Catholic News Agency
- Official portrait of Sir David Amess. / Richard Townshend via Wikimedia (CC BY 3.0). London, England, Oct 18, 2021 / 13:00 pm (CNA). Catholic colleagues paid tribute to the slain lawmaker Sir David Amess in the U.K. Parliament on Monday.Speaking in the House of Lords on Oct. 18, David Alton said that his 40-year friendship […]
- Pro-life and pro-abortion demonstrators at the Supreme Court. / Rena Schild/Shutterstock Washington D.C., Oct 18, 2021 / 12:05 pm (CNA). The US Department of Justice on Monday asked the Supreme Court to block a Texas pro-life law, in effect since September, which bans abortions after the detection of a fetal heartbeat and relies on private […]
- Ex-Anglican bishop: As a Catholic, I want to help the persecuted abroad and marginalized Christians at homeDr. Michael Nazir-Ali, the former Anglican bishop of Rochester, England. / michaelnazirali.com. London, England, Oct 18, 2021 / 12:00 pm (CNA). A former Anglican bishop said on Sunday that he hopes that by becoming a Catholic he can help the persecuted worldwide and “support Christians closer to home who are marginalized and hounded.”In an article […]
- Cardinal Jose Advincula (right) during the his installation as new prelate of the Archdiocese of Manila on June 24, 2021. / Jose Torres Jr. / LiCAS News Manila, Philippines, Oct 18, 2021 / 10:07 am (CNA). Church leaders across Asia vowed to listen to the faithful as the diocesan phase of the Synod on Synodality […]
- Pope Francis greets members of the Biomedical University Foundation of the Biomedical Campus University, at the Vatican’s Clementine Hall, Oct. 18, 2021. / Vatican Media. Vatican City, Oct 18, 2021 / 08:00 am (CNA). On the feast of the patron saint of doctors, Pope Francis said that Catholic healthcare is called to bear witness to […]
Catholic News Service
- WASHINGTON (CNS) — A recent surge of Haitian migrants near the U.S. border with Mexico may be a harbinger of the changing face of migration to the U.S. Climate change, COVID-19, faltering democracies and assaults on the rule of law in the Americas are just a few of the factors that have led to increased […]
- Thirty-third Sunday in Ordinary Time 1) Dn 12:1-3 Psalm 16:5, 8-11 2) Heb 10:11-14, 18 Gospel: Mk 13:24-32 Apocalyptic themes abound in contemporary literature, popular novels and movies. We seem to be fascinated by stories depicting a cataclysmic end of the world and characters who struggle to survive in postapocalyptic scenarios. Typical novel or film […]
- VATICAN CITY (CNS) — A person's wealth or lack thereof should not be the determining factor when it comes to receiving health care, Pope Francis said. Speaking to members of Rome's Biomedical University Foundation Oct. 18, the pope said that health care facilities, especially those run by the Catholic Church, "are called to bear witness […]
- VATICAN CITY (CNS) — Pope Francis said he knows "it often annoys people" when he promotes Catholic teaching on social issues like poverty, migration and ecology, but he is going to keep doing so because the Gospel demands it. "Principles such as the preferential option for the poor, the universal destination of goods, solidarity, subsidiarity, […]
- ALBANY, N.Y. (CNS) — Brendan and Patrick McNaughton are fighting climate change, one lawn at a time. Last summer, the twin brothers started "Zero Carbon Lawn Care," a lawn-care business dedicated to cleaning and beautifying yards with no guilt over the environmental impact. "It's a way to help others because they don't have to do […]
- John-Henry Westen provides another update on his daughter Mary-Catherine.
- Operation Warp Speed is a key component of Donald Trump's presidential legacy.
- Sensus Fidelium announced that YouTube had removed all videos from its account.
- CBC used COVID hospital training footage of a mannequin in an ICU on a ventilator in a video news segment to highlight the COVID situation in Alberta hospitals.
- The Supreme Court voted 5-4 to let the law take effect last month.
- In this episode: Vatican’s Synod on Synodality commences, Pew reports U.S. Catholics’ view of Pope Francis/Latin Mass, U.S. Bishops' general assembly to decide on pro-choice politicians receiving the Eucharist, and more.
- More than 100 victims of Spain's 1936-1939 civil war moved a step closer to sainthood after being beatified as martyrs for the faith.
- During the German occupation of Poland during World War II, the Germans murdered Jews death camps, but also shot them in fields and forests near their homes.
- Retired Bishop Stephen Yang Xiangtai of Handan, who was persecuted and forced to spend years in labor camps during the Cultural Revolution, died at the age of 98.
- A Catholic high school in Massachusetts has suspended football activities pending an investigation into reports that at least one of its players directed racial slurs at opposing players during a game last weekend.
