Archive for September 19, 2022


By Courtney Mares

Blood of St. Januarius liquefies in Naples on feast day

The blood of St. Januarius liquefied on Monday at a Mass in Naples, where the archbishop sharply condemned the city’s... Read more

March for Life and Family in Warsaw, Poland, Sept. 19, 2022.?w=200&h=150

By Justyna Galant

Poland’s March for Life and Family draws 10,000 people

An estimated 10,000 people walked through the streets of Poland’s capital on Sunday to take part in the National March... Read more

King Charles III walks alongside the coffin carrying Queen Elizabeth II with the Imperial State Crown resting on top as it departs Westminster Abbey during the State Funeral of Queen Elizabeth II on Sept. 19, 2022, in London. Elizabeth II died at Balmoral Castle in Scotland on Sept. 8, 2022, and is succeeded by her eldest son, King Charles III.?w=200&h=150

By AC Wimmer

Catholic prayers for Queen Elizabeth II — and the new king

While millions bid final farewell to Queen Elizabeth II today, the Catholic bishops of England and Wales have commented on... Read more

The archbishop of Canterbury, Justin Welby, gives a reading during the state funeral of Queen Elizabeth II at Westminster Abbey on Sept.19, 2022, in London.?w=200&h=150

By Charlotte Evans

‘Service in life, hope in death’: archbishop of Canterbury preaches at queen’s funeral

In his sermon at the state funeral of Queen Elizabeth II today, Archbishop of Canterbury Justin Welby praised the Christian... Read more

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By Andrea Gagliarducci

Pope Francis extends a hand to China

While a trial against Cardinal Joseph Zen is underway in China, the Holy See continues to work toward the renewal... Read more

Cardinal Joseph Zen speaks during a Mass at the Holy Cross Church on May 24, 2022, in Hong Kong, China. The cardinal was set to stand trial on Sept. 19, 2022, in connection to his role as a trustee of a pro-democracy legal fund, which he and other trustees are accused of failing to register civilly. The trial was delayed.?w=200&h=150

By Jonah McKeown

Cardinal Zen’s trial has been delayed due to COVID

The criminal trial of Cardinal Joseph Zen Ze-kiun of Hong Kong has been delayed after the judge tested positive for... Read more


By Edie Heipel

Virginia Gov. Youngkin revokes schools’ transgender policies, asserts parental rights

Parental rights and religious freedom are central to Virginia Republican Gov. Glenn Youngkin’s new statewide policies for public schools released... Read more

Cardinal Celestino Aós Braco of Santiago de Chile peaches at a Te Deum service marking Chile's independence, Sept. 18, 2022?w=200&h=150

By Walter Sanchez Silva

Violence and corruption won’t build up Chile, cardinal says at independence prayer service

Cardinal Celestino Aós Braco of Santiago de Chile said in a prayer service marking the country’s independence that neither violence... Read more

St. Michael the Archangel?w=200&h=150

By CNA Staff

Nicaraguan dictatorship prohibits procession for St. Michael the Archangel and St. Jerome

The dictatorship of President Daniel Ortega and his wife, Vice President Rosario Murillo, has prohibited upcoming processions in Masaya. Read more

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By Carl Bunderson

U.S. synod synthesis shows ‘desire for greater communion’

The Synod on Synodality has thus far demonstrated the “joys, hopes, and wounds” shared by members of the Church in... Read more