Archive for September 14, 2022


By Joe Bukuras

Catholic college official in hot seat for comments about allowing ‘students for choice’ club on campus

Officials at Viterbo University in Wisconsin say the comments were taken out of context and that the school remains strongly... Read more

Pope Francis speaking at the opening and plenary session of the Seventh Congress of Leaders of World and Traditional Religions at the Palace of Independence in Nur-Sultan, Kazakhstan, Sept. 14, 2022?w=200&h=150

By Hannah Brockhaus

‘Every human being is sacred,’ Pope Francis tells religious leaders in Kazakhstan

It is the task of religions to remind society of the sacredness of all human life, Pope Francis told leaders... Read more

Pope Francis meeting with Metropolitan Anthony of Volokolamsk and representatives of the Russian-Orthodox Church in Nur-Sultan, Kazakhstan, Sept. 14 2022?w=200&h=150

By Courtney Mares

Pope Francis and Patriarch Kirill meeting still possible at future date, Russian Orthodox metropolitan says

Pope Francis met Wednesday with the head of the Russian Orthodox delegation in Kazakhstan, who said a papal meeting with... Read more

Pope Francis speaking at the Expo center in Nur-Sultan, Kazakhstan, where he celebrated an outdoor Mass on Sept. 14, 2022.?w=200&h=150

By Courtney Mares

Pope Francis says his thoughts are with war-torn Ukraine on feast of the Holy Cross

Speaking at an outdoor Mass in Kazakhstan’s capital on Sept. 14, the pope said he was thinking of “all the... Read more

Father Gordon Reigle, pastor of St. Thomas Aquinas parish in East Lansing, Michigan, has inspired thousands to pray a 54-day rosary novena aimed at defeating an attempt to insert a "right to abortion" in the state's constitution. The novena begins Sept. 15, 2022, and ends on Nov. 7, 2022, the day before Michigan's general election.?w=200&h=150

By David Kerr

Priest inspires thousands to sign up for novena to defeat ‘right to abortion’ in Michigan

The Michigan priest is inspiring thousands of people to sign up for a 54-day rosary novena aimed at defeating a... Read more

Dr. Phil and Lila Rose?w=200&h=150

By Francesca Pollio Fenton

Lila Rose drops mic on ‘Dr. Phil’: ‘If it’s not a human life why do you have to kill it?’

The Live Action founder and president said: “Whether you live 10 minutes or 10 years or a hundred years, you’re... Read more

Notre Dame head football coach Marcus Freeman?w=200&h=150

By Zelda Caldwell,Jonathan Liedl

Notre Dame head football coach Marcus Freeman joins the Catholic Church

“Welcome to our newest Catholic, Marcus Freeman,” read an announcement in the Sept. 11 bulletin published by St. Pius X... Read more

Image of the Our Lady of Peace in Ozernoye, Kazakhstan?w=200&h=150

By CNA Staff

The story behind the miracle of the Shrine of Our Lady of Peace in Kazakhstan

Ozernoye is the name of a village located in northern Kazakhstan where the Shrine of Our Lady of Peace is... Read more


By Nicolás de Cárdenas

Spanish court confirms former priest’s 30-year sentence for sexual abuse

Spain’s Supreme Court has confirmed an appeal court’s sentence for a man convicted of sexually abusing minors and who was... Read more

A young girl at a large outdoor Mass celebrated by Pope Francis in Kazakhstan’s capital of Nur-Sultan on Sept. 14, 2022.?w=200&h=150

By Carl Bunderson

Kazakhstan interreligious summit a chance ‘to find common paths for humanity’

Participants have called the event an opportunity for encounter and finding common ground. Read more


By Madeleine Teahan

Scotland should be ‘caring for people, not killing them,’ Catholic Church urges

The Catholic Church in Scotland has spoken out about the dangers of current proposals to legalize assisted suicide for terminally-ill... Read more

The ribbon cutting at Caritas Center in Santa Rosa, Calif., Sept. 12, 2022.?w=200&h=150

By Kevin J. Jones

Can Santa Rosa end family homelessness? New Catholic Charities project says yes

Catholic Charities in Santa Rosa, California, has opened a new homeless services center opened to help families and others at... Read more