Archive for May 28, 2021

Cardinal Gualtiero Bassetti, president of the Italian bishops’ conference, at a press conference in Bari, Italy, on Jan. 22, 2020.?w=200&h=150

By Courtney Mares

Italian cardinal: Our synodal journey will not be like Germany’s

Cardinal Gualtiero Bassetti said: “I believe that the basic problems of our people are quite different.” Read more

Cardinal Stefan Wyszyński.?w=200&h=150

By CNA Staff

Poland marks 40 years since death of Cardinal Wyszynski

Poland’s “Primate of the Millennium” died on May 28, 1981. Read more

Cardinal Rainer Maria Woelki.?w=200&h=150

By CNA Staff

Pope Francis orders apostolic visitation of Cardinal Woelki’s Cologne archdiocese

Apostolic visitors will evaluate “possible mistakes” by the cardinal and archdiocesan officials. Read more

Bishop-elect Gregory Gordon.?w=200&h=150

By Courtney Mares

New Las Vegas auxiliary bishop inspired by John Paul II visit to become priest

The bishop-elect has served as vicar general of the Diocese of Las Vegas since 2020. Read more

Bishop Tadeusz Rakoczy, bishop of Bielsko-Żywiec, Poland, from 1992 to 2013.?w=200&h=150

By CNA Staff

Vatican imposes penalties on retired Polish bishop after ‘Vos estis’ probe

Bishop Tadeusz Rakoczy led the Diocese of Bielsko-Żywiec from 1992 to 2013. Read more

The March for Life in Rome, Italy, on May 22, 2021.?w=200&h=150

By Courtney Mares

Bishop to Rome’s March for Life: Confront the culture of death with sound reason

On the eve of the march, Cardinal Raymond Burke presided over Eucharistic adoration. Read more

Basilica of the National Shrine of the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary, Baltimore?w=200&h=150

By Matt Hadro

Baltimore basilica says perpetual Eucharistic adoration will be focus of its bicentennial

As a basilica in Baltimore celebrates its 200th anniversary this weekend, its rector says one celebration will stand above the... Read more

President Biden addresses the 2021 National Prayer Breakfast?w=200&h=150

Biden eliminates Hyde amendment from 2022 budget request

President Joe Biden on Friday did not include the Hyde amendment in his final budget request to Congress for the... Read more

The New York capitol building.?w=200&h=150

By Joe Bukuras

NY bill would allow adult sex abuse victims to sue, beyond statute of limitations

Those who were sexually abused as adults would be given a one-year window in which to sue perpetrators and institutions,... Read more

Archbishop Samuel Aquila (L) delivers brief remarks during the funeral Mass for Boulder police officer Eric Talley on March 29, 2021, in Denver, Colorado.?w=200&h=150

Archbishop Aquila: My letter on ‘Synodal Way’ is a call to conversion, not division

Archbishop Samuel Aquila of Denver expounded on his recent open letter on the German bishops’ “Synodal Way,” in an interview... Read more

The canonization Mass for Saint Teresa of Calcutta, celebrated by Pope Francis on Sept. 4, 2016 in St. Peter's Square.?w=200&h=150

By Kate Scanlon

Mother Teresa's lawyer blasts new podcast likening her order to a cult

A new podcast that likens St. Teresa of Calcutta to a cult leader is full of “untruths and false accusations,”... Read more

Cathedral Basilica of St. Francis of Assisi?w=200&h=150

By CNA Staff

Santa Fe archdiocese continues to list hundreds of unused pieces of land for sale

The Archdiocese of Santa Fe is continuing to list for sale many unused parcels of church property in an effort... Read more


Catholic summer camp for teens aims to produce ‘active voices for life’

A five-day summer camp in California is aiming to give Catholic teens the tools they need to be “courageous and... Read more


‘Utter disregard’ for life: Members of Congress slam new guidance on embryo research

Two members of Congress this week criticized new guidance by a leading scientific organization removing prohibitions on research of human... Read more