Archive for May 26, 2022

Sisters Vanessa Pagano (left) and Nichole Pagano, who are both students at Hunterdon Central Regional High School and attended an unsanctioned pro-abortion rally at the school in order to stand up for the unborn with a pro-life sign.?w=200&h=150

By Joe Bukuras

Catholic pro-life student attacked at public school, school criticized for lack of protection

Nichole Pagano said that students ‘came at me all up in my face, verbally screaming at me, and physically even... Read more

Father Stephen Ojapah and Father Oliver Okpara, who were abducted in Nigeria’s Sokoto diocese on May 25, 2022.?w=200&h=150

By Magdalene Kahiu,Courtney Mares

Gunmen kidnap 2 Catholic priests in Nigeria

The priests were abducted after the gunmen broke into a rectory in northwest Nigeria. Read more

Pope Francis prays before Our Lady of Fatima May 13, 2015.?w=200&h=150

By CNA Staff

Ukraine war: Catholics invited to join Pope Francis in praying rosary for peace

The Vatican said: ‘All the faithful in every part of the world are invited to support Pope Francis in his... Read more

Pilgrims pray in front of St. Peter's Basilica?w=200&h=150

By Hannah Brockhaus

St. Philip Neri’s 7 Churches Pilgrimage returns after pandemic break

After a 2-year pause, around 800 people walked more than 15 miles in the saint’s footsteps. Read more

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

By Courtney Mares

Cardinal Tagle: Missionary dioceses need support with abuse prevention protocols

‘They need psychologists. They need canon lawyers,’ the Vatican cardinal said. Read more

Cardinal Sean O'Malley of Boston.?w=200&h=150

By Hannah Brockhaus

Cardinal O’Malley urges Italian Catholic bishops to ‘make things right’ for abuse survivors

‘We have nothing to fear by telling the truth,’ said the head of the Pontifical Commission for the Protection of... Read more

Gretchen Whitmer, Governor of Michigan. (Official portrait)?w=200&h=150

By Kevin J. Jones

Proposed Michigan abortion amendment has major problems, pro-life coalition says

Advocates of legal abortion in Michigan have proposed a constitutional amendment that pro-life critics say is so poorly written it... Read more

Robb Elementary School in Uvalde, Texas.?w=200&h=150

By Joe Bukuras

San Antonio Catholic Charities accepting donations to aid those affected by Texas shooting

Catholic Charities, Archdiocese of San Antonio is offering financial, legal, and counseling services to people affected by the May 24... Read more


By Jonah McKeown

Father Josh Johnson to lead discernment retreat: 'Representation matters'

When Father Josh Johnson first felt called to the priesthood, there was an obstacle he had to overcome first —... Read more

Governor Kevin Stitt (R-OK) attends a roundtable at the White House in Washington, DC June 18, 2020.?w=200&h=150

By Katie Yoder

Oklahoma City archbishop encourages 'culture of life' after governor signs abortion ban

Archbishop Paul Coakley of Oklahoma City thanked state leaders Wednesday “for supporting pro-life measures” after the governor signed into law... Read more

People arrive to drop off flowers at a makeshift memorial outside the Robb Elementary School on May 26, 2022 in Uvalde, Texas. - Grief at the massacre of 19 children at the elementary school in Texas spilled into confrontation on May 25, as angry questions mounted over gun control -- and whether this latest tragedy could have been prevented. The tight-knit Latino community of Uvalde on May 24 became the site of the worst school shooting in a decade, committed by a disturbed 18-year-old armed with a legally bought assault rifle.?w=200&h=150

By Jonah McKeown,Katie Yoder,Joe Bukuras

Texas shooting victim's husband dies of heart attack; archbishop prays for Catholic family

The husband of one of the nearly two dozen victims of a mass shooter in Texas died Thursday, reportedly of... Read more

Migrant child has lunch at the Casa de Paso "Divina Providencia" in Cucuta.?w=200&h=150

By Eduardo Berdejo

The Church asks Colombia, Venezuela to resume diplomatic relations to address migration

The Church has asked the governments of Colombia and Venezuela to resume their “truncated binational relations” in order to respond... Read more

Pope Francis addresses the executive committe of CELAM at the apostolic nunciature in Bogota, Sept. 7, 2017.?w=200&h=150

By CNA Staff

Pope Francis encourages Hispanic ministry in North America

In a video message on Thursday, Pope Francis encouraged the Pontifical Commission for Latin America to continue its mission at... Read more

Members of the Holy Land Coordination meet with young people of Jerusalem at St James the Apostle Beit Hanina parish, May 21, 2022.?w=200&h=150

By CNA Staff

Bishops lament threats facing Jerusalem's Christians

At the end of a trip to the Holy Land, a group of European bishops lamented the threats to Jerusalem’s... Read more