Archive for January 8, 2023

John Paul Uebbing's big moment.?w=200&h=150

By CNA Staff

Pope Benedict’s kiss goodbye

The infant son of a former Catholic News Agency editor received a farewell kiss on his forehead from Pope Benedict... Read more

Apostolic Nuncio Archbishop Michael Crotty unveils the new sign of Pope Benedict XVI Street in Burkina Faso’s capital, Ouagadougou.?w=200&h=150

By ACI Africa

Visit the Burkina Faso street named in honor of Pope Benedict XVI

The thoroughfare in Ouagadougou is known as Pope Benedict XVI Street. Read more

Pope Benedict XVI on May 13, 2010?w=200&h=150

By Matthew Bunson

Pope Benedict XVI: Doctor of the Church?

There are currently 37 Doctors of the Church, from Irenaeus of Lyon in the third century to Thérèse of Lisieux... Read more

Four Israeli families who have been fighting to see their children for eight and a half years met with Pope Francis at the Vatican on Dec. 21, 2022. Two young men are still alive, kidnapped by Hamas. Two others died, but their bodies were not returned, thus preventing a proper burial, one of the Jewish mitzvahs. Three are Jews, and one is Muslim.?w=200&h=150

By Andrea Gagliarducci

Families of Israeli captives in Gaza Strip appeal to Pope Francis

When Pope Francis once again launched the appeal for peace in the Holy Land, he probably had in his eyes... Read more

Pope Francis baptized 13 babies in the Sistine Chapel on Jan. 8, 2023.?w=200&h=150

By Courtney Mares

Pope Francis: Celebrate the date of your baptism like a birthday

On the Feast of the Baptism of the Lord on Jan. 8, the pope baptized 13 babies and presided over... Read more

Pope Francis delivers the Angelus address on Jan. 8, 2023.?w=200&h=150

By Courtney Mares

Pope Francis: God’s justice frees us from the snares of evil

On the Feast of the Baptism of the Lord, the pope said in his Angelus address that “Jesus reveals God’s... Read more

A male Border Patrol agent in La Joya, Texas, speaks in November 2021 with a Honduran man holding his daughter and waiting to be transported to a processing center after turning himself in to seek asylum.?w=200&h=150

By Zelda Caldwell

U.S. bishops urge Biden administration to ‘reverse its present course’ on immigration

The bishops declared their opposition to the administration’s new rules and said those who flee violence have a right to... Read more