Archive for September 6, 2022

Autumn in North Carolina?w=200&h=150

By Kevin J. Jones

With fall coming, let us listen to God’s creation and pray, Catholic bishops say

The “beauty of the fall season” in many parts of the country is a great time to join Pope Francis... Read more

The flag of the Sovereign Military Order of Malta.?w=200&h=150

By Andrea Gagliarducci

How did Pope Francis change the Order of Malta?

The reform of the Sovereign Military Order of Malta is a reform in a more spiritual sense, at least in... Read more

Pope Francis and Xi Jinping?w=200&h=150

By Courtney Mares

Could Pope Francis meet Xi Jinping in Kazakhstan next week?

Chinese President Xi Jinping is expected to visit Kazakhstan on the same day Pope Francis will be in the Central... Read more

Kazakh artist Dosbol Kasymov works on the icon “Mother of the Great Steppe” in advance of Pope Francis’ Sept. 13-15 trip to Kazakhstan.?w=200&h=150

By Hannah Brockhaus

Artist paints Kazakh Mary and Child for only Marian shrine in Kazakhstan

A Kazakh artist is creating possibly the first-ever painting of Mary and the Child Jesus as native Kazakhs; it will... Read more

Visitors attend mass in the Vitus Church in Hilversum, Netherlands, on Oct. 11, 2020.?w=200&h=150

By AC Wimmer

Dutch diocese abandons rule to offer Mass in every parish on Sundays

Due to a shortage of priests and to save on energy costs, the Diocese of Roermond in the Netherlands said... Read more

President Gabriel Bóric of Chile votes in a Sept. 4, 2022, election for proposed changes to the country’s constitution.?w=200&h=150

By CNA Staff

‘Democracy has won,’ bishop says after broad voter rejection of new Chilean constitution

Bishop Isauro Covili Linfati of Iquique, Chile, made his remarks after a majority of voters rejected the proposal, which sought... Read more

Our Lady of Fatima.?w=200&h=150

By Joe Bukuras

Our Lady of Fatima statue stolen from Catholic church in New Jersey

The pastor of St. Andrew the Apostle Catholic Church in Gibbsboro, New Jersey, is praying the statue is returned before... Read more

Archbishop Waldemar Stanislaw Sommertag was assigned as apostolic nuncio in Senegal, Cape Verde, Guinea-Bissau, and Mauritania in Africa on Sept. 6, 2022.?w=200&h=150

By CNA Staff

Vatican sends papal nuncio expelled by Nicaragua to Africa

Archbishop Waldemar Stanislaw Sommertag will be the apostolic nuncio in Senegal, Cape Verde, Guinea-Bissau, and Mauritania. Read more

Liz Truss MP, Minister of State for Women and Equalities.?w=200&h=150

By Kevin J. Jones

As new British PM takes office, Catholic bishops offer prayers and help

In a message to new British Prime Minister Liz Truss, Cardinal Vincent Nichols of Westminster pledged his prayers and support... Read more