Archive for November 23, 2022

Bishop Georg Bätzing, president of the German Episcopal Conference and one of the two presidents of the German Synodal Path.?w=200&h=150

By CNA Staff

Dominican theologian to German Bishop Bätzing: Support for gay agenda is ‘modernist heresy’

Father Nelson Medina Medina, a native of Colombia, is an influencer in the Spanish-speaking world with a presence on Twitter,... Read more

Paris, France?w=200&h=150

By Solène Tadié

Will France enshrine a ‘right’ to abortion in its constitution?

If officially approved by the Parliament at the end of the month, the bill would still need to be approved... Read more

Pope Francis praying at the general audience on St. Peter's Square?w=200&h=150

By Hannah Brockhaus

Pope Francis: What is spiritual consolation? The saints explain

Pope Francis used the example of several Catholic saints to explain the concept of spiritual consolation during his weekly audience... Read more

Pope Francis holds a soccer ball in St. Peter's Square during the Wednesday general audience on Aug. 26, 2015. L'Osservatore Romano.?w=200&h=150

By Hannah Brockhaus

Pope Francis gives a shoutout to 2022 FIFA World Cup 

Pope Francis gave a shoutout to the 2022 FIFA World Cup in Qatar at the end of his weekly audience... Read more

Bishop Richard Henning?w=200&h=150

By Courtney Mares

Pope Francis appoints Bishop Henning as coadjutor bishop of Providence

Pope Francis appointed Bishop Richard Henning as a coadjutor bishop of Providence on Wednesday. Read more

Pope Francis in St. Peter's Square, Sept. 28, 2022?w=200&h=150

By Courtney Mares

Head doctor for Madrid soccer team calls Pope Francis a ‘very stubborn patient’

The Vatican has recruited the head doctor of a Madrid soccer team among a team of specialists to help treat... Read more

Exterior of Children's Hospital of Philadelphia.?w=200&h=150

By Joe Bukuras,Jonah McKeown

Emails raise questions about Philadelphia children’s hospital transgender surgeries on minors

In a 2017 email, a doctor at the transgender clinic at Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia said she was not aware... Read more

A crowd accompanied Nathanael Alberione in his ordination on Nov. 21, 2022.?w=200&h=150

By CNA Staff

He was in a coma for 50 days due to COVID and was just ordained a priest

Nathanael Alberione was ordained a priest Nov. 21, after he became so sick with COVID that he didn't think he... Read more

U.S. Capitol, Senate side, public domain.?w=200&h=150

By Kevin J. Jones

Federal same-sex marriage bill still needs religious freedom fixes, bishops say

A pending same-sex marriage bill would "betray our country’s commitment to the fundamental right of religious liberty,” Cardinal Timothy Dolan... Read more