Archive for May 23, 2022

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By Andreas Thonhauser

Can robots learn law? Scientists and theologians discuss the future of AI

Scientists and theologians have gathered in Rome to discuss the future of artificial intelligence. Read more

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By CNA Staff

Detroit’s new auxiliary is an archbishop and veteran Vatican diplomat

Archbishop Paul Fitzpatrick Russell was the nuncio to Turkey, Turkmenistan, and Azerbaijan. Read more

The Frauenkirche, the cathedral of the Archdiocese of Munich and Freising.?w=200&h=150

By CNA Staff

Germany’s Munich archdiocese spent around $1.5 million on abuse report

The report, published in January, faulted Pope emeritus Benedict XVI and Cardinal Reinhard Marx. Read more

Pope Francis meets members of Italy’s Civil Protection service in the Vatican’s Clementine Hall on May 23, 2022.?w=200&h=150

By CNA Staff

Pope Francis thanks Italian volunteers for helping Ukrainian refugees fleeing ‘absurd war’

The pope thanked volunteers for aiding ‘refugees from Ukraine, especially women and children who have fled this absurd war.’ Read more

The beatification of Pauline Jaricot in Lyon, France, on May 22, 2022.?w=200&h=150

By Courtney Mares

Almost 12,000 people attend the beatification of Pauline Jaricot

Cardinal Luis Antonio Tagle presided over the beatification Mass in Lyon. Read more

Participants in the Choose Life rally in Rome, Italy, on May 21, 2022.?w=200&h=150

By Courtney Mares

40,000 people take part in Italy’s March for Life

‘We are here to reaffirm the right of children to come into the world,’ said Father Andres Bonello. Read more

Prince Charles attends the Society of St. Augustine of Canterbury centenary reception at Archbishop’s House, Westminster, England, May 10, 2022.?w=200&h=150

By CNA Staff

Prince Charles marks 100 years of society supporting Catholic archbishops of Westminster

The Society of St. Augustine of Canterbury was founded in 1922. Read more

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By Diego Lopez Marina

Bishops call for peace, prayer after gunmen kill boy in Mexican church

A three-year-old boy was killed by gang members who opened fire inside a church in Fresnillo in the Mexican state... Read more

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By Jonah McKeown

English bishop urges Catholics to oppose Jersey assisted suicide proposal

The Catholic bishop overseeing the island of Jersey has called on clergy and parishioners to “speak out” and mobilize against... Read more

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By Kevin J. Jones

Oklahoma passes extensive abortion ban bill, as country awaits Supreme Court ruling

The Oklahoma legislature has passed another law limiting abortion, ahead of a U.S. Supreme Court decision that could allow many... Read more

St. Francis Xavier statue in front St. Joseph Cathedral in Beijing, China, February 25, 2016.?w=200&h=150

By CNA Staff

This is the prayer that Catholics are asked to say for the Church in China on May 24

In 2007 Pope Benedict XVI proclaimed May 24, the feast of Our Lady, Help of Christians, to be a World... Read more

Cardinal Wilton Gregory of Washington takes possession of Immacolata Concezione di Maria a Grottarossa in Rome, Sept. 27, 2021?w=200&h=150

By Jonah McKeown

DC archdiocese mistakenly gives candid response on Pelosi Communion denial

The Archdiocese of Washington’s communications office erroneously told a reporter Monday that media requests related to Nancy Pelosi’s denial of... Read more

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By Kevin J. Jones

Judge blocks auction of Dorothy's Wizard of Oz dress, over Catholic University's objections

The Catholic University of America cannot auction a dress from the Wizard of Oz until a court resolves a legal... Read more

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By CNA Staff

Archbishop Cordileone responds to criticism that he's 'politicizing the Eucharist'

Cordileone was interviewed May 23 by EWTN News' Erik Rosales. Read more