Archive for June 7, 2022


By Jonah McKeown

Texas pro-life pregnancy centers prepare for overturning of Roe v. Wade

The legal change could mean that tens of thousands more children will be born in the state each year. Read more

Pope Francis preaches at Pentecost Sunday Mass in St. Peter’s Basilica, June 5, 2022.?w=200&h=150

By Andrea Gagliarducci

What is the meaning of Pope Francis’ trip to L’Aquila?

The 85-year-old pope will make a brief trip to the city associated with papal resignations. Read more

Cardinal Kevin Farrell, prefect of the Vatican Dicastery for the Laity, Family and Life.?w=200&h=150

By Hannah Brockhaus

Cardinal Farrell to lead Vatican investment oversight committee

The Irish-American cardinal will lead a committee of four finance professionals. Read more

Metropolitan Hilarion Alfeyev meets with Pope Francis at the Vatican, Dec. 22, 2021?w=200&h=150

By Luke Coppen

Metropolitan Hilarion moved in Russian Orthodox Church shake-up

He had served as the Russian Orthodox Church’s chief ecumenical official since 2009. Read more

Pope Francis meets with the Order of Malta's Fra’ Marco Luzzago on June 25, 2021.?w=200&h=150

By CNA Staff

Order of Malta announces death of Fra’ Marco Luzzago after ‘sudden illness’

He had led the 1,000-year-old institution since 2020. Read more

The Institute for the Works of Religion, commonly known as the Vatican bank.?w=200&h=150

By Hannah Brockhaus

Vatican bank reports $19 million profit in 2021

The IOR’s net profit is down from $44 million in 2020. Read more


By CNA Staff

What is the Order of Malta?

The Sovereign Military Order of Malta can be hard to define. The thousand-year-old entity is a Catholic religious order, medical... Read more

Married couples gather in Częstochowa, Poland, on June 4-5, 2022. Equipes Notre-Dame.?w=200&h=150

By CNA Staff

Married couples from across Europe pray at Marian shrine in Poland

One couple traveled from Odesa in war-torn southern Ukraine. Read more

CompassCare, a pro-life pregnancy center near Buffalo, New York, was heavily damaged by fire and spray-painted with pro-abortion graffiti on June 7, 2022.?w=200&h=150

By Joe Bukuras

Police investigating fire at New York pregnancy center

“It's an evil thing that happened, but God is in the business of turning things upside down and making them... Read more

Guadalajara Cathedral (Cathedral of the Assumption of Our Lady), Mexico?w=200&h=150

By CNA Staff

70 new priests ordained in one weekend in Mexican diocese

God continues to call, his voice is powerful and there are still young hearts willing to continue to listen to... Read more

Colorado State Capitol Building in Denver.?w=200&h=150

By Kevin J. Jones

Catholic lawmakers who backed Colorado's abortion law should refrain from Communion, state's bishops say

Voting to allow abortion for any reason up until birth was a "gravely sinful action," the bishops said in a... 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 Joe Bukuras

Windows smashed, pro-abortion messages tagged on NC pro-life pregnancy clinic 

Police discovered red spray paint on the Mountain Area Pