Archive for July 19, 2021


By Alejandro Bermudez

Concerns raised about using surveillance technology to track clergy

The prospect of private parties using national security-style surveillance technology to track the movements and activities of Catholic bishops, priests,... Read more

Nigerian Christians displaced from their homes by Boko Haram attacks. Photo courtesy of the Diocese of Maiduguri.?w=200&h=150

By Katie Yoder

Nigerian seminarian calls for 'prayer backed up with action' to counter violence

Religious persecution is rampant in Nigeria, where militant groups such as Boko Haram carry out abductions that appear to target... Read more

Cardinal Péter Erdő, archbishop of Esztergom-Budapest, Hungary.?w=200&h=150

By CNA Staff

Archdiocese of Budapest denounces false statement attributed to Cardinal Erdö opposing Pope Francis

Early on Monday, July 19, a fake "decretum" from Cardinal Péter Erdö, Archbishop of Esztergom-Budapest and primate of Hungary, started... Read more

Cardinal Charles Maung Bo of Yangon.?w=200&h=150

By Jose Torres Jr.

Burma’s Cardinal Bo calls for ‘war’ against coronavirus as cases continue to surge

Cardinal Charles Maung Bo of Burma’s Archdiocese of Yangon called for a unity to fight the spread of the coronavirus... Read more

The Cathedral of Saint John the Baptist in Prešov, mother church of the Slovakian Archdiocese of Prešov. Credit: Szeder László via Wikimedia (CC BY-SA 3.0).?w=200&h=150

By Hannah Brockhaus

Pope Francis to visit Slovakia during important anniversary year for Ruthenian Catholics

When Pope Francis travels to Slovakia in September, one of his stops will be Prešov. Located in the east, the... Read more

Catholic Charities Rio Grande Valley?w=200&h=150

By CNA Staff

Texas bishops plead for agencies housing migrant children amid threat of closure

Two bishops in Texas on Sunday pleaded on behalf of the state’s Catholic Charities ministries to migrant children, which could... Read more


By Katie Yoder

Meet Our Lady of Kibeho: The only approved Marian apparition in Africa

There is only one Vatican-approved Marian apparition that took place on the African continent: Our Lady of Kibeho. Read more


By Kate Scanlon

Diocese responds after state senator says he was denied Communion 

After a New Mexico state senator said he was denied Communion this weekend because of a political matter, his diocese... Read more

The flag of Colombia.?w=200&h=150

By Walter Sanchez Silva

Bishops urge the faithful to maintain hope amid Colombia protests

The Colombian bishops have urged the faithful to listen to the voice of Christ and not to let the current... Read more

Gerhard Cardinal Müller, prefect emeritus of the Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith, at a penance service in St. Peter's Basilica, March 29, 2019. Credit: Daniel Ibáñez/CNA.?w=200&h=150

By Courtney Mares

Cardinal Müller critiques Pope Francis' 'harsh' response to extraordinary form, compared to German Synodal Way

The former head of the Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith has critiqued Pope Francis’ recent restrictions on extraordinary... Read more

June 22,2013: The prostration of the ordinands during the Litany of the Saints at the Fraternity of St. Peter's Roman parish, Santissima Trinità dei Pellegrini in Rome?w=200&h=150

By Matt Hadro

More bishops issue statements on Latin Mass, following papal document

More U.S. bishops have issued guidance on the celebration of the Traditional Latin Mass in their dioceses, following a papal... Read more

Memorial to victims of Kamloops residential school, British Columbia?w=200&h=150

By CNA Staff

Calgary diocese promises compensation to residential school survivors

The Calgary diocese announced on Friday it will contribute money to a compensation fund for survivors of local residential schools. Read more

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By Ann Rodgers/Angelus News

Investigation: Los Angeles city illegally kept funds destined to Catholic Schools

In a decision that could restore millions of dollars to Catholic schools, the state of California has ruled that the... Read more