Archive for October 5, 2022

Pope Francis greets pilgrims on St. Peter's Square, Oct. 5 2022.?w=200&h=150

By Courtney Mares

Pope Francis shares a spiritual life hack: Know the ‘passwords’ of your heart

Pope Francis shared a spiritual life hack for discernment at his general audience on Wednesday. Read more

Bishop Georg Bätzing (left) and Cardinal Kurt Koch?w=200&h=150

By AC Wimmer

Public spat between German bishop, Swiss cardinal leads to private meeting in Rome

Following demands for an apology and a threat he would “file an official complaint with the Holy Father,” the German... Read more

Anna Lulis from Moneta, Virginia, (left) who works for the pro-life group Students for Life of America, stands beside an abortion rights demonstrator outside the U.S. Supreme Court in Washington, D.C., on June 24, 2022, after the court's decision in the Dobbs abortion case was announced.?w=200&h=150

By Katie Yoder

New EWTN poll: Where do Catholics stand on abortion ahead of the 2022 midterms?

U.S. Catholic voters are split on the Supreme Court’s decision to overturn Roe v. Wade, but a majority agrees that... Read more

A screenshot of the image produced from the Philadelphia Catholic Higher Education Synod, which participants say misrepresented them.?w=200&h=150

By Kevin J. Jones

Philly synod artwork misrepresented our views, Catholic students say

Artwork based on a listening session for Philadelphia-area Catholic university students drew global comment and criticism after it was shared... Read more

A poster against gender ideology exhibited in front of the Peruvian Congress, Oct. 3, 2022.?w=200&h=150

By CNA Staff

Large sign outside Peru’s Congress tells OAS: ideology does not define women

A large mobile sign with the message “women are defined by biology, not ideology,” addressed participants of the 52nd General... Read more

The sculptures of the Chiaramonte Gallery in the Vatican Museums on June 8, 2020, in Vatican City.?w=200&h=150

By Zelda Caldwell

Tourist who ‘wanted to see the pope’ smashes busts at the Vatican Museums

A man visiting the Vatican museums in Rome on Wednesday flung two ancient Roman busts to the ground, causing moderate... Read more

The scene outside the U.S. Supreme Court in Washington, D.C., after the court released its decision in the Dobbs abortion case on June 24, 2022.?w=200&h=150

By Katie Yoder

100 days after Dobbs: Biden calls for abortion, while Catholic bishops celebrate life

President Joe Biden and the U.S. bishops’ pro-life chair each have marked 100 days since the overturning of Roe v.... Read more

Msgr. Fernando Ocáriz?w=200&h=150

By Nicolás de Cárdenas

Opus Dei announces an extraordinary general congress to change its statutes

The prelate of Opus Dei, Monsignor Fernando Ocáriz, announced in a letter Oct. 5 that he will convene the congress... Read more

Father Bladimir Navarro with a Cuban couple aided by Cobijo?w=200&h=150

By Eduardo Berdejo

Catholics launch initiative in Spain to help fleeing Cubans

With the increasing number of Cubans settling in Madrid, a group of Catholics has launched the Cobijo Project to welcome... Read more

Holy Family Cathedral in Tulsa.?w=200&h=150

By CNA Staff

Police: Man attacked Tulsa cathedral attendant with sword, tried to set building on fire

Police apprehended a suspect approximately an hour and a half after the alleged attack. Read more