Archive for February 16, 2023

Blessed Wenceslao Pedernera.?w=200&h=150

By CNA Staff

Church seeks justice for beatified Argentine who was slain more than 40 years ago

The Diocese of La Rioja in Argentina and the family of Blessed Wenceslao Pedernera announced they will be plaintiffs in... Read more

Archbishop Percy Galván of La Paz, Bolivia.?w=200&h=150

By CNA Staff

Archbishop: Bolivia AG ‘wants to intimidate us’ by having bishops testify about coup d’etat

Bolivia’s attorney general’s office has requested that 10 bishops testify regarding their role in the alleged 2019 coup d’état. Read more

Pope Francis met with bishops, priests, and religious in St. Theresa Cathedral in Juba, South Sudan, on Feb. 4, 2023.?w=200&h=150

By Hannah Brockhaus

Pope Francis: ‘I believe that the pope’s ministry is for life’

Pope Francis addressed once again the question of whether he will resign the papacy in two conversations with Jesuit priests... Read more

The them of this year's New York Encounter — “Who Am I That You Care for Me?” — is drawn from Psalm 8 and is meant to speak to the widespread longing for belonging that cannot be met by models of “diversity, equity and inclusion” nor technological solutions like social-media influencers or the metaverse.?w=200&h=150

New York Encounter kicks off this weekend: Here’s what you need to know

The New York Encounter is an annual cultural event that focuses on the elements of truth, beauty, and goodness in... Read more

Isabel Vaughan-Spruce (center-left) and Father Sean Gough (center-right) celebrate their legal win outside the Birmingham Magistrates Court in Birmingham, England, on Feb. 16, 2023.?w=200&h=150

By Joe Bukuras

Two UK Catholics acquitted after being charged for praying in front of abortion clinic

Father Sean Gough and Isabel Vaughan-Spruce were charged with violating a local Public Spaces Protection Order that censors speech around... Read more

Female student athletes prepare to take their case for fairness in sports to court.?w=200&h=150

By Tyler Arnold

Court decides to reconsider Connecticut’s transgender athlete case

A federal appeals court announced Feb. 13 it will rehear a lawsuit filed by female athletes who say they were... Read more

Archbishop Claudio Gugerotti with Pope Francis?w=200&h=150

By Hannah Brockhaus

Vatican archbishop to visit Catholics in Syria and Turkey as they confront earthquake fallout

A Vatican archbishop will visit Catholics in Syria and Turkey as they continue to help those affected by the result... Read more

In an interview with ACN, Clement Usoo, 65, described witnessing the massacre of members of his family at the hands of Fulani herdsmen in Nigeria.?w=200&h=150

By Peter Pinedo

Witness to horror: A Christian farmer in Nigeria saw his family massacred

Clement Usoo, whose family was massacred by Fulani herdsmen in 2019, shared his story in a testimony published Wednesday by... Read more

Father Norberto Pozzi.?w=200&h=150

By Agnes Aineah

Missionary priest in Central African Republic injured in land mine explosion has foot amputated

Father Norberto Pozzi was injured when the car he was traveling in drove over a land mine, causing it to... Read more


By Tyler Arnold

National Archives signs agreement to ensure free speech at museum after alleged pro-life discrimination

The agreement comes in response to a lawsuit filed after several people were asked by National Archives Museum staff to... Read more