Archive for November 15, 2022

San Rafael Arnáiz at different times of his life?w=200&h=150

By Nicolás de Cárdenas

Meet the Spanish Trappist mystic saint who helps those who suffer from diabetes

St. Rafael Arnáiz, who had diabetes, is considered one of the great mystics of the 20th century. Read more

A view of Baltimore's Basilica nestled amid the city's famed row houses?w=200&h=150

By Jonah McKeown

Why Baltimore? Here’s the reason U.S. bishops meet there every year

Since 2006, the bishops’ fall assembly has been held in Baltimore. Read more

Michelangelo's The Creation of Eve, from the Sistine Chapel ceiling, c. 1510.?w=200&h=150

By Kevin J. Jones

What Michelangelo’s Sistine Chapel teaches us about God’s creation, woman and man

Michelangelo’s artistic masterpiece broke new ground in portraying the dynamic creative acts of God, art historian Elizabeth Lev said. Read more

Sergio Ariel Ozán traveled more than 300 kilometers to visit the cathedral basilica and sanctuary of Our Lady of the Valley.?w=200&h=150

By CNA Staff

Construction worker travels hundreds of miles by horse to pay homage to Blessed Virgin Mary

Arriving at the feet of Mary was “indescribable,” said the cowboy pilgrim, Sergio Ariel Ozán. Read more

Then Archbishop Wilton Gregory at the 2020 Youth Rally and Mass for Life?w=200&h=150

By Joe Bukuras

Archdiocese of Washington cancels Youth Rally, Mass for Life held at March for Life events

According to a statement from the archdiocese, the Youth Rally and Mass for Life had been held for over 25... Read more

In March 2022, these Stations of the Cross in the diocese of Augsburg, southern Germany, were vandalized.?w=200&h=150

By Andrea Gagliarducci

Hate crimes against Christians on the rise in Europe, report says

The Observatory for the Intolerance and Discrimination Against Christians in Europe documented more than 500 anti-Christian hate crimes in 2021. Read more

St. Paul’s Chaldean Catholic Cathedral in Mosul, Iraq?w=200&h=150

By Courtney Mares,Rody Sher

Bell rings out from Catholic cathedral in Mosul for the first time since ISIS occupation

A church bell that was kept hidden by a Muslim family during the Islamic State’s occupation of Mosul rang out... Read more

Pope Francis praying in St. Peter's Basilica on All Souls' Day, Nov. 2, 2022?w=200&h=150

By Courtney Mares

Pope Francis prays for Turkey after deadly Istanbul bombing

The explosion on Istanbul’s Istiklal Avenue, a popular shopping street, on Nov. 13 killed six people and led around 80... Read more

Archbishop Timothy P. Broglio leads the Archdiocese for the Military Services.?w=200&h=150

By CNA Staff,Lauretta Brown

Archbishop Timothy Broglio elected USCCB president 

Archbishop William E. Lori of Baltimore was elected vice president. Read more

Archbishop William E. Lori was elected vice president of the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops on Nov. 15, 2022, in Baltimore.?w=200&h=150

By Jonah McKeown

Baltimore’s Archbishop Lori elected VP of bishops’ conference

Archbishop William E. Lori of Baltimore, one of the U.S. bishops’ strongest voices on the pro-life issue, was elected vice... Read more

Archbishop José H. Gomez of Los Angeles, the outgoing president of the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops, speaking on Nov. 15, 2022, at the conference’s fall assembly in Baltimore.?w=200&h=150

By Katie Yoder

Archbishop Gomez: The Eucharist ‘makes us one’

The outgoing president of the U.S. Catholic bishops’ conference stressed the importance of the Eucharist during the spiritual trials of... Read more

Archbishop Christophe Pierre, the papal nuncio to the United States, addresses the U.S. bishops and their annual fall assembly on Nov. 15, 2022, in Baltimore.?w=200&h=150

By Joe Bukuras

Pope Francis wants an ‘evangelical church’ in the United States, papal nuncio says

Archbishop Christophe Pierre said that the Holy Father desires the image of “a poor Church for the poor.” Read more


By Walter Sanchez Silva

French ‘influencer’ priest posts video parodies of Mass, apologies to those who ‘may have felt hurt’

A French “influencer” priest who was asked by the Vatican to help out with a survey for the Synod on... Read more

The March for Life in Washington, D.C., January 22, 2016.?w=200&h=150

By Katie Yoder

Bishops’ pro-life chair lists 10 ways to build ‘culture of life’ post-Roe

Archbishop William E. Lori encouraged his fellow bishops to practice radical solidarity with pregnant women and the unborn. Read more

Archbishop Timothy Broglio, the newly elected president of the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops, meets with reporters in Baltimore on Nov. 15, 2022.?w=200&h=150

By Joe Bukuras

New USCCB president Broglio: I’d be happy to meet with Biden

Archbishop Timothy Broglio also spoke on the connection between homosexuality and the clergy sex abuse crisis, and his relationship with... Read more