Archive for May 9, 2022

Bishop-elect Michael G. Woost.?w=200&h=150

By Courtney Mares

Pope Francis names new auxiliary bishop for Catholic Diocese of Cleveland

Bishop-elect Michael G. Woost is a priest of the Cleveland diocese. Read more

Cardinal Kurt Koch, president of the Pontifical Council for Promoting Christian Unity, addresses Pope Francis at the Vatican, May 6, 2022.?w=200&h=150

By Andrea Gagliarducci

What’s the future of Catholic-Russian Orthodox relations?

Pope Francis appears to have burned ecumenical bridges with Moscow. Vatican Cardinal Kurt Koch is seeking to rebuild them. Read more

Pope Francis meets with members of the Pontifical Liturgical Institute in the Apostolic Palace on May 7, 2022.?w=200&h=150

By CNA Staff

Pope Francis’ Lebanon trip ‘delayed for health reasons’

Lebanon’s tourism minister announced the postponement, citing ‘health reasons.’ Read more

Pope Francis at the general audience in St. Peter’s Square on May 4, 2022.?w=200&h=150

By CNA Staff

Pope Francis to LGBT people: God ‘does not disown any of his children’

“A ‘selective’ church, one of ‘pure blood,’ is not Holy Mother Church, but rather a sect,” the pope said. Read more

The third Synodal Assembly of the ‘Synodal Way’ in Frankfurt, Germany, on Feb. 4, 2022.?w=200&h=150

By CNA Staff

Cost of Germany’s ‘Synodal Way’ remains a mystery

A spokesman declined to give a breakdown of the costs of the multi-year project. Read more

Members of the Catholic Bishops Conference of England and Wales gathered for their Spring Plenary Assembly in Cardiff, May 5, 2022.?w=200&h=150

By Kevin J. Jones

As Covid-19 weakens, time for Catholics in England and Wales to return to Mass, bishops say

Catholics in England and Wales should come back to Mass now that the dangers of the Covid-19 pandemic have receded,... Read more


By CNA Staff

NY Times changes Wordle answer from fetus 'to remain distinct from the news'

The New York Times has changed the answer to its daily Wordle word game, avoiding ‘fetus’, lest it be viewed... Read more

Vandalism at St. John XXIII parish in Fort Collins, Colo., May 7, 2022.?w=200&h=150

By Jonah McKeown

Parish church in northern Colorado tagged with pro-abortion graffiti; police investigating

A Catholic parish church in northern Colorado known for its active pro-life ministry was vandalized with pro-abortion graffiti over the... Read more

The tabernacle belonging to St. Bartholomew the Apostle Catholic Church in Katy, Texas, was reported stolen on May 9, 2022.?w=200&h=150

By Joe Bukuras,Shannon Mullen

Update on unrest: Tabernacle stolen, Catholic church defaced, pregnancy clinic vandalized

More criminal acts targeting Catholic churches and pro-life advocates were reported Monday, after a Mother’s Day weekend marked by unrest... Read more

Senator Steve Daines (R-Montana) in Ukraine during Holy Week 2022?w=200&h=150

By Katie Yoder

First US Senator to visit Ukraine war credits faith leaders for his trip

Montana’s junior senator did not plan to be the first U.S. senator to travel to Ukraine since Russia’s invasion. But... Read more