Archive for September 3, 2023

Cardinal Giorgio Marengo was one of the first to welcome Pope Francis to Mongolia on Sept. 1, 2023. Marengo is an Italian cardinal who has served as a missionary in Mongolia for nearly 20 years. He is the current apostolic prefect of Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia, and the world’s youngest cardinal.?w=200&h=150

By CNA Staff

Live Updates: Pope Francis trip to Mongolia 2023

Live updates following Pope Francis’ trip to Mongolia from Aug. 31–Sept. 4. Read more

Schoolchildren in Tigray, Ethiopia, eat biscuits and tea provided by Mary's Meals.?w=200&h=150

By Jonah McKeown

Catholic charity resumes bringing meals and hope to war-torn Tigray

In late August, Mary’s Meals began serving food once again to approximately 10,000 children in 14 schools in northern Ethiopia.   Read more

"Wheel of Fortune" host Pat Sajak attends a taping of the show's 35th anniversary season at Epcot Center at Walt Disney World in Orlando, Florida, in 2017.?w=200&h=150

By Joe Bukuras

Wheel of Fortune’s Pat Sajak a key leader at Hillsdale College, a hub for Catholic converts

Hillsdale defines itself as “nonsectarian Christian,” but it has a thriving Catholic community. Read more

Tim Ballard (left) and Eduardo Verástegui at the preview of “Sound of Freedom” in Mexico City, on Aug. 29, 2023.?w=200&h=150

By Ana Paula Morales

Tim Ballard, real hero of ‘Sound of Freedom’: I’ve spent more than 20 years in this fight

“This is the most powerful tool that I have seen in my life in the fight against child trafficking,” said... Read more

Catholics hold Chinese flags at Pope Francis' Mass in Mongolia's Steppe Arena in Ulaanbaatar on Sept. 4, 2023.?w=200&h=150

By Courtney Mares,Rachel Thomas

Catholics from mainland China and across Asia in Mongolia for Mass with Pope Francis

While papal Masses on the pope’s other trips can draw hundreds of thousands of people, the Mass in Ulaanbaatar only... Read more

Missionaries of Charity came to greet Pope Francis during his trip to Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia Sept. 1-4.?w=200&h=150

By Hannah Brockhaus,Courtney Mares

Pope Francis at Mongolia charity: ‘Only love can overcome selfishness’

Pope Francis blessed a new charity called the “House of Mercy” on his last day in Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia. Read more