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The Holy Family traveled more than 1,200 miles from Israel to Egypt and back

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ACI Prensa Staff, Jan 6, 2023 / 16:00 pm (CNA).

“Coptic Christians have identified some 25 places where they believe Mary, Joseph, and Jesus stayed during their sojourn in Egypt,” an expert explained.

Former archbishop of Paris under investigation for sexual assault is ‘outraged but serene’  

Archbishop Michel Aupetit of Paris. / Ibex73 via Wikimedia (CC BY-SA 4.0).

CNA Newsroom, Jan 4, 2023 / 15:50 pm (CNA).

In a statement issued Jan. 3, the Archdiocese of Paris said it was not “able to verify whether the facts in question were proven, nor if they constituted an offense.” 

Anglican Ordinariate converts express gratitude for Benedict XVI’s ‘prophetic’ vision of unity

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London, England, Jan 4, 2023 / 07:30 am (CNA).

The Personal Ordinariate of Our Lady of Walsingham was established in 2011 by Pope Benedict XVI to allow Anglicans to enter into full communion with the Church.

Archbishop Broglio visits Ukraine, promises American solidarity

Archbishop Broglio blesses Sashko Lenevych, a lieutenant in the Armed Forces of Ukraine. / Ukraine Catholic University

Washington D.C., Jan 3, 2023 / 17:00 pm (CNA).

Archbishop Timothy Broglio, president of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops, offered messages of encouragement and solidarity. 

Bells to ring for Benedict XVI in all Catholic churches in Germany

Pope Benedict XVI during audiences in Vatican in Rome / Marco Iacobucci Epp|Shutterstock

CNA Newsroom, Jan 3, 2023 / 09:30 am (CNA).

The bells of all Catholic churches of the 27 dioceses of Germany are expected to toll at 11 a.m. (local time) on Jan 5. to pay respect for the late pontiff.

‘Flavors of home’: Benedict XVI’s favorite restaurant in Rome

A table dedicated to Benedict XVI in his favorite Rome restaurant, Cantina Tirolese. / Daniel Ibáñez/CNA.

Rome, Italy, Jan 3, 2023 / 07:45 am (CNA).

Inside the cozy Cantina Tirolese in Rome, Benedict XVI knew he could always find the flavors of home.

Benedict XVI is mourned in the United Kingdom

Bishops of England, Scotland, and Wales line up to kiss Pope Benedict XVI's ring at Oscott College in Birmingham, central England, on Sept. 19, 2010, where he later addressed bishops. / Photo by MATT CARDY/AFP via Getty Images

CNA Newsroom, Dec 31, 2022 / 14:55 pm (CNA).

The leader of the Catholic Church in England and Wales, King Charles, and the Prime Minister of Great Britain were among the British leaders who paid tribute to the late pope.

Woman arrested while praying silently outside abortion clinic charged with ‘intimidation’

Isabel Vaughan-Spruce / ADF UK

CNA Newsroom, Dec 30, 2022 / 08:04 am (CNA).

Isabel Vaughan-Spruce is accused of “protesting and engaging in an act that is intimidating to service users.”

Priest in Spain who preached on the affective disorder of homosexuality publicly harassed

Father Oscar Martin was harassed for his homily on homosexuality. / Cofradía Esperanza de Consuegra YouTube

CNA Newsroom, Dec 29, 2022 / 17:00 pm (CNA).

Father Oscar Martín has been publicly harassed for preaching the Catholic doctrine on homosexuality.

The most frequently asked questions about Pope Benedict XVI

Pope Benedict XVI greets the faithful in St. Peter's Square on the occasion of the Beatification of Pope John Paul II on May 1, 2011, in Vatican City, Rome. / Jeffrey Bruno / Shutterstock

CNA Newsroom, Dec 28, 2022 / 11:00 am (CNA).

The news that Pope Benedict XVI is ill has sparked renewed interest in the details of his pontificate and his extraordinary life.