Archive for April 13, 2022

Fr. Stuart Long | Mark Wahlberg as Fr. Stu?w=200&h=150

By Autumn Jones

The real story of Father Stuart Long, portrayed in "Father Stu" movie by Mark Wahlberg

Father Stuart Long, who was a priest of the Diocese of Helena, is the main character of "Fr. Stu" in... Read more

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By Francesca Pollio Fenton

Singing this song on Holy Thursday can purify your soul (and save you time in Purgatory)

The “Tantum Ergo” is the last two verses of a Latin hymn written by St. Thomas Aquinas. By singing this... Read more

A Caritas-Spes worker brings aid to people near Kyiv, Ukraine.?w=200&h=150

By CNA Staff

‘Our hands have become like wings’: Catholic charity workers bring aid to Kyiv region

Caritas-Spes distributed five tonnes of food in recently liberated areas. Read more

Pope Francis’ general audience in the Paul VI Hall at the Vatican, April 13, 2022.?w=200&h=150

By CNA Staff

Pope Francis: ‘Armed aggression’ is ‘an outrage against God’

The pope described war as ‘a blasphemous betrayal of the Lord of Passover.’ Read more

Pope Francis, pictured on July 30, 2016.?w=200&h=150

By Courtney Mares

Here’s what Pope Francis says about World War III in a new book

‘And so, step by step, we are moving towards catastrophe,’ the pope writes. Read more

Archbishop Visvaldas Kulbokas, the apostolic nuncio to Ukraine.?w=200&h=150

By Andrea Gagliarducci

Why the pope’s representative in Kyiv is fighting ‘fake news’

The nunciature denied claims that Vladimir Putin has accounts at the ‘Vatican bank.’ Read more

The aftermath of the Russian occupation of Bucha, Ukraine.?w=200&h=150

By CNA Staff

European church leaders ask Putin and Zelenskyy for Easter ceasefire

‘We respectfully request you to declare a ceasefire in Ukraine from midnight on April 17,’ they wrote. Read more

Pope Francis admires an Easter basket with Supreme Knight Patrick Kelly and his family at the Vatican, April 11, 2022.?w=200&h=150

By Courtney Mares

With pope’s blessing, Knights of Columbus to give 10,000 Easter care packages to Ukraine war victims

‘Our efforts in Ukraine and Poland have only just begun,’ said Supreme Knight Patrick Kelly. Read more

Pope Francis kisses prisoners’ feet at Rome’s Regina Coeli Prison. March 29, 2018.?w=200&h=150

By Hannah Brockhaus

Pope Francis will wash feet of 12 prisoners on Holy Thursday 2022

The pope will visit the prison of Civitavecchia, outside Rome. Read more

Pope Francis presents new cardinals to Benedict XVI in the chapel of the Vatican’s Mater Ecclesiae Monastery on Nov. 28, 2020.?w=200&h=150

By CNA Staff

Pope Francis visits Benedict XVI ahead of Pope emeritus’ 95th birthday

The two men prayed together ‘after a brief and affectionate conversation.’ Read more

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By Joe Bukuras,Shannon Mullen

Play ball! But go for the peanuts, skip the bratwurst at Good Friday opener

Sorry, Cleveland baseball fans (the Catholic ones, anyway), there is no dispensation from fasting and abstaining because of the Guardians’... Read more

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By David Ramos

This project seeks to bring the image of Our Lady Of Guadalupe all across the world

"The Virgin Everywhere" project, which originated  in Mexico, seeks to bring the image and devotion of Our Lady of Guadalupe... Read more

Archbishop Salvatore Cordileone?w=200&h=150

By CNA Staff

Cordileone on signing letter to German bishops: ‘Christ’s teaching is timeless’

“The teaching of Christ is timeless. It's not bound by any one generation, any one time or culture,” Archbishop Salvatore... Read more

Pope Francis venerates the Cross on Good Friday in St. Peter’s Basilica.?w=200&h=150

By CNA Staff

You can follow Holy Week, Easter events on EWTN. Here's the schedule

Are you planning to stay at home for the Holy Week and Easter season celebrations? Join some of the biggest... Read more

Captain Sukhbir Toor, who with three other Sikhs sued the U.S. Marine Corps April 11, 2022.?w=200&h=150

By Jonah McKeown

Sikhs sue US Marines over beard, turban restrictions on religious liberty grounds

A group of four Sikh men are seeking a religious exemption from the Marine Corps allowing them to keep the... Read more

Archbishop Julian Porteous of Hobart?w=200&h=150

By Kevin J. Jones

Self-sabotaging Catholicism won't help Australia, archbishop says of plenary council prep

At a time when Catholicism in Australia faces crises such as a loss of faith and declining religious practice, a... Read more