Archive for July 21, 2021

The flag of Slovakia, pictured in the country’s capital, Bratislava.?w=200&h=150

By Hannah Brockhaus

Only the fully vaccinated can meet Pope Francis in Slovakia, says health minister

The pope will visit four cities in Slovakia on Sept. 12-15. Read more


By CNA Staff

Pro-life group ‘ready to go to court’ over new government intervention on N Ireland abortion law

SPUC accuses the U.K. government of a “power grab.” Read more

Heroes’ Square (Hősök tere), Budapest, Hungary.?w=200&h=150

By CNA Staff

Vatican unveils program of Pope Francis’ 7-hour trip to Hungary

The pope will meet with Prime Minister Viktor Orbán. Read more

Flag of mozambique in the world map.?w=200&h=150

By Courtney Mares

‘Do not abandon Mozambique’: Catholics appeal for help amid jihadist attacks

Churches have been burnt, people beheaded, and girls kidnapped. Read more

Cardinal Joseph Zen. Courtesy Photo.?w=200&h=150

By Hannah Brockhaus

Traditionis custodes: Cardinal Zen reacts to restrictions on Traditional Latin Masses

The former bishop of Hong Kong said the move was a “blow.” Read more

Pregnancy Test.?w=200&h=150

By CNA Staff

Judge temporarily blocks Arkansas ban on most abortions

A federal judge on Tuesday blocked an Arkansas law banning almost all abortions, while the court considers whether it is... Read more

The lethal injection room at California's San Quentin State Prison.?w=200&h=150

By Matt Hadro

Survey: A majority of US Catholics support the death penalty

One recent survey shows a majority of U.S. Catholics supporting use of the death penalty for murder convicts. The support... Read more

Sen. Steve Daines (R-Mont.) at a July 21, 2021 press conference introducing the Protecting Life on College Campus Act of 2021, outside the U.S. Capitol building?w=200&h=150

By Kate Scanlon

New bill would defund public universities that provide on-campus abortions  

Pro-life lawmakers introduced a bill Wednesday to defund public colleges and universities that perform abortions or offer the abortion pill... Read more

The March for Life in Washington, D.C., Jan. 19, 2018.?w=200&h=150

By Joe Bukuras

US bishops' petition to preserve Hyde Amendment surpasses 130,000 signatures

The United States Conference of Catholic Bishops is encouraging Americans to sign their petition to save the “Hyde Amendment” from... Read more

Mahira Bergallo Brzezicki, who will compete at the 2021 Paralympics in Toyko. Courtesy photo.?w=200&h=150

By Giselle Vargas

She overcame adversity with faith and is heading to the Paralympics in Tokyo

Mahira Bergallo Brzezicki, 19, is an Argentine athlete who will be participating in the Paralympic Games in Tokyo, proud of... Read more

New Hampshire state house?w=200&h=150

By Jonah McKeown

New Hampshire moves to restrict late-term abortions

New Hampshire’s 2021 budget includes a limit on late-term abortions, a significant change from current policy which allows abortions up... Read more

Members of the Knights of Columbus help to deliver supplies in Ciudad Juarez.?w=200&h=150

By ACI Prensa

Mexican archbishop prays that Knights of Columbus will be generous men of action

Archbishop Gustavo Rodríguez Vega of Yucatan prayed Sunday that God would make the Knights of Columbus "to be recognized as... Read more

Priest celebrating the traditional Latin Mass at the church of St Pancratius, Rome?w=200&h=150

By Christine Rousselle

Do we have a Traditional Latin Mass? US bishops continue to respond to Traditionis custodes

Bishops throughout the United States have continued to respond to Pope Francis’ motu proprio on traditional liturgies, addressing the impact... Read more

"The Appearance of Christ to Mary Magdalene" by Alexander Ivanov, 1834-1836.?w=200&h=150

By Gretchen Siegel

Mary Magdalene: The first witness to the Resurrection

July 22nd is the feast day of St. Mary Magdalene. Read more

Wilton Cardinal Gregory at a Mass celebrated at the Capital One Arena before the 2020 March for Life.?w=200&h=150

By Joe Bukuras

Cardinal Gregory speaks at immigration reform rally

Wilton Cardinal Gregory, Archbishop of Washington, spoke Wednesday in support of congressional immigration reform alongside US Senators Chuck Schumer and... Read more

George Weigel.?w=200&h=150

George Weigel: Pope Francis’ Motu Proprio ‘unnecessary’ and ‘cruel’

In an essay published on First Things on Wednesday, July 21st, Pope John Paul II biographer described Pope Francis Motu... Read more