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Dublin archbishop responds to stabbing of 3 children that sparked violent riots

Flames rise from the car and a bus, set alight at the junction of Bachelors Walk and the O'Connell Bridge, in Dublin on Nov. 23, 2023, as people took to the streets following the stabbings earlier in the day. / Credit: Peter Murphy/AFP via Getty Images

Rome Newsroom, Nov 24, 2023 / 06:40 am (CNA).

Archbishop Dermot Farrell has asked people to join him in praying for the injured, which includes a 5-year-old girl who sustained serious injuries.

Nationalist Firebrand Geert Wilders wins Dutch election in electoral upset 

Geert Wilders, the leader of the Dutch Party for Freedom (PVV), celebrates in his party office after his party's victory in yesterday's general election, on November 23, 2023, in The Hague, Netherlands. The Netherlands' far-right, anti-EU leader Geert Wilders won the most votes in parliamentary elections on November 22, dominated by debate around rising immigration in the Netherlands. / Credit: Carl Court/Getty Images

Vatican City, Nov 23, 2023 / 15:30 pm (CNA).

Geert Wilders’ Freedom Party dominated the Dutch election on Wednesday.

Pope Francis: The Gospel is universal

Pope Francis addresses pilgrims in St. Peter’s Square for his Wednesday general audience on Nov. 15, 2023. / Credit: Vatican Media

Rome Newsroom, Nov 22, 2023 / 10:06 am (CNA).

During his weekly general audience in St. Peter’s Square, Pope Francis highlighted the universal nature of the Church’s mission to proclaim the Gospel.

Catholics call for opening of canonization cause for sacristan slain by jihadist in Spain

Image of the campaign for the canonization of the Spanish sacristan Diego Valencia. / Credit: Enraizados

ACI Prensa Staff, Nov 21, 2023 / 19:00 pm (CNA).

The Diocese of Cádiz and Ceuta in southern Spain has begun to receive requests to promote the canonization process of Diego Valencia.

French bishop charged with attempted 2013 rape of adult man

Bishop Georges Colomb of La Rochelle and Saintes was reportedly charged on Nov. 17, 2023, with attempted rape of an adult man in 2013. / Credit: Diocèse de La Rochelle et Saintes|Wikipedia|CC BY-SA 4.0

CNA Staff, Nov 21, 2023 / 12:26 pm (CNA).

Pope Francis has appointed an apostolic administrator of the La Rochelle and Saintes Diocese, while Bishop Georges Colomb will retain the title of bishop.

Pope Francis appoints coadjutor to French diocese where ordinations were halted

Bishop François Touvet of Châlons (right) will serve alongside the current bishop of Fréjus-Toulon, 71-year-old Dominique Rey, and will automatically succeed him upon his resignation at age 75, Pope Francis announced Nov. 21, 2023. / Credit: Claude Truong-Ngoc via Wikimedia (CC BY-SA 3.0) and G.Garitan, CC BY-SA 4.0, via Wikimedia Commons

Rome Newsroom, Nov 21, 2023 / 11:35 am (CNA).

Bishop François Touvet of Châlons will serve alongside the current bishop of Fréjus-Toulon, Dominique Rey, and will succeed him upon his resignation.

Pope Francis calls for applause for 20 martyrs of Spanish Civil War beatified in Seville

Pope Francis at the Sunday, Nov. 19, 2023, Angelus and martyrs beatified in Seville on Nov. 18, 2023. / Credit: Youtube Vatican News / Archdiocese of Seville

ACI Prensa Staff, Nov 20, 2023 / 18:30 pm (CNA).

At Sunday’s Angelus, Pope Francis called for applause for the 20 martyrs beatified in the Seville cathedral on Nov. 18.

PHOTOS: Pope Francis shares Vatican lunch with poor

Waiters bring lunch to Pope Francis and those seated at his table on the World Day of the Poor on Nov. 19, 2023. The lunch was offered by Hilton Hotels and organized by the Vatican's charity office and the Sant'Egidio community. / Credit: Daniel Ibanez/CNA

Rome Newsroom, Nov 20, 2023 / 11:11 am (CNA).

Pope Francis had lunch with about 1,200 poor, refugees, and homeless from around Rome on Sunday to mark the Church’s seventh World Day of the Poor.

Pope Francis: ‘Trust frees, fear paralyzes’

Pope Francis gives his Angelus address on Sunday, Nov. 19, 2023. / Credit: Vatican Media

Rome Newsroom, Nov 19, 2023 / 07:15 am (CNA).

Pope Francis during his weekly Angelus highlighted the two different ways of approaching God, one based on fear and the other on trust.

Scottish bishops criticize government’s new guidance on sex ed

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London, England, Nov 18, 2023 / 07:00 am (CNA).

The bishops stated they are “disappointed and confused” by the Scottish government’s decision to delete all references to Catholic schools in updated guidelines.