Archive for November 3, 2022

Natalia Tsarkova works on a portrait of Pope Emeritus Benedict XVI in her studio in central Rome.?w=200&h=150

By Hannah Brockhaus

From ‘real life’: Papal artist unveils painting of Benedict XVI as pope emeritus

The artist unveiled the painting, which took four years to create, during a ceremony on Nov. 3 in Palazzo Cesi,... Read more

Archbishop Bashar Warda speaking at the R20 Summit in Indonesia, Nov. 2, 2022?w=200&h=150

By AC Wimmer

Iraqi archbishop calls for courageous dialogue among religions, end to violent persecution

Addressing the Group of Twenty’s first-ever forum on religion on Nov. 2, Archbishop Bashar Warda drove home the need for... Read more

Pope Francis arriving in Bahrain, Nov. 3, 2022?w=200&h=150

By Hannah Brockhaus

Pope Francis becomes first pope to visit Bahrain

Pope Francis landed in the Kingdom of Bahrain Thursday, becoming the first pope to visit the Muslim island nation located... Read more

Democrat Senate nominee from Ohio Rep. Tim Ryan speaks at a townhall-style debate hosted by Bret Baier and Martha MacCallum of Fox News at The Fives on Nov. 1, 2022, in Columbus, Ohio. Ryan will face Republican nominee J.D. Vance in the general election on Nov. 8.?w=200&h=150

By Edie Heipel

Democrat Tim Ryan calls for some abortion limits as Ohio Senate race tightens

Ryan said Monday that he supported some restrictions on late-term abortions despite having voted consistently in favor of abortion, including... Read more

Pope Francis meets with King Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa at the Sakhir Royal Palace in Bahrain, Nov. 3, 2022.?w=200&h=150

By Katie Yoder

Pope Francis calls for end of death penalty during Bahrain visit

The pope made his comments Thursday during his meeting at the Sakhir Royal Palace amid his Nov. 3–6 apostolic journey... Read more


By CNA Staff

Prohibiting Nativity scenes in Mexico would be an ‘attack’ on religious freedom, group says

The National Front for the Family said prohibiting Nativity scenes on public property in Mexico would be “an enormous absurdity.” Read more


By CNA Staff

Spanish bishop prays in front of abortion clinic on All Souls’ Day despite oppressive law

Bishop José Ignacio Munilla of Orihuela-Alicante, Spain, joined the 40 Days for Life campaign Nov. 2 in front of an... Read more

One or more vandals desecrated a Catholic cemetery in Rochester, Minnesota, on Oct. 31, 2022, Halloween night.?w=200&h=150

By Joe Bukuras

Bishop Barron, expressing ‘outrage,’ vows to reconsecrate vandalized cemetery

One or more vandals left behind vulgar messages and the words “In Satan we trust” at the diocesan Calvary Cemetery... Read more


By CNA Staff

Shortage of wheat flour means no more Communion hosts in Cuba

“We have been working with the little flour that was left and what was in reserve has already run out,”... Read more

Bishop Matthew Hassan Kukah of the Diocese of Sokoto, Nigeria?w=200&h=150

By Zelda Caldwell

Nigerian bishop addresses the evils of Islamist extremism at interfaith summit

Addressing the G20 Religion Forum in Bali, Bishop Matthew Hassan Kukah testified to the violence committed against both Christians and... Read more

The Oct. 10-16, 2022 edition of the Michigan Catholic Tribune.?w=200&h=150

By Jonah McKeown

UPDATE: ‘Catholic’ newspapers appearing in more states; bishops deny Church backing

Pro-Republican newspapers sharing the “Catholic Tribune” name have popped up in several battleground states. Read more


By Katie Yoder

NPR airs recording of woman’s abortion: ‘What hell sounds like’

“You’re going to hear this machine turn on now, okay, it makes a loud noise,” someone tells the unidentified Michigan... Read more


By Kevin J. Jones

FBI: New Jersey synagogues face credible ‘broad threat’

“The FBI has received credible information of a broad threat to synagogues in NJ,” the Newark office of the FBI... Read more