Archive for February 5, 2023

More than 100 pilgrims arrived at the Bellavista Shrine in Santiago, Chile, Feb. 2, 2023.?w=200&h=150

By CNA Staff

More than 100 pilgrims cross the Andes in a show of love for the Virgin Mary

The initiative was coordinated by the young men in the Schoenstatt Movement and youths from Argentina, Paraguay, Brazil, and Chile... Read more

Father Daniel L. Mode, chaplain of the Coast Guard, stands in the large atrium of the Coast Guard headquarters in Washington, D.C., in front of a massive wall of flags and insignia of the Department of Homeland Security and the U.S. Coast Guard.?w=200&h=150

By Peter Pinedo

Meet the ‘Lone Survivor’ priest and ‘Grunt Padre’ author who’s now the head chaplain of the Coast Guard

Father Daniel Mode has spent nine years oversea as a Navy chaplain, including seven years on ships and aircraft carriers. Read more

The documentary "Lourdes," showing in theaters on Feb. 8 and 9, follows the experiences of sick and disabled pilgrims who often seek consolation rather than cures.?w=200&h=150

By Zelda Caldwell

Surprise hit ‘Lourdes’ documentary, coming to U.S. theaters, captures miracles of a different sort

The film, which will be in 700 U.S. theaters Feb. 8 and 9, presents a unique and affecting view of... Read more

Pope Francis greets a young boy a Mass in Juba, South Sudan on Feb. 5, 2023.?w=200&h=150

By Courtney Mares

Pope at Mass in South Sudan: In the name of Jesus, lay down the weapons of hatred

Pope Francis urged Christians in the war-torn South Sudan to make a decisive contribution to changing history by refusing to... Read more

Pope Francis speaks to the media on Feb. 5, 2023, during his return flight to Rome from his visit to the Democratic Republic of Congo and South Sudan.?w=200&h=150

By Courtney Mares

Pope Francis’ in-flight press conference: God accompanies people with same-sex attraction

The pope also answered questions about tensions within the Church and spoke about his desire to go to India next... Read more

Pope Francis speaks to journalists on Feb. 5, 2023, during his flight back to Rome after his visit to the Democratic Republic of Congo and South Sudan.?w=200&h=150

By Hannah Brockhaus

Pope Francis: Partisans have used Benedict XVI’s death ‘to serve their own interests’

Benedict XVI was “not a bitter man,” Pope Francis said, speaking during his inflight press conference Feb. 5 of his... Read more