Archive for August 16, 2022

The Church of the Sacred Heart of Jesus in Lungern, Switzerland?w=200&h=150

By AC Wimmer

Swiss bishops' Synod report: Catholic Church denies equality to women and excludes LGBT people

The Swiss Bishops' Conference's report from the Synod says the Catholic Church was seen as suffering from clericalism as well... Read more


By Joe Bukuras

Rosaries are flying off the shelves after ‘The Atlantic’ article suggests link to ‘extremism’

Three online shops that sell rosaries have reported a boost in sales following a controversial article which attempted to link... Read more

Daniel Ortega celebrates his re-inauguration as president of Nicaragua, Jan. 10, 2012.?w=200&h=150

By Edie Heipel

Bianca Jagger implores Pope Francis to aid persecuted Catholic Church in Nicaragua

Human rights activist Bianca Jagger is raising awareness of the Nicaraguan regime’s oppression of the Catholic Church, calling on Pope... Read more

Mary, Comforter of the Afflicted Parish Church in Maricaban, Pasay City, in the Philippines.?w=200&h=150

By Jonah McKeown

Nuns in the Philippines charged with aiding terrorists

More than a dozen people, including several Catholic nuns, have been charged under the Philippines’ strict anti-terror law with allegedly... Read more

The faithful gather for Mass behind the fence of the church as the parochial vicar celebrates Mass in the atrium of Santa Lucía Parish in Matagalpa, Nicaragua, Aug. 16, 2022.?w=200&h=150

By Walter Sanchez Silva

Police harassment forces priest to celebrate Mass outside church in Nicaragua

A group of police officers from the Daniel Ortega dictatorship in Nicaragua arrived at a parish Aug. 16 with the... Read more

Firefighters work at the scene of a burnt collective transport vehicle after it was set on fire by unidentified individuals in Tijuana, Baja California state, Mexico, on Aug. 12, 2022.?w=200&h=150

By CNA Staff

Archbishop condemns attacks by organized crime in US-Mexico border area

Francisco Moreno Barrón, the archbishop of Tijuana, Mexico, condemned the 20 attacks carried out in several towns in the state... Read more

Cardinal Marc Ouellet takes part in the Pontifical Council for Culture's Plenary Assembly on Women's Cultures in Rome, Feb. 6, 2015.?w=200&h=150

By Carl Bunderson

Cardinal Ouellet named in Canadian sex abuse lawsuit

Cardinal Marc Ouellet, Prefect of the Dicastery for Bishops, was accused of sexual assault in a civil suit filed against... Read more