Archive for November 9, 2022

Pope Francis speaking at the general audience on St. Peter's Square, Nov. 9, 2022?w=200&h=150

By Hannah Brockhaus

Pope Francis: Bahrain trip ‘a new step’ in Christian-Muslim dialogue

“The first visit of a pope in Bahrain represents a new step on the journey between Christian and Muslim believers... Read more

A banner featuring Pope Francis for the World Day of the Poor, 2022?w=200&h=150

By Hannah Brockhaus

Here’s what the Vatican is doing for the World Day of the Poor

In his message for this year’s World Day of the Poor, Pope Francis said that no Christian is exempt from... Read more

Cardinal Fernando Filoni?w=200&h=150

By Andrea Gagliarducci

Cardinal Filoni on the mission of the Church in current times

The mission of the Church today is not just shaped by current politics and recent developments in the Church but... Read more

Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis gives a victory speech after defeating Democratic gubernatorial candidate Rep. Charlie Crist during his election night watch party at the Tampa Convention Center on Nov. 8, 2022, in Tampa, Florida. DeSantis was the projected winner by a double-digit lead.?w=200&h=150

By Shannon Mullen,Zelda Caldwell,Edie Heipel

2022 Midterms: Which party came out on top? Stay tuned!

The American people spoke on Election Day, but it’s not clear yet what they were trying to say. Read more

Participants in a demonstration against Proposition 1 outside the California capitol in Sacramento, Oct. 6, 2022.?w=200&h=150

By Katie Yoder

Abortion in 2022 midterms: How did the states vote?

Ballot initiatives to protect and expand abortion passed across the nation on Election Day. Read more

Bishop Jeffrey Monforton of Steubenville, Ohio, gives the homily during Mass with members of the USCCB Region VI at the Basilica of St. John Lateran on Dec. 10, 2019, during their ad Limina Apostolorum visit.?w=200&h=150

By Joe Bukuras

Steubenville-Columbus diocesan merger halted one week before vote at U.S. bishops’ meeting

Diocese of Steubenville Bishop Jeffrey Monforton announced Monday that a proposed merger with the Diocese of Columbus will be put... Read more

Enrique de Amo (left) and the Bishop of Almería, Antonio Gómez Cantero?w=200&h=150

By Nicolás de Cárdenas

Spanish bishop appoints controversial former communist leader as head of campus ministry

The Vox party has charged that the newly appointed head addressed voters in insulting terms and has asked the bishop... Read more


By Jonah McKeown

Weed on the ballot: two states legalize recreational marijuana while three reject it

Voters in Maryland and Missouri said yes to ballot measures legalizing marijuana for recreational use, while voters in Arkansas and... Read more

The Arizona state capitol building.?w=200&h=150

By Zelda Caldwell

Democrats poised to take three state legislatures from GOP; could affect abortion bans

As the results of Tuesday’s election trickle in, Democrats are threatening to take control of several state legislatures that had... Read more


By CNA Staff

Hand grenade found among donations to Beatitudes Home in Peru

Father Omar Sánchez Portillo said the package with the explosive was left last weekend at the collection center in the... Read more

Image of the Virgin of Almudena in the streets of Madrid, Spain?w=200&h=150

By CNA Staff

How the image of the Virgin of Almudena survived the eighth-century Muslim invasion

Every Nov. 9, the Church in Spain celebrates the Virgin of Almudena, whose image “hides” a peculiar story that might... Read more

Archbishop Mario Conti?w=200&h=150

By Madeleine Teahan

Mourners pay tribute to ‘much-loved’ Scottish archbishop

“The death of Archbishop Mario will be felt not just in the Archdiocese of Glasgow, but across Scotland and beyond.” Read more