Why hasn’t Pope Francis spoken up forcefully about the oppression of the Church by dictatorial regimes in China and Nicaragua? It’s a fair question whose answer can perhaps be found in the precedent of several […]
Turkish NBA Player Enes Kanter Freedom, seen through a video camera, speaks to the media during a news conference on May 22, 2017, in New York City. / Photo by Eduardo Munoz Alvarez/Getty Images
Denver, Colo., Dec 9, 2022 / 10:00 am (CNA).
It w… […]
A 17th-century Japanese depiction of St. Francis Xavier, from the Kobe City Museum collection. / Public Domain.
Washington, D.C. Newsroom, Dec 3, 2022 / 04:00 am (CNA).
How far would you go to serve God? Would you be willing to travel to t… […]
The installation ceremony of Bishop John Peng Weizhao in Nanchang, China on Nov. 24, 2022. / Chinese Catholic Patriotic Association
Vatican City, Nov 26, 2022 / 05:40 am (CNA).
The Vatican said on Saturday that Chinese authorities had violated … […]
A Vatican delegation sent to China between Aug. 28 and Sept. 2, 2022, visited 92-year-old Bishop Melchior Shi Hongzhen, seen here in a photo taken on May 24, 2015. The visit was a strong signal from the Holy See that despite the desire to carry … […]
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Washington D.C., Sep 26, 2022 / 17:00 pm (CNA).
As Cardinal Joseph Zen begins his trial in Hong Kong, a number of Catholic leaders and human rights activists have come out with statements of support for… […]
At the “information meeting” of the College of Cardinals this past Aug. 29-30, there was considerable agreement that evangelization is Catholicism’s prime imperative for the 21st century — a consensus understandably gratifying to the author […]
Cardinal Joseph Zen speaks during a Mass at the Holy Cross Church on May 24, 2022, in Hong Kong, China. The cardinal was set to stand trial on Sept. 19, 2022, in connection to his role as a trustee of a pro-democracy legal fund, which he and oth… […]
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Rome Newsroom, Sep 12, 2022 / 12:00 pm (CNA).
This week Pope Francis is traveling to Kazakhstan, a Muslim-majority country sandwiched between Russia and China.The pope has said that he sees the trip to the former So… […]
Former Celtics player Enes Kanter Freedom will be the keynote speaker at the March for the Martyrs, / Freedom: Erik Drost, CC BY 2.0, via Wikimedia Commons; Martyrs: Screenshot from the National Catholic Register
Boston, Mass., Sep 3, 2022 / 08… […]