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José Antonio Kast.

Pro-life Catholic is surprise winner in first round of Chile’s presidential elections

Nov 22, 2021

By Alejandro Bermudez

José Antonio Kast is the son of German Catholic immigrants. Read more

Adult and young people hold signs protesting abortion.

Faith leaders unite to ‘Pray for Dobbs,’ the case that could overturn Roe

Nov 22, 2021

By Katie Yoder

Catholic, Orthodox, and Protestant Christians recently united for a day of prayer in anticipation for an upcoming U.S. Supreme Court... Read more

Sharonell Fulton has fostered more than 40 children through Catholic Social Services.

City of Philadelphia to pay $2 million to Catholic foster care agency in settlement

Nov 23, 2021

By Christine Rousselle

The city of Philadelphia will pay Catholic Social Services a $2 million settlement and reinstate their foster care contract after... Read more

Pope Francis met participants and organizers of a Christmas songwriting contest at the Vatican on Nov. 22, 2021

Pope Francis tells young adults to hold onto hope as Advent nears

Nov 22, 2021

By Hannah Brockhaus

Pope Francis met young adults and teens participating in a songwriting contest based on the theme of Christmas. Read more

Pope Francis meets members of the Pauline Family in the Vatican’s Clementine Hall, Nov. 25, 2021.

Pope Francis: Prayer is ‘the most important means of communication’

Nov 25, 2021

By CNA Staff

The pope was meeting members of the Pauline Family. Read more

A Coptic Orthodox church in Old Cairo, a historic area of the Egyptian capital.

Report declares treatment of Christian minority women and girls a ‘human rights catastrophe’

Nov 24, 2021

By CNA Staff

The study says that in some cases forced conversions could amount to ‘genocide.’ Read more

Pope Francis met Lebanese Prime Minister Najib Mikati on Nov. 25.

Pope Francis tells new Lebanese PM: Lebanon is worth fighting to save

Nov 25, 2021

By Courtney Mares

Najib Mikati gave the pope a brick from a church damaged in the Beirut port explosion. Read more

Pope Francis meets young people of the Scholas Community at Rome’s Pontifical International College Maria Mater Ecclesiae, Nov. 25, 2021

Pope Francis attends student play on how the pandemic has affected young people

Nov 26, 2021

By Courtney Mares

The pope watched a show called ‘The faces of the pandemic.’ Read more

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Ethics committee authorizes first assisted suicide in Italy

Nov 24, 2021

By Hannah Brockhaus

‘Nobody can be called to be the bearer of the death of others,’ a spokesman for Italy's Catholic bishops said. Read more

Cardinal Nichols at Westminster Cathedral on April 18, 2019.

Cardinal calls for action after 27 migrants drown in English Channel

Nov 25, 2021

By CNA Staff

It is the deadliest crossing of the Channel on record. Read more

Bishop Robert McElroy.

Heart surgery scheduled for San Diego Bishop Robert McElroy

Nov 22, 2021

By Kevin J. Jones

Bishop Robert McElroy of San Diego is scheduled for a coronary bypass surgery on Monday. He is expected to make... Read more

The Catholic University of America.

Catholic University of America: Unintentional abortion coverage for students wasn't used

Nov 22, 2021

By Joe Bukuras

Although it has acknowledged that its student health plan unintentionally covered certain abortion services for the past three years, The... Read more

St. James the Greater Church in Medjugorje

Pope Francis names Vatican diplomat next papal envoy to Medjugorje

Nov 27, 2021

By Hannah Brockhaus

Pastoral care at Medjugorje, the site of alleged Marian apparitions, has been overseen by a Vatican representative since 2017. Read more

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Book Review: A primer on how to recover the art of preaching

Nov 23, 2021

By CNA Staff

Father Daniel Cardó latest book, “The Art of Preaching: A Theological and Practical Primer” is a natural extension of the... Read more

A woman prays the rosary.

Few Americans blame God for suffering in the world, new survey finds

Nov 24, 2021

By Kate Olivera

A new study by the Pew Research Center found that few Americans blame God for suffering in the world. Instead,... Read more

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Congressman Smith: Nigeria's removal from U.S. watch list a 'retreat' from fight against religious persecution

Nov 24, 2021

By Christine Rousselle

The decision to remove Nigeria from the list of “Countries of Particular Concern” was “totally unjustified,” and a backwards step... Read more

The flag of Nigeria on a military uniform.

Legal group joins outcry over removal of Nigeria from religious freedom watch list

Nov 23, 2021

By Kate Olivera

An international legal group has joined the outcry over the U.S. State Department’s decision to remove Nigeria from this year’s... Read more

David Troncoso stands in his art studio with an altarpiece he recently completed.

Award-winning artist David Troncoso on life in a camper van, the Renaissance, and learning from the masters

Nov 27, 2021

By Autumn Jones

Sacred artist David Troncoso paints in the Renaissance style with DaVinci, Michelangelo, and Rafael as his guides. His art, he... Read more

The official logo of Pope Francis’ visit to Cyprus on Dec. 2-4, 2021.

Pope Francis to visit Greece and Cyprus ‘in the name of the Gospel’

Nov 27, 2021

By Hannah Brockhaus

Pope Francis said he will bring the joy of the Gospel to Greece and Cyprus when he visits next week. Read more