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Pope Francis attends student play on how the pandemic has affected young people

Pope Francis meets young people of the Scholas Community at Rome’s Pontifical International College Maria Mater Ecclesiae, Nov. 25, 2021 / Daniel Ibáñez/CNA.

Rome, Italy, Nov 26, 2021 / 04:00 am (CNA).

The pope watched a show called ‘The faces of the pandemic.’

Here’s what Italy’s Cardinal Zuppi said at the launch of a book on the papacy’s future

Cardinal Matteo Zuppi, Archbishop of Bologna, Italy, in St. Peter's Basilica on Oct. 5, 2019. / Daniel Ibáñez/CNA

Rome, Italy, Nov 25, 2021 / 11:00 am (CNA).

Many see Zuppi as a possible ‘papabile’ in a future conclave.

Cardinal calls for action after 27 migrants drown in English Channel

Cardinal Nichols at Westminster Cathedral on April 18, 2019. / Mazur/

London, England, Nov 25, 2021 / 08:05 am (CNA).

It is the deadliest crossing of the Channel on record.

Meet the young Catholics restoring wayside crucifixes across France

Members of SOS Calvaires, a group restoring wayside crucifixes across France. / SOS Calvaires.

Rome Newsroom, Nov 25, 2021 / 04:00 am (CNA).

The movement is growing — thanks to a cigar-chomping bench press champion.

Ethics committee authorizes first assisted suicide in Italy

null / Gorodenkoff via Shutterstock.

Rome, Italy, Nov 24, 2021 / 13:00 pm (CNA).

‘Nobody can be called to be the bearer of the death of others,’ a spokesman for Italy's Catholic bishops said.

Report declares treatment of Christian minority women and girls a ‘human rights catastrophe’

A Coptic Orthodox church in Old Cairo, a historic area of the Egyptian capital. / Sun_Shine via Shutterstock.

London, England, Nov 24, 2021 / 12:00 pm (CNA).

The study says that in some cases forced conversions could amount to ‘genocide.’

Synod on Synodality organizers want local stage to focus on one fundamental question

Cardinal Mario Grech, General Secretary of the Synod of Bishops. / Diocese of Gozo via Wikimedia (CC BY-SA 4.0).

Rome, Italy, Nov 24, 2021 / 09:00 am (CNA).

Cardinal Mario Grech was addressing the Italian bishops.

Austria coronavirus lockdown: Catholic bishops tighten guidelines on church celebrations

The high altar of St. Stephen’s Cathedral in Vienna, Austria. Credit: Bwag via Wikipedia (CC BY-SA 4.0). / null

Rome Newsroom, Nov 23, 2021 / 13:00 pm (CNA).

The country went into full national lockdown on Monday

Spanish bishop gets civilly married

Bishop Xavier Novell Gomà, Bishop Emeritus of Solsona. / Conferencia Episcopal Española via Flickr (CC BY-SA 2.0)

Barcelona, Spain, Nov 23, 2021 / 12:05 pm (CNA).

Bishop Xavier Novell, who unexpectedly resigned in August as bishop of Solsona, Spain, entered into a civil marriage with Silvia Caballol on Nov. 22.

Sir David Amess: Slain Catholic lawmaker is remembered as ‘true bridge-builder’ at Requiem Mass

The Requiem Mass of Sir David Amess at Westminster Cathedral, London, England, Nov. 23, 2021. / Mazur/

London, England, Nov 23, 2021 / 06:00 am (CNA).

Mourners included British Prime Minister Boris Johnson.