Archive for May 24, 2022

Cardinal Joseph Zen Ze-kiun departs the Pontifical Urbaniana University in Rome, Nov. 18, 2014.?w=200&h=150

By Courtney Mares

Cardinal Zen appears in court in Hong Kong

The date set for Cardinal Zen’s trial is Sept. 19. Read more

Bishop-elect Erik Pohlmeier.?w=200&h=150

By Hannah Brockhaus

Pope Francis names Arkansas priest to lead Diocese of St. Augustine

Bishop-elect Erik Pohlmeier succeeds 76-year-old Bishop Felipe J. Estévez. Read more

Cardinal Matteo Zuppi, Archbishop of Bologna, Italy, in St. Peter's Basilica on Oct. 5, 2019.?w=200&h=150

By Hannah Brockhaus

‘Bicycling cardinal’ is new leader of Italy’s Catholic bishops’ conference

Cardinal Matteo Zuppi, 66, has led the Bologna archdiocese since 2015. Read more

Bishop Georg Bätzing, chairman of the German bishops’ conference, meets with Pope Francis at the Vatican, June 24, 2021.?w=200&h=150

By CNA Staff

German bishops’ leader expresses disappointment in Pope Francis

Bishop Georg Bätzing insisted that ‘the teaching of the Catholic Church’ must be ‘changed.’ Read more

Leon is a baby boy cared for and loved at Mary's Shelter, a pro-life maternity home in Fredericksburg, Virginia.?w=200&h=150

By Katie Yoder

Baby formula shortage: Pro-life pregnancy centers offer aid to moms

Here’s another, perhaps lesser-known, option parents can also turn to for help during the baby formula shortage: pregnancy resource centers. Read more

Archbishop Stanisław Gądecki.?w=200&h=150

By Luke Coppen

Polish bishops’ leader: Vatican’s approach to Russia ‘naive and utopian’

Archbishop Stanisław Gądecki made the remark after a May 17-20 visit to Ukraine. Read more

U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi speaks on MSNBC’s “Morning Joe,” on May 24, 2022.?w=200&h=150

By CNA Staff

Nancy Pelosi doubles down on abortion support in response to Communion ban 

The House Speaker made her first public comments since being banned from receiving Communion in her home diocese because of... Read more

Archbishop Laurent Ulrich is installed as archbishop of Paris in the Church of Saint-Sulpice on May 23, 2022.?w=200&h=150

By Courtney Mares

New Catholic archbishop of Paris invokes ‘synodal spirit’ at installation Mass

Archbishop Laurent Ulrich is the 142nd archbishop of Paris. Read more

Roberta Drury, 32, who was killed in a shooting at a supermarket in Buffalo, New York, May 14, 2022.?w=200&h=150

By Joe Bukuras

Roberta Drury, a Catholic victim of Buffalo shooting, 'reflected God's love'

Roberta Drury, one of the victims of the mass shooting in Buffalo, New York, was remembered at her funeral Mass... Read more

Pope Francis in St. Peter's Square March 14, 2018.?w=200&h=150

By CNA Staff

Pope Francis prays for victims of Gaylord tornado

Pope Francis expressed his closeness on Tuesday to the victims of a tornado that struck Gaylord last week, killing two... Read more

Daniel Ortega celebrates his re-inauguration as president of Nicaragua, Jan. 10, 2012.?w=200&h=150

By Diego Lopez Marina

Central American bishops support Nicaraguan clergy in face of persecution

The bishops’ conferences of Costa Rica and Panama expressed their solidarity with the people and Catholic clergy of Nicaragua, who... Read more

State troopers stand outside of Robb Elementary School in Uvalde, Texas, on May 24, 2022. - An 18-year-old gunman killed 14 children and a teacher at an elementary school in Texas on Tuesday, according to the state's governor, in the nation's deadliest school shooting in years.?w=200&h=150

By CNA Staff

19 children and 2 adults killed in Texas shooting at elementary school

A gunman killed 19 students and two adults at Robb Elementary School in Uvalde, Texas, about 90 miles west of... Read more

Protesters in Hong Kong march against the extradition bill in July 2019.?w=200&h=150

By Jonah McKeown

Tiananmen memorial Masses won’t be held in Hong Kong this year amid security law concerns

A Catholic group in Hong Kong will not be holding Masses this year to commemorate the 1989 Tiananmen Square Massacre,... Read more


By Kevin J. Jones

America loses its only Trappist brewery, amid competitive beer market 

The first and only certified Trappist brewery in the U.S. has said that it will close, citing a lack of... Read more