Skip to content
Secondary Navigation Menu
Pressenza International Press Agency
Order of Malta
Novena book review
Novena guest article
Novena readers respond
Special to Novena
Hire/consult our director
COVID-19 in Europe: The price of being rich
Explainer: Why does Hagia Sophia still stir such strong passions after 1,500 years?
Online Catholic pilgrimage: How a virtual tour to Lourdes follows a tradition of innovation
Opinion: Vatican instruction on parish life buries dream of lay-clerical co-responsibility
The long history of how Jesus came to resemble a white European
Analysis: What prompted Turkish president Erdogan to reconvert Hagia Sophia into a mosque?
Updated: Francis speaks out against Hagia Sophia mosque reconversion… Too little, too late?
In the Czech Republic, controversy over a newly re-erected Catholic monument ends in flames
Virtues for the coronavirus recovery: what do we mean by “compassion”, “solidarity” and “justice”?
Affluence is killing the planet, and “greening consumption” and “sustainable growth” are not enough to save it
Catholic coronavirus irresponsibility continues to put lives at risk in Italy, beyond
Coronavirus “ghost Masses” no excuse for clericalism
Opinion/analysis: Is invoking Catholic ‘fraternity’ enough to counter xenophobia?
Opinion/analysis: Greek Orthodoxy is not open enough to lend a hand to refugees
New ‘Francis bishops’ at helm of Spanish Episcopal Conference poised to finally bring country, Church up to date
After the Bari ‘synod’… what’s the Church’s vision for the Mediterranean?
Holy controversy over proposal to mention God in Russia’s Constitution… even communists agree?
‘Querida Amazonía’: 7 of the Pope’s most powerful political statements, beyond the Church debates
Amazon Synod exhortation: Vatican editorial director explains ‘no’ (for now?) to married priests, female deacons
German Bishops’ website promotes revision of “out of date” Catechism, recalls primacy of conscience
Benedict and Sarah lose out on celibacy: Francis ready to approve married priests
Close papal advisor explains Francis’ response to fears of US-Iran ‘World War III’
Nuncio in Switzerland sends Church back centuries with “recourse to approved authors” in theology
Francis’ apology for ‘pope slap’ hailed as “immaculate blueprint for saying sorry”
Fraternity, nonviolence, ecological conversion… the keys to Pope Francis’ thought on peace
Welcome and mercy, touchstones of the Pope’s 2019
Theologian says Vatican financial scandals signal “end of pontifical monarchy”
What does the Vatican think of the anti-Salvini ‘Sardines’?
Benedict XVI causes German Church civil war with new conservative Catholic journalism foundation
Vatican official rushes to clear up “distorted” readings of document on divorce, homosexuality… but ambiguity persists
To find out more, including how to control cookies, see here:
*Novena earns commissions
on purchases from affiliate links.
© Novena 2020