Archive for May 27, 2022

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By CNA Staff

UPDATE: These Catholic bishops support Nancy Pelosi ban on Holy Communion

So far only a small minority of U.S. bishops have come out publicly in support of Archbishop Salvatore J. Cordileone’s... Read more

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By CNA Staff

Armenian patriarch to represent Catholics at Middle East Council of Churches

Patriarch Raphaël Bedros XXI Minassian has led the Armenian Catholic Church since September 2021. Read more

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By Courtney Mares

Pope Francis cites JRR Tolkien in essay on storytelling

The pope referred to the ‘Lord of the Rings’ author in the afterword to a new book. Read more

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By CNA Staff

Germany’s Bishop Bätzing defends promotion of priest accused of sexual harassment

The chairman of the German bishops’ conference said he would handle the case differently today. Read more

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By Courtney Mares

This Catholic is trekking 4,000 miles across Europe to Jerusalem

Carlota Valenzuela began the epic foot pilgrimage in January. Read more

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By Courtney Mares

Cardinal Zuppi announces report on clerical sex abuse in Italy

The report will only cover the years 2000 to 2021. Read more

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By Andrea Gagliarducci

Is Pope Francis about to name new cardinals?

The last consistory creating new cardinals was in November 2020. Read more

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By Joe Bukuras

Large US companies rated on respect for free speech, religious freedom

With some American companies able to have a profound impact on the exercise of free speech and religious freedom, Alliance... Read more

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By Jonah McKeown

Vandalism of pro-life pregnancy centers continues across US with incident near Seattle

A Seattle-area crisis pregnancy center was tagged with graffiti and vandalized in the early morning hours of May 25. In... Read more

"ALIVE: Who is there?" is a new documentary about personal encounters with the Eucharist.?w=200&h=150

By Joe Bukuras

Eucharist film again in US theaters for one day only

A film highlighting the transformative power of the Eucharist will have an encore showing in theaters in the U.S. on... Read more

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By Katie Yoder

Pentecost Novena: Here's how to pray the first novena

The first novena ever prayed is the Pentecost Novena, or the Novena to the Holy Spirit. This year, it begins... Read more