Archive for September 21, 2022

General audience with Pope Francis on St. Peter's Square, Vatican, Sept. 21, 2022?w=200&h=150

By Courtney Mares

Pope Francis: ‘The cross of Christ remains the anchor of salvation’

Pope Francis on Wednesday said that offering Mass for the feast of the Holy Cross led him to think about... Read more

Sheikh Khalid bin Ahmed Al Khalifa, special envoy of the King of Bahrain, meets Pope Francis.?w=200&h=150

By Andrea Gagliarducci

Why Pope Francis wants to visit this Islamic monarchy

Three intertwined stories set the stage for a possible papal trip to the Kingdom of Bahrain in November this year. Read more

Pope Francis prays with journalists on a papal flight August 14, 2014.?w=200&h=150

By Courtney Mares

Pope Francis urges support for Hurricane Fiona victims

Pope Francis has called on Christians to support communities in the Dominican Republic and Puerto Rico devastated by Hurricane Fiona. Read more

Giulia Cirillo gives Pope Francis a report from Catholics with disabilities on Sept. 21, 2022.?w=200&h=150

By Hannah Brockhaus

‘Full members of the Church’: Catholics with disabilities contribute to Synod on Synodality

Catholics with disabilities delivered to Pope Francis on Wednesday a report they prepared for the Synod on Synodality. Read more

Photos of the June 3 vandalism show a splash of red paint covering the Capitol Hill Pregnancy Center’s white door. On the brick outer building, the words “Jane says revenge” are written in black spray paint.?w=200&h=150

By Katie Yoder

Congressional bill aims to protect pro-life pregnancy centers against ‘terror attacks’

The bil would require the Biden administration to publicly report its handling of the investigation of those engaging in “domestic... Read more

CompassCare, a pro-life pregnancy center near Buffalo, New York, was heavily damaged by fire and spray-painted with pro-abortion graffiti on June 7, 2022.?w=200&h=150

By Joe Bukuras

Pregnancy clinic firebombed in ‘Jane’s Revenge’ attack sues police for surveillance footage

“It’s Day 106. There have been no arrests,” the head of the CompassCare clinic says, adding, “our patience is at... Read more

Mass in the Chapel of Nossa Senhora Unatadora dos Knots and Sagrada Familia, in Várzea Grande, in Mato Grosso state, Brazil.?w=200&h=150

By CNA Staff

Blessed Sacrament chapels at gas stations along highway are ‘oasis’ for Brazil travelers

Rede Marajó, a chain of highway service stations in Brazil, has built seven chapels at its stations with the Blessed... Read more

Santiago Apostle Parish in Tangamandapio, Mexico, was damaged by a 7.6-magnitude earthquake on Sept. 19, 2022.?w=200&h=150

By CNA Staff

Eight churches damaged by Sept. 19 earthquake in Mexico

A Catholic church in Tangamandapio and seven other Catholic churches were damaged by a 7.6-magnitude earthquake that struck Mexico on... Read more


By Joe Bukuras

Tennessee governor urges investigation of Vanderbilt pediatric transgender clinic

Tennessee Gov. Bill Lee has called for an investigation into the Vanderbilt University Medical Center after comments on transgender surgeries. Read more