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Papal almoner Cardinal Konrad Krajewski, pictured in St. Peter’s Basilica on June 29, 2019.

Cardinal Konrad Krajewski prays at mass grave in Ukraine

Sep 20, 2022

By Courtney Mares

A Vatican envoy in Ukraine prayed in silence at the recently discovered mass grave in Izium on Monday while forensic... Read more

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U.S. synod synthesis shows ‘desire for greater communion’

Sep 19, 2022

By Carl Bunderson

The Synod on Synodality has thus far demonstrated the “joys, hopes, and wounds” shared by members of the Church in... Read more

St. Michael the Archangel

Nicaraguan dictatorship prohibits procession for St. Michael the Archangel and St. Jerome

Sep 19, 2022

By CNA Staff

The dictatorship of President Daniel Ortega and his wife, Vice President Rosario Murillo, has prohibited upcoming processions in Masaya. Read more

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Virginia Gov. Youngkin revokes schools’ transgender policies, asserts parental rights

Sep 19, 2022

By Edie Heipel

Parental rights and religious freedom are central to Virginia Republican Gov. Glenn Youngkin’s new statewide policies for public schools released... Read more

Cardinal Celestino Aós Braco of Santiago de Chile peaches at a Te Deum service marking Chile's independence, Sept. 18, 2022

Violence and corruption won’t build up Chile, cardinal says at independence prayer service

Sep 19, 2022

By Walter Sanchez Silva

Cardinal Celestino Aós Braco of Santiago de Chile said in a prayer service marking the country’s independence that neither violence... Read more

Cardinal Joseph Zen speaks during a Mass at the Holy Cross Church on May 24, 2022, in Hong Kong, China. The cardinal was set to stand trial on Sept. 19, 2022, in connection to his role as a trustee of a pro-democracy legal fund, which he and other trustees are accused of failing to register civilly. The trial was delayed.

Cardinal Zen’s trial has been delayed due to COVID

Sep 19, 2022

By Jonah McKeown

The criminal trial of Cardinal Joseph Zen Ze-kiun of Hong Kong has been delayed after the judge tested positive for... Read more

The archbishop of Canterbury, Justin Welby, gives a reading during the state funeral of Queen Elizabeth II at Westminster Abbey on Sept.19, 2022, in London.

‘Service in life, hope in death’: archbishop of Canterbury preaches at queen’s funeral

Sep 19, 2022

By Charlotte Evans

In his sermon at the state funeral of Queen Elizabeth II today, Archbishop of Canterbury Justin Welby praised the Christian... Read more

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Pope Francis extends a hand to China

Sep 19, 2022

By Andrea Gagliarducci

While a trial against Cardinal Joseph Zen is underway in China, the Holy See continues to work toward the renewal... Read more

King Charles III walks alongside the coffin carrying Queen Elizabeth II with the Imperial State Crown resting on top as it departs Westminster Abbey during the State Funeral of Queen Elizabeth II on Sept. 19, 2022, in London. Elizabeth II died at Balmoral Castle in Scotland on Sept. 8, 2022, and is succeeded by her eldest son, King Charles III.

Catholic prayers for Queen Elizabeth II — and the new king

Sep 19, 2022

By AC Wimmer

While millions bid final farewell to Queen Elizabeth II today, the Catholic bishops of England and Wales have commented on... Read more

March for Life and Family in Warsaw, Poland, Sept. 19, 2022.

Poland’s March for Life and Family draws 10,000 people

Sep 19, 2022

By Justyna Galant

An estimated 10,000 people walked through the streets of Poland’s capital on Sunday to take part in the National March... Read more

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Blood of St. Januarius liquefies in Naples on feast day

Sep 19, 2022

By Courtney Mares

The blood of St. Januarius liquefied on Monday at a Mass in Naples, where the archbishop sharply condemned the city’s... Read more

Jacob Matham's portrait of Leo XI, who reigned April 1-27, 1605.

The shortest papacies of all time? Pope John Paul I barely makes the list

Sep 18, 2022

By Kevin J. Jones

Blessed John Paul I did not serve as Roman Pontiff for long, but 10 other popes had shorter pontificates than... Read more

Displaced people fleeing the war in Cameroon

Catholic church burned, priests and religious sister kidnapped in war-torn Cameroon

Sep 18, 2022

By CNA Staff

Gunmen set a Catholic church on fire and kidnapped five priests, one religious sister, and two lay people in western... Read more

Our Lady of Lebanon Maronite Catholic Church in Toronto replaced a vandalized statue of Mary with a replica of the Lebanese shrine Our Lady of Lebanon in Harissa on Sept. 11, 2022.

A ‘piece of Lebanon’ comes to Toronto Maronite Catholic church

Sep 18, 2022

By Joe Bukuras

A replica of the Our Lady of Lebanon statue in Harissa, Lebanon, was blessed at Our Lady of Lebanon Maronite... Read more

Pope Francis delivers the Angelus address on Sept. 18, 2022.

Pope Francis: Christians cannot be indifferent to corruption

Sep 18, 2022

By Courtney Mares

Pope Francis’ comments on corruption were inspired by one of Jesus’ parables that the pope said can be difficult to... Read more

A detail of Timothy P. Schmalz's fourth station: Jesus meets his mother.

Life-size Stations of the Cross to be ‘tool for evangelization’ at Disney World

Sep 18, 2022

By Katie Yoder

“The passion now has become my passion,” says sculptor Timothy P. Schmalz, who is creating an ambitious presentation of the... Read more

Papal almoner Cardinal Konrad Krajewski.

Pope Francis’ representative in Ukraine shot at while delivering aid

Sep 17, 2022

By CNA Staff

The incident happened while Cardinal Konrad Krajewski was bringing food and other supplies to people stuck in a “no-man’s land”... Read more

Amid recent attacks against pregnancy resource centers and maternity homes from pro-abortion protesters, Danielle Nicholson told EWTN Pro-Life Weekly on Sept. 15, 2022, that she owes her life to one.

Single mom credits maternity home with saving her life 

Sep 17, 2022

By Francesca Pollio Fenton

Danielle Nicholson found herself in a crisis pregnancy when she was 20 years old and turned to the Paul Stefan... Read more

Applications are open for the new scholarship program established by the Bellarmine Fund.

Follow in the footsteps of St. Robert Bellarmine: scholarships for scholars

A new scholarship program aims to support future members of the workforce with an “authentically Catholic” education. Read more

Pope Francis speaks to Catholics from northern and central Italy on Sept. 17, 2022.

Pope Francis: Saint Pius V teaches us to seek truth, pray the rosary

Sep 17, 2022

By Hannah Brockhaus

This year marks the 450th anniversary of the death of Saint Pius V on May 1, 1572. Read more