Archive for June 21, 2021


By Luke Coppen

The pandemic has hit Catholic parishes hard. It’s also taken a toll on priests

Pastors across England discuss the pandemic’s long-term impact on their parishes. Read more

Inmates of a Rome prison met with Pope Francis at the Vatican, before making a visit to the Vatican Museums.?w=200&h=150

By Hannah Brockhaus

Prisoners meet Pope Francis before visiting Vatican Museums

Inmates were accompanied by the prison director, chaplain, and officials. Read more

Archbishop Mieczysław Mokrzycki of Lviv, Ukraine.?w=200&h=150

By CNA Staff

Catholic archbishop in Ukraine: ‘It is still springtime in our Church’

Archbishop Mieczysław Mokrzycki said the Church was thriving despite rising secularization. Read more

Cardinal Joseph Tobin of Newark, shortly after his elevation to cardinal, Nov. 19, 2016.?w=200&h=150

By Hannah Brockhaus

Cardinal Tobin appointed member of Vatican’s highest court

Pope Francis 12 new members of the Supreme Tribunal of the Apostolic Signatura Read more

The Palace of Nations in Geneva, Switzerland, which houses the meeting room of the UN Human Rights Council.?w=200&h=150

By CNA Staff

UN experts’ letter to Vatican has ‘no real teeth,’ says Church official

The letter accused the Holy See of engaging in “obstructive practices” related to abuse. Read more

The entrance to the office of Rep. Ted Lieu in Washington D.C. on July 18, 2017.?w=200&h=150

By Kate Scanlon

Congressman dares bishops to deny him Communion over support for abortion, contraception

In a series of tweets from his personal social media account over the weekend, Rep. Ted Lieu (D-Calif.) called the... Read more


By Christine Rousselle

US Catholics urged to practice ‘solidarity’ on religious freedom

Catholics in the United States are being encouraged to pray each day this week about an issue related to religious... Read more


By Matt Hadro

White House won't say if unborn child is human being at 15 weeks

The White House on Monday would not comment specifically on President Joe Biden and reception of Communion, and would not... Read more

Archbishop Jose Gomez at the fall 2019 USCCB meeting?w=200&h=150

By CNA Staff

USCCB president: Eucharistic document seeks to deepen 'awareness,' 'amazement'

The U.S. bishops are seeking to deepen “awareness” of the Eucharist with their new teaching document, the president of the... Read more