Archive for November 7, 2022

Pope Francis addressing members of the Claretianum Institute of the Theology of the Consecrated Life at the Vatican, Nov. 7, 2022.?w=200&h=150

By AC Wimmer

Pope Francis calls on religious not to be discouraged by ‘lack of vocations or by aging’

The pope addressed representatives of the Claretianum Institute of the Theology of the Consecrated Life at the Vatican on Nov.... Read more

Cardinal Jean-Pierre Ricard?w=200&h=150

By AC Wimmer

French cardinal confesses to sexual abuse

Cardinal Jean-Pierre Ricard said on Monday that he had abused a 14-year-old girl several decades ago and was making himself... Read more

Pope Francis and Major Archbishop Sviatoslav Shevchuk, head of the Ukrainian Greek Catholic Church.?w=200&h=150

By Hannah Brockhaus

Ukrainian Catholic leader gives Pope Francis Russian mine fragment

The leader of the Ukrainian Greek Catholic Church gave Pope Francis a piece from an exploded Russian mine during a... Read more

Members of the National Police prepare before going out to patrol the streets of Duran, city neighbouring Guayaquil, Ecuador, on Nov. 5, 2022. Special police forces continued on Friday, Nov. 4, 2022 to transfer imprisoned criminal gang leaders who have unleashed terror in Guayaquil as part of the government's "open war" against drug trafficking.?w=200&h=150

By CNA Staff

Bishops urge conversion amid drug gang violence in Ecuador

Drug trafficking gangs in Ecuador have reacted to the government’s efforts to retake control of the prisons by launching a... Read more

Cathedral of the Sacred Heart, Rochester, New York?w=200&h=150

By Joe Bukuras

Diocese of Rochester agrees to pay $55 million to sex abuse survivors

The diocese filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy in September 2019 in an attempt to reach a settlement with hundreds of... Read more

Archbishop Salvatore Cordileone?w=200&h=150

By Katie Yoder

Archbishop Cordileone to hold ‘Rosary for Peace’ on Election Day

“As Americans participate in the electoral process and with political violence on the rise, we will pray for peace in... Read more

A woman carries a sign warning of the dangers of Proposal 3, the so-called "Reproductive Freedom for All" constitutional amendment, during a rally on Oct. 15, 2022, at the state capitol building in Lansing, Michigan. If the controversial proposal passes, it would mean the end of all abortion-related regulation in Michigan, including for children and minors.?w=200&h=150

By Kevin J. Jones

Soros, Bloomberg pump millions into Michigan abortion push

Billionaires George Soros and Michael Bloomberg, joined by a “dark money” group, are funding Michigan’s Proposal 3 to make abortion... Read more