Archive for January 11, 2023

Speaker of the U.S. House of Representatives Kevin McCarthy?w=200&h=150

By Katie Yoder

House Republicans to bring pro-life legislation to vote

With a newly sworn-in Congress, Republicans are engaging in a renewed effort to pass pro-life legislation, even if pro-life policy... Read more

Cardinal George Pell?w=200&h=150

By CNA Staff

PHOTOS: Remembering Cardinal Pell

Australian Cardinal George Pell died Tuesday in Rome at age 81 after suffering a cardiac arrest. Read more

Pope Francis stops to pray before an image of Our Lady and the Child Jesus during his weekly general audience on Jan. 11, 2023.?w=200&h=150

By Hannah Brockhaus

Pope Francis: We don’t have to be perfect to evangelize

“Here is the message for us: we do not have to wait until we are perfect and have come a... Read more

Pope Francis receives Cardinal George Pell in a private audience at the Vatican Oct. 12, 2020.?w=200&h=150

By Hannah Brockhaus

Pope Francis praises Cardinal George Pell’s dedication to the Church

Pope Francis remembered Cardinal Pell’s “dedication to the Gospel and the Church.” Read more


By Jonah McKeown

Retired St. Louis priest gets prison time for child pornography charges

Vincentian Father James T. Beighlie, who ministered in St. Louis until 2021, was sentenced this week to five years in... Read more

The Cathedral of Saint Peter in Kansas City, Kansas, located in the Diocese of Kansas City, which was one of the four dioceses named in the state's clergy abuse investigation.?w=200&h=150

By Joe Bukuras

Kansas clergy sex abuse investigation reports 188 clergy members suspected of crimes

Kansas authorities investigating clerical sex abuse have identified 188 Catholic and Society of St. Pius X clergy members suspected of... Read more


By Andrea Gagliarducci

Analysis: What to read in Benedict XVI’s secretary’s ‘tell-all’ book?

“Nothing but the Truth: My Life Beside Benedict XVI” by Archbishop Georg Gänswein comes out on Jan. 12, but CNA... Read more

Father Marko Rupnik, SJ.?w=200&h=150

By Hannah Brockhaus

Jesuits in Slovenia apologize for Rupnik abuse, say they believe victims

“We fully accept and understand the indignation, anger, and disappointment of the victims and their loved ones,” the Slovenian Jesuits... Read more


By CNA Staff

Argentina pro-life pregnancy service falsely accused of holding minor ‘captive’

Pro-life organization Grávida Santa Fe explained that the minor and her mother, who during this week were helped by Grávida,... Read more


By Kevin J. Jones

Maryland Catholic hospital discriminated by denying transgender surgery, federal judge rules

A federal judge has ruled against a Catholic-founded hospital in Maryland, contending that it discriminated in refusing to perform a... Read more

Protesters clash with members of the Peruvian riot police during a demonstration in the city of Cusco, Peru, on Jan. 11, 2023.?w=200&h=150

By CNA Staff

Church in Peru condemns murder of police officer burned alive: ‘No more deaths!’

The confrontations between protesters and law enforcement began after then President Pedro Castillo on Dec. 7, 2022, declared a state... Read more


By Jude Atemanke

Dozens still in captivity after Christmas Day attack in Nigeria, Catholic priest says

On Christmas Day 2022, militant Fulani herdsmen and other terrorists attacked Angwan Aku village, reportedly killing one person and abducting... Read more


By Peter Pinedo

Rampant porn use causing ‘toxic lack of masculinity,’ Catholic speaker warns

Nearly three out of four teens have used pornography, with 12 being the average age of first exposure, a new... Read more

Eric Geller reported on cybersecurity for the news outlet politico for six and a half years.?w=200&h=150

By Joe Bukuras

Reporter appears to be no longer at Politico after tweets slandering Pope Benedict XVI 

A reporter for Politico indicates that he is no longer with the organization following a tweet he made slandering the... Read more