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Pope Francis Meets With Newly Elected Armenian Catholic Patriarch


Court rejects challenge to UK’s Down syndrome abortion law

Heidi Crowter speaks outside the High Court in London England, July 6, 2021. / Don’t Screen Us Out via Flickr (CC BY-ND 2.0).

London, England, Sep 23, 2021 / 05:00 am (CNA).

In its Sept. 23 ruling, the court declared that a law allowing abortion up to birth for disability was not discriminatory.

Spain's lower house advances bill that would criminalize pro-life witness near abortion clinics

A 40 Days for Life prayer vigil outside an abortion clinic in Madrid. / Twitter 40 días por la vida.

Madrid, Spain, Sep 22, 2021 / 17:00 pm (CNA).

The lower house of Spain's legislature voted Tuesday to take up consideration of a bill proposed by the ruling Spanish Socialist Workers’ Party that would criminalize “harassment” of women entering abortion clinics.

Cardinal Parolin: The Vatican is ‘worried’ about AUKUS nuclear rearmament

Cardinal Pietro Parolin during a visit to Kyiv, Ukraine, in 2017. / Shutterstock.

Rome, Italy, Sep 22, 2021 / 12:00 pm (CNA).

The AUKUS security pact will add to the Western military presence in the Pacific.

Cardinal O’Malley at safeguarding summit: ‘The wrongs done to God’s people must be corrected’

Cardinal Seán O’Malley celebrates Mass during a safeguarding summit in Warsaw, Poland, Sept. 20, 2021. / episkopat.pl

Warsaw, Poland, Sep 22, 2021 / 05:30 am (CNA).

The archbishop of Boston said: “Abuse and its cover up must stop.”

Diocesan administrator: Spanish bishop's resignation 'perplexing', but his person must be respected

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

Solsona, Spain, Sep 21, 2021 / 14:10 pm (CNA).

The apostolic administrator of Solsona, Bishop Romà Casanova Casanova of Vic, has addressed in his weekly letter the “anomalous” situation following the resignation of Bishop Xavier Novell Gomà as Bishop of Solsona.

Fire damages historic Catholic church in Ukraine

Fire damage at the Church of St. Nicholas in Kyiv, Ukraine. / Courtesy photo.

Kyiv, Ukraine, Sep 21, 2021 / 12:00 pm (CNA).

The Church of St. Nicholas, Kyiv, was seized by communists in 1938.

San Marino to vote on abortion legalization Sept. 26

Guaita tower, San Marino / princeztl/Shutterstock

Denver Newsroom, Sep 20, 2021 / 13:15 pm (CNA).

The tiny European nation of San Marino, where abortion has been illegal for nearly a century and a half, is set to hold a referendum on the legalization of abortion later this month.