Archive for September 12, 2022

Bishop Georg Bätzing, Irme Stetter-Karp, Bischop Franz-Josef Bode at the “Synodal Way” meeting on Sept. 9 2022 in Frankfurt, Germany.?w=200&h=150

By AC Wimmer

Turbulent scenes and votes for homosexuality, women’s ordination at German Synodal Way

The three-day event was overshadowed by turbulent scenes and early departures over the handling of contentious issues. Read more

The statue of Our Lady of Lourdes in the “Santa Maria del Carmine” (Holy Mary of Carmel) church in Pavia, Italy.?w=200&h=150

By Edie Heipel

How to honor Our Lady in your baby’s name for the feast of the Holy Name of Mary

Every year on Sept. 12 since 1683, the Catholic Church has celebrated the feast of the Holy Name of Mary. Read more

Pope Francis addressed a group of Italian entrepreneurs Monday, Sept. 12, 2022, about the need to support working mothers.?w=200&h=150

By Katie Yoder

Pope Francis asks businesses to support working women: They’re ‘afraid to get pregnant’

He sounded the alarm on low birth rates and encouraged companies to support pregnant employees. Read more


By Courtney Mares

The geopolitics of Pope Francis’ trip to Kazakhstan

This week Pope Francis is traveling to Kazakhstan, a Muslim-majority country sandwiched between Russia and China. Read more


By Edie Heipel

‘Clerical error’ wipes out thousands of comments on new Biden gender-identity discrimination rule

Hundreds of thousands of comments on a rule that would re-interpret sex discrimination to include “sexual orientation or gender identity”... Read more

Pope Francis greets World Youth Day pilgrims in Panama.?w=200&h=150

By Joe Bukuras

Arise to serve others, Pope Francis urges in World Youth Day message

Pope Francis has released his message ahead of the international World Youth Day next year, imploring young people across the... Read more

Msgr. Fernando Ocáriz?w=200&h=150

By CNA Staff

Opus Dei’s prelate asks for prayers for reform ordered by Pope Francis

Msgr. Fernando Ocáriz, has asked the members of the Catholic institution for their prayers for the reform process ordered by... Read more

Pope Francis prayed in front of the Salus Populi Romani icon in the Basilica of St. Mary Major on the morning of July 22, 2022. He prayed again in front of the icon on Sept. 12, 2022, to entrust his upcoming trip to Kazakhstan to Mary.?w=200&h=150

By Jonah McKeown

Why is Pope Francis going to Kazakhstan? Here’s what he plans to do

The pope plans to visit the large, landlocked Asian country — the second pope to do so — Sept. 13–15... Read more