Archive for May 1, 2021

Bishop John Keenan of Paisley.?w=200&h=150

‘Rosary bishop’ says Pope Francis’ May prayer marathon feels like ‘divine confirmation’

“This is what we ourselves had been doing, starting three years ago,” said Bishop John Keenan. Read more

The interior of the fire-damaged Mission San Gabriel April 19, 2021, after new steel beams were installed to begin construction of a new roof.?w=200&h=150

By Pablo Kay / Angelus

Fire reveals pieces of Mission San Gabriel's past as it prepares for jubilee year

Nine months after a mysterious fire ripped through Mission San Gabriel Arcángel, the historic church is still a mess. Read more

Students in a classroom.?w=200&h=150

As epidemic wanes, New York archdiocese schools plan for full reopening

“Our children have been learning and have been safe!” the superintendent said. Read more

Archbishop of San Francisco Salvatore J. Cordileone.?w=200&h=150

By CNA Staff

Archbishop Cordileone: Catholics supporting abortion should not present themselves for Holy Communion

Archbishop of San Francisco Salvatore J. Cordileone released on May 1, 2021 a pastoral letter about the worthiness required for... Read more

St. Joseph carrying the Child Jesus on the left arm by Pieter van Lint.?w=200&h=150

By Hannah Brockhaus

Vatican adds seven invocations to Litany of St. Joseph

The Congregation for Divine Worship said "it appeared opportune to update the Litany in honor of Saint Joseph, approved by... Read more

Pope Francis prays the rosary in the Gregorian Chapel in St. Peter's Basilica May 1, 2021.?w=200&h=150

By Hannah Brockhaus

'Hope for the future': Pope Francis asks Mary to intercede for end to pandemic

"Mother of Help, welcome us under your mantle and protect us, sustain us in the hour of trial, and ignite... Read more

Bishop Shelton Fabre of Houma-Thibodaux.?w=200&h=150

Louisiana diocese ends mask requirement at Mass, but bishop advises 'continued vigilance'

"The pandemic’s hold on our state, country and world has not completely subsided, and the fight against this virus continues..." Read more