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Pope Francis’ general audience in the Paul VI Hall at the Vatican, Oct. 13, 2021.

Pope Francis: The Gospel opens every culture to greater freedom in Christ

Oct 13, 2021

By Courtney Mares

He was speaking at his weekly general audience. Read more

Pope John Paul I in an undated file photo.

John Paul I, ‘the smiling pope,’ to be beatified after miracle approved by Pope Francis

Oct 13, 2021

By Hannah Brockhaus

‘The smiling pope’ died unexpectedly after just 33 days in office. Read more

The tomb of Blessed Carlo Acutis in Assisi, Italy.

Blessed Carlo Acutis’ doctors recall his last days in hospital

Oct 12, 2021

By Courtney Mares

Fifteen-year-old Carlo Acutis died within a week of being diagnosed with acute promyelocytic leukemia, offering his suffering for the pope... Read more

The Toledo Cathedral in Toledo, Spain.

Dean resigns after filming of questionable music video in Toledo Cathedral

Oct 12, 2021

By David Ramos

Fr. Juan Miguel Ferrer Grenesche, dean of the Toledo Cathedral, has submitted his resignation following the improper use of the... Read more

Pro-life feminists participate at the Women's March in Washington D.C. on Jan. 21, 2017.

Why women didn’t need Roe to get ahead: An interview with the head of Secular Pro-Life

Oct 12, 2021

By Christine Rousselle

This December, the U.S. Supreme Court is set to hear arguments in the abortion case Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health... Read more

The entrance to Christ the King Major Seminary in Fayit, Fadan Kagoma, Nigeria, whence three seminarians were abducted Oct. 11, 2021.

Three seminarians abducted in Nigeria

Oct 12, 2021

By CNA Staff

Three seminarians were abducted Monday night from their seminary in Nigeria's Kaduna state. Another six were injured during the attack,... Read more

Matthew Kuhn, Principal Deputy Solicitor General of Kentucky (right), along with Daniel Cameron, Attorney General of Kentucky (center) and his wife Makenze (left), outside the U.S. Supreme Court on Oct. 12, 2021.

Before Supreme Court, Kentucky’s attorney general asks to intervene in defense of pro-life law

Oct 12, 2021

By Matt Hadro

The office of Kentucky’s attorney general appeared at the Supreme Court on Tuesday, asking to be allowed to intervene in... Read more

Archbishop Éric de Moulins-Beaufort, pictured in 2015.

French Catholic leader discusses ‘clumsy wording’ on confessional seal with interior minister

Oct 12, 2021

By CNA Staff

The archbishop asked for ‘forgiveness,’ saying that his remarks overshadowed a landmark abuse report. Read more

A detail from a poster marking the liturgical memorial of Bl. Carlo Acutis on Oct. 12, 2021.

Bishop: Ask Bl. Carlo Acutis on his feast day for a greater love for the Eucharist

Oct 12, 2021

By Courtney Mares

The blessed’s tomb has drawn more than 117,000 visitors. Read more

Roses gathered by Catholics representing a rosary prayed for House Speaker Nancy Pelosi.

Cordileone prayer update: 10,688 roses and counting for Nancy Pelosi

Oct 12, 2021

By Christine Rousselle

More than 10,000 people have committed to pray the rosary and to fast on Fridays for the ideological conversion of... Read more

Carlo Acutis.

Millennial and Gen Z Catholics love Carlo Acutis. Here's why

Oct 12, 2021

By Christine Rousselle

Blessed Carlo Acutis was beatified on Oct. 10, 2020, and became the first member of the millennial generation to become... Read more

Joe Biden.

USCCB pro-life chairman urges Biden to act like the ‘devout Catholic’ he says he is

Oct 12, 2021

By Katie Yoder

The U.S. Catholic bishops’ pro-life chairman is expressing disappointment with President Biden as his administration reverses a Trump-era rule that... Read more

Mattheus (left) holds a photo of Carlo Acutis (right), whose prayers are attributed with the boy's healing.

The miracle attributed to Carlo Acutis' prayers

Oct 12, 2021

By CNA Staff

The beatification of Carlo Acutis took place Oct. 10, 2020 after a miracle attributed to his prayers and the grace... Read more

Archbishop Domenico Battaglia of Naples, Italy.

‘They are killing Naples’: Catholic archbishop appeals for an end to mafia violence

Oct 12, 2021

By Hannah Brockhaus

Archbishop Domenico Battaglia’s appeal followed a spate of deadly violence. Read more

Our Lady of the Pillar

Why Our Lady of the Pillar is the patroness of Spain and the Americas

Oct 12, 2021

By Alejandro Bermudez

Our Lady of the Pillar (officially in Spanish, Nuestra Señora del Pilar de Zaragoza) is recognized as the first Marian... Read more

Cardinal Carlos Osoro Sierra of Madrid crowns the image of Our Lady of La Leche in St. Augustine, Florida.

Papal envoy crowns Florida's Our Lady of La Leche

Oct 11, 2021

By Kate Olivera

The image of Our Lady of La Leche was canonically crowned Sunday, during Mass at the Cathedral Basilica of St.... Read more

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Euthanization of non-terminally ill Colombian woman canceled

Oct 11, 2021

By Diego Lopez Marina

The euthanization of a Martha Liria Sepúlveda Campo, a 51-year-old woman with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, was cancelled, the Colombian Pain... Read more

Blessed Carlo Acutis

Who is Carlo Acutis? 10 things you should know about him

Oct 11, 2021

By CNA Staff

Who was Blessed Carlo Acutis? Here's what you need to know. Read more

U.S. Customs and Border Protection headquarters

US bishops welcome increased refugee admissions cap

Oct 11, 2021

By Christine Rousselle

The United States Conference of Catholic Bishops announced Monday their positive reaction to the news that the refugee cap will... Read more