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Judge again blocks New York medical worker vaccine mandate without religious exemption

Oct 14, 2021

By Carl Bunderson

Medical workers in New York can seek religious exemptions from a state COVID-19 vaccine mandate while a lawsuit challenging the... Read more

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (center) with Pope Francis (right), during their Oct. 9 meeting at the Vatican.

San Francisco archbishop clarifies Pelosi's papal visit not an endorsement of her abortion views

Oct 14, 2021

By Christine Rousselle

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s recent meeting with Pope Francis does not signal a papal endorsement of her views on abortion,... Read more

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White House confirms Oct. 29 meeting between Pope Francis, Joe Biden

Oct 14, 2021

By Matt Hadro

The White House has confirmed that President Joe Biden and his wife Jill will meet with Pope Francis on Oct.... Read more

The Supreme Court of Cassation in Rome, Italy.

Italy’s high court overturns arrest warrant against Vatican broker Gianluigi Torzi

Oct 14, 2021

By Hannah Brockhaus

The case has been sent back to Rome’s Tribunal for Review. Read more

Karine Dalle, the communications director of the French bishops’ conference.

France’s Catholic bishops will uphold confessional seal, spokeswoman clarifies

Oct 14, 2021

By CNA Staff

She said: ‘One cannot change the canon law for France as it is international.’ Read more

The Rt. Rev. Michael Nazir-Ali, the former Anglican bishop of Rochester, England.

Prominent Anglican bishop received into Catholic Church

Oct 14, 2021

By Luke Coppen

Bishop Michael Nazir-Ali has joined the personal ordinariate. Read more

Legatus 2020 Bowie Kuhn Award for Evangelization recipient Mario Costabile (left), with Thomas Monaghan (right), Legatus founder and CEO

Catholic businessman receives Legatus evangelization award

Oct 13, 2021

By Joe Bukuras

The organization of Catholic business leaders Legatus International has awarded Catholic producer Mario Costabile with its 2020 Bowie Kuhn Award... Read more

Lynn Fitch, the Mississippi Attorney General.

Supreme Court must return abortion debate to voters and legislatures, says Mississippi brief

Oct 13, 2021

By Kevin J. Jones

The Supreme Court’s precedents on legal abortion are so tangled and misguided that abortion law should be returned to the... Read more

The three seminarians (C) who were released Oct. 13, 2021 by their captors, between Fr. Emmanuel Faweh Kazah, rector of the St Albert Institute, and Fr Jonah Yabanad Stephen, rector of Christ the King Major Seminary.

Abducted Nigerian seminarians released

Oct 13, 2021

By Jude Atemanke

The three seminarians who were abducted Monday night from their seminary in Nigeria's Kaduna state have been released, the chancellor... Read more

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Analysis: The Church in France must uphold the confessional seal

Oct 13, 2021

By Fr. Gerald Murray

The French bishops’ conference has seemingly tried to walk back the straightforward comments of the Bishop of Reims, who recently... Read more

Dzhokhar Tsarnaev

Biden administration pushes death sentence for Boston bomber at Supreme Court  

Oct 13, 2021

By Christine Rousselle

The Supreme Court heard arguments on Wednesday, Oct. 13 concerning whether or not to reinstate a federal death sentence for... Read more

Participants in the Institute for Catholic Liberal Education's Catholic Educator Formation and Credential Program at the headquarters of the Archdiocese of Denver.

For Catholic school teachers, new credential program promises formation in faith and reason

Oct 13, 2021

By Kevin J. Jones

Catholic schools’ unique goals and qualities are the focus of a new program that aims to provide teachers with the... Read more

Lucia dos Santos. Public Domain.

What was Sr. Lucia's advice after Fatima visions? Pray. Everyday.

Oct 13, 2021

By Elise Harris

The niece of Fatima visionary Sr. Lucia dos Santos said her aunt was a normal person like everyone else, but... Read more

Mass in the chapel of a seminary in Poznań, western Poland, Sept. 15, 2018.

Number of new Catholic seminarians in Poland falls by nearly 20% year on year

Oct 13, 2021

By CNA Staff

In 2021, 356 seminarians began their studies. Read more

Pope John Paul I in an undated file photo.

This is the miracle that paved the way for John Paul I’s beatification

Oct 13, 2021

By Courtney Mares

Pope Francis has officially recognized the miracle, which took place in his homeland. Read more

Archbishop Timothy Broglio of the Archdiocese of the Military Services outside the meeting hall during the 2019 USCCB General Assembly, June 12, 2019.

Archbishop Broglio: COVID-19 vaccines morally permissible, but troops may conscientiously object

Oct 13, 2021

By Matt Hadro

Service members should not be forced to receive a COVID-19 vaccine against their conscience, the archbishop of the U.S. military... Read more

Crowds looking at the Miracle of the Sun, occurring during the Our Lady of Fatima apparitions.

10 things you need to know about how Fatima's 'Miracle of the sun' ended an Atheist regime

Oct 13, 2021

By CNA Staff

October 13, 1917 marked the last Marian apparition in Fatima, and the day in which thousands of people bore witness... Read more

Our Lady of Fatima.

Fatima visionary predicted 'final battle' would be over marriage, family

Oct 13, 2021

By CNA Staff

Sister Lucia dos Santos, one of the three children who witnessed the Marian apparitions at Fatima, died in 2005. But... Read more