Archive for May 10, 2022

Pope Francis visits the San Raffaele Borona assisted living home in Rieti, Italy, Oct. 4, 2016.?w=200&h=150

By CNA Staff

Pope Francis invites grandparents to join a ‘spiritual and non-violent revolution’

The pope made the appeal in his message for the second World Day for Grandparents and the Elderly. Read more

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By CNA Staff

New violence: Oregon Right to Life office set on fire

The offices of a pro-life group in Salem, Oregon, were set on fire Sunday night, the latest in a wave... Read more

The canonization of John Henry Newman in St. Peter’s Square, Oct. 13, 2019.?w=200&h=150

By Courtney Mares

Who are the 4 women being canonized this weekend?

Pope Francis will preside over the first canonizations in more than two years on May 15. Read more

The Catholic University of Erbil in Ankawa, in the Kurdistan Region of Iraq. Credit: Aid to the Church in Need.?w=200&h=150

By CNA Staff

Catholic charity sees ‘signs of hope’ for Iraq’s beleaguered Christians

‘Pope Francis’ visit, I think, really has given them hope,’ said Aid to the Church in Need’s Regina Lynch. Read more

St. Peter’s Basilica, pictured on March 19, 2013.?w=200&h=150

By Hannah Brockhaus

Bishop: New Vatican constitution gives value to Catholic bishops’ conferences

Bishop Marco Mellino was addressing the heads of Vatican dicasteries. Read more

An icon of Titus Brandsma in Bolsward, the Netherlands.?w=200&h=150

By Courtney Mares

Titus Brandsma: A new patron saint of journalism?

More than 60 journalists have issued an appeal to Pope Francis. Read more

The opening night of an exhibition of art by Ukrainian refugee children at St. James' Cathedral in Riga, Latvia, May 8, 2022.?w=200&h=150

By Carl Bunderson

Exhibit of Ukrainian child refugees' art opens at cathedral in Latvia

An exhibition of artwork made by Ukrainian refugee children was opened Sunday at the complex of St. James' Cathedral in... Read more

Chicago mayor Lori Lightfoot leads the city's Pride Parade as Grand Marshal, June 30, 2019.?w=200&h=150

By Katie Yoder

Roe v. Wade: Pro-life leaders react to Chicago mayor's 'incendiary' call to arms

Catholic and pro-life leaders are condemning the Chicago’s mayor’s “call to arms” in response to the leaked Supreme Court draft... Read more

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By Jonah McKeown

US bishops urge fasting and prayer in response to pro-abortion threats

In response to threats of violence from pro-abortion activists, the U.S. bishops’ conference is inviting Catholics around the country to... Read more

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By Diego Lopez Marina

Peru passes bill supporting parents' rights in education

The Peruvian Congress on Thursday passed Bill 904, which supports the right of parents to educate their children according to... Read more

Vandalism at St. John XXIII parish in Fort Collins, Colo., May 7, 2022.?w=200&h=150

By CNA Staff

Catholics under attack: Incidents since SCOTUS draft abortion decision, by state

Here is a list of acts of vandalism and other provocations against Catholic churches and pro-life groups since the May... Read more