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  • Pope Francis: The true measure of success is what you give, not what you have September 19, 2021
    Pope Francis delivers his Angelus address at the Vatican, Sept. 19, 2021. / Screenshot from Vatican News YouTube channel. Vatican City, Sep 19, 2021 / 05:15 am (CNA). Pope Francis said on Sunday that in God’s eyes, success is measured “not on what someone has, but on what someone gives.”In his Angelus address on Sept. […]
  • St. Januarius’ blood liquefies for the second time in 2021 September 19, 2021
    Archbishop Domenico Battaglia holds a reliquary containing St. Januarius’ liquefied blood in Naples Cathedral, Italy, Sept. 19, 2021. / Screenshot from Chiesa di Napoli YouTube channel. Naples, Italy, Sep 19, 2021 / 03:25 am (CNA). The blood of St. Januarius, patron of the Italian city of Naples, liquefied on Sunday.The miraculous event took place in […]
  • The Vatican Nativity scene 2021 will include llamas and superfood for Baby Jesus September 19, 2021
    A screenshot of a 3D rendering of a Peruvian Nativity scene that will be featured at the Vatican during the 2021 Christmas season. / ACI Prensa Denver Newsroom, Sep 19, 2021 / 03:00 am (CNA). Last year, the Vatican nativity set came, for some, from outer space; in 2021 it is coming from the Andes.  The […]
  • Canadian archbishop: Only fully vaccinated can attend Mass September 19, 2021
    Coronavirus vaccine, stock image. / M-Foto/Shutterstock Denver Newsroom, Sep 18, 2021 / 22:48 pm (CNA). Anyone age 12 or over attending a gathering at Catholic churches, rectories or community centers under the responsibility of the Archdiocese of Moncton must present proof that they are fully vaccinated, the archdiocese announced Friday.The new policy applies to all […]
  • Justice Clarence Thomas credits Catholic nuns’ anti-racist example September 18, 2021
    U.S. Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas / Collection of the Supreme Court of the United States Denver Newsroom, Sep 18, 2021 / 16:41 pm (CNA). Catholic nuns and his grandparents’ example helped instill in Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas the belief that all people were children of God and that the racist flaws of American […]
  • A new pro-life saint? This Italian mother sacrificed her life for her unborn baby September 18, 2021
    Facebook screenshot of photo of Maria Cristina Cella Mocellin, an Italian mother who sacrificed her life for the sake of her baby. / Facebook Washington, D.C. Newsroom, Sep 18, 2021 / 12:07 pm (CNA). “Riccardo, you are a gift for us.” These are the words a 26-year-old Italian mother wrote to her newborn 26 years […]
  • Everything you need to know about the miracle of liquefaction of the blood of Saint Januarius September 18, 2021
    Pope Francis and Cardinal Sepe hold relic of St. Januarius' blood in Naples cathedral March 21, 2015. / CTV. Naples, Italy, Sep 18, 2021 / 10:38 am (CNA). On Sept. 19, the Catholic Church celebrates the feast of St. Januarius, bishop, martyr, and patron saint of Naples, Italy. Traditionally, on this day and on two […]
  • Pope Francis invokes Abraham Lincoln in message to safeguarding summit September 18, 2021
    Pope Francis at his general audience address in the library of the Apostolic Palace Jan. 27, 2021. / Vatican Media. Vatican City, Sep 18, 2021 / 08:30 am (CNA). Pope Francis invoked Abraham Lincoln in a video message released on Saturday to a safeguarding summit organized by the Catholic Church in Central and Eastern Europe.Addressing […]
  • Pope Francis: Synodal process not about ‘gathering opinions,’ but ‘listening to the Holy Spirit’ September 18, 2021
    Pope Francis greets Catholics from Rome diocese in the Vatican’s Paul VI Hall, Sept. 18, 2021. / Vatican Media. Vatican City, Sep 18, 2021 / 07:25 am (CNA). Pope Francis said on Saturday that the two-year process leading to the 2023 synod on synodality is not about “gathering opinions,” but “listening to the Holy Spirit.”Addressing […]
  • Argentine archbishop warns president: 'There is little time left' to avoid debacle September 18, 2021
    Archbishop Victor Manuel Fernandez at the Holy See press office, Oct. 8, 2014. / Daniel Ibanez/CNA Buenos Aires, Argentina, Sep 18, 2021 / 06:01 am (CNA). Archbishop Víctor Manuel Fernández of La Plata warned Argentine president Alberto Fernández Thursday that his priorities, such as abortion, marijuana, euthanasia, and non-binary language, don’t respond to the "profound […]