Archive for July 8, 2021

Pope Francis pictured at the general audience at the Vatican April 17, 2013. Credit: Mazur/

By Courtney Mares

Pope Francis has further health scans in hospital after running a fever

The Vatican said the pope was able to eat and move “unassisted.” Read more

Cardinal Jean-Claude Hollerich, Archbishop of Luxembourg, at the Vatican, Oct. 5, 2019.?w=200&h=150

By CNA Staff

Pope Francis names Jesuit cardinal to key synod on synodality position

Cardinal Jean-Claude Hollerich will serve as relator general. Read more

Pope Francis listens to Haitian President Jovenel Moïse during a private audience on Jan. 26, 2018 at the Vatican.?w=200&h=150

By Courtney Mares

Pope Francis offers condolences after ‘heinous assassination’ of Haiti’s president

President Jovenel Moïse was assassinated at his home on July 7. Read more

Cardinal Joseph Tobin of Newark answered questions during a press conference at the 2019 USCCB General Assembly on June 13, 2019.?w=200&h=150

By CNA Staff

Cardinal Tobin, Colorado bishops warn against federal abortion funding

Catholic leaders this week warned that proposed legislation could push billions of federal tax dollars toward funding of elective abortions. Read more

From left to right: Jennifer Baugh, executive director of Young Catholic Professionals; Bishop Edward Burns of Dallas; Dina Dwyer-Owens, former CEO & chairwoman of Neighborly; Jonathan Roumie, actor on 'The Chosen' online series.?w=200&h=150

By Joe Bukuras

Young Catholic Professionals organization to launch five new chapters

The non-profit organization Young Catholic Professionals (YCP) is expanding, with five more chapters around the country slated to launch by... Read more

Archbishop Paul Coakley of Oklahoma City (Left) and Bishop James Wall of Gallup, head of the Subcommittee on Native American Affairs under the USCCB Standing Committee for Cultural Diversity, (Right) at the 2019 USCCB General Assembly, June 12, 2019.?w=200&h=150

By Jonah McKeown

USCCB looks to assist federal investigation of boarding schools for indigenous

The U.S. bishops’ conference has volunteered to assist a new federal investigation of the history of boarding schools for Native... Read more

Archbishop Stanisław Gądecki, president of the Polish bishops’ conference, pictured Jan. 15, 2018.?w=200&h=150

By CNA Staff

Polish Catholic bishops’ leader: The Church supports those opting for COVID-19 vaccine

Archbishop Gądecki said vaccination was “an important tool.” Read more

"Song of St. Joseph" cover art?w=200&h=150

By CNA Staff

This song will debut at the upcoming St. Joseph Summit

The upcoming Saint Joseph Summit will feature the debut of the “Song of Saint Joseph,” a new original song by... 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 Hannah Brockhaus

Holy See to UN: Children should not be ‘collateral victims’ of violence against women

The Vatican reaffirmed the right to life of “children conceived as a result of sexual violence.” Read more

Jovenel Moïse (L) with Justin Trudeau in Lima, April 2018. Credit: Ministerio de Relaciones Exteriores de Peru via Flickr (CC BY-SA 2.0).?w=200&h=150

By CNA Staff

Haitians in Miami shocked by assassination of Jovenel Moïse

The administrator of the Archdiocese of Miami’s mission for Haitians said Wednesday that the community is in shock and disbelief... Read more


By CNA Staff

Pro-life group to begin 12th national bicycle ride for the unborn

Cyclists will be riding across the country beginning July 11, to raise awareness for the unborn and to fundraise for... Read more


By CNA Staff

Catholic author and mother of seven makes case for ‘wholistic feminism’ 

A Catholic author and mother of seven says it is time for “a new wave” of the women’s movement that... Read more

Sister Evelyn makes perpetual vows at the Monastery of Santo Domingo el Real in Segovia. Credit: Youtube Capture.?w=200&h=150

By Blanca Ruiz

Former Protestant takes final vows as cloistered nun in Spain

Sister Evelyn of the Child Jesus took her final vows as a cloistered Dominican nun at the Santo Domingo el... Read more

Fr. Chrystian Shankar. Video capture.?w=200&h=150

By ACI Digital

Brazilian priest denounces teaching of polyamory in school

When Fr. Chrystian Shankar, a priest serving at the diocesan shrine dedicated to Friar Galvão in Divinopolis, learned from a... Read more


By Matt Hadro

Federal LGBT employment guidance ‘an outrageous overreach’ one lawyer says

Recent federal LGBT nondiscrimination guidance for employers goes far beyond the law, one legal and religious freedom expert told CNA. Read more