Archive for June 5, 2022

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

By Courtney Mares

On Pentecost, Pope Francis explained how to recognize the Holy Spirit’s voice

The pope delivered his homily from a wheelchair in front of the main altar of St. Peter’s Basilica. Read more

Pope Francis delivered his homily from a wheelchair in front of the main altar of St. Peter's Basilica on June 5, 2022.?w=200&h=150

By Pope Francis

Pentecost 2022: Full text of Pope Francis’ homily

The full text of Pope Francis' homily for Pentecost 2022 Read more

Pope Francis embraces a child during his meeting with participants in the Children's Train initiative at the Vatican on June 4, 2022.?w=200&h=150

By CNA Staff

Boy asks Pope Francis: 'Can you come to Ukraine to save all the children?'

The poignant exchange came during the pope's meeting with 160 schoolchildren on June 4. Read more

Relatives, friends and comrades of Ukrainian soldier Eduardo Trepilchenko, who was killed on the Eastern front battling the Russian invasion , attend his funeral at St Michael's Cathedral on May 25, 2022 in Kyiv, Ukraine.?w=200&h=150

By Katie Yoder

Pope Francis calls 100 days of war in Ukraine ‘negation of God’s dream’

During his Regina Coeli address, the pope urged world leaders to unite against war and work toward solutions. Read more

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By Shannon Mullen

At least 50 feared dead in attack on Catholic church in Nigeria

Such attacks in southwestern Nigeria are rare, while they have escalated sharply in the north in recent months. Read more

The flag of Nigeria on a military uniform.?w=200&h=150

By CNA Staff

Vatican and local Catholic bishop respond to Pentecost Sunday church massacre in Nigeria

At least 50 people are reported to have been killed in the attack at a Catholic church in Owo, Ondo... Read more

Joel Osteen preaches at Lakewood Church in Houston, Texas, during the 8:30 a.m. Sunday service on June 5, 2022. Pro-abortion activists disrupted the 11 a.m. service later the same day.?w=200&h=150

By Joe Bukuras

Pro-abortion activists disrupt Joel Osteen’s Pentecost Sunday service

Thirteen activists were escorted out of Lakewood Church and warned by the police not to return. Read more