Archive for January 15, 2023

Jim Caviezel (left) will once again portray Jesus in the new Mel Gibson movie "The Passion of the Christ: Resurrection," which is set to begin production in spring 2023.?w=200&h=150

By Francesca Pollio Fenton

Filming of ‘The Passion of the Christ’ sequel set to begin this spring

The film “The Passion of the Christ: Resurrection” will focus on the days immediately following Christ’s crucifixion. Read more

Young people in sports jerseys react after winning a friendly soccer game at World Youth Day in Panama in 2019.?w=200&h=150

By Jonah McKeown

Hanging up the jersey: What happens when God calls an athlete away from sports?

Two prominent Catholic speakers, both of whom had successful athletic careers before embracing vocations, spoke to CNA this month SEEK23... Read more

Pope Francis delivers his Angelus address in St. Peter's Square on Jan. 15, 2023.?w=200&h=150

By Courtney Mares

Pope Francis announces ecumenical prayer service, reflects on St. John the Baptist’s ‘spirit of service’

An ecumenical prayer vigil will take place in St. Peter’s Square as part of the Church’s ongoing Synod on Synodality. Read more

Father Isaac Achi, a Nigerian Catholic priest, was murdered in Niger State on Jan. 15, 2023.?w=200&h=150

By Courtney Mares

Catholic priest burned to death in Nigeria

Another priest was shot in the Jan. 15 bandit attack but survived. Read more

Pope Francis presides over the funeral Mass for Pope Emeritus Benedict XVI in St. Peter's Square on Jan. 5, 2023.?w=200&h=150

By Andrea Gagliarducci

Analysis: Pope Francis centralizes authority with reform of Diocese of Rome

It was widely anticipated that a major reform of the Diocese of Rome was coming, but no one expected it... Read more

Police officers attend the scene of a shooting by St. Aloysius Roman Catholic Church on Jan. 14, 2023, in London, England.?w=200&h=150

By Shannon Mullen

Priest describes ‘pandemonium’ after 6 shot after funeral Mass at London Catholic church

Six people —including two children — were injured in a drive-by shooting Saturday at a Catholic church in North London. Read more