Archive for December 12, 2023

The image of Our Lady of Guadalupe in Mexico City, Mexico.?w=200&h=150

By David Ramos

Fact or fiction? 9 popular myths about Our Lady of Guadalupe

In the 500 years since Our Lady of Guadalupe appeared, the image of Our Lady has become the subject of... Read more

Our Lady of Guadalupe.?w=200&h=150

By Katie Yoder

Why is Our Lady of Guadalupe patroness of the unborn?

The Virgin of Guadalupe is not only considered the patroness of the Americas, but she is also patroness of the... Read more


By Almudena Martínez-Bordiú

Pope to Vatican employees: Lure of corruption is dangerous and ‘we must be vigilant’

Pope Francis received in an audience on Monday the members of the Office of the Auditor General. Read more

In an interview with “EWTN News Nightly” anchor Tracy Sabol, National Catholics Bioethics Center President Dr. Joseph Meaney discusses the first-ever therapy approved by the FDA using CRISPR, a genome editing technology.?w=200&h=150

By Peter Pinedo

‘Groundbreaking’ gene-editing therapy receives thumbs up from Catholic bioethicist

A new gene-editing therapy designed to help treat patients suffering from sickle cell disease has been endorsed by the National... Read more


By Jonah McKeown

Critics: Death stats in Canada, some U.S. states hide euthanasia, assisted suicide numbers

Euthanasia and assisted suicide do not appear in the top 10 list of causes of death in Canada despite comprising... Read more

Bishops process into St. Peter's Basilica for the closing Mass of the first assembly of the Synod on Synodality on Oct. 29, 2023.?w=200&h=150

By Matthew Santucci

Synod on Synodality next steps: Pope to choose ‘big questions’ for further study

The possible ordination of women to the diaconate is among the “matters of great relevance” that synod delegates in October... Read more

Bishop-elect Juan Carlos Londoño.?w=200&h=150

By Tyler Arnold

Pope Francis appoints Colombian priest as auxiliary bishop in Archdiocese of Quebec

Pope Francis appointed a Colombian-born priest, Fr. Juan Carlos Londoño, to serve as a new auxiliary bishop in the Archdiocese... Read more


By Daniel Payne

Catholic survey shows ‘shocking’ impact of church closures during COVID pandemic

A survey released this month by a British Catholic organization demonstrates what the group says were the “shocking” effects of... Read more

Cardinal-elect Víctor Manuel Fernández was appointed by Pope Francis on July 1, 2023, to become the next prefect for the Dicastery for the Doctrine of the Faith.?w=200&h=150

By Tyler Arnold

Vatican: Small part of cremated ashes can be kept in personal place in certain cases

The guidance came from a letter written by Cardinal Víctor Manuel Fernández, who serves as the prefect for the Dicastery... Read more

Cardinal Lazzaro You Heung-sik, prefect of Dicastery for the Clergy, and Vatican Secretary of State Cardinal Pietro Parolin celebrate Mass on Dec. 11, 2023, to mark the 60th anniversary of diplomatic relations between the Holy See and the Republic of Korea.?w=200&h=150

By Matthew Santucci

Holy See celebrates 60th anniversary of diplomatic relations with the Republic of Korea

Pope Francis sent a telegram on Monday to Suwon Archbishop Matthias Ri Iong-hoon to mark the 60th anniversary of diplomatic... Read more

A crowd prays the rosary in Madrid, Spain, on the solemnity of the Immaculate Conception, patron saint of Spain, Dec. 8, 2023.?w=200&h=150

By Nicolás de Cárdenas

PHOTOS: Rosary for Spain prayed in more than 100 cities on feast of Immaculate Conception

People joined in praying the rosary for Spain on Dec. 8, asking for Mary’s intercession in the nation and in... Read more


By Tyler Arnold

Victory for pro-life speech in land of Lincoln

Illinois has agreed to halt its enforcement of a law that restricts the speech and advertising of pro-life crisis pregnancy... Read more

Sister Clare Crockett of the Servant Sisters of the Home of the Mother.?w=200&h=150

By Andrés Henríquez

YouTube restores HM Television’s channel, documentary on Sister Clare Crockett

The Home of the Mother congregation’s YouTube channel HM Television was restored after being deleted on Nov. 3, the sisters... Read more