Archive for May 6, 2022

Archbishop Timothy Costelloe at St. Mary’s Cathedral in Perth, Australia.?w=200&h=150

By CNA Staff

Australia’s Catholic bishops elect new leader

Archbishop Timothy Costelloe of Perth is the first member of a religious order to lead Australia’s bishops’ conference. Read more

Pope Francis meets participants in the Pontifical Council for Promoting Christian Unity’s plenary meeting at the Vatican, May 6, 2022.?w=200&h=150

By CNA Staff

Pope Francis: ‘Barbarity of war’ should inspire new push for Christian unity

The pope was addressing members of the Pontifical Council for Promoting Christian Unity. Read more

Pope Francis with new Swiss Guard recruits in the Vatican’s Clementine Hall on May 6, 2022.?w=200&h=150

By CNA Staff

Pope Francis encourages new Swiss Guard recruits ‘to grow as Christians’

Thirty-six new recruits will be sworn in today. Read more

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By Jonah McKeown

Eucharistic Revival: Preacher hopes to convey the 'transformative nature' of the Real Presence

Father Doug Grandon is a Catholic priest today, but spent the first half of his life as a Protestant. As... Read more

Thousands of pro-life advocates gathered outside the U.S. Supreme Court in Washington, D.C., on Dec. 1, 2021, in conjunction with oral arguments in the Dobbs v. Jackson Women's Health Organization abortion case.?w=200&h=150

By Kevin J. Jones

Must Roe go? Yes, say Alito's leaked draft and other critics of abortion precedent

A leaked Supreme Court draft that could overturn pro-abortion rights precedents in the U.S. drew praise from critics who say... Read more

Rep. Chris Smith. Public Domain.?w=200&h=150

By CNA Staff

Rep. Chris Smith: Overturning Roe would allow long overdue debate on abortion

The co-chair of the House Pro-Life Caucus says overturning Roe v. Wade would usher in a "new phase" in the... Read more

Cardinal George Pell, prefect emeritus of the Secretariat of the Economy, speaks with EWTN News in Rome, Dec. 9, 2020. Credit: Daniel Ibáñez/CNA.?w=200&h=150

By Carl Bunderson

Cardinal Pell highlights 'somewhat incomplete' account given by Cardinal Becciu at Vatican finance trial

Cardinal George Pell said Friday that the recent testimony of Cardinal Angelo Becciu at the Vatican finance trial “was somewhat... Read more

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By Walter Sanchez Silva

Madonna seeks an audience with Pope Francis

In a Tweet on Wednesday, Madonna asked Pope Francis to receive her so she could talk with him about "some... Read more

Sen. Steve Daines (R-MT), the founder and chair of the Senate Pro-Life Caucus, speaks with CNA on May 5, 2022.?w=200&h=150

By Katie Yoder

Sen. Daines: Roe's demise would be an answer to 'millions' of prayers

“I think many of us didn't think we’d lived to see the day, perhaps, when the United States Supreme Court... Read more

Damage at the tomb of Bl. Donizetti Tavares de Lima in Tambaú, Brazil.?w=200&h=150

By ACI Digital

Tomb of beatified Brazilian priest damaged in apparent robbery attempt

The tomb of Blessed Donizetti Tavares de Lima was damaged during an apparent robbery attempt last weekend in Brazil. Read more

Co-chairs of Harvard Right to Life, Olivia Glunz (right) and Ava Swanson (left) led a pro-life demonstration on Harvard University's campus on May 4, 2022, in response to a pro-abortion rally on campus.?w=200&h=150

By Joe Bukuras

For pro-life college students, being targeted by rage over leaked abortion opinion poses major test

Members of a pro-life club at Harvard University endure insults and vulgarities while demonstrating on campus. Read more

Pro-abortion graffiti on the doors of Sacred Heart of Mary Catholic Church in Boulder, Colorado, on May 4, 2022.?w=200&h=150

By Katie Yoder,Joe Bukuras

Should Catholics worry about abortion protests disrupting Mother’s Day Mass?

A pro-abortion group's call for protesters to disrupt Masses this Sunday — Mother's Day — had put some dioceses and... Read more