Archive for November 18, 2022

Cardinal Pietro Parolin celebrating Mass for peace in Ukraine on Thursday in the Basilica of St. Mary Major in Rome, Nov. 17, 2022?w=200&h=150

By Courtney Mares

‘We lift our prayers to God for peace in Ukraine’: Vatican Mass marks Ukraine-Holy See diplomatic relationship

The Mass marked the 30th anniversary of the restoration of diplomatic relations between the Holy See and Ukraine. Read more

Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew I?w=200&h=150

By AC Wimmer

Why Catholics and Orthodox might once again celebrate Easter on the same date

The spiritual leader of the world’s Eastern Orthodox Christians has come out in support of finding a common date to... Read more

Father Oleksandr Repin among the church ruins?w=200&h=150

By Justyna Galant

Benedictine nun from Ukraine: The church building is in ruins, but the Church is alive

“It was hard to imagine that not so long ago, this had been a church where people had gathered every... Read more

The U.S. bishops met in Baltimore for their annual fall general assembly on Nov. 14-17, 2022.?w=200&h=150

By Zelda Caldwell

9 key things the U.S. bishops did at their fall meeting in Baltimore

Here’s a summary of key actions taken at the U.S.Conference of Catholic Bishops’ (USCCB) fall plenary assembly. Read more

The Baltimore Basilica?w=200&h=150

By Jonah McKeown

‘Shame, remorse, sympathy’: Maryland AG seeks to release major report on sexual abuse

Attorney General Brian Frosh said his office had compiled the information given by the archdiocese and gathered from interviews into... Read more


By David Ramos

Contest seeks to fill Mexico with Nativity scenes in response to attempt to ban them

The contest proposes that Mexicans “place Nativity scenes on public property and send photographs to our social media.” Read more

Map of Nicaragua.?w=200&h=150

By CNA Staff

Nicaraguan bishops express concern for thousands who are leaving the country

In an Advent message issued Nov. 16, the bishops acknowledged “ the concerns we have about the social, political, and... Read more

Vandalism at St. John XXIII parish in Fort Collins, Colo., May 7, 2022.?w=200&h=150

By Kevin J. Jones

FBI investigating crimes against churches, pro-life groups, director affirms

FBI Director Christopher Wray has reaffirmed the bureau’s commitment to investigating crimes against pro-life groups and churches. Read more