world by wearing a red dress with white polka dots... Read more

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By Eduardo Berdejo

Mass in Ecuador to be offered for babies lost in miscarriage or as newborns

On Nov. 1 the Archdiocese of Guayaquil will offer a Mass for children lost in miscarriage or as newborns. Read more

Catholic Univeristy of America graduate student Taylor Hackel has been reported missing, two days after she was last seen on Oct. 24, 2022.?w=200&h=150

By Jonah McKeown

DC Catholic community searches and prays for missing student

Taylor Hackel, 24, a graduate student at a Catholic institution in Washington, D.C., was reported missing Wednesday. Read more

St Mary’s is the cathedral church of the Roman Catholic Diocese of Ossory. It is situated on James’s Street, Kilkenny, Ireland.?w=200&h=150

By Kevin J. Jones

Irish bishop-to-be encourages ‘new generation’ of Christian witness

Father Niall Coll, a parish priest and longtime university professor from the north side of Ireland, is Pope Francis’ choice... Read more

St. Simon Zelotes holding a book and St. Jude Thaddaeus?w=200&h=150

By Jonah McKeown

Sts. Simon and Jude: A grisly end for Simon?

Oct. 28 marks the feast day of Sts. Simon and Jude, early followers of Christ who according to tradition both... Read more