Archive for August 15, 2022

A group of Amigos Misioneros in Barranquilla, Colombia participating in a 40 Days for Life pro-life prayer rally in March 2021.?w=200&h=150

By Jonah McKeown

'Missionary Friends' play a major role in EWTN's success in Latin America

EWTN is continuing to grow in Latin America, buoyed by the support of thousands of volunteers who pray and work... Read more


By Zelda Caldwell

‘The Atlantic’ publishes article on the rosary as symbol of far-right, violent extremism

The author describes photos of rosary beads "made of cartridge casings, and complete with gun-metal-finish crucifixes." Read more

A brief procession of the Virgin of Fatima in the atrium of the Cathedral of Managua, Nicaragua, was held on Saturday, Aug. 13, 2022, to close a Marian congress. A larger procession was scheduled but prohibited by the regime of President Daniel Ortega.?w=200&h=150

By CNA Staff

Ortega regime continues attacks on the Church in Nicaragua

Several acts of repression were reported in the country over the weekend. Read more

Pope Francis delivers the Angelus address at St. Peter's Square, Aug. 15, 2022.?w=200&h=150

By CNA Staff

Pope Francis on the Assumption: ‘Do I believe that to love is to reign, and to serve is power?’

Reflecting on the Visitation during his Angelus address on Monday, Pope Francis reflected on the raising up to heaven of... Read more

Tawadros II, Coptic Orthodox Patriarch of Alexandria, presides over a funeral liturgy for victims of the Dec. 11, 2016 bomb attack on his cathedral.?w=200&h=150

By Jonah McKeown

Who are the Coptic Christians? Tragic church fire a blow to a persecuted group

Egypt’s Christian minority has long been regarded as a second-class group among the Muslim majority populace, and in recent years... Read more


By Edie Heipel

Doctor says Boston gender clinic mutilates and sterilizes children

Controversy erupted last week when news of Boston Children’s Hospital’s Gender Clinic for kids took over social media, prompting outrage... Read more

A scene from a papal visit to Lebanon, Sept. 14, 2012.?w=200&h=150

By Kevin J. Jones

After Maronite archbishop detained in Lebanon, U.S. bishops voice solidarity

A Maronite Catholic archbishop was bringing aid back to Lebanon when he was wrongly detained by Lebanese authorities at the... Read more