Archive for April 28, 2022

Cardinal Stanisław Dziwisz visits Pope emeritus Benedict XVI at the Vatican on April 27, 2022.?w=200&h=150

By CNA Staff

Benedict XVI greets St. John Paul II’s long-time secretary on canonization anniversary

The Polish pope was canonized on April 27, 2014. Read more

Sister Laura Vicuña, delegate of the Ecclesial Conference of the Amazon (CEAMA).?w=200&h=150

By Courtney Mares

Pope’s cardinal advisers debate women’s role in the Church with Amazon nun

Sister Laura Vicuña presented a report offering “a pastoral perspective” on women in the Church. Read more

Tommaso Di Ruzza, director of the AIF, speaks at a briefing on the authority's annual report, alongside Alessandro Gisotti and Rene Bruelhart, May 21, 2019.?w=200&h=150

By Hannah Brockhaus

Ex-director says Pope Francis wanted Vatican financial watchdog to help close London deal

Tommaso Di Ruzza was questioned during an April 27 hearing in the ongoing Vatican finance trial. Read more

Pope Francis meets members of the Papal Foundation in the Vatican’s Clementine Hall, April 28, 2022.?w=200&h=150

By Courtney Mares

Pope Francis thanks Papal Foundation for aid to Ukraine

The pope said that the foundation brings ‘love, hope, and mercy’ to those it supports. Read more


By Joe Bukuras

Catholic education expert decries drag show at Saint Joseph's University

How does a drag show fit the mission of a Catholic university? That is what a Catholic education expert asked... Read more


By Kevin J. Jones

Health-sharing ministry's bankruptcy shows need for good standards, scrutiny, insiders say

A faith-based ministry that aimed to help Christians share one another’s medical costs filed for bankruptcy and dissolved last year,... Read more

Doctor Tom Catena is a Catholic physician and missionary who serves the people in the Nuba Mountains, in a contested region between Sudan and South Sudan.?w=200&h=150

By Francesca Pollio Fenton

This Catholic doctor provides care for 1 million people in Sudan, South Sudan

Sudan and South Sudan are countries currently facing several hardships. After the military staged a coup in Sudan six months... Read more

Archbishop Mario Antonio Cargnello of Salta?w=200&h=150

By Diego Lopez Marina

Vatican intervenes in conflict between Argentine archbishop, Discalced Carmelites

The Congregation for Institutes of Consecrated Life and Societies of Apostolic Life will mediate in a conflict between Archbishop Mario... Read more

The Cathedral of the Most Sacred Heart of Jesus in Knoxville, Tenn.?w=200&h=150

By Kevin J. Jones

Lawsuit claims Knoxville diocese mishandled priest's sex assault of parishioner

The Diocese of Knoxville allegedly mishandled a report that a priest sexually assaulted a parishioner who sought grief counseling in... Read more


By CNA Staff

Bioethicists highlight greater threshold for medical decisions for children

As Moderna asks the Food and Drug Administration to authorize its coronavirus vaccine for children under 6, the National Catholic... Read more

Bishop Daniel Fernández Torres.?w=200&h=150

By David Ramos

Priests say they were told Cardinal Cupich made apostolic visit before Puerto Rican bishop’s removal

Four priests of the Diocese of Arecibo in Puerto Rico say they were told that Cardinal Blase Cupich of Chicago... Read more