Archive for May 25, 2022

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

Texas elementary school shooting: US Catholic bishops lament ‘epidemic of evil and violence’

The USCCB urged citizens to ‘implore our elected officials to help us take action.’ Read more

Pope Francis prays with journalists on the papal flight en route to South Korea on Aug. 14, 2014.?w=200&h=150

By CNA Staff

Pope Francis: ‘My heart is broken’ over Texas elementary school shooting

The pope was speaking at his Wednesday general audience. Read more

Pope Francis’ general audience in St. Peter’s Square, May 25, 2022.?w=200&h=150

By CNA Staff

Pope Francis: ‘Ours is the age of fake news, collective superstitions, and pseudo-scientific truths’

The pope dedicated his general audience address to the Book of Ecclesiastes. Read more

A hearing in the Vatican finance trial on May 20, 2022.?w=200&h=150

By Andrea Gagliarducci

The Vatican finance trial is shedding light on the Secretariat of State

Three recent hearings gave a fuller picture of the powerful dicastery’s complex operations. Read more

Cardinal Zen offers Mass on May 24, 2022 after appearing in court in Hong Kong.?w=200&h=150

By Courtney Mares

Cardinal Zen: ‘Martyrdom is normal in our Church’

The cardinal was speaking during a live-streamed Mass after his court appearance. Read more

Pope Francis meets members of the Global Solidarity Fund in a room adjacent to the Vatican’s Paul VI Hall, May 25, 2022.?w=200&h=150

By Hannah Brockhaus

Pope Francis calls for a Christian economy based on community

The pope was speaking to members of the Global Solidarity Fund. Read more

Bishop Daniel Flores of Brownsville delivers the St. Thomas Day Lecture at Thomas Aquinas College in Santa Paul, Calif., Jan. 28, 2019. Photo courtesy of TAC.?w=200&h=150

By Courtney Mares

Bishop Flores on Texas elementary school shooting: ‘Don’t tell me that guns aren’t the problem’

Bishops across the US are responding to the shooting at Robb Elementary School in Uvalde, Texas. Read more

Cardinal Matteo Zuppi of Bologna, Italy.?w=200&h=150

By Andrea Gagliarducci

Will Cardinal Zuppi lead Italy’s bishops’ conference in a new direction?

The 66-year-old cardinal is often described as ‘papabile.’ Read more

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

By CNA Staff

Pope Francis prays for consolation for injured and bereaved in Texas shooting

A telegram sent to the Archbishop of San Antonio on Wednesday conveyed Pope Francis' deep sadness over the deaths of... Read more

Cardinal Robert Sarah, Prefect Emeritus of the Congregation for Divine Worship, delivers the commencement address at Christendom College in Front Royal, Va., May 14, 2022.?w=200&h=150

By CNA Staff

Read Cardinal Sarah's commencement address at Christendom College

Addressing the graduates of Christendom College this month, Cardinal Robert Sarah, Prefect Emeritus of the Congregation for Divine Worship, focused... Read more

Parishioners mourn at Sacred Heart Catholic Church on May 25, 2022 in Uvalde, Texas. On May 24, 21 people were killed, including 19 children, during a mass shooting at Robb Elementary School. The shooter, identified as 18-year-old Salvador Ramos, was reportedly killed by law enforcement.?w=200&h=150

By Katie Yoder

Catholic community ministers to Texas shooting victims: 'God's love will prevail'

The local Catholic community is ministering to the victims of the mass shooting at a Texas elementary school. The Archbishop... Read more

Nancy Pelosi (L) Whoopi Goldberg (R)?w=200&h=150

By Walter Sanchez Silva

Spanish priest responds to Whoopi Goldberg on Nancy Pelosi and Communion

Actress Whoopi Goldberg defended what she considers the right to Communion of the Speaker of the House of Representatives, Nancy... Read more

Bishop Michael Burbidge of Arlington.?w=200&h=150

By CNA Staff

Nancy Pelosi's Communion ban will apply in Diocese of Arlington, bishop says

Archbishop Salvatore J. Cordileone's direction "is not limited to just a geographical area,” Bishop Michael J. Burbidge of Arlington said. Read more