Archive for June 16, 2022

Pope Francis in St. Peter’s Basilica on the Solemnity of Pentecost, June 5, 2022.?w=200&h=150

By Andrea Gagliarducci

We have a new Vatican constitution, but where are the new curial appointments?

The new Vatican constitution Praedicate evangelium went into force on June 5. Read more

The Vatican flag.?w=200&h=150

By Hannah Brockhaus

US Catholics gave $13 million to Peter’s Pence collection in 2021

US Catholics were the largest contributors to the annual collection. Read more

Patriarch Kirill of the Russian Orthodox Church.?w=200&h=150

By CNA Staff

UK government sanctions head of Russian Orthodox Church

The Foreign Office said that Patriarch Kirill was being ‘sanctioned for his support and endorsement of Putin’s war.’ Read more

The 2018 World Meeting of Families in Dublin, Ireland.?w=200&h=150

By Hannah Brockhaus

What is the World Meeting of Families 2022? A CNA Explainer

The international gathering will be held in Rome on June 22-26. Read more

St. Pio of Pietrelcina (Padre Pio).?w=200&h=150

By Courtney Mares

Padre Pio was canonized on this day 20 years ago

An anniversary Mass was celebrated at San Giovanni Rotondo. Read more

Bishop Lucas Van Looy, S.D.B., pictured at a Vatican press conference on the family synod, Oct. 23, 2015.?w=200&h=150

By CNA Staff

Pope Francis accepts Belgian bishop’s request not to be made a cardinal

Bishop Lucas Van Looy was due to receive the red hat on Aug. 27. Read more

Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) talks to reporters during her weekly news conference in the U.S. Capitol Visitors Center on June 16, 2022 in Washington, D.C.?w=200&h=150

By Katie Yoder

Pelosi silent on pro-abortion attacks: ‘I’m very Catholic and I support abortion’

Pelosi was asked to respond to Republican claims that Democrats aren't condemning violence targeting pro-life clinics. Read more

St. Matthew Catholic Church appears gutted by fire, allegedly set by government soldiers, in eastern Myanmar on June 15, 2022.?w=200&h=150

By CNA Staff

Myanmar troops set fire to Catholic church, rebel group says

Soldiers of the military junta that controls Myanmar have frequently attacked Catholic churches and other civilian targets. Read more

Memorial for Irma and José García in Uvalde, Texas.?w=200&h=150

By David Ramos

Texas school shooting: Friend recalls faith of slain teacher and her heartbroken husband

Irma and José Gómez were "always willing to help others." Read more

A Eucharistic procession at St. John the Baptist parish in Beloit, Kansas.?w=200&h=150

By Jonah McKeown

Want to organize a eucharistic procession? Here are tips from the Knights of Columbus

The Solemnity of the Most Holy Body and Blood of Christ (Corpus Christi) is Sunday, June 19. Read more