Archive for November 16, 2022

Image of St. John Paul II in his chapel in the Cathedral of Madrid?w=200&h=150

By CNA Staff

Archdiocese of Madrid pays ‘debt’ to John Paul II, dedicates cathedral chapel in his honor

The cathedral of the Archdiocese of Madrid dedicated Nov. 13 a new chapel in honor of St. John Paul II,... Read more

Pope Francis at the general audience, Nov. 16, 2022?w=200&h=150

By Courtney Mares

Pope Francis’ prayer advice: Just be with Jesus ‘without ulterior motives’

Pope Francis offered advice on Wednesday for building “a more mature and more beautiful relationship with the Lord” through prayer. Read more

Cardinal Willem Eijk?w=200&h=150

By Kevin J. Jones

Gender theory confusion shows need for papal encyclical, Dutch cardinal says

Extreme forms of gender theory have become so influential that a papal encyclical should address the topic, Dutch Cardinal Willem... Read more

Salesian missions shipped food and medical supplies to Zhytomyr in war-torn Ukraine.?w=200&h=150

By CNA Staff

Food shipment feeds hundreds at parish, orphanage and school in Ukraine

Amid concern over new missile strikes and ongoing prayer by Pope Francis for Ukraine, hundreds in the war-torn country received... Read more

Archbishop Jose Gomez of Los Angeles, California.?w=200&h=150

By CNA Staff

FULL TEXT: Archbishop Gomez calls for evangelizing response to secular age

Archbishop José H. Gomez gave an impassioned farewell address as USCCB president on Tuesday in Baltimore. Read more

Adrián Martínez Cádiz, EWTN correspondent in Cuba?w=200&h=150

By CNA Staff

Cuban dictatorship to interrogate EWTN correspondent a second time

The Cuban dictatorship’s National Revolutionary Police once again summoned Adrián Martínez Cádizfor an “interview” or interrogation on Nov. 16. Read more

Bishops Kevin Rhoades of Fort Wayne-South Bend (left), Michael Burbidge of Arlington (center), and Paul Coakley of Oklahoma City (right)?w=200&h=150

By Shannon Mullen,Katie Yoder

Bishops elect Burbidge pro-life chair; other votes signal no dramatic policy shifts

Bishop Michael Burbidge of Arlington, Virginia, was elected chair of the U.S. bishops’ pro-life committee Wednesday. Read more


By CNA Staff

German priest contradicts pope and backs pornography as sexual ‘relief’ for celibates

A priest of the Diocese of Münster, Father Hermann Backhaus, said he also considers it a “very strong” statement to... Read more

Ukrainian Catholic Archbishop Borys Gudziak, archeparch of the Ukrainian Catholic Archeparchy of Philadelphia?w=200&h=150

By Zelda Caldwell

U.S. Catholic bishops affirm support for Ukraine war with Russia

Pledges of continued support following an impassioned speech by Archbishop Borys Gudziak of the Ukrainian Catholic Archeparchy of Philadelphia. Read more

Michelle Duppong, Cora Louise Evans, Mother Margaret Mary Healy-Murphy?w=200&h=150

By Katie Yoder

U.S. bishops advance 3 women ‘transformed by God’s love’ toward sainthood

The U.S. Catholic bishops voted to advance the causes for sainthood for three American women on Wednesday. Read more


By Jonah McKeown

Senate advances same-sex marriage bill amid religious freedom concerns

The “Respect for Marriage Act,” if ultimately signed into law by President Joe Biden, would repeal the Defense of Marriage... Read more


By Zelda Caldwell

U.S. bishops decide to put off rewriting voting guide until after 2024 election

“Forming Consciences for Faithful Citizenship” is meant to advise Catholic voters on how to apply Church teaching to the decisions... Read more