Archive for April 6, 2022

Pope Francis holds up a flag which he said was brought to him from “the martyred city” of Bucha, Ukraine at his general audience on April 6, 2022.?w=200&h=150

By Courtney Mares

Pope Francis: Blood of Bucha victims ‘cries out to heaven’ for end to Ukraine war

The pope held up a blue and yellow flag which he said was brought to him from “the martyred city”... Read more

Pope Francis speaks during his weekly general audience on April 6, 2022.?w=200&h=150

By Courtney Mares

Pope Francis: We are witnessing the ‘impotence’ of the UN in the Ukraine war

The pope made the comments during a reflection on his recent trip to Malta at his weekly general audience. Read more

Cardinal Reinhard Marx marks ‘20 years of queer worship and pastoral care’ at St. Paul parish church, Munich, southern Germany, March 13, 2022.?w=200&h=150

By CNA Staff

Priest sends open letter to German cardinal begging him to uphold Catholic teaching on homosexuality

A priest who works with those with same-sex attraction who want to lead chaste and faithful lives has written an... Read more

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By CNA Staff

Catholic youth organizations urge end to Germany's ban on abortion ads

The Federation of German Catholic Youth (BDKJ), an umbrella organization of Catholic children's and youth associations, has spoken in favor... Read more

Right to Live members protest a bill that would criminalize prayer near abortion clinics in Madrid's Plaza de la Marina Española, April 6, 2022.?w=200&h=150

By Diego Lopez Marina

Bill criminalizing prayer near abortion clinics protested outside Spain's Senate

The Right to Live platform in Spain held a protest Wednesday in front of the the country’s Senate of a... Read more

All Saints' Ukrainian Catholic parish in Hamburg, Germany.?w=200&h=150

By CNA Staff

Drunk Russian man attacks Ukrainian Catholic priest in Germany

A drunk Russian physically attacked the pastor of the Ukrainian Catholic parish in Hamburg on Saturday. Read more

Young adults who have helped with the "I Thirst" project at St. Mary's Catholic Church in Dedham, Massachusetts from left to right: Emily Rittenour, Matthew Marquet, Monet Souza, Natlia Derosa, Sister Josephine Ngama, Lew Uttaro, Gianfranco Derosa, Elizabeth Balzarini, George Matta, Mark Farah.?w=200&h=150

By Joe Bukuras

This Catholic parish is helping to bring fresh water to a poor Nigerian village

“They need water.” These words have inspired a Catholic parish in Dedham, Massachusetts, to undertake an ambitious effort to fund... Read more

Sister Suellen Tennyson, a member of the Congregation of the Marianites of Holy Cross, who was abducted in Burkina Faso April 4, 2022.?w=200&h=150

By Jonah McKeown

Abducted American religious sister a former leader of her congregation whose heart turned to missionary work

The American religious sister kidnapped in West Africa this week is a former international leader of her congregation, who was... Read more