Archive for June 22, 2022

Pope Francis speaks at the general audience on June 22, 2022.?w=200&h=150

By Hannah Brockhaus

Pope Francis: Do not sugarcoat your witness of the Gospel

"Jesus is not like that sugary image in those little pictures, no: Jesus is at our side," Pope Francis said... Read more

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By Hannah Brockhaus

Pope Francis mourns Catholic priests killed in Mexico

Fathers Javier Campos Morales and Joaquín César Mora Salazar were killed inside a church on June 20. Read more

Blessed Luigi and Maria Beltrame Quattrocchi.?w=200&h=150

By Courtney Mares

First married couple to be beatified together featured at World Meeting of Families

Blessed Luigi and Maria Beltrame Quattrocchi are the official patrons of the 10th World Meeting of Families taking place in... Read more

Pope Francis speaks at the opening of the World Meeting of Families in the Vatican's Paul VI Hall, June 22, 2022.?w=200&h=150

By Hannah Brockhaus

Catholic marriage is a gift, not a formality, Pope Francis says at World Meeting of Families 2022 opening

Pope Francis said Wednesday that Catholic marriage is a gift, not just a formality or rule. Read more

Alex Shingleton and Landon Duyka deliver a 'Gospel reflection' during Mass at Old St. Patrick's in Chicago, Ill., June 19, 2022.?w=200&h=150

By Jonah McKeown

Can laity preach at Mass? Chicago parish offers pulpit to same-sex couple

A Chicago Catholic parish is facing questions after the pastor allowed a couple in a same-sex marriage to offer a... Read more

The Chiriaco family share their story at the World Meeting of Families, June 22, 2022.?w=200&h=150

By Courtney Mares

Catholic family who welcomed Ukrainian refugees into their home share testimony at the Vatican

As millions of refugees fled the war in Ukraine this year, a Catholic family of eight made the decision to... Read more

Cardinal Walter Kasper, president emeritus of the Pontifical Council for Promoting Christian Unity, at the Vatican in April 2015.?w=200&h=150

By AC Wimmer

Cardinal Kasper warns German synodal way risks 'breaking its own neck'

A theologian considered close to Pope Francis has warned that the German Synodal Way is at risk of “breaking its... Read more

This painting of St. Peter visiting St. Agatha was created by Federico Zuccari between 1597 and 1599 for the altar of Sant’Agata in the Milan Cathedral. It was directly commissioned by Milan native Federico Borromeo, a cousin of St. Charles Borromeo.?w=200&h=150

By Kathleen Naab

Why June 29 is a good day to consider the legend of St. Peter and St. Agatha

A painting in the Milan cathedral depicts a Christian legend that is not particularly well known. Read more