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8 quotes from saints on guardian angels

Oct 2, 2022

By Francesca Pollio Fenton

During the month of October, the Catholic Church celebrates guardian angels. Read more

The sculptures of the Chiaramonte Gallery in the Vatican Museums on June 8, 2020, in Vatican City.

Tourist who ‘wanted to see the pope’ smashes busts at the Vatican Museums

Oct 5, 2022

By Zelda Caldwell

A man visiting the Vatican museums in Rome on Wednesday flung two ancient Roman busts to the ground, causing moderate... Read more

Pope Francis shakes hands with Apple CEO Tim Cook at the Vatican, Oct. 3, 2022.

Pope Francis meets Apple CEO Tim Cook at the Vatican

Oct 3, 2022

By Courtney Mares

Pope Francis met with Apple CEO Tim Cook at the Vatican on Monday morning. Read more

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The rosary: common myths and facts

Oct 1, 2022

By Edie Heipel

October is designated by the Catholic Church as the “Month of the Rosary.” Here are seven common myths and facts... Read more

Pope Francis greets pilgrims on St. Peter's Square, Oct. 5 2022.

Pope Francis shares a spiritual life hack: Know the ‘passwords’ of your heart

Oct 5, 2022

By Courtney Mares

Pope Francis shared a spiritual life hack for discernment at his general audience on Wednesday. Read more

The International Week of Prayer and Fasting kicks off on Saturday, Oct. 1 at the National Basilica in Washington, DC.

Catholics converge on DC for a week of prayer and fasting

Sep 30, 2022

By Francesca Pollio Fenton

The week of prayer and fasting will culminate in the National Rosary Rally at the steps of the U.S. Capitol... Read more

Pope Francis dedicated nearly all of his Angelus address on Oct. 1 to the war in Ukraine.

Pope Francis appeals to Putin for an immediate ceasefire in Ukraine

Oct 2, 2022

By Courtney Mares

Speaking from the window of the Apostolic Palace on Oct. 2, the pope dedicated nearly all of his Angelus address... Read more

A screenshot of the image produced from the Philadelphia Catholic Higher Education Synod, which participants say misrepresented them.

Philly synod artwork misrepresented our views, Catholic students say

Oct 5, 2022

By Kevin J. Jones

Artwork based on a listening session for Philadelphia-area Catholic university students drew global comment and criticism after it was shared... Read more

Father Fidelis Moscinski (far left, in gray robe), a well-known pro-life activist and priest of the Franciscan Friars of the Renewal (CFR), is seen during a tense standoff between pro-life and pro-abortion demonstrators in Lower Manhattan on July 2, 2022.

Abortion-protesting priest faces possible prison time after charges under FACE Act

Oct 3, 2022

By Jonah McKeown

Father Fidelis Moscinski, 52, a priest of the Franciscan Friars of the Renewal, was charged last week under the Freedom... Read more

Bishop Georg Bätzing (left) and Cardinal Kurt Koch

Public spat between German bishop, Swiss cardinal leads to private meeting in Rome

Oct 5, 2022

By AC Wimmer

Following demands for an apology and a threat he would “file an official complaint with the Holy Father,” the German... Read more

Albrecht von Boeselager.

Order of Malta’s former chancellor writes letter about Pope Francis, calls for unity in time of crisis 

Oct 6, 2022

By Andrea Gagliarducci

The former grand chancellor of the Order of Malta has written a letter to members calling for unity while also... Read more

St. Edmund Arrowsmith | An altar display of items associated with 17th century English Martyr St. Edmund Arrowsmith.

The enduring legacy of St. Edmund Arrowsmith, martyred for celebrating the Mass

Oct 1, 2022

By Joseph Kellaway-Burnell

The hand of St. Edmund Arrowsmith has pride of place in the Church of St. Edmund and St. Oswald in... Read more

The backyard of St. Thérèse’s childhood home in Lisieux, France.

House of saints: Visiting St. Thérèse of Lisieux’s home has inspired conversions

Oct 1, 2022

By Courtney Mares

Scenes from St. Thérèse of Lisieux’s autobiography “Story of a Soul” come alive when walking through her childhood home in... Read more

Cardinal Gerhard Müller

Cardinal Müller warns of grave danger that could lead to humanity’s ‘collective suicide’

Oct 3, 2022

By CNA Staff

“Anthropological nihilism has as its father the pride of the creature that wants to become like God (Genesis 3:5) and... Read more

St. Peter's Basilica

More than ‘the nuts and bolts’: World’s newest bishops talk synodality in Rome

Oct 2, 2022

By Hannah Brockhaus

The world’s newest bishops gathered in Rome last month to learn more about what it means to be a Catholic... Read more

Holy Family Cathedral in Tulsa.

Police: Man attacked Tulsa cathedral attendant with sword, tried to set building on fire

Oct 5, 2022

By CNA Staff

Police apprehended a suspect approximately an hour and a half after the alleged attack. Read more

Boston Children's Hospital

Medical groups ask DOJ to investigate critics of hospitals’ gender surgeries on children

Oct 4, 2022

By Edie Heipel

The groups urged the Department of Justice to “investigate” and “prosecute” anyone responsible for spreading “disinformation” about gender programs.  Read more

Msgr. Fernando Ocáriz

Opus Dei announces an extraordinary general congress to change its statutes

Oct 5, 2022

By Nicolás de Cárdenas

The prelate of Opus Dei, Monsignor Fernando Ocáriz, announced in a letter Oct. 5 that he will convene the congress... Read more

Ordination of deacons of the Pontifical North American College Seminary in St. Peter's Basilica, Rome, on Sept. 29, 2022

'Exciting time to become a saint', says new rector of Pontifical North American College in Rome

“I think it’s amazing that God’s voice still gets through, that these men still hear God’s voice, and they respond... Read more

Pope Francis meeting participants at the “Holiness Today” conference on Oct. 6, 2022.

Pope Francis: ‘Saints do not come from a parallel universe’

Oct 6, 2022

By Courtney Mares

What does it look like to be a Catholic saint today? A Vatican conference taking place in Rome this week... Read more