Archive for August 25, 2022

Students at St. Thomas More School in Austria learn the importance of critical thinking, with an emphasis on logic over sole memorization.?w=200&h=150

By Leonardo Colon

Inside the first Catholic classical school in Austria

EWTN News In-Depth Correspondent Colm Flynn recently visited St. Thomas More School in Austria, which offers a unique, classically-based approach... Read more


By CNA Staff

El Chipote: The torture prison where the Nicaraguan dictatorship is holding priests

El Nuevo Chipote, or simply El Chipote, opened in February 2019 to replace the old prison of the same name... Read more

Pope Francis in April 2022?w=200&h=150

By Andrea Gagliarducci

A question of ‘delicate balance’: How might Pope Francis reform the rules of the conclave?

Who will manage the Vatican when a pope resigns, is unable to govern, or passes away? And according to which... Read more

Russian Orthodox Patriarch Kirill makes the sign of the cross during the Easter Mass at the Christ The Saviour Cathedral on April 24, 2022 in Moscow, Russia.?w=200&h=150

By CNA Staff

Report: Patriarch Kirill will not meet Pope Francis in Kazakhstan

It was hoped the two religious leaders would meet to discuss a peaceful resolution to the six-month-long war in Ukraine. Read more

St. Patrick's Cathedral in Melbourne, Victoria, Australia. Via Shutterstock?w=200&h=150

By AC Wimmer

Father’s civil claim against Cardinal Pell and Australian archdiocese to go forward

An Australian court ruled that a man can sue the Archdiocese of Melbourne and Cardinal George Pell for nervous shock... Read more

Pope Francis receives Ukraine's ambassador to the Holy See, Andrii Yurash, April 7, 2022?w=200&h=150

By Zelda Caldwell

Ukraine’s Vatican ambassador rebukes Pope Francis for mention of Moscow car bomb victim

Ukraine’s ambassador to the Holy See criticized Pope Francis on Wednesday for lamenting the car bombing that killed the daughter... Read more


By Joe Bukuras

Omaha, Sioux Falls bishops adopt policies affirming students’ biological sex

The bishops joined other dioceses in prohibiting teachers and students at Catholic schools from promoting a view of sexual identity... Read more


By Edie Heipel

Back to school: What rights do parents have?

Catholic parents face a tidal wave of concerns as more schools across the country adopt harmful gender policies, make medical... Read more


By CNA Staff

Court rules Church in Costa Rica must pay $100,000 compensation to sex-abuse victim

A lower court ruled Aug. 23 that the Church must pay the compensation to a victim of sexual abuse committed... Read more

Pope Francis holds an Ordinary Public Consistory in the Consistory Hall of the Apostolic Palace, May 3, 2021.?w=200&h=150

By Jonah McKeown

Who will vote for a new pope after Francis? A look at the cardinals by the numbers

On Aug. 27, Pope Francis will create 20 new cardinals, bringing the total number in the college to 229.  Read more

Bishop Emeritus Michael Pfeifer of San Angelo, Texas, prays in front of a Planned Parenthood facility.?w=200&h=150

By Katie Yoder

Bishop Pfeifer on ‘World Day of Prayer for Creation’: Caring for creation is pro-life

An emeritus Texas bishop is emphasizing the importance of caring for creation ahead of the World Day of Prayer for... Read more

White House Press Secretary Karine Jean-Pierre speaks during a White House daily press briefing at the James S. Brady Press Room of the White House Aug. 25, 2022 in Washington, D.C.?w=200&h=150

By Edie Heipel

White House press secretary responds to EWTN’s question about Nicaraguan persecution of Catholics

White House Press Secretary Karine Jean-Pierre read a statement condemning recent attacks on "democratic leaders" in Nicaragua without specifically mentioning... Read more