Archive for May 19, 2022

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By Andrea Gagliarducci

How does the new Vatican constitution affect the Secretariat of State?

Cardinal Parolin outlined the changes at a ‘Praedicate evangelium study day’ in Rome. Read more

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By Courtney Mares

George Weigel on what the Vatican can learn from JPII’s diplomacy with Russia

The papal biographer said the Vatican ought to realize that ‘appeasement of communist regimes never works.’ Read more

Richard Johnson, left, and his brother Djay attend the 8th annual Warriors to Lourdes pilgrimage on May 10-16, 2022.?w=200&h=150

By Solène Tadié

‘I felt I completely lost my soul’: Ex-military nurse battling addiction finds solace at Lourdes

‘My family grieved me as I was basically gone,’ Richard Johnson said during a pilgrimage to Lourdes. Read more

Opening Mass for Archdiocese of Madrid’s Holy Year of St. Isidore on May 15, 2022.?w=200&h=150

By Courtney Mares

PHOTOS: Madrid launches holy year in honor of St Isidore the Farmer

The jubilee year will last until May 2023. Read more

Pope Francis meets Bono at the launch of the Scholas Occurrentes International Educational Movement at the Pontifical Urban University in Rome, May 19, 2022.?w=200&h=150

By CNA Staff

Pope Francis joined by Bono for launch of international educational movement

The pope inaugurated the Scholas Occurrentes International Educational Movement. Read more

Demonstrations in Havana against the government of Cuban President Miguel Diaz-Canel in Havana, July 11, 2021.?w=200&h=150

By CNA Staff

US bishops welcome Biden administration's easing of Cuba sanctions

The U.S. bishops’ chairman on international justice and peace on Thursday lauded the government’s decision to ease sanctions on Cuba.  Read more


By David Ramos

Priest killed near US-Mexico border

The body of Father José Guadalupe Rivas Saldaña, 57, has been found with signs of violence on the outskirts of... Read more

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By Kevin J. Jones

Final Australian state allows euthanasia and assisted suicide, rejecting religious exemptions

New South Wales has become the sixth and final Australian state to legalize euthanasia and assisted suicide. Its legislation forces... Read more

Martin Navarro, a layman and founder of the group the Oblates of St. Augustine, is refusing to obey his bishop's demands that he no longer fundraise, identify himself as "brother," dress in a habit, and construct a chapel in the Diocese of Kansas City-St. Joseph.?w=200&h=150

By Joe Bukuras

'Br. Martin,' self-described monk with large Twitter following, says he won't heed bishop's warning

Martin Navarro  — whose “Br. Martin” Twitter account has more than 11,000 followers — told CNA he won't acquiesce to... Read more

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By Katie Yoder

Oklahoma Catholic high school sued for $75M over alleged sex abuse 

Ten current and former students, along with six parents or guardians, are suing a Catholic high school in Oklahoma —... Read more