Archive for January 21, 2023

The Pillars of Creation, captured by the Hubble Space Telescope.?w=200&h=150

By Jonah McKeown

Harvard scientist: The wonders of the universe point to a Creator

Karin Öberg, professor of astronomy and director of undergraduate studies at Harvard University, spoke recently at the Wonder Conference in... Read more


By Jonah McKeown

Now that the March for Life is over, here’s a snapshot of a shifting abortion landscape

Since Roe v. Wade was overturned last year, state lawmakers have gone in dramatically different directions on abortion. Read more

Father Oscar Benavidez was found guilty of two crimes on Jan. 16, 2023.?w=200&h=150

By CNA Staff

Meet the priest the Nicaraguan dictatorship wants to put away for eight years

Father Oscar Benavidez was found guilty of two crimes at a Jan. 16 trial riddled with irregularities and consisting of... Read more

Pope Francis meets participants in an international training course for liturgical celebrations in Catholic dioceses on Jan. 20, 2023?w=200&h=150

By Hannah Brockhaus

Pope Francis: In the Mass, prioritize awe over aesthetics

“We must rediscover and value silence,” Pope Francis said. Read more

Pope Benedict XVI in 2005 and Cardinal Mario Grech in 2022?w=200&h=150

By Hannah Brockhaus

Cardinal Grech: Benedict XVI was misunderstood throughout his life

“Incomprehension was a constant factor in the life and mission of this man,” Cardinal Mario Grech said. Read more