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Bishop: Ask Bl. Carlo Acutis on his feast day for a greater love for the Eucharist

A detail from a poster marking the liturgical memorial of Bl. Carlo Acutis on Oct. 12, 2021. / Diocese of Assisi-Nocera Umbra-Gualdo Tadino.

Rome Newsroom, Oct 12, 2021 / 12:00 pm (CNA).

The blessed’s tomb has drawn more than 117,000 visitors.

European court rules Vatican cannot be sued in local courts over clerical abuse

Cupola of St. Peter's Basilica, Vatican City / CNA

Strasbourg, France, Oct 12, 2021 / 07:15 am (CNA).

The ruling is not final.

‘They are killing Naples’: Catholic archbishop appeals for an end to mafia violence

Archbishop Domenico Battaglia of Naples, Italy. / Vincenzo Amoruso via Wikimedia (CC BY-SA 4.0).

Rome Newsroom, Oct 12, 2021 / 06:17 am (CNA).

Archbishop Domenico Battaglia’s appeal followed a spate of deadly violence.

Who is Carlo Acutis? 10 things you should know about him

Blessed Carlo Acutis / Diocese of Assisi

Denver Newsroom, Oct 11, 2021 / 14:10 pm (CNA).

Who was Blessed Carlo Acutis? Here's what you need to know.

Meet the volunteer friar firefighters started by St. Maximilian Kolbe

The volunteer friar firefighters started by St. Maximilian Kolbe / EWTN News In Depth

Niepokalanow, Oct 11, 2021 / 10:00 am (CNA).

A group of firefighters from Poland looks just like any other firefighting brigade, with heavy uniforms, hard helmets, and a red truck ready to go at a moment’s notice. But these men are something else, too: friars dedicated to God.

New JPII Institute president: My stance on Humanae vitae was misinterpreted

Msgr. Philippe Bordeyne, president of the John Paul II Pontifical Theological Institute for Marriage and Family Sciences in Rome. / Arnaldo Casali.

Rome, Italy, Oct 11, 2021 / 04:00 am (CNA).

Msgr. Philippe Bordeyne officially took office on Sept. 22.

Toledo archbishop apologizes for "misuse of a sacred place" after questionable music video filmed in cathedral

Toledo Cathedral in Toledo, Spain. / Nikthestunned via Wikimedia (CC BY-SA 3.0)

Toledo, Spain, Oct 8, 2021 / 14:39 pm (CNA).

Archbishop Francisco Cerro Chaves of Toledo apologized Friday for the improper use of the city’s cathedral in a music video, which includes sensual dance scenes within the church.

Catholic bishops’ leader to discuss confessional seal comments with France’s interior minister

Archbishop Éric de Moulins-Beaufort. Credit: Diocèse de Reims. / null

Paris, France, Oct 8, 2021 / 06:20 am (CNA).

The meeting will take place on Oct. 12.

Polish Catholic bishops’ leader entrusts nation to St. Joseph

Poland is entrusted to St. Joseph at the National Shrine of St. Joseph in Kalisz, Oct. 7, 2021. / Opiekun.kalisz.pl.

Kalisz, Poland, Oct 8, 2021 / 04:00 am (CNA).

The act of entrustment took place at the National Shrine of St. Joseph.

Pope Francis: All religious traditions must resist ‘temptation to fundamentalism’

Pope Francis attends the concluding ceremony of the Prayer for Peace Meeting organized by the Sant’Egidio Community at Rome’s Colosseum, Oct. 7, 2021. / Vatican Media.

Rome, Italy, Oct 7, 2021 / 12:00 pm (CNA).

He was speaking at an interreligious gathering in front of the Colosseum.