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Pope Francis meets Arouna Kandé, one of the subjects of the documentary “The Letter.”

Climate change documentary features Pope Francis

Oct 4, 2022

By Hannah Brockhaus

Pope Francis is featured in a documentary film on climate change and the environment that premiered at the Vatican on... Read more

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U.S. bishops nominate candidates for conference president and vice president

Oct 4, 2022

By Zelda Caldwell

The U.S. bishops released on Tuesday the names of the 10 candidates nominated to be the next president and vice... Read more

A hearing in the Vatican finance trial on May 20, 2022.

Analysis: Amid new testimonies, Vatican corruption trial points to key question

Oct 4, 2022

By Andrea Gagliarducci

The hearings at the Vatican’s corruption trial resumed last week and shed light on new aspects of the “trial of... Read more

Mass in Assisi with Cardinal Matteo Zuppi on the feast of St. Francis, Oct. 4, 2022 Andrea Cova/Basilica of St. Francis of Assisi

‘St. Francis helps us not to run from suffering’: Cardinal Zuppi offers Mass in Assisi

Oct 4, 2022

By Courtney Mares

On the feast of St. Francis on Tuesday, Cardinal Matteo Zuppi offered Mass in Assisi in the basilica that holds... Read more

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Belgium violated right to life in euthanasia case, European Court of Human Rights rules

Oct 4, 2022

By AC Wimmer

The European Court of Human Rights on Tuesday ruled that Belgium failed to conduct a proper investigation into the circumstances... 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

Father James Jackson, FSSP, appearing at a Nov. 15 arraignment before the Rhode Island District Court.

Details emerge about Father James Jackson's alleged pre-trial release violations

Oct 3, 2022

By Joe Bukuras

The Rhode Island priest is awaiting trial on federal child pornography charges. 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

Father Guillermo Blandón

Priest prevented from returning to Nicaragua: It’s ‘not a crime’ to criticize government

Oct 3, 2022

By CNA Staff

Before Father Guillermo Blandón could take the flight from Miami to Nicaragua, he was informed that the Nicaraguan government had... Read more

President Joe Biden speaks during the Phoenix Awards Dinner at the Washington Convention Center in Washington, D.C. on Oct. 1, 2022.

New EWTN poll: Most Catholics don’t want Biden to run for a second term

Oct 3, 2022

By Matthew Bunson

The poll shows Biden continues to face challenges in garnering support among Catholic voters as the country prepares for the... 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

The Cathedral Church of St. Barnabas in Nottingham, England, U.K.

Gothic Revival reborn: Nottingham Cathedral receives grant to ‘Restore Pugin’

Oct 3, 2022

By AC Wimmer

Augustus Welby Northmore Pugin’s design of St. Barnabas Cathedral in Nottingham, England, is to be restored and brought back to... Read more

The facade of St. Peter’s Basilica was illuminated on Sunday, Oct. 2, 2022, with 3-D projection mapping of Renaissance art from the Vatican Museums in a new light display titled “Follow Me: The Life of St. Peter.” The display will be projected on the facade of St. Peter’s Basilica every 15 minutes between 9 p.m. and 11 p.m. each night through Oct. 16, 2022.

Video on St. Peter’s facade ‘an encounter between ancient and modern,’ cardinal says

Oct 3, 2022

By Courtney Mares

The facade of St. Peter’s Basilica was illuminated on Sunday night with 3-D projection mapping of art from the Vatican... Read more

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Europe’s top human rights court to rule on landmark euthanasia case

Oct 3, 2022

By AC Wimmer

The European Court of Human Rights is set to rule in a landmark case on Tuesday on whether Belgium wrongly... Read more

Pope Francis

Pope Francis recognizes the ‘countless acts of kindess and charity’ of Stella Maris, Apostleship of the Sea

Oct 3, 2022

By AC Wimmer

Pope Francis has recognized the role of Stella Maris, the Apostleship of the Sea — the largest ship-visiting network in... 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

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

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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

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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

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