Archive for October 7, 2022

Catholic school teachers and students. Courtesy: School Sisters of Christ the King?w=200&h=150

By Jonah McKeown,Zelda Caldwell

Catholic schools are booming — new EWTN poll sheds light on possible reasons

Catholic voters expressed dissatisfaction with several aspects of public education, which may help explain why Catholic school enrollment is increasing... Read more

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

By AC Wimmer

Pope Francis mourns 23 children and several adults killed in Thailand day care attack

Pope Francis has expressed deep sorrow at the news of a deadly rampage at a day care center in Thailand... Read more

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By AC Wimmer

French Jesuit and American legal scholar win 2022 Ratzinger Prize

A French Jesuit and an American legal scholar were named the recipients of this year’s Ratzinger prize on Friday. Read more

Andrew Thorburn (seen here in a 2015 photo), a former Australian banking executive and current chairman of church affiliated with the Anglican Diocese of Melbourne, stepped down Oct. 4, 2022, one day after being appointed chief executive of an Australian rules football club due to public backlash.?w=200&h=150

By AC Wimmer

Christians excluded from Australian sports? Bishops raise alarm after exec resigns

One day after being appointed chief executive of an Australian rules football club, Andrew Thorburn stepped down from the role... Read more


By Edie Heipel

The ultimate rosary gift guide

Oct. 7 marks the feast of Our Lady of the Rosary, when the Catholic Church celebrates its most beloved devotion... Read more

Sister Deirdre “Dede” Byrne, POSC, will address participants of a rosary rally Oct. 9, 2022, at the U.S. Capitol in Washington, D.C.?w=200&h=150

By Zelda Caldwell

‘Rosary rally’ outside U.S. Capitol to unleash prayers for a ‘world gone mad’

On Sunday, Oct. 9, a eucharistic procession will make its way to the National Mall not far from the U.S.... Read more

Saint Anthony of Padua, by El Greco (c. 1580).?w=200&h=150

By Jonah McKeown

St. Anthony of Padua relics to visit Kansas City — and one will stay

Several parishes in Kansas City, Missouri, are set to host traveling relics of St. Anthony of Padua this weekend. Read more

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By Diego Lopez Marina

Cardinal deplores passage of euthanasia bill by Uruguayan House of Representatives

The bill seeks to “regulate and guarantee the right of persons to go through the process of dying with dignity... Read more


By CNA Staff

Soccer manager turned priest shares message of peace ahead of World Cup playoffs

Father David Jasso appealed to players and fans to remember “that sports and soccer are also a gift from God.” Read more


By Edie Heipel

Vanderbilt pauses gender surgeries on minors after backlash

Vanderbilt University Medical Hospital has paused irreversible gender surgeries on children following Tennessee Gov. Bill Lee’s calls for investigation.  Read more

Mark Houck with his children?w=200&h=150

By Shannon Mullen,Joe Bukuras

Mark Houck calls men to fight ‘noble battles.’ A controversial indictment is his biggest one yet

A look at the Catholic father of seven at the center of a growing debate over the FBI's actions toward... Read more