Archive for April 22, 2022

Pope Francis boards the papal plane before a visit to Iraq March 5, 2021.?w=200&h=150

By Hannah Brockhaus

On South Sudan trip, Pope Francis will not see ‘peace realized, but peace persisting,’ bishop says

“There are no major risks” to Pope Francis’ safety in South Sudan, Bishop Christian Carlassare said. Read more

Pope Francis at the general audience in St. Peter's Square on April 20, 2022.?w=200&h=150

By Hannah Brockhaus

Pope Francis’ agenda canceled for needed ‘medical checkups,’ Vatican says

Pope Francis’ agenda was cleared on Friday for needed medical checkups, a Vatican spokesperson said. The 85-year-old pontiff has been... Read more

Cardinal Stanislaw Dziwisz in 2016.?w=200&h=150

By Hannah Brockhaus

Vatican clears Cardinal Stanisław Dziwisz of negligence in Polish abuse cases

The Vatican has ended an investigation into allegations that Polish Cardinal Stanisław Dziwisz failed to investigate claims of clerical sex... Read more

Pope Francis takes part in a video call with Patriarch Kirill, March 16, 2022.?w=200&h=150

By Hannah Brockhaus

Pope Francis says Vatican canceled meeting with Russian Orthodox Patriarch Kirill

In an interview with an Argentine newspaper published Thursday, Pope Francis said a meeting with Russian Orthodox Patriarch Kirill will... Read more


By ACI Prensa

Spain's judiciary council questions details of proposed trans law

The Plenary of Spain’s national council of the judiciary has questioned the draft law on “the real and effective equality... Read more

Pope Francis greets 80,000 teens on pilgrimage in St. Peter’s Square on April 18, 2022.?w=200&h=150

By CNA Staff

Pope Francis: Visit to Kyiv not likely anytime soon

Pope Francis has expressed doubts that he will travel to Kyiv anytime soon. Read more

The Cathedral of Our Lady of the Angels in Los Angeles.?w=200&h=150

By Kevin J. Jones

Funding for poor Los Angeles Catholic schools in limbo as judge nixes lawsuit

Despite a State of California report saying that the Los Angeles Unified School District wrongly withheld federal funding from Catholic... Read more

The Hall of Justice building in downtown Lansing is home to the Supreme Court of Michigan.?w=200&h=150

By CNA Staff

Pro-life, Catholic groups file to intervene in Michigan governor's abortion lawsuit

Pro-life and Catholic groups in Michigan are seeking to intervene in a lawsuit brought by Democratic Gov. Gretchen Whitmer, who... Read more