Archive for February 15, 2023

Wiktoria Ulma with six of her children.?w=200&h=150

By Courtney Mares

Beatification date announced for married couple with seven children martyred by Nazis

The entire Ulma family, including one newborn baby, will be beatified in Markowa, Poland. Read more

Pope Francis at his Angelus address on Jan. 29, 2023.?w=200&h=150

By Hannah Brockhaus

Pope Francis contributes to earthquake relief efforts in Syria and Turkey

Boxes of thermal shirts took sail from the port of Naples, Italy, destined for Turkey, on the morning of Feb.... Read more

Pope Francis greets pilgrims at his general audience in Paul VI Hall on Feb. 15, 2023.?w=200&h=150

By Courtney Mares

Pope Francis: Bring the Gospel into the world without becoming worldly

“For the Church, falling into worldliness is the worst thing that can happen,” the pope said. Read more

Pope Francis delivers the Angelus address on Feb. 12, 2023.?w=200&h=150

By Hannah Brockhaus

Pope Francis creates independent supervisory commission for Rome Diocese

The oversight committee is part of the pope’s reform of the governance of the Rome Diocese. Read more

Michigan State University students attend a prayer service on Feb. 14, 2023, for those killed and injured at the university in East Lansing, Michigan, on Feb. 13, 2023.?w=200&h=150

By Tina Dennelly

‘Understand that he still loves you’: Catholics mourn victims of Michigan State shooting

A Mass was offered Tuesday night at St. John Church and Student Center on MSU’s campus for the repose of... Read more


By Peter Pinedo

Bishops open registration for first National Eucharistic Congress in 83 years

The National Eucharistic Congress will take place in Indianapolis July 17-21, 2024, and organizers say it will be “a defining... Read more


By Kevin J. Jones

Judge upholds Maine law on retroactive abuse lawsuits, says Catholic diocese challenge has a point

The judge acknowledged that attorneys for the Catholic Diocese of Portland raised “serious” constitutional concerns in their legal challenge. Read more

St. Mary’s Cathedral in Miami.?w=200&h=150

By CNA Staff

Archdiocese of Miami offers to take in priests exiled from Nicaragua

Archbishop Thomas Wenski announced that his archdiocese will receive with open arms the Nicaraguan priests and seminarians who were deported... Read more

Synod on Synodality logo?w=200&h=150

By Jonah McKeown

Synod on Synodality: North American delegates embark on writing retreat

The delegates for North America are in Orlando, Florida, until Feb. 17 to work on composing a document called a... Read more


By Tyler Arnold

Catholic groups join fight against FDA approval of abortion pill

Pro-life organizations, members of Congress, and state attorneys general have signed amicus briefs in support of an Alliance for Hippocratic... Read more


By Joe Bukuras

Canadian government moves to delay expanding assisted suicide to include the mentally ill 

Legislation would delay by one year plans to include mental illness among the list of eligible conditions under the country’s... Read more