Archive for May 2, 2022

Bishop Paul Hinder, apostolic vicar emeritus of Southern Arabia?w=200&h=150

By Hannah Brockhaus

Bishop Paul Hinder, apostolic vicar of Southern Arabia, retires

He led the Catholic Church on the Arabian peninsula for 17 years. Read more

Pope Francis meets members of the International Federation of Catholic Pharmacists on May 2, 2022, in the Vatican's Santa Marta guesthouse.?w=200&h=150

By Hannah Brockhaus

Pope Francis moves meeting to Vatican home because of painful knee

Pope Francis, 85, has been suffering from an inflamed ligament. Read more

A candlelight Stations of the Cross in St. Peter’s Square on Good Friday 2021.?w=200&h=150

By Hannah Brockhaus

Vatican basilica to lead candlelight rosary procession during May

Throughout the month of May, the Vatican will host two weekly occasions for prayer in honor of the Blessed Virgin... Read more


By Walter Sanchez Silva

Nineteen attacks on Christians during Holy Week in Spain

The Observatory for Religious Freedom in Spain has reported that during Holy Week this year there were 19 attacks against... Read more


By Jonah McKeown

Oklahoma lawmakers pass Texas-style six-week abortion law

Lawmakers in Oklahoma on Thursday passed a bill, modeled after a Texas law, which bans abortions after a fetal heartbeat... Read more

The Cathedral of Our Lady of the Angels in Los Angeles.?w=200&h=150

By Katie Yoder

California Catholic dioceses ask Supreme Court to hear statute of limitations extension case

California Catholic bishops are asking the U.S. Supreme Court to consider a case challenging the state for permitting victims of... Read more

March for Life 2022 in Baranquilla, Colombia.?w=200&h=150

By Diego Lopez Marina

Colombians march in more than 70 cities to defend life, reject abortion

On Saturday, hundreds of thousands of people dressed in light blue and carrying banners and flags marched in more than... Read more

Bishop Brendan Kelly (speaking) and Bishop Michael Duignan (seated) concelebrate Mass at Galway Cathedral, Feb. 11, 2022.?w=200&h=150

By CNA Staff

At installation, Galway's new bishop notes need for less infrastructure

Bishop Michael Duignan of Galway and Kilmacduagh highlighted the diminishing role of the Church in the Republic of Ireland at... Read more

Cardinal Timothy Dolan speaks to Colm Flynn of EWTN News In Depth in Hrebenne, Poland.?w=200&h=150

By Kevin J. Jones

Cardinal Dolan talks Ukraine, refugee relief, Russian invasion

The efforts to help Ukraine’s refugees are an inspiration, Cardinal Timothy Dolan of New York has said at the conclusion... Read more

Samuel Alito.?w=200&h=150

By Jonah McKeown,Katie Yoder

U.S. Supreme Court will overturn Roe v. Wade, according to draft opinion

The U.S. Supreme Court will vote to overturn Roe v. Wade, the 1973 decision that legalized abortion nationwide, according to... Read more

Students from Liberty University pray in front of the U.S. Supreme Court during oral arguments in the Dobbs v. Jackson Women's Health Organization abortion case on Dec. 1, 2021.?w=200&h=150

By Katie Yoder

Pro-life leaders, hopes raised, react cautiously to leaked abortion decision draft

Pro-life leaders had mixed reactions Monday night to the news of a purported U.S. Supreme Court draft opinion signaling that... Read more