Archive for July 14, 2021

Pope Francis returned to the Vatican July 14 after 11 days in hospital following colon surgery.?w=200&h=150

By Hannah Brockhaus

Pope Francis returns to Vatican after colon surgery

After leaving hospital, Pope Francis stopped to pray at the Basilica of St. Mary Major. Read more

Spanish Equality Minister Irene Montero speaks after the Council of Ministers, March 3, 2020.?w=200&h=150

By CNA Staff

Spanish medical body: Threat to conscientious objection on abortion ‘unacceptable, illegal, and unjust’

Spain’s Equality Minister wants to change the abortion law. Read more

The Catholic Cathedral of Limburg in Hesse, Germany.?w=200&h=150

By CNA Staff

More than 220,000 people left the Catholic Church in Germany in 2020

The figure was lower than the record number set in 2019. Read more


By CNA Staff

The Catholic University of America announces research grant from NASA

The Catholic University of America announced this week that it has received a $64.1 million research grant from NASA to... Read more

Nicola d’Onofrio (1943-1964).?w=200&h=150

By CNA Staff

Officials study miracle attributed to Italian Catholic who died at age 21

Nicola d’Onofrio died in 1964 after a battle with cancer. Read more


By CNA Staff

St. Louis archdiocese says masks optional at its schools this fall

The Archdiocese of St. Louis announced Monday that face masks will be optional at its Catholic schools this fall.  Read more

Tursunay Ziyawudun at the International Religious Freedom Summit in Washington, D.C.?w=200&h=150

By Christine Rousselle

Uyghur survivor of China’s detention camps testifies to their brutality

A two-time survivor of China’s detention camps in Xinjiang described suffering physical and sexual violence at the hands of camp... Read more

G.K. Chesterton?w=200&h=150

By CNA Staff

Chesterton society will feature Babylon Bee CEO at 40th annual conference 

The Society of Gilbert Keith Chesterton will hold its 40th annual conference later this month, with keynote speakers including the... Read more

Cardinal Malcolm Ranjith of Colombo in his cathedral city, Jan. 13, 2015.?w=200&h=150

By CNA Staff

Sri Lankan bishops demand answers from president, two years after Easter bombing

In a July 12 letter addressed to the president of Sri Lanka, Catholic leaders criticized the “lethargic pace” of a... Read more


By CNA Staff

Member seeks House vote on US boycott of 'Genocide Games' in Beijing

A member of Congress is seeking a vote by the entire U.S. House to require the Biden Administration to push... Read more

South Sudanese refugees queue to receive water at a refugee camp near Kosti, Sudan, June 2017.?w=200&h=150

By Katie Yoder

From child soldier to Catholic priest: Father Mbikoyo lives to give hope to the hopeless

A Catholic priest is returning to the land where he was once abducted to “give hope to those who have... Read more

Asia Bibi?w=200&h=150

By Christine Rousselle

Asia Bibi wants to be a voice for persecuted Christians around the world

Asia Bibi, a Christian woman once sentenced to death for alleged blasphemy in Pakistan but eventually freed, now wants to... Read more