Archive for May 31, 2022

Pope Francis attends the funeral Mass of Cardinal Angelo Sodano in St. Peter’s Basilica, May 31, 2022.?w=200&h=150

By CNA Staff

Pope Francis attends funeral of Cardinal Sodano

The influential former Vatican Secretary of State died on May 27 at the age of 94. Read more

Pope Francis greets Mukhtar Tileuberdi, Kazakhstan’s deputy prime minister and foreign minister, at the Vatican, May 30, 2022.?w=200&h=150

By CNA Staff

Kazakhstan looks forward to papal visit in September as it marks 30 years of diplomatic relations with Vatican

The pope has decided to attend the Congress of Leaders of World and Traditional Religions in Nur-Sultan. Read more

The official logo of the 2022 World Meeting of Families in Rome.?w=200&h=150

By Courtney Mares

Vatican unveils schedule for the 2022 World Meeting of Families in June

The 10th World Meeting of Families will be held in Rome on June 22-26. Read more

Pope Francis prays the rosary for peace in Rome’s Basilica of St. Mary Major, May 31, 2022.?w=200&h=150

By CNA Staff

Pope Francis prays rosary for peace in Ukraine and around the world

The pope meditated on the Sorrowful Mysteries of the rosary in union with Marian shrines around the world. Read more

Real Madrid offers the Champions League trophy to Our Lady.?w=200&h=150

By Eduardo Berdejo

Real Madrid offers European Cup to the Virgin of Almudena

Real Madrid CF returned Sunday to Spain after winning the EUFA Champions League final, and offered the Virgin of Almudena... Read more

The names of victims from the Robb Elementary School shooting in Uvalde, Texas.?w=200&h=150

By Joe Bukuras

Eleven funerals to take place at Uvalde's Catholic church in coming weeks

Eleven of the Uvalde shooting victims were parishioners at the city’s Sacred Heart Catholic Church, and their funerals will be... Read more


By Jonah McKeown

Catholic woman may receive settlement over her son's cremation

A Catholic woman who sued the Los Angeles County Coroner’s Office claiming her son was cremated in violation of her... Read more


By Kevin J. Jones

Credentialing board launches to certify, oversee health sharing ministries

Health sharing ministries can now seek accreditation from an independent Healthcare Sharing Accreditation Board, an option that will benefit both... Read more

Archbishop Virgilio do Carmo da Silva of Dili, who will be made a cardinal Aug. 27, says Mass April 9, 2016.?w=200&h=150

By Jonah McKeown

East Timor cardinal-elect 'almost fainted' when he heard Pope Francis had chosen him

The newest — and first — cardinal-elect of the island nation of East Timor says he was completely surprised by... Read more

The damaged altar of St. Augustine Catholic Church in Brooklyn, New York City, N.Y.?w=200&h=150

By Katie Yoder

Analysis: Catholic church attacks multiply following Supreme Court leak

The U.S. bishops first began noticing — and tracking — a growing number of attacks targeting Catholic churches in 2020.... Read more

Bishop Robert McElroy of San Diego.?w=200&h=150

By Kevin J. Jones

San Diego's Bishop McElroy 'deeply honored' to be named cardinal

Bishop Robert McElroy told reporters Tuesday he was very surprised that Pope Francis had named him a cardinal, but cited... Read more