Archive for June 27, 2021

Venerable Pierre Toussaint.?w=200&h=150

By CNA Staff

10 fascinating facts about Pierre Toussaint, a former slave on the road to sainthood

June 30 marks the 168th anniversary of the death of one of the most fascinating characters of American Catholicism: Pierre... Read more

Pope Francis at the general audience in St. Peter’s Square, April 17, 2013.?w=200&h=150

By CNA Staff

Pope Francis appeals to Holy Land Catholics as bishops consecrate Middle East to Holy Family

The act of consecration took place at the Basilica of the Annunciation in Nazareth. Read more

Pope Francis waves during an Angelus address at the Vatican.?w=200&h=150

By CNA Staff

Pope Francis at the Angelus: ‘Let Jesus look at and heal your heart’

At the Angelus, the pope reflected on Jesus’ healing of a woman afflicted with hemorrhages. Read more

Archbishop Bernard Hebda of St. Paul-Minneapolis?w=200&h=150

By CNA Staff

Minneapolis archbishop prays for peace following sentencing of Derek Chauvin

The archbishop of St. Paul-Minneapolis prayed for peace and called for racial reconciliation on Friday to the sentencing of Derek... Read more


By Alejandro Bermudez

Letter from Pope Francis expresses support for Fr. James Martin’s controversial ministry

In a personal letter sent to Fr. James Martin SJ dated June 21, Pope Francis expressed support for his controversial... Read more