Archive for December 9, 2022

Pope Francis met Nobel Peace Prize winner Denis Mukwege on Dec. 9, 2022.?w=200&h=150

By Courtney Mares

Pope Francis meets Nobel Peace Prize winner Denis Mukwege ahead of Congo trip

Pope Francis met Friday with Nobel Peace Prize winner Denis Mukwege, a Congolese physician known for his work treating victims... Read more

The exhibition “Crucified Ukraine” showing a reproduction of an underground shelter.?w=200&h=150

By Andrea Gagliarducci

CNA visited Ukraine before Christmas. This is what we found

A tale of four cities and how they are coping with war as winter looms. Read more

Ultrasound of a baby in the womb.?w=200&h=150

By Kevin J. Jones

In post-Roe Colorado, could a city ordinance keep out a late-term abortionist?

The proposal comes after news that late-term abortionist LeRoy Carhart seeks to open an abortion clinic in Pueblo, Colorado. Read more

Enes Freedom?w=200&h=150

By Kelsey Wicks

Former Celtic who risked NBA career to speak out against China receives human rights award  

Former Celtic Enes Kanter Freedom received the Lantos Foundation for Human Rights and Justice’s top honor on Dec. 7 at... Read more

Indiana State Capitol.?w=200&h=150

By Jonah McKeown

Indiana abortion doctor drops lawsuit against state attorney general 

After Caitlin Bernard disclosed she performed an abortion last summer on a 10-year-old Ohio child who was raped, Indiana's AG... Read more

Altar of St. Francis Xavier Owo Catholic Parish of Ondo Diocese, Nigeria, where dozens were slain in a massacre on June 5, 2022.?w=200&h=150

By Jude Atemanke

Bishop: ‘Nigeria is waiting’ for justice in Pentecost Sunday church massacre

Six months have passed since 39 Catholic worshipers were slain and dozens injured in a June 5 attack on a... Read more

Cardinal Konrad Krajewski visits the Italian island of Ischia Dec. 8, 2022, on behalf of Pope Francis to console victims of recent flooding there.?w=200&h=150

By CNA Staff

Cardinal brings spiritual closeness of Pope Francis to flood victims in Italy

Cardinal Konrad Krajewski on Thursday visited the Italian island of Ischia on behalf of Pope Francis to meet with the... Read more


By CNA Staff

Women from all over the world pray the rosary on solemnity of the Immaculate Conception

On Dec. 8, thousands of women in different countries around the world gathered to pray the holy rosary for peace... Read more


By Jonah McKeown

Federal judge allows for coverage of fertility awareness methods under health insurance

Fertility awareness methods enable women to track their fertile cycles by charting one or more biomarkers. Couples can use this... Read more


By Peter Pinedo

Americans overwhelmingly support right to practice religion, new survey says

Becket’s “2022 Religious Freedom Index,” released Dec. 7, showed a substantial increase in support for “religious pluralism.”  Read more


By Joe Bukuras

COVID-19 vaccine mandate for military nears its end

Republicans in the House of Representatives have secured a compromise with Democrats dropping the vaccine mandate from the nation’s annual... Read more

Archbishop Samuel Aquila?w=200&h=150

By Kevin J. Jones

Media reaction to Club Q shooting scapegoated religion, Denver archbishop says

The “unmitigated tragedy” of a mass shooting at a Colorado Springs gay nightclub prompted “irresponsible” press coverage, Archbishop Samuel Aquila... Read more

U.S. Sen. Kyrtsen Sinema, D-Arizona, speaks at a news conference after the Senate passed the Respect for Marriage Act at the Capitol Building on Nov.29, 2022 in Washington, D.C.?w=200&h=150

By Katie Yoder

Kyrsten Sinema exits the Democratic Party. What difference will it make? 

Sen. Kyrsten Sinema of Arizona announced on Friday that she is leaving the Democratic Party. Read more


By Kevin J. Jones

Biden’s transgender mandate suffers second big loss in appellate court

The Biden administration may not force Catholic organizations and medical professionals to perform gender-transition surgeries or provide insurance coverage for... Read more