Archive for October 4, 2022

Ordination of deacons of the Pontifical North American College Seminary in St. Peter's Basilica, Rome, on Sept. 29, 2022?w=200&h=150

By Alan Koppschall,Andreas Thonhauser

'Exciting time to become a saint', says new rector of Pontifical North American College in Rome

“I think it’s amazing that God’s voice still gets through, that these men still hear God’s voice, and they respond... Read more

European Court.?w=200&h=150

By AC Wimmer

Belgium violated right to life in euthanasia case, European Court of Human Rights rules

The European Court of Human Rights on Tuesday ruled that Belgium failed to conduct a proper investigation into the circumstances... Read more

Mass in Assisi with Cardinal Matteo Zuppi on the feast of St. Francis, Oct. 4, 2022 Andrea Cova/Basilica of St. Francis of Assisi?w=200&h=150

By Courtney Mares

‘St. Francis helps us not to run from suffering’: Cardinal Zuppi offers Mass in Assisi

On the feast of St. Francis on Tuesday, Cardinal Matteo Zuppi offered Mass in Assisi in the basilica that holds... Read more

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

By Andrea Gagliarducci

Analysis: Amid new testimonies, Vatican corruption trial points to key question

The hearings at the Vatican’s corruption trial resumed last week and shed light on new aspects of the “trial of... Read more

Pope Francis meets Arouna Kandé, one of the subjects of the documentary “The Letter.”?w=200&h=150

By Hannah Brockhaus

Climate change documentary features Pope Francis

Pope Francis is featured in a documentary film on climate change and the environment that premiered at the Vatican on... Read more

USCCB Fall Meeting 2021?w=200&h=150

By Zelda Caldwell

U.S. bishops nominate candidates for conference president and vice president

The U.S. bishops released on Tuesday the names of the 10 candidates nominated to be the next president and vice... Read more

President Daniel Ortega of Nicaragua?w=200&h=150

By Walter Sanchez Silva

Guatemalan cardinal responds to Daniel Ortega’s attack on the Church

Cardinal Álvaro Leonel Ramazzini Imeri of Huehuetenango gave a spirited response to Nicaraguan president Daniel Ortega, who a few days... Read more

Boston Children's Hospital?w=200&h=150

By Edie Heipel

Medical groups ask DOJ to investigate critics of hospitals’ gender surgeries on children

The groups urged the Department of Justice to “investigate” and “prosecute” anyone responsible for spreading “disinformation” about gender programs.  Read more

Parishioners of Holy Cross Church in Garrett Park, Maryland, learned in a Sept. 30, 2022, email that their pastor was suspended over allegations of sexual abuse of minors.?w=200&h=150

By Zelda Caldwell

Maryland priest accused of sexual abuse of minors placed on administrative leave

A priest at a parish in Garrett Park, Maryland, has been placed on administrative leave after he was accused of... Read more


By Katie Yoder

A mobile abortion clinic at a church? Planned Parenthood is considering just that

The abortion RV will drive along the border of Illinois — a state with liberal abortion laws — to cater... Read more


By Walter Sanchez Silva

Italian court acquits three Legionaries of Christ of extortion charges

The Legionaries of Christ announced Monday the conclusion of a judicial process in the Ordinary Court of Milan involving three... Read more