Archive for January 19, 2023

Pope Francis meets a Buddhist delegation from Cambodia on Jan. 19, 2023.?w=200&h=150

By Courtney Mares

Pope Francis discusses ‘ecological conversion’ with Buddhist monks from Cambodia

The pope defined “ecological conversion” as “true repentance” that leads to the end of “ideologies and practices that are hurtful... Read more

Cardinal Kurt Koch?w=200&h=150

By Courtney Mares

Cardinal Koch: Week of Prayer for Christian Unity a time to pray for peace in Ukraine

The president of the Pontifical Council for Promoting Christian Unity said he is praying this week that “we can re-find... Read more

Pope Benedict XVI?w=200&h=150

By AC Wimmer

In new book, the late Benedict XVI defends Christianity against claims of intolerance

In the book, the late pontiff warns of a “radical manipulation of human beings” and “the distortion of the sexes... Read more


By Kevin J. Jones

Is free childbirth the next step for the pro-life movement?

Childbirth in America should be free, say two prominent pro-life leaders representing both sides of the political divide. Read more

The sainthood causes of Father Miguel Costa y Llobera (1854–1922) and Sister Maria Margherita Diomira of the Incarnate Word (1651–1677) were advanced by Pope Francis on Jan. 19, 2023.?w=200&h=150

By Courtney Mares

Meet the six newest venerable servants of God in the Catholic Church

In a decree signed on Jan. 19, Pope Francis recognized the heroic virtue of an Italian stigmatic, four 20th-century priests,... Read more


By Peter Pinedo

Catholic astronomers: Newly discovered planet a testament to Earth’s ‘startling uniqueness’

Catholic scientists from the Vatican Observatory and Benedictine College hailed the discovery of the planet as a testament “to the... Read more


By CNA Staff

Four Latin American countries among the top 50 most dangerous in the world for Christians

According to the study, Colombia is the most dangerous country for Christians in the Americas and ranks 22nd worldwide. Read more

Super Bowl Coach and Hall of Famer Tony Dungy is scheduled to speak at the 50th March for Life in Washington, D.C., on Jan. 20, 2023.?w=200&h=150

By Joe Bukuras

Who is Tony Dungy, the NFL Hall of Fame coach speaking at the March for Life? 

In interviews, Tony Dungy often makes it clear that his faith in Christ has been the primary driving factor of... Read more

The scene outside the U.S. Supreme Court in Washington, D.C., after the court released its decision in the Dobbs abortion case on June 24, 2022. Pro-abortion demonstrators gradually made up a decided majority of the crowd as the day wore on.?w=200&h=150

By Peter Pinedo

Supreme Court failed to find source of leaked opinion overturning Roe v. Wade

The Supreme Court announced today that it has failed to find the person responsible for the leaked draft opinion overturning... Read more

The archbishop of Canterbury, Justin Welby, gives a reading during the state funeral of Queen Elizabeth II at Westminster Abbey on Sept.19, 2022, in London.?w=200&h=150

By Tyler Arnold

Church of England won’t recognize gay marriage but will allow certain ceremonies

Proposals now under consideration would uphold traditional Christian teaching that marriage is between one man and one woman. Read more

Blessed Rosario Livatino.?w=200&h=150

By CNA Staff

Cardinal praises exemplary life of beatified Italian judge murdered by the Mafia

Cardinal Pietro Parolin made his remarks at a Jan. 18 conference in the Italian Senate on the continued relevance of... Read more