China unveils 3-child policy amid sharp drop in births

- 7 June 2021 0

  The Chinese government announced Monday that couples can have up to three children amid a sharp fall in the country’s birth rate. The May ... Read More

Pope Francis appoints Archbishop Arthur Roche as successor to Cardinal Sarah

- 28 May 2021 0

Archbishop Arthur Roche (left)  and Cardinal Robert Sarah Vatican City, May 27, 2021 / 05:37 am (CNA) - Pope Francis appointed Archbishop Arthur Roche on ... Read More

Young boy paints pictures of saints to help pay for his medical treatment

- 26 May 2021 0

Daniel Neves, who died May 18, 2021. Daniel Neves, a 13-year-old boy who painted pictures of the saints and the Blessed Virgin Mary to help ... Read More

What is the new ministry of catechist?

- 17 May 2021 0

Pope Francis has just instituted the new lay ministry of catechist, with the apostolic letter Antiquum ministerium (“Ancient ministry”). What is this ministry for? In this explainer, we ... Read More

Pope Francis opens ministries of lector and acolyte to women

- 20 January 2021 3

A lay woman reads at Mass in the Casa Santa Marta on 4 February 2020 On Jan. 11, Pope Francis published an apostolic letter issued ... Read More

DC archdiocese sues over Christmas Mass restrictions

- 14 December 2020 0

CNA Staff, Dec 12, 2020 / 10:00 am (CNA) - The Archdiocese of Washington is suing the District of Columbia over restrictions on public worship ... Read More

Typhoon Goni hits Philippines, compounding damage of storms and coronavirus

- 14 November 2020 0

 Typhoon Goni has hit the Philippines, killing several people and causing hundreds of thousands of people to flee their homes as the country struggles to ... Read More