The Wanderer Press
- By PATRICK J. BUCHANAN Last Friday, October 8, in a triumph for transnationalism, 136 nations, including the U.S., agreed to mandate a global corporate income tax for all nations that will not be allowed to fall below 15 percent.“Virtually the entire global economy has decided to end the race to the bottom on corporate taxation,” […]
- By DEACON MIKE MANNO I don’t think you need to know much about wild life to know that one place you never want to be is between a mama bear and her cub.Everyone knows that, except, apparently, Joe Biden.During the past nine months we have suffered through an amazing display of arrogance, lies, incompetence, and […]
- By FR. ROBERT ALTIER Thirtieth Sunday In Ordinary Time (YR B) Readings: Jer. 31:7-9Heb. 5:1-6Mark 10:46-52 Making Jesus The Priority In the first reading today, the Lord tells the people of Israel who had been in exile to shout for joy, exult at the head of the nations, and proclaim praise. Why? Because the Lord […]
- By DEXTER DUGGAN Imagine that your girlfriend, a prominent figure known throughout your state, is admired for a high-quality reputation and public record.A different widely known state figure is a brutal blowhard who never misses a chance to kick a dog, hit a child or beat a woman. He never expressed any contrition for his […]
- By DONALD DeMARCO The first clue in today’s crossword puzzle was “the fanatic’s feeling.” The answer, as I fully expected, was “zeal.” Now, it is asking too much of a crossword puzzle to be philosophically meticulously. One cannot be cross with a crossword puzzle. Nonetheless, it is a window to the secular world and tends […]
USCCB News Releases
- WASHINGTON—Pope Francis has appointed Bishop Andrew H. Cozzens, auxiliary bishop of the Archdiocese of Saint Paul and Minneapolis, as Bishop of Crookston. The appointment was publicized in Washington, D.C. on October 18, 2021, by Archbishop Christophe Pierre, apostolic nuncio to the United States. The biography for Bishop Cozzens may be found here. The Diocese of […]
- U.S. Bishops to Meet in Baltimore Nov. 15-18; Will Address Action Items; Assembly to be Live-Streamed and Live-TweetedWASHINGTON—The United States Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB) will gather for the 2021 Fall General Assembly in Baltimore, November 15-18. This will be the first in-person meeting of the full body of bishops since November 2019. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the June 2020 spring meeting was canceled, and the November 2020 fall meeting and […]
- WASHINGTON – In May of 2020, the U. S. Conference of Catholic Bishops’ (USCCB) Committee for Religious Liberty began tracking incidents of arson, vandalism, and other destruction at Catholic sites across the United States. October 10 marked the 100th incident: satanic and other hateful graffiti scrawled on the walls before Sunday Mass at the Cathedral […]
- WASHINGTON – On October 8, the Biden Administration announced a Fiscal Year 2022 Presidential Determination (PD) of 125,000 refugees for resettlement through the U.S. Refugee Admissions Program (USRAP). This is the highest PD since 1993 and follows four consecutive years of historic lows. During the previous fiscal year, which ended on September 30, the U.S. […]
- WASHINGTON – Lisbon, Portugal will be the host of the next international World Youth Day (WYD), from August 1 to 6, 2023. Archbishop Salvatore J. Cordileone of San Francisco, chairman of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops’ (USCCB) Committee on Laity, Marriage, Family Life and Youth, and Bishop Edward J. Burns of Dallas, the USCCB’s […]
- CV NEWS FEED // The 5th Circuit Court of Appeals on Thursday rejected the Biden administration’s latest attempt to suspend a pro-life law in Texas which… The post Court Again Lets Texas Abortion Ban Continue, Rejecting Biden Appeal appeared first on CatholicVote org.
- CV NEWS FEED // ABC News obtained audio from a call between the White House and state governors in which officials told states to prepare to… The post Biden Admin Tells Governors to Prepare to Vax All Children 5-11 Years Old appeared first on CatholicVote org.
- CV NEWS FEED // President Joe Biden will meet with Pope Francis in Rome on Oct. 29, the White House has confirmed. “The President and [First… The post White House Confirms Biden’s Upcoming Visit with Pope appeared first on CatholicVote org.
- CV NEWS FEED // Fr. Daniel Horan, OFM, wrote an essay arguing that Catholics should use the “preferred pronouns” of “trans and nonbinary persons.” Horan’s piece… The post Celebrity Priest Says Catholics Should Use LGBT ‘Pronouns’ appeared first on CatholicVote org.
- CV NEWS FEED // American households could see the cost of heating surge up by as much as 54% this winter, according to a forecast from… The post Inflation: Heat Could Cost as Much as 54% More This Winter appeared first on CatholicVote org.