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Archive for May 31, 2021

Archbishop Timothy P. Broglio leads the Archdiocese for the Military Services.?w=200&h=150

By Katie Yoder

Archbishop Broglio: Military ‘largest single source’ of vocations to priesthood

The archbishop of the Archdiocese for the Military Services says that the military is the “largest single source of vocations... Read more

Archbishop Michel Aupetit of Paris.?w=200&h=150

By CNA Staff

Paris archbishop laments attack on Catholics honoring city’s martyrs

A video posted on social media showed men punching and kicking Catholics taking part in a procession. Read more

Boris Johnson and Carrie Symonds in London, England, May 6, 2021.?w=200&h=150

By CNA Staff

Church says ‘all formalities completed’ before twice-divorced UK PM’s wedding at Catholic cathedral

Boris Johnson married Carrie Symonds at Westminster Cathedral on May 29. Read more

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By CNA Staff

China unveils 3-child policy amid sharp drop in births

The country recorded 12 million births in 2020, the lowest number recorded since the 1960s. Read more

Pope Francis meets with members of the Italian Basketball Federation at the Vatican’s Clementine Hall, May 31, 2021.?w=200&h=150

By CNA Staff

Pope Francis: Basketball is a sport that ‘lifts you up to the heavens’

He made the remark during an audience with members of the Italian Basketball Federation. Read more

Close up of empty crib.?w=200&h=150

By Giselle Vargas

Anti-natalist policies in Argentina forebode a ‘demographic winter’

"The results of the anti-natalist policies implemented in recent years predict a ‘demographic winter’" for Argentina, warned the digital newsletter... Read more

Pope Francis prays before the crowned image of Mary, Undoer of Knots, in the Vatican Gardens, May 31, 2021.?w=200&h=150

By CNA Staff

Pope Francis turns to Mary, Undoer of Knots, at end of rosary marathon for end to pandemic

Thirty shrines worldwide took turns leading the month-long prayer event. Read more

Archbishop Lori delivers the homily at Mass for the bicentennial of the National Shrine of the Basilica of the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary?w=200&h=150

By Matt Hadro

Baltimore archbishop tells Catholics to 'make history' on bicentennial of America's first cathedral

Baltimore’s archbishop called on Catholics to “make history,” at the bicentennial Mass of America’s first cathedral on Monday, the feast... Read more