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  • Apostolic nuncio in Iraq tests positive for COVID-19 five days before papal trip
    on February 28, 2021 at 7:50 pm

    Denver Newsroom, Feb 28, 2021 / 12:50 pm (CNA).- The apostolic nunciature in Iraq reported on Sunday, Feb. 28 that the Nuncio Mitja Leskovar, has tested positive for COVID less than a week before Pope Francis trip to the country. "The Apostolic Nuncio has recently tested positive to the COVID 19 virus. His symptoms are very light and from self-isolation, continues to work for the preparation of […]

  • Pope Francis prays for children suffering from rare diseases
    on February 28, 2021 at 2:00 pm

    Vatican City, Feb 28, 2021 / 07:00 am (CNA).- Pope Francis prayed Sunday for children suffering from rare diseases that they may feel “the caress of God’s love and tenderness.” “Today is World Rare Disease Day,” Pope Francis said from the window of the Apostolic Palace Feb. 28 as he waved to people holding banners and cheering in St. Peter’s Square. “I […]

  • Pope Francis: The Lord does not permit darkness to have the last word
    on February 28, 2021 at 12:30 pm

    Vatican City, Feb 28, 2021 / 05:30 am (CNA).- Pope Francis said Sunday that it is important to remember when facing a difficult trial that the “Lord is risen and does not permit darkness to have the last word.” “At times we go through moments of darkness in our personal, family or social life, and of fear that there is no way out. We feel frightened before great enigmas such as […]

  • Report: Patients being offered assisted suicide in apparent policy violation
    on February 28, 2021 at 11:01 am

    CNA Staff, Feb 28, 2021 / 04:01 am (CNA).- An investigation by a Vancouver, Canada Catholic newspaper has uncovered evidence that at least one of the region’s publicly funded health authorities has been offering patients euthanasia or assisted suicide without the patient requesting it. Though euthanasia and assisted suicide are legal in Canada, the health authority guidelines state […]

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