US states start banning abortion following historic Supreme Court ruling

- 27 June 2022 0

Clinics have begun closing in some US states after a Supreme Court ruling last Friday that removed American women’s constitutional right to abortion. About half ... Read More

Manila’s Catholic dioceses cancel public Masses amid rise in COVID-19 cases

- 4 August 2021 0

Catholic dioceses in the Metro Manila area of the Philippines have suspended public Masses for three weeks amid a rise in COVID-19 infections. The news ... Read More

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