Archive for June 2, 2022

Bishop Robert Barron. Photo courtesy of DeChant-Hughes Public Relations.?w=200&h=150

By Courtney Mares

Pope Francis appoints Bishop Barron to lead Minnesota diocese

Barron, who runs the Catholic media apostolate Word on Fire, has served as an auxiliary bishop for the Archdiocese of... Read more

Britain's Queen Elizabeth II stands on the Balcony of Buckingham Palace as the troops march past during the Queen's Birthday Parade, the Trooping the Colour, as part of Queen Elizabeth II's platinum jubilee celebrations, in London on June 2, 2022.?w=200&h=150

By CNA Staff

Pope Francis congratulates Queen Elizabeth II on her platinum jubilee

Queen Elizabeth II, England's longest reigning monarch, has met five popes in her lifetime, four of them as queen. Read more

Carlo Acutis’ tomb is opened for public veneration in Assisi, Italy, Oct. 1, 2020. Photos courtesy of Assisi diocese.?w=200&h=150

By Courtney Mares

Blessed Carlo Acutis’ tomb permanently reopened for public viewing

Visitors to Assisi can once again see the first millennial to be beatified in the Catholic Church, dressed in jeans... Read more

Pope Francis announced that his prayer intention for June 2022 is families.?w=200&h=150

By CNA Staff

Pope Francis announces his prayer intention for June 2022

The choice is fitting, since families from around the world will gather in Rome later this month for the World... Read more

Bishop Giorgio Marengo, Prefect of Ulaanbaatar, who will be elevated to cardinal Aug. 27, 2022.?w=200&h=150

By Courtney Mares

Bishop in Mongolia will be the youngest cardinal

An Italian who has served as a missionary in Mongolia for nearly 20 years will soon become the world’s youngest... Read more

Bishop Robert Barron speaks at the Holy SeePress Office, Oct. 12, 2018.?w=200&h=150

By Jonah McKeown

Bishop Barron expresses 'great gratitude' for his appointment to Winona-Rochester

In a Thursday press conference, Bishop Robert Barron, newly appointed to the Diocese of Winona-Rochester, said he got on his... Read more

Bishop David Konderla of Tulsa. Courtesy of the Diocese of Tulsa.?w=200&h=150

By Katie Yoder

Tulsa bishop says Mass with shooting victims' families: 'We should not fear'

Bishop David Konderla of Tulsa celebrated a memorial Mass at St. Francis Hospital Thursday following a mass shooting on the... Read more