Letter from Benedict XVI reveals the ‘central motive’ for his resignation, biographer says

- 31 January 2023 1

According to papal biographer Peter Seewald, chronic insomnia ultimately led to Pope Benedict XVI’s decision to resign in 2013.  In his last letter to the ... Read More

Pope Francis congratulates Queen Elizabeth II on her platinum jubilee

- 3 June 2022 0

Queen Elizabeth and senior members of the Royal Family on the balcony of Buckingham Palace as part of Trooping the Colour in London yesterday (CNS/Hannah ... Read More

As Canada normalizes euthanasia, assisted suicide for mentally ill, doctors voice concerns

- 13 April 2022 0

Last year, Canadian lawmakers approved legislation that expanded the eligibility for euthanasia and assisted suicide to the mentally ill, and now policymakers, doctors, and others ... Read More

Missionaries of Charity and 14 disabled children from Kabul arrive at Rome airport 

- 27 August 2021 1

Religious sisters from the Missionaries of Charity and 14 disabled children from an orphanage in Afghanistan arrived safely on Wednesday at Rome’s international airport. A ... Read More

Pope Francis meets actor who plays Jesus in ‘The Chosen’

- 13 August 2021 0

"The Chosen" actor Jonathan Roumie meets Pope Francis (right) at the Vatican on Aug. 11./ Vatican Media/CNA The actor who plays Jesus in the internet ... Read More

Catholic health care giant Ascension to mandate coronavirus vaccines for employees

- 30 July 2021 1

The Catholic health care network Ascension will mandate coronavirus vaccination for its employees, physicians, volunteers, and vendors. It cited a need for more action to ... Read More

Canadian bishops, indigenous leaders to meet with Pope

- 1 July 2021 0

Photographer: Bohumil Petrik/Catholic News Agency Washington DC (CNA) - Some Canadian bishops, along with indigenous leaders, will meet with Pope Francis at the Vatican in ... Read More