Archive for June 13, 2022

Pope Francis celebrates the Feast of Corpus Christi in Ostia June 3, 2018.?w=200&h=150

By CNA Staff

Pope Francis won’t preside at Corpus Christi Mass and procession due to knee pain

The 85-year-old pope has made public appearances in a wheelchair since May 5. Read more

Ireland’s President Michael D. Higgins, pictured on Oct. 13, 2018.?w=200&h=150

By CNA Staff

Nigerian Catholic bishop to Irish president: Church massacre not linked to climate change

The bishop said Michael D. Higgins’ ‘reasons for this gruesome massacre are incorrect and far-fetched.’ Read more

Pope Francis meets participants in the general chapter of the Missionaries of Africa (White Fathers) in the Vatican’s Clementine Hall, June 13, 2022.?w=200&h=150

By CNA Staff

After postposting Africa trip, Pope Francis says: ‘We will bring Kinshasa to St. Peter’s’

The pope hopes to celebrate Mass for Rome’s Congolese community on July 3. Read more

St. Peter's Basilica.?w=200&h=150

By CNA Staff

Vatican’s financial watchdog sees rise in suspicious activity reports in 2021

ASIF received 104 suspicious activity reports in 2021, compared to 89 the year before. Read more

The Catholic Cathedral of Limburg in Hesse, Germany.?w=200&h=150

By CNA Staff

Rector of German Catholic seminary found dead

The Diocese of Limburg said: ‘We have lost a committed and much-appreciated pastor.’ Read more

Pro-abortion activists shown disrupting a Mass at St. Veronica Parish in Eastpointe, Michigan. A video said the incident happened on June 12, 2022.?w=200&h=150

By Joe Bukuras

Nearly naked activist shouting pro-abortion chants disrupts Mass in Michigan

“Overturn Roe? Hell, no!” the woman shouted. In turn, a man in the church chanted, “Abortion kills babies!" Read more

Bishop's mitre.?w=200&h=150

By Kevin J. Jones

June assembly a chance for U.S. bishops to grow 'intellectually, pastorally, and spiritually'

Every three years, the bishops set aside their usual June assembly business and focus instead on recollection and fraternity. Read more

A pro-life pregnancy center in Hollywood, Florida, was defaced with pro-abortion graffiti over Memorial Day Weekend 2022.?w=200&h=150

By CNA Staff

U.S. bishops urge action following church, pro-life pregnancy attacks

The bishops say “each of us must choose the path of peace and open our hearts to the love that... Read more

Christians hold signs as they march on the streets of Abuja during prayer and penance for peace and security in Nigeria on March 1, 2020.?w=200&h=150

By Jonah McKeown

Expert says Nigerian Christians no longer view the U.S. as a 'credible partner'

The claim that the Pentecost Sunday attack was related merely to resources, land, or climate change is "absurd," Stephen Rasche... Read more