Archive for June 17, 2022

Sister Francisca Teresa (left). The nun with her Carmelite sisters (right).?w=200&h=150

By CNA Staff

99-year-old Carmelite nun credits her family and Mary for her long, happy vocation

Agustina Medina Muñoz has been a Discalced Carmelite cloistered nun in Chile for almost 80 years. Read more

Black Lives Matter flag and LGBT pride flag fly outside Nativity School of Worcester, a Jesuit middle school in the diocese of Worcester, Massachusetts, in April 2022.?w=200&h=150

By Kevin J. Jones

Bishop revokes Catholic status of Jesuit school flying LGBT, Black Lives Matter flags

Bishop Robert McManus said flying the flags in front of a Catholic school "sends a mixed, confusing and scandalous message"... Read more

Pope Francis meets the Buddhist Delegation of the Sangha Assembly in Chetuphon, Thailand, at the Vatican, June 17, 2022?w=200&h=150

By Hannah Brockhaus

Pope Francis: Jesus and the Buddha understood need to overcome egoism

The pope was speaking to a Buddhist delegation from Thailand. Read more

Pope Francis meets with members of the editorship of the theological magazine La Scuola Cattolica at the Vatican's Consistory Hall, June 17, 2022.?w=200&h=150

By Courtney Mares

Pope Francis: Candidates for the priesthood must be well scrutinized

The pope was speaking to seminary formators from the Milan archdiocese. Read more

Msgr. Jeffrey Burrill?w=200&h=150

By CNA Staff

After 'hookup' scandal and 'extended leave,' Msgr. Burrill resumes ministry

Bishop William Callahan of La Crosse, Wisconsin, has appointed Burrill to serve in a local parish. Read more

Map of Nigeria.?w=200&h=150

By Maisy Sullivan

Nigeria church massacre: State Dept. official meets local bishop

The meeting took place following a request by Rep. Chris Smith of New Jersey. Read more


By CNA Staff

National Eucharistic Revival: Here's what you need to know

A multi-year initiative designed to inspire greater devotion to the Eucharist starts June 19. Read more

Mountain Area Pregnancy Services, a pro-life pregnancy center in Asheville, North Carolina, had its windows smashed and was spray-painted with pro-abortion messaging on June 6 or June 7, 2022.?w=200&h=150

By CNA Staff

FBI investigating attacks on Catholic churches, pro-life pregnancy centers

The FBI said it "takes all threats seriously" and "will remain vigilant to protect our communities.” Read more

Bishop Emmanuel Badejo of Oyo preaches the homily at the funeral of the Owo Pentecost massacre victims, June 17, 2022.?w=200&h=150

By Jonah McKeown

Nigeria church massacre: At funeral, bishop urges Christians to 'refuse to be crushed by the tragedy'

“In these coffins, a part of Nigeria lies dead, too," Bishop Emmanuel Badejo said. Read more