Archive for May 11, 2022

Damage at the Major Theological Seminary of the Sacred Heart of Jesus in Vorzel, Ukraine.?w=200&h=150

By CNA Staff

Ukraine war: Catholic charity to fund restoration of looted seminary

‘They took everything they could,’ said seminary rector Father Ruslan Mikhalkiv. Read more

Pope Francis at the general audience in St. Peter’s Square on May 11, 2022.?w=200&h=150

By Courtney Mares

Pope Francis’ advice on retirement: Leave ‘a legacy of good, rather than just goods’

The pope was speaking at his general audience. Read more

Cardinal Joseph Zen Ze-kiun, Bishop Emeritus of Hong Kong, speaks at the Pontifical Urban University in Rome, Nov. 18, 2014.?w=200&h=150

By CNA Staff

Former Hong Kong bishop Cardinal Zen arrested

The 90-year-old was reportedly detained in his role as a trustee of the 612 Humanitarian Relief Fund. Read more

United States Supreme Court.?w=200&h=150

By CNA Staff

Politico: Supreme Court abortion draft still the only one being circulated

In a new report, the news organization that first published a draft opinion that would overturn Roe v. Wade says... Read more

Cardinal Joseph Zen. Courtesy Photo.?w=200&h=150

By Joe Bukuras

Cardinal Zen arrest: A roundup of reactions

‘The arrest of Cardinal Zen sends a chilling message,’ said William Nee of Chinese Human Rights Defenders. Read more

Cardinal Joseph Zen Ze-kiun departs the Pontifical Urbaniana University in Rome, Nov. 18, 2014.?w=200&h=150

By Hannah Brockhaus

Vatican following news of Cardinal Zen’s arrest ‘with concern’

The Holy See said it was ‘following the development of the situation with extreme attention.’ Read more

Cardinal Joseph Zen.?w=200&h=150

By CNA Staff

Cardinal Zen released on bail

The news emerged shortly after the Vatican said that it was concerned to hear of reports of his arrest. Read more

Pope Francis meets Kateryna Prokopenko and Yulya Fedosiuk in St. Peter’s Square on May 11, 2022.?w=200&h=150

By Courtney Mares

Pope Francis meets wives of Ukrainian soldiers fighting to defend Mariupol

‘You are our last hope. We hope that you can save their lives. Please don’t let them die.’ Read more

Cardinal Joseph Zen.?w=200&h=150

By Hannah Brockhaus

5 things to know about Cardinal Zen

The 90-year-old cardinal was arrested and released on bail on May 11. Read more

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By Katie Yoder

US Senate's vote on radical abortion bill: Here's what to know

The U.S. Senate voted Wednesday on whether to move forward with what pro-life leaders describe as “The Abortion on Demand... Read more

The Cathedral Basilica of the Immaculate Conception in Mobile, Ala., consecrated by Bishop Michael Portier in 1850.?w=200&h=150

By Jonah McKeown

Documentary chronicles Bishop Michael Portier,  the 'Servant of the South'

A new documentary chronicles the life of Bishop Michael Portier, the first Bishop of Mobile and a giant in the... Read more

Sen. Tim Scott (R-S.C.) speaks during a U.S. Senate committee hearing May 11, 2022.?w=200&h=150

By Katie Yoder

Senator Tim Scott responds to claim that abortion helps low-income Black women

When Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen claimed that abortion economically helps women — including low-income, Black women — one senator challenged... Read more

U.S. Capitol Building, Washington, D.C.?w=200&h=150

By Kevin J. Jones

Senate again rejects sweeping federal abortion bill. Bishops relieved, Biden adamant.

An expansive abortion bill that would declare abortion a human right, undercut existing state pro-life laws, and force objecting doctors... Read more