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A demonstrator at the "Enough is Enough" rally in Baltimore Nov. 16 outside the fall assembly of the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops.

USCCB demonstrators: The scene outside the bishops' meeting in Baltimore

Nov 20, 2021

By Christine Rousselle

More than 1,000 demonstrators, representing various causes and grievances, came to the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops' fall assembly... Read more

The beatification of Fr. Jan Macha in Katowice, Poland, Nov. 20, 2021.

Catholic priest guillotined by Nazis is beatified in Poland

Nov 20, 2021

By Luke Coppen

Fr. Jan Macha was executed in 1942, after serving just 1,257 days as a priest. Read more

Cardinal Matteo Zuppi, Archbishop of Bologna, Italy, in St. Peter's Basilica on Oct. 5, 2019.

Here’s what Italy’s Cardinal Zuppi said at the launch of a book on the papacy’s future

Nov 25, 2021

By Andrea Gagliarducci

Many see Zuppi as a possible ‘papabile’ in a future conclave. Read more

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Cordileone to Catholic students after boycott of pro-life assembly: 'Do not be victims of the culture'

Nov 22, 2021

By Kate Olivera

The archbishop of San Francisco has encouraged students at a local Catholic high school to reject the lies of the... Read more

Theodore McCarrick outside Dedham District Court, Friday, Sept. 4, 2021.

Former priest files new sexual abuse lawsuit against Theodore McCarrick

Nov 23, 2021

By Kevin J. Jones

A former Catholic priest who has previously alleged that ex-Cardinal Theodore McCarrick sexually abused him when he was a seminarian... Read more

Pope Francis addresses the Italian bishops’ conference in Rome, Nov. 22, 2021.

Pope Francis speaks to Italy’s Catholic bishops in ‘strictly private’ meeting

Nov 23, 2021

By Hannah Brockhaus

Pope Francis gave the bishops a card with a meditation called ‘The Beatitudes of the Bishop.’ Read more

A pieta painting, "Mama," by artist Kelly Latimore, has been displayed outside the law school chapel at The Catholic University of America since February 2021. It was stolen on Nov. 23, 2021.

Painting at center of George Floyd controversy stolen from Catholic University

Nov 24, 2021

By Joe Bukuras

A pieta painting displayed at The Catholic University of America’s law school that some see as depicting George Floyd in... Read more

Bishop Xavier Novell Gomà, Bishop Emeritus of Solsona.

Spanish bishop gets civilly married

Nov 23, 2021

By ACI Prensa

Bishop Xavier Novell, who unexpectedly resigned in August as bishop of Solsona, Spain, entered into a civil marriage with Silvia... Read more

Catholics and others were injured, and at least four people killed, when a car drove through a Christmas parade in Waukesha, Wisconsin, on Nov. 21.

Waukesha parade tragedy: Priest, Catholic schoolchildren hurt when SUV plows into marchers

Nov 22, 2021

By CNA Staff

Catholics, including a priest and schoolchildren, were confirmed to be among those injured in a deadly crash during a parade... Read more

Pope Francis celebrates Mass in St. Peter’s Basilica on the feast of Christ the King, Nov. 21, 2021.

World Youth Day 2021: Pope Francis asks young Catholics to be ‘critical conscience of society’

Nov 21, 2021

By CNA Staff

The pope offered Mass in St. Peter’s Basilica on the feast of Christ the King. Read more

An illustration of Saint Junipero Serra.

Petition seeks to return St. Junipero Serra statue to ‘place of honor’ at Catholic university

Nov 24, 2021

By Kevin J. Jones

A statue of Saint Junipero Serra must return to the Loyola Marymount University campus, an alumni group has said in... Read more

The image of Our Lady of Guadalupe in Mexico City, Mexico.

100 years ago Jesus protected Our Lady of Guadalupe in a bomb attack

Nov 20, 2021

By CNA Staff

A century ago, in 1921, there was an attack perpetrated against Our Lady of Guadalupe in the old basilica in... Read more

Emily Frase (right) and Mary Bruno have a launched a new website, FAbM, for women seeking effective alternatives to artificial birth control.

Fertility awareness website founders inform women on scientific, holistic alternative to birth control

Nov 21, 2021

By Katie Yoder

Fertility awareness-based methods can be used to adhere to Catholic teaching, allowing couples to plan their families by charting phases... Read more

Libresco, Favle and Bachiochi during the “The Dignity of the Sexed Body: Asymmetry, Equality, and Real Reproductive Justice” panel Nov. 13.

Women scholars discuss danger of redefining women

Nov 23, 2021

By Kelsey Wicks

Efforts to redefine women undermine their feminine dignity and unjustly pressure them to resort to abortions to keep pace with... Read more

Jackson Sparks, 8, was among those killed in the Christmas parade attack Nov. 21 in Waukesha, Wisc.

Wife of Catholic radio host among those killed in Christmas Parade attack

Nov 25, 2021

By Christine Rousselle

Tributes have continued to pour in in the wake of the SUV attack at a Christmas parade in Waukesha, Wisc.,... Read more

Cathedral of St. John the Baptist, Charleston, South Carolina

Bishop of Charleston prohibits confirmation, anointing of the sick in ‘Tridentine Form’

Nov 22, 2021

By Katie Yoder

Priests in the Diocese of Charleston, S.C. may no longer administer confirmation or the anointing of the sick in Latin... Read more

Members of SOS Calvaires, a group restoring wayside crucifixes across France.

Meet the young Catholics restoring wayside crucifixes across France

Nov 25, 2021

By Solène Tadié

The movement is growing — thanks to a cigar-chomping bench press champion. Read more

Pope Francis speaks after delivering his Angelus address at the Vatican, Nov. 21, 2021.

Pope Francis: Christ is not like other kings, he is a King for others

Nov 21, 2021

By CNA Staff

Two young people joined the pope as he delivered his Angelus address. Read more

Blessed Titus Brandsma, O.Carm.

Pope Francis recognizes miracle attributed to WWII martyr Bl. Titus Brandsma’s intercession

Nov 25, 2021

By CNA Staff

The decision paves the way for the Dutch Carmelite friar’s canonization. Read more

Lisa, Katharine, and Bruce Alexander.

Parents who lost daughter in accident find joy in adoption ‘God has always been there’

Nov 25, 2021

By Francesca Pollio

Biological parents to two daughters and two sons, Bruce and Lisa Alexander first considered adoption after their youngest was born.... Read more