Archive for September 18, 2022

Jacob Matham's portrait of Leo XI, who reigned April 1-27, 1605.?w=200&h=150

By Kevin J. Jones

The shortest papacies of all time? Pope John Paul I barely makes the list

Blessed John Paul I did not serve as Roman Pontiff for long, but 10 other popes had shorter pontificates than... Read more

Our Lady of Lebanon Maronite Catholic Church in Toronto replaced a vandalized statue of Mary with a replica of the Lebanese shrine Our Lady of Lebanon in Harissa on Sept. 11, 2022.?w=200&h=150

By Joe Bukuras

A ‘piece of Lebanon’ comes to Toronto Maronite Catholic church

A replica of the Our Lady of Lebanon statue in Harissa, Lebanon, was blessed at Our Lady of Lebanon Maronite... Read more

A detail of Timothy P. Schmalz's fourth station: Jesus meets his mother.?w=200&h=150

By Katie Yoder

Life-size Stations of the Cross to be ‘tool for evangelization’ at Disney World

“The passion now has become my passion,” says sculptor Timothy P. Schmalz, who is creating an ambitious presentation of the... Read more

Pope Francis delivers the Angelus address on Sept. 18, 2022.?w=200&h=150

By Courtney Mares

Pope Francis: Christians cannot be indifferent to corruption

Pope Francis’ comments on corruption were inspired by one of Jesus’ parables that the pope said can be difficult to... Read more

Displaced people fleeing the war in Cameroon?w=200&h=150

By CNA Staff

Catholic church burned, priests and religious sister kidnapped in war-torn Cameroon

Gunmen set a Catholic church on fire and kidnapped five priests, one religious sister, and two lay people in western... Read more