Peter Kodwo Appiah Cardinal Turkson has been at the center of controversy in Ghana following his Monday, November 27 comments on Ghana's Promotion of Proper Human Sexual Rights and Ghanaian Family Values Bill (anti-LGBTQI+ Bill).
The pope, who will turn 87 next month, has faced several painful medical conditions over the last few years.
At the conclusion of the Synod on Synodality, Pope Francis’ monthlong Vatican assembly, one of the meeting’s leaders said the freedom and openness experienced during the gathering will help the Church change in the future.
Pope Francis reaffirmed the impossibility of women becoming priests, or even modern Church deacons, in an interview for a book released Tuesday in Italy.
Pope Francis will undergo abdominal surgery under general anesthesia on Wednesday afternoon, the Vatican has said.
St. Joseph does not have any words recorded in sacred Scripture, but the published meditations of an 18th-century Italian nun offer the chance to imagine the details of the Holy Family’s daily life as it might have been from the perspective of the foster father of Jesus.
A Catholic leader, a religious liberty advocate, and a news show anchor has been named President and Chief Operating Officer (COO) of EWTN News, Inc., the news division of the of EWTN Global Catholic Network.
The naming of the Ouagadougou street where the Apostolic Nunciature in Burkina Faso is located after Pope emeritus Benedict XVI “brings hope” to the West African nation as well as the African continent, the Cardinal in the country said.
The personnel of Cantina Tirolese in Rome will pay their final respects to Benedict XVI in St. Peter’s Basilica on Jan. 4. The Austrian eatery was, “without a doubt, his favorite restaurant,” its manager told CNA on Tuesday.
The first known Nativity scene figurines are currently on display in one of Rome’s oldest basilicas.
Pope Francis prayed on Sunday that God may “convert the hearts of the violent” after an al-Qaida-affiliated terrorist attack in Somalia.
Pope Francis announced on Sunday that the Synod on Synodality will be extended to 2024.
Catholic Bishops have attributed their withdrawal from the National Inclusive Dialogue (DNI) sessions to their status of neutrality and the need “to keep an equal distance between the parties” in conflict in the North-Central African nation.
Pope Francis in his Angelus address on Sunday honored an Italian missionary sister who was killed by Islamist terrorists in Mozambique.
Catholic Bishops in Chad have, in a collective statement, announced their withdrawal from the country’s National Inclusive Dialogue (DNI) initiative, decrying the lack of “dialogue”.
Pope Francis returned to Rome on Saturday after a week-long trip to Canada. During the July 24 to 30 trip, the pope visited Edmonton, Québec, and Iqaluit on what he called a “penitential pilgrimage” to apologize to the country’s indigenous communities.
Gunmen have reportedly attacked worshippers at Catholic and Baptist churches in Kajuru Local Government Area (LGA) of Kaduna State in Nigeria, the Nigerian State Commissioner of Internal Security and Home Affairs has confirmed.
The pope was speaking to seminary formators from the Milan archdiocese.
Bishop Lucas Van Looy was due to receive the red hat on Aug. 27.