Archive for April 14, 2022

Pope Benedict XVI on June 15, 2005 in Vatican City.?w=200&h=150

By CNA Staff

Catholics invited to congratulate Benedict XVI on his 95th birthday

The messages will be collected online and delivered to the pope emeritus. Read more

Pope Francis celebrates the Chrism Mass at St. Peter’s Basilica, April 14, 2022.?w=200&h=150

By Hannah Brockhaus

Pope Francis at Chrism Mass: The devil tempts priests with ‘hidden idols’

‘The priest with a functionalist mindset has his own nourishment, which is his ego,’ he said. Read more

Pope Francis with Pope emeritus Benedict XVI at the Mater Ecclesiae Monastery in Vatican City on June 30, 2015.?w=200&h=150

By Courtney Mares

Benedict XVI was ‘a prophet’ of Church’s future, Pope Francis tells Malta’s Jesuits

‘It will be a Church that is more spiritual, poorer and less political,’ Pope Francis said. Read more

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By CNA Staff

Grandmother challenges fine for ‘solitary prayer walk’ during COVID-19 lockdown

‘I’m taking a stand to protect fundamental freedoms for all people,’ said Rosa Lalor. Read more

Cardinal Leonardo Sandri, prefect of the Vatican Congregation for the Eastern Churches, speaks to EWTN.?w=200&h=150

By Courtney Mares

How the Good Friday Holy Land collection unites Catholics with the places of Christ’s Passion

Cardinal Sandri said: ‘It is truly a providential opportunity for the whole Catholic Church to take advantage of this collection.’ Read more

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By Katie Yoder

Here's how to make a Seven Churches Visitation on Holy Thursday

The Thursday before Easter, Catholics around the world practice an ancient Lenten tradition — a Holy Thursday devotion — known... Read more

Pope Francis washes the feet of prisoners in Civitavecchia, Italy, April 14, 2022.?w=200&h=150

By CNA Staff

Pope Francis washes prisoners’ feet at Mass on Holy Thursday 2022

The pope offered the Mass of the Lord’s Supper at a prison in Civitavecchia. Read more

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By Katie Yoder

DeSantis decries DC aborted babies while signing Florida 15-week abortion ban

Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis signed into law a bill protecting the unborn from abortion after 15 weeks gestation on Thursday.... Read more

Pilgrims participate in the Good Friday Via Crucis with Pope Francis March 30, 2018.?w=200&h=150

By Kevin J. Jones

Ukrainian suffering makes Rome's Via Crucis format 'incomprehensible', bishop says

Another Ukrainian bishop has voiced concern about the incorporation of both Russian and Ukrainian families into Pope Francis’ Way of... Read more