Archive for August 27, 2022

Pope John Paul II prays in Managua's cathedral before ending his visit to Nicaragua on Feb. 7, 1996.?w=200&h=150

By CNA Staff

St. John Paul II’s ‘dark night’ in Nicaragua

When then Pope John Paul II’s plane landed in Nicaragua on March 4, 1983, the authorities were waiting, including Daniel... Read more


By Francesca Pollio Fenton

New book provides roadmap to pro-life movement’s future

What do you get when you put a pro-life scholar and a pro-life journalist together to write a book? A... Read more

Shia LaBeouf arrives for the Hollywood Film Awards on Nov. 3, 2019 in Beverly Hills, California.?w=200&h=150

By Joe Bukuras

Shia LaBeouf embraces the Catholic faith: Here's what we know

To better understand the steps necessary to enter the Catholic Church and the actor's spiritual journey, CNA spoke to a... Read more

Bl. Artemide Zatti.?w=200&h=150

By Hannah Brockhaus

Date of canonization of immigrant nurse Artemide Zatti announced

Artemide Zatti is the first Salesian coadjutor to be declared a saint. Read more

Blessed Giovanni Battista Scalabrini?w=200&h=150

By Courtney Mares,AC Wimmer

The date is set: 'Apostle of the Catechism' to be declared a saint of the Catholic Church

A renowned Italian priest and bishop dedicated to evangelization and teaching the Catechism will be declared a saint of the... Read more

Cardinal Oscar Cantoni, bishop of Como, receives the red biretta from Pope Francis at the consistory in St. Peter's Basilica, Aug. 27, 2022.?w=200&h=150

By Hannah Brockhaus

Jesus asks us, ‘can I count on you?’ — Pope Francis creates 20 cardinals for the Catholic Church

Pope Francis created 20 new cardinals for the Catholic Church during a liturgy in St. Peter's Basilica Saturday. Read more


By Kevin J. Jones

HHS can’t force Catholic hospital network to perform abortions, gender transitions, court says

A federal appellate court on Friday blocked a push to force doctors to perform abortions or sex-reassignment surgeries. Read more

Pope Francis visits Benedict XVI on Aug. 27th, 2022?w=200&h=150

By CNA Staff

New cardinals and Pope Francis pay visit to Pope Emeritus Benedict XVI

Pope Francis joined 19 of the Church’s 20 newly installed cardinals Saturday in a visit with Pope Emeritus Benedict XVI... Read more

Pope Francis at the consistory in St. Peter's Basilica, Aug. 27, 2022?w=200&h=150

By CNA Staff

One new cardinal did not attend the consistory due to heart problems — Here is what Pope Francis said:

Francis asked for prayers for the African prelate, explaining Baawobr had been taken ill. Read more