Archive for September 22, 2022

Bishop Franz-Josef Bode speaks during a press conference on Sept. 22, 2022, following the release of a report that said he mishandled abuse cases in the Diocese of Osnabrück, in northwestern Germany, which he has led since 1995.?w=200&h=150

By Hannah Brockhaus

German bishop says he won’t resign after report he mishandled abuse cases

A report published Sept. 20 said Bishop Franz-Josef Bode mishandled abuse cases in the Diocese of Osnabrück, in northwestern Germany,... Read more


By Katie Yoder

US bishops’ pro-life chair asks Catholics to practice ‘unconditional love’ after Roe

In anticipation of Respect Life Month in October, Archbishop William E. Lori is calling for “radical solidarity” for pregnant and... Read more

Pope Francis speaks with Punit Renjen, an Indian-American businessman and CEO of the multinational professional services firm Deloitte, during an audience to the participants of the Deloitte Global meeting on Sept. 22, 2022, at Paul VI Hall in the Vatican.?w=200&h=150

By Hannah Brockhaus

Pope Francis asks financial consultants to put people before business

The pope spoke about the role of integral human development in the financial sector during a Sept. 22 meeting at... Read more

Father Thomas Joseph White, O.P.?w=200&h=150

By Courtney Mares

Leading theologian sees a ‘rise in interest in Aquinas’ among young Catholics

A new generation of young people are deeply invested in the study of St. Thomas Aquinas, according to Father Thomas... Read more

Hand wearing gay pride rainbow wristband making a power fist gesture in front of the US Capitol Building in Washington, DC. Via Shutterstock?w=200&h=150

By Kevin J. Jones

Methodist-linked university’s Christian conduct code under fire from LGBT advocates

Do church-affiliated universities and Christian moral codes have a place in higher ed? Critics of Seattle Pacific University, it seems,... Read more


By CNA Staff

Blessed Sacrament found intact in tabernacle of church burned by armed men in Cameroon

In the aftermath of the fire that gutted a church in Cameroon, Bishop Aloysius Fondong found the sacred Hosts and... Read more

Deborah True was investigated on suspicion of embezzling church funds at Holy Cross Catholic Church in Vero Beach, Florida. Police say the former pastor, Father Richard “Dick” Murphy, who died on March 22, 2020, was also involved in funneling money from the parish.?w=200&h=150

By Joe Bukuras

Florida priest and parish administrator embezzled $1.5 million from parish, police say

The Diocese of Palm Beach contacted the police department in December 2021, raising concerns about a fraudulent bank account and... Read more


By CNA Staff

Ortega dictatorship expels another religious congregation from Nicaragua

The dictatorship of President Daniel Ortega in Nicaragua has expelled the Religious Sisters of the Cross, thus continuing its attacks... Read more

President Joe Biden speaks during the Global Fund Seventh Replenishment Conference in New York on Sept. 21, 2022.?w=200&h=150

By Kevin J. Jones

President Biden fundraiser remarks muddle Catholic teaching on abortion

The president appeared to suggest — erroneously — that the Catholic Church makes exceptions for rape and incest in its... Read more