Archive for May 16, 2022

Bishop Krzysztof Zadarko, chairman of the Polish bishops’ council for migration, tourism, and pilgrimages.?w=200&h=150

By Justyna Galant

Catholic bishop questions lack of EU support as Poland aids millions of Ukrainian refugees

More than three million people have fled from Ukraine to Poland since Feb. 24. Read more

The 8th annual Warriors to Lourdes pilgrimage on May 10-16, 2022.?w=200&h=150

By Solène Tadié

‘Warriors to Lourdes’ pilgrimage brings comfort to wounded souls

More than 175 U.S. active-duty personnel and veterans are taking part in a pilgrimage sponsored by the Knights of Columbus. Read more

Pope Francis meets with members of Chemin Neuf Politics Fraternity at the Vatican’s Clementine Hall, May 16, 2022.?w=200&h=150

By CNA Staff

Pope Francis offers guidance to young Christians in politics

The pope was speaking to members of the Chemin Neuf Politics Fraternity. Read more

U.S. Capitol viewed through the columns of the U.S. Supreme Court in Washington, D.C.?w=200&h=150

By Katie Yoder

Roe v. Wade: No decision today in Dobbs abortion case

The Supreme Court’s first “opinion issuance day” since the leak of a draft opinion that suggests justices will overturn Roe... Read more

A detail from a portrait of Pauline Jaricot (1799-1862).?w=200&h=150

By Hannah Brockhaus

Pope Francis praises courage of 23-year-old lay founder of mission society

Pauline Jaricot, founder of the Society for the Propagation of the Faith, will be beatified on May 22. Read more

Cardinal James Francis Stafford, Major Penitentiary Emeritus of the Apostolic Penitentiary, in December 2021.?w=200&h=150

By Jonah McKeown

Cardinal Stafford urges a rediscovery of the Liturgy of the Hours

What does it mean to pray “ceaselessly”? Read more

Pope emeritus Benedict XVI, pictured in summer 2017.?w=200&h=150

By CNA Staff

Benedict XVI: 95th birthday wishes from around world ‘made me very happy’

Almost 3,000 people sent the pope emeritus congratulatory messages in 24 languages. Read more

Tetiana Stawnychy, president of Caritas Ukraine, speaks at a press conference in Rome, May 16, 2022.?w=200&h=150

By CNA Staff

‘This is going to be a long haul’: Ukraine’s Caritas groups help almost 1.5 million people as war rages on

The aid offered so far is ‘just the beginning,’ said Caritas Ukraine president Tetiana Stawnychy. Read more

Carl Anderson, former Supreme Knight of the Knights of Columbus, at the Pontifical University of Saint Thomas Aquinas in Rome, March 17, 2022.?w=200&h=150

By CNA Staff

Read Carl Anderson's commencement address at Thomas Aquinas College

In his address to the graduates of Thomas Aquinas College on Saturday, Carl Anderson, former head of the Knights of... Read more


By Kevin J. Jones

Legal scrutiny delays Northern Ireland limits on pro-life outreach at abortion clinics

The Attorney General for Northern Ireland, Brenda King, has asked the U.K. Supreme Court to rule whether a ban on... Read more

Violence erupts between Israeli security forces and Palestinian mourners carrying the coffin of slain Al-Jazeera journalist Shireen Abu Akleh out of a hospital, before being transported to a church and then her resting place, in Jerusalem, on May 13, 2022.?w=200&h=150

By Jonah McKeown

Christian leaders condemn Israeli police violence at Palestinian journalist's funeral

Christian leaders of the Holy Land on Monday condemned recent violence at the funeral of Palestinian journalist Shireen Abu Akleh,... Read more

Ultrasound image.?w=200&h=150

By Joe Bukuras

New pro-life movie streaming in theaters this week

A new pro-life movie that explores the case for life and the repercussions of abortion is airing May 16 and... Read more

Credit: Syda Productions/Shutterstock.?w=200&h=150

By David Ramos

Medical expert debunks false claims of Planned Parenthood about abortion in El Salvador 

A Salvadoran medical expert has debunked the false claims about abortion in El Salvador made by a former journalist now... Read more