Archive for November 2, 2022

A memento mori at the Teutonic Cemetery in the Vatican?w=200&h=150

By Hannah Brockhaus

Why do Catholics pray for the dead? — and other questions about purgatory answered

On All Souls’ Day, the Catholic Church remembers all those who have died and prays for them in a particular... 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 on All Souls’ Day: Do you desire heaven above everything else?

On All Souls’ Day, Pope Francis urged Christians not to “compromise with the Gospel,” but to take Jesus’ words seriously... Read more

Father Sean Sheehy?w=200&h=150

By Kevin J. Jones

Irish priest reprimanded by bishop for homilies about sin

In his sermon, the Irish priest said “you rarely hear about sin, but it’s rampant,” adding: “We see it in... Read more

In commemoration of All Souls' Day, Arlington Bishop Michael Burbidge celebrated Mass at a Fairfax cemetery and blessed the gravesites of the priests buried there on Nov. 2, 2022.?w=200&h=150

By Joe Bukuras

At All Souls’ Day Mass, Arlington bishop implores prayers for the faithful departed

The Mass, attended by about 750 people, was followed by Bishop Michael Burbidge's blessing of the gravesites of deceased priests. Read more

Pro-abortion protestors outside the Supreme Court after the historic decision to overturn Roe v. Wade.?w=200&h=150

By Katie Yoder

Midterm elections 2022: How will these states vote on abortion?

In three states proposing constitutional amendments to advance abortion, surveys show strong support for pro-abortion referendums. Read more