Archive for January 23, 2024


By Daniel Payne

Bishops call for ‘universal nuclear disarmament’ on anniversary of treaty

The treaty “is another historic step on the journey toward hope, toward the light, toward a world free of nuclear... Read more

Servant of God Joseph Dutton. This photo is used for the book: “Under Hawaiian Skies” by Albert Pierce Taylor (Honolulu: Advertiser Pub. Co., 1926), p. 558. The caption reads: “Brother Joseph Dutton, the ‘Saint of Molokai,’ who has devoted forty years of his life to service among the lepers at Kalawao, Molokai. He was an aide of the staff of General Granger, U.S.A., during the Civil War.”?w=200&h=150

By Joe Bukuras

Servant of God Joseph Dutton’s cause for canonization sent to Vatican

In the Diocese of Honolulu, Hawaii, the local phase concluded Sunday for the cause of canonization of Servant of God... Read more

Young people greet Pope Francis as he arrives at the World Youth Day welcoming ceremony in Lisbon, Portugal, Aug. 3, 2023.?w=200&h=150

By Andrés Henríquez

Pope Francis recalls ‘the primary reason’ for the new edition of YouCat

The full text was published yesterday by the Italian newspaper La Stampa and is titled “The Password for Joy.” Read more

The exhibition “Tolkien: Man, Teacher, Author” runs through Feb. 11, 2024, at the National Gallery of Modern and Contemporary Art in Rome.?w=200&h=150

By Almudena Martínez-Bordiú

How Tolkien influenced the conversion to Christianity of his friend C.S. Lewis

The National Gallery of Modern and Contemporary Art in Rome is currently hosting an exhibition on the life of the... Read more


By Kate Quiñones

A founder with a vision: Tech-based Catholic university in Los Angeles to open this fall

The Catholic Polytechnic University (CPU) in Los Angeles announced that it will welcome its first inaugural class of students in... Read more

The Community of Sant'Egidio, a group founded in Rome and known for mediating conflicts worldwide, shared a  petition Jan. 23, 2024, urging Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey to halt the execution of convicted murderer Kenneth “Kenny” Eugene Smith.?w=200&h=150

By Jonah McKeown

Catholic group expresses concern over Alabama’s untested new execution method

The Community of Sant’Egidio shared a petition Jan. 23 urging Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey to halt the execution of Kenneth... Read more

A Tractional Latin Mass was held in the US Capitol building on Jan. 23, 2024.?w=200&h=150

By Joe Bukuras,Tyler Arnold

Latin Mass held in Capitol on anniversary of FBI memo targeting traditional Catholics 

Ryan Ellis, treasurer of the Arlington Latin Mass Society, told CNA Tuesday that the event had the support of House... Read more

Former U.S. President Donald Trump speaks on Jan. 15, 2024, in Des Moines, Iowa; former U.N. Ambassador Nikki Haley speaks during a campaign event on Jan. 17, 2024, in Rochester, New Hampshire.?w=200&h=150

By Tyler Arnold

In New Hampshire, Trump withstands Haley onslaught

Former President Donald Trump won the New Hampshire primary on Tuesday in a closer-than-expected race. Read more