Archive for June 11, 2021

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson speaks at the G7 summit in Biarritz, France, in 2019.?w=200&h=150

By CNA Staff

Catholic bishops urge G7 to work for ‘just’ and ‘sustainable’ future

In a letter to the British Prime Minister, the bishops called for economic support in the wake of the pandemic. Read more

The Institute for Religious Works, commonly known as the ‘Vatican bank.’ Credit: Joi via Flickr (CC BY 2.0).?w=200&h=150

By CNA Staff

Vatican bank reports $44 million profit in pandemic year

The Institute for Religious Works is giving 75% of the profits to the pope. Read more

Cardinal Kevin Farrell.?w=200&h=150

By CNA Staff

Vatican imposes term limits for leaders of ecclesial movements to stop ‘violations and abuses’

The norms, signed by Cardinal Kevin Farrell, come into force on Sept. 11. Read more

Cardinal Angelo Becciu.?w=200&h=150

By Hannah Brockhaus

Vatican Becciu investigation: Searches carried out at Sardinian diocese, social cooperative

The searches were carried out in Cardinal Angelo Becciu’s former diocese. Read more

Bishop Lazarus You Heung-sik, prefect of the Vatican Congregation for the Clergy.?w=200&h=150

By CNA Staff

Pope Francis names new prefect of Vatican Congregation for Clergy

The 69-year-old bishop is the first Korean to lead a Vatican congregation. Read more

Display by Freedom from Religion Foundation at the Iowa state capitol, 2016?w=200&h=150

By Christine Rousselle

Secular group wins case to install mock nativity display at Texas capitol

After a six-year court battle, a secular group will be permitted to install a “Bill of Rights Nativity Exhibit” at... Read more

View of St. Peter's Basilica.?w=200&h=150

By Andrea Gagliarducci

Pope Francis’ inspection of Vatican Congregation for Clergy one of many to come

News of the inspection emerged days before the appointment of the congregation’s new prefect. Read more

Cathedral of the Sacred Heart, Rochester, New York?w=200&h=150

By Joe Bukuras

Rochester diocese says it has acted in ‘good faith’ in mediation with abuse survivors

The Diocese of Rochester on Thursday said it has been acting in “good faith,” in response to claims by clergy... Read more

St. Peter's Square by Dennis Jarvis via Flickr (CC BY-SA 2.0)?w=200&h=150

Canadian Indigenous leaders plan trip to Vatican to request papal apology over residential schools

A group of Canadian Indigenous leaders are planning a trip to the Vatican this fall to request a formal papal... Read more

Bl. Carlo Acutis?w=200&h=150

By CNA Staff

Bl. Carlo Acutis continues to inspire Catholics via new exhibit, film

He became the first millennial to be declared blessed on Oct. 10, 2020. Read more

Archbishop Stanislaw Gądecki renews the consecration of Poland to the Sacred Heart at the Basilica of the Sacred Heart of Jesus in Kraków, June 11, 2021.?w=200&h=150

By CNA Staff

Poland is consecrated to the Sacred Heart of Jesus

The act of consecration took place at the Basilica of the Sacred Heart of Jesus in Kraków. Read more


By CNA Staff

CNA’s award-winning podcast celebrates 100 episodes

Catholic News Agency’s award-winning flagship podcast CNA Newsroom is returning to weekly publication, in celebration of its 100th episode. Read more

USCCB fall 2019 general assembly?w=200&h=150

By Matt Hadro

Activists claim US bishops will vote to deny Biden Communion. Here's what their meeting will actually address.

While some activists claim that the U.S. bishops will be voting next week on denying Communion to President Joe Biden,... Read more

Cathedral of Christ the King, Lubbock, Texas?w=200&h=150

By Matt Hadro

Texas supreme court rejects defamation lawsuit against Lubbock diocese

The Texas supreme court on Friday rejected a defamation lawsuit against the Lubbock diocese, filed by a former deacon who... Read more

Archbishop William Lori, Supreme Chaplain of the Knights of Columbus.?w=200&h=150

By CNA Staff

Archbishop Lori: Knights of Columbus must be at the forefront of Eucharistic renewal

Archbishop William Lori of Baltimore, Supreme Chaplain of the Knights of Columbus, called on the Knights not only to “support”... Read more


By Christine Rousselle

Survey shows more Americans believe abortion is ‘morally acceptable’ than ‘morally wrong’

A new Gallup poll reveals, for the first time in two decades of surveys, more Americans believe abortion “morally acceptable”... Read more

Patrick Kelly (right) installed as Supreme Knight by Archbishop William Lori of Baltimore (left)?w=200&h=150

By Joe Bukuras

New Supreme Knight urges members to be 'Knights of the Eucharist'

The new Supreme Knight of the Knights of Columbus, Patrick Kelly, emphasized reverence for the Eucharist at his installation on... Read more

A priest distributes Holy Communion.?w=200&h=150

By CNA Staff

Eucharistic coherence and the USCCB spring meeting: Five questions you need answered

This CNA explainer goes through the essential background questions about the term eucharistic coherence in preparation for the USCCB spring... Read more