Archive for May 17, 2022

Tops Friendly Market in Buffalo, New York, was the scene of a mass shooting on May 14, 2022.?w=200&h=150

By CNA Staff

US Catholic bishops call for ‘honest dialogue’ on ‘persistent evil of racism’ after mass shootings

The USCCB said it would continue to “advocate for an end to violence, and for the respect and dignity of... Read more

Cardinal Carlo Maria Martini, S.J. (1927-2012).?w=200&h=150

By CNA Staff

Cardinal Martini was a ‘prophet,’ says Vatican cardinal

Cardinal Czerny said that Martini, who died in 2012, ‘anticipated paths that finally involve the universal Church.’ Read more

Andreas Sturm, the former vicar general of the German Diocese of Speyer.?w=200&h=150

By CNA Staff

Senior German priest leaves Catholic Church

Andreas Sturm, a former vicar general, will now be a member of Germany’s Old Catholic community. Read more


By Hannah Brockhaus

Exorcists feel isolated — but this course aims to change that

‘There is much greater knowledge that the exorcist must have a team,’ said course organizer Father Luis Ramirez. Read more

Gov. Phil Murphy of New Jersey.?w=200&h=150

By Joe Bukuras

NJ bishops express 'outrage' over plan to mandate insurance coverage for abortion

New Jersey’s Catholic bishops on Thursday expressed their disappointment with a proposal by Governor Phil Murphy to expand abortion access... Read more

Mourners light candles at a makeshift memorial outside of Tops market on May 16, 2022 in Buffalo, New York. A gunman opened fire at the store yesterday killing ten people and wounding another three. The attack was believed to be motivated by racial hatred.?w=200&h=150

By CNA Staff

Philly archbishop condemns 'mortal sin of racism' after Buffalo shooting

Archbishop Nelson Perez of Philadelphia said on Tuesday that the recent mass shooting in Buffalo, New York is a reminder... Read more

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

By CNA Staff

Cardinal Zen may be in Hong Kong court next week

Cardinal Joseph Zen Ze-kiun is scheduled to appear in court May 24, according to a report by the British daily... Read more


By Walter Sanchez Silva

Spanish Jerusalem Bible changes 'fishers of men' to 'fishers of persons'

The Desclée de Brouwer publishing house, which publishes the Jerusalem Bible, changed the word "man" (“hombre”) to "person" (“persona”) in... Read more


By Kevin J. Jones

In Michigan, 'rogue decision' blocks longtime state abortion law

Michigan’s longstanding law against abortion cannot be enforced if the U.S. Supreme Court overturns Roe v. Wade, a Michigan judge... Read more