New Papal Book Is ‘Collaboration’ Between Francis and Austen Ivereigh

LEFT: ‘Let Us Dream’ book cover. RIGHT: Austin Ivereigh in 2014 [Bohumil Petrik/CNA]. Ivereigh told the Register that while he took an active role in crafting Let Us Dream, the Holy Father was ‘wholly’ responsible for the book’s content. Read the Whole Article at its...

Archbishop Smith: We Have Hope that is Real

On Sunday evening, GrACE (Grateful Advocates for Catholic Education) hosted a wonderful evening for members of the Catholic education community via videoconference. The aim was to remind everyone, in the midst of extraordinarily difficult pandemic challenges, of the...

Mark’s Urgency in the Gospel: A Look at Year B

Matthias Ranftl [1804-1854], “Madonna and Child with Mark the Evangelist” COMMENTARY: The very roughness and breathless nature of the Gospel of St. Peter’s ‘interpreter’ makes his stories vivid and arresting. Read the Whole Article at its Original...

Cardinal Inspirations for the Word of God

Divisione Produzione Fotografica Cardinal Raniero Cantalamessa receives the red hat from Pope Francis on Nov. 28, 2020. COMMENTARY: Cardinal Raniero Cantalamessa stood out in a most unusual Consistory of Cardinals on Nov. 28. Read the Whole Article at its Original...

March for Life gears up for pandemic conditions

CNA Staff, Nov 30, 2020 / 03:05 pm (CNA).- With the annual March for Life scheduled to occur in January, how different might it look from previous years due to the ongoing pandemic? The 48th annual March for Life is scheduled to take place on Jan. 29, 2021, on the...

ASK FATHER: Does the SSPX “exercise legitimate ministries” or not?

From a reader… QUAERITUR: I appreciate all of your hard work on the topic of the SSPX and just your whole candid approach to speaking clearly about topics that are otherwise ambiguous. I attend the SSPX frequently and have had … Continue reading → Read the Whole...

Statue of Our Lady of the Miraculous Medal begins pilgrimage around Italy

Vatican City, Nov 30, 2020 / 01:00 pm (CNA).- A statue of Our Lady of the Miraculous Medal began Friday a pilgrimage to parishes throughout Italy, marking the 190th anniversary of the Blessed Virgin Mary’s appearance to St. Catherine Labouré in France. After Mass at...

Trump administration in Supreme Court over Census policy

Washington D.C., Nov 30, 2020 / 01:00 pm (CNA).- The Supreme Court heard oral arguments Monday on whether the Trump administration can exclude undocumented immigrants when apportioning congressional representatives based on a state’s population.   The case of Trump v....