Archive for August 30, 2022

Sacred Heart Cathedral in Sarajevo, where Pope Francis met with priests, religious, and seminarians, June 6, 2015.?w=200&h=150

By Madeleine Teahan

The Muslim, the Catholic cardinal, and the church in Bosnia that could help heal deep divisions

A prominent Bosnian cardinal has said that “forgiveness can be achieved” following the consecration of a Catholic church in the... Read more

Pope Emeritus Benedict XVI?w=200&h=150

By AC Wimmer

International website dedicated to Benedict XVI aims to be a ‘beacon in stormy seas’

After a website dedicated to Benedict XVI received thousands of congratulations in 24 languages on the occasion of his 95th... Read more

Pope Francis speaks at his general audience in Paul VI Hall on Aug. 10, 2022.?w=200&h=150

By Hannah Brockhaus

Vatican: Pope Francis’ Ukraine War comments not a ‘political stance’

The Holy See said Pope Francis’ recent comments on a car bombing that killed the daughter of an ally of... Read more

The former Catholic chapel in El Dorado International Airport in Bogotá, Colombia. The airport announced Aug. 26, 2022, that the space would be modified and used as a place “where all religions will be welcome.”?w=200&h=150

By CNA Staff

Colombian authorities dismantle Catholic chapel at airport, sparking controversy

The El Dorado International Airport announced Aug. 26 that the space used as a Catholic chapel will be modified and... Read more


By Edie Heipel

‘Gender support’ plans at school: Here’s what parents need to know

The use of gender support plans is on the rise across the country, which schools are using to “affirm” students’... Read more

A woman carrying a child walks along a street during a heavy rainfall in the flood-hit Dera Allah Yar town in Jaffarabad district, Balochistan province, Pakistan, on Aug. 30, 2022. Aid efforts ramped up across flooded Pakistan to help tens of millions of people affected by relentless monsoon rains that have submerged a third of the country and claimed more than 1,100 lives.?w=200&h=150

By Aftab Alexander Mughal

Pakistani Church leaders call for help for flood victims amid national emergency

More than 1,100 people have been killed, and more than 33 million people have been displaced or affected in some... Read more

Citizen protests against the Cuban regime in Nuevitas, Camagüey, August 2022.?w=200&h=150

By CNA Staff

Religious stand in solidarity with those arrested during repression of protests in Cuba

The Cuban Conference of Religious Men and Women posted a message of solidarity with the hundreds of citizens persecuted or... Read more

U.S. Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi, Democrat of California, speaks during her weekly press conference on Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C., on Aug. 12, 2022.?w=200&h=150

By Katie Yoder

Nancy Pelosi says it’s ‘sinful’ to restrict abortion for women

Pelosi’s comments are the House speaker’s latest public endorsement of abortion in contradiction to her Catholic faith. Read more

Pope Francis speaks during Mass in St. Peter's Basilica, Aug. 30, 2022.?w=200&h=150

By Hannah Brockhaus

Pope Francis to cardinals: We are jointly responsible for the Church

We have the same mission to evangelize the world as did the apostles 2,000 years ago, a fact that should... Read more

“Padre Pio” director Abel Ferrara poses for a portrait at the Giorgio Franchetti gallery at Ca’ d’Oro in Venice, Italy, on Aug. 22, 2022.?w=200&h=150

By Joe Bukuras

From porn to ‘Padre Pio’: Meet the director who felt drawn to tell the saint’s story

Abel Ferrara began his movie-making career directing pornogaphy. Now he’s making a movie about Padre Pio. Read more

A member of the Dominican Sisters’ Congregation of St. Rose of Lima in northern Italy sells prints at the Santa’s Sanctuary of Lima.?w=200&h=150

By CNA Staff

The congregation in honor of St. Rose of Lima where all the sisters are named Rose

After the miracles in Italy worked through the intercession of St. Rose of Lima and her canonization in 1671, a... Read more


By Jonah McKeown

St. Louis priest to have arrest record expunged after sexual abuse cases dropped

A circuit judge ruled Aug. 25 that Father Xiu Hui “Joseph” Jiang had met the legal burden to have his... Read more

Mary Queen of Angels Catholic Church in Fort Scott, Kan., damaged after a fire, Aug. 30, 2022.?w=200&h=150

By Joe Bukuras

Catholic church in Kansas severely damaged by fire

Several fire departments battled a blaze at a Catholic church in Fort Scott, Kansas, throughout Monday night and into the... Read more