Archive for April 4, 2022

Cardinal Turkson at the Vatican Press Office.?w=200&h=150

By CNA Staff

Pope Francis gives new Vatican role to Cardinal Turkson

The pope accepted Turkson’s resignation as head of Vatican’s social development office in December. Read more

St. Peter’s Basilica.?w=200&h=150

By Andrea Gagliarducci

Are there any big changes in the authoritative version of the new Vatican constitution?

The Vatican published the editio typica of its constitution on March 31. Read more

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

By CNA Staff

Ukrainian Catholic leader denounces ‘horrific war crimes’ in Bucha

Major Archbishop Shevchuk said: ‘Europe only saw such scenes in the liberation from the Nazis.’ Read more

Pope Francis addresses bishops of the Syro-Malabar Catholic Church at the Vatican on Oct. 3, 2019.?w=200&h=150

By CNA Staff

Pope Francis asks opponents of Syro-Malabar uniform liturgy to take ‘painful step’ of accepting change

Protests against the change have included a hunger strike by priests and the burning of effigies of cardinals. Read more

Pope Francis and Major Archbishop Sviatoslav Shevchuk.?w=200&h=150

By CNA Staff

Major archbishop hopes Pope Francis will visit Kyiv ‘as soon as possible’

The pope has said that a visit is “on the table.” Read more

The March for Women and Life in Toledo, Spain, April 2, 2022.?w=200&h=150

By Diego Lopez Marina

Thousands participate in Spanish pro-life march

More than 1,000 people made their way through the streets of Toledo, Spain on Saturday to recall and publicly defend... Read more

Police markers are placed in the street on the corner of 10th and L street at the scene of a shooting that occurred in the early morning hours on April 3, 2022 in Sacramento, California.?w=200&h=150

By CNA Staff

Bishop urges 'common task of healing' after Sacramento shooting

Bishop Jaime Soto of Sacramento encouraged city residents to engage in the work of communal healing and helping after a... Read more

The Peruvian Amazon.?w=200&h=150

By Giselle Vargas

Argentine missionaries to be sent to evangelize in the Peruvian Amazon

A nun and a priest are the first to be sent on a missionary project from Argentina to the Peruvian... Read more

U.S. Supreme Court Nominee Ketanji Brown Jackson (C) meets staff members of Sen. Tina Smith (D-MN) (R) on Capitol Hill April 04, 2022 in Washington, DC. The Senate Judiciary Committee is meeting today to hold a vote on the nomination of Jackson. If approved by the committee, the full Senate is expected to vote later this week.?w=200&h=150

By Katie Yoder

Full Senate preparing to vote on Ketanji Brown Jackson's nomination to Supreme Court

The full Senate is expected to vote on Ketanji Brown Jackson’s nomination to the Supreme Court later this week after... Read more

A red-brick row house (C) is seen where DC Metro Police said they found five fetuses inside where anti-abortion activists were living earlier this week in the Capitol Hill neighborhood on April 01, 2022 in Washington, DC. Nine people, some of whom lived or stayed in the house, were indicted Wednesday on federal civil rights counts, with prosecutors alleging that they violated the Freedom of Access to Clinic Entrances Act when they blockaded an abortion clinic with chain and rope in 2020. Authorities do not know how the fetuses were obtained or how they got into the home where anti-abortion activist Lauren Handy was staying before she was arrested.?w=200&h=150

By Jonah McKeown

Pro-life group calls for investigation into the deaths of five aborted babies found in DC apartment

A pro-life group is calling for the Washington D.C. medical examiner to perform autopsies on five aborted fetuses whose bodies... Read more

Cardinal Vincent Nichols of Westminster speaks with a police officer outside Westminster Cathedral in London, Nov. 9, 2021.?w=200&h=150

By Kevin J. Jones

English police guidelines change after Catholic MP dies without Last Rites

Police guidelines in the U.K. have changed to allow clergy to assist badly injured crime victims after Catholic MP David... Read more