Archive for September 1, 2022

Bishop of Fontibón, Colombia, Juan Vicente Córdoba laments in an Aug. 29, 2022, video that the chapel of the El Dorado International Airport, located in his diocese, was forced to close despite the fact that there was an agreement until the year 2037.?w=200&h=150

By CNA Staff

Bishop: Those who closed Colombia airport chapel will ‘have to give an account to God’

The private company that manages El Dorado International Airport announced Aug. 26 the closure of the Catholic chapel and its... Read more

Pavica Vojnović (right) and Lidia Rieder outside the Mannheim court.?w=200&h=150

By AC Wimmer

German court rules in favor of right to pray near abortion counseling facility

Silent prayer gatherings near an abortion counseling facility in a German town cannot be prohibited, according to a ruling by... Read more

Ukrainian refugees at the house of the Capuchin friars in Slovakia with Brother Martin Azzopardi (second from the right).?w=200&h=150

By Charlotte Evans

Ukrainian refugees say they 'found new family' with friars in Slovakia

Ukrainian refugees in Slovakia have spoken about their sorrow at the ongoing conflict in their country and voiced gratitude for... Read more

The faithful in Nicaragua participate in a pilgrimage in support of the bishops, July 28, 2018.?w=200&h=150

By CNA Staff

Exiled priest explains why pope did not use strong words about persecution in Nicaragua

A Nicaraguan priest living in the United States said that if Pope Francis in his Aug. 21 Sunday Angelus had... Read more

Dontavious Spann helps hand out cases of bottled water at a Mississippi Rapid Response Coalition distribution site on Aug. 31, 2022 in Jackson, Mississippi.?w=200&h=150

By Jonah McKeown

Catholic Charities joins water crisis relief effort in Jackson, Mississippi

The city's water supply was severely disrupted last week when flooding damaged the pumps at a major water treatment plant. Read more

Mother Teresa smiles as she poses for photographers in Calcutta, India, on April 12, 1995.?w=200&h=150

By CNA Staff

UPDATE: Pope Francis praises Knights of Columbus’ Mother Teresa documentary

In theaters Oct. 3-4, “Mother Teresa: No Greater Love” is airing in more than 960 locations across the United States. Read more


By Edie Heipel

Teacher who refused to use students’ preferred pronouns settles lawsuit against school district

A Kansas middle school teacher will receive $95,000 from her school district, which tried to force her to comply with... Read more


By Nicolás de Cárdenas

Archbishop criticizes Spanish government’s approval of abortion bill

Archbishop Luis Javier Argüello Garcia of Valladolid criticized Spain’s Council of Ministers Tuesday for approving an abortion bill, stressing that... Read more

Chinese flags on barbed wired wall in Kashgar (Kashi), Xinjiang, China. Credit: Jonathan Densford/Shutterstock?w=200&h=150

By Jonah McKeown

China defiant in face of Uyghurs UN report

A highly anticipated report from the United Nations chronicles China’s mistreatment of the Uyghur ethnic group, a Muslim minority in... Read more

Peter Kilpatrick, the new president of The Catholic University of America, addresses students, staff, and faculty at the Mass of the Holy Spirit on Sept. 1, 2022, at the Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception in Washington, D.C.?w=200&h=150

By Katie Yoder

Ask the Holy Spirit for guidance, new Catholic University president urges students

Peter Kilpatrick has a background in the hard sciences but spoke to students about matters of the soul, urging them... Read more