Archive for April 25, 2022

Saint-Pierre d’Arene church in Nice, southeastern France.?w=200&h=150

By CNA Staff

‘Extraordinary courage’: Nun intervenes to stop man stabbing Catholic priest in France

‘She snatched the knife from him while being injured on the forearm,’ said a local politician. Read more

Russian Orthodox Patriarch Kirill (L)?w=200&h=150

By CNA Staff

Pope Francis to Patriarch Kirill: Let’s be ‘true peacemakers’ for war-torn Ukraine

The pope sent Easter greetings to the Russian Orthodox leader. Read more

Pope Francis meets with Missionaries of Mercy at the Vatican on April 25, 2022.?w=200&h=150

By CNA Staff

Pope Francis expresses joy at growth of Missionaries of Mercy

The pope commissioned the first Missionaries of Mercy in 2016. Read more

Pope Francis meets with the Sri Lankan community in Italy in St. Peter’s Basilica, April 25, 2022.?w=200&h=150

By CNA Staff

Pope Francis asks authorities to shed light on Sri Lanka Easter bombings

‘This will bring peace to your conscience and to the nation,’ the pope said. Read more

Pope Francis greets a representative of the Order of the Most Holy Trinity and of the Captives at the Vatican's Clementine Hall, April 25, 2022.?w=200&h=150

By CNA Staff

Pope Francis comments on his knee pain

While meeting with members of the Trinitarian order on Monday, Pope Francis referred to his knee ailment, which kept him... Read more

"ALIVE: Who is there?" is a new documentary about personal encounters with the Eucharist.?w=200&h=150

By CNA Staff

The pope gave a shout-out to the creators of ‘ALIVE,’ the eucharist film in theaters April 25

The creators of a new documentary on the Eucharist got a special surprise to coincide with the film’s one-day release... Read more

Yuni and Natalie Wu of the Lexington, Kentucky area, at the March for Life in Washington, D.C., Jan. 21, 2022.?w=200&h=150

By Kevin J. Jones

Federal judge blocks Kentucky abortion law, citing compliance problems

Abortions have resumed in Kentucky after a federal judge temporarily blocked a multi-faceted abortion restrictions law and said the state... Read more

Cardinal Juan José Omella Omella of Barcelona and Javier Cremades at a press conference in Madrid, Feb. 22, 2022.?w=200&h=150

By Blanca Ruiz

Church in Spain again asks forgiveness for sexual abuse

During his address opening the Spanish Bishops’ Conference’s Plenary Assembly on Monday, Cardinal Juan José Omella Omella of Barcelona expressed... Read more

The Shrine of San Miguel del Milagro in San Miguel del Milagro, Mexico.?w=200&h=150

By David Ramos

The 1631 apparition of Saint Michael the Archangel in Mexico

Saint Michael the Archangel appeared to Diego Lázaro de San Francisco, a young convert, for the first time on April... Read more

Photo illustration.?w=200&h=150

By Katie Yoder

Supreme Court hears praying football coach case

Both sides argue that the case, Kennedy v. Bremerton School District, concerns religious freedom — with the ex-coach, Joseph Kennedy,... Read more