Archive for June 6, 2022

Cross of the Martyrs.?w=200&h=150

By Courtney Mares

Catholic charity urges world leaders to condemn Nigeria church massacre

At least 50 people were reportedly killed in the ‘Pentecost massacre’ on June 5. Read more

An ordinary public consistory at the Vatican on Oct. 20, 2014.?w=200&h=150

By Andrea Gagliarducci

Why this August’s extraordinary consistory of cardinals is significant

The new Vatican constitution comes into force on June 5. Read more

The beatification of Father Leonard Melki and Father Thomas Saleh in Jal el Dib, Lebanon, on June 4, 2022.?w=200&h=150

By Courtney Mares

Catholic priests martyred under Ottoman Empire beatified in Lebanon

Father Leonard Melki and Father Thomas Saleh were martyred in 1915 and 1917 respectively. Read more

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 CNA Staff

Why is everyone talking about Pope Francis’ trip to L’Aquila?

The pope will visit the central Italian city on Aug. 28. Read more


By Justyna Galant

22,000 young people pray for peace at Catholic festival in Poland

Young Ukrainians took part in the Lednica 2000 meeting on June 4. Read more

Pope Francis prays with journalists on a papal flight August 14, 2014.?w=200&h=150

By CNA Staff

Nigeria church massacre: Pope Francis mourns victims of ‘unspeakable violence’

Cardinal Parolin said that the pope was praying ‘for the conversion of those blinded by hatred and violence.’ Read more


By Joe Bukuras

OKC archbishop calls for end to death penalty after court upholds lethal injections

The Catechism of the Catholic Church calls the death penalty "inadmissible." Read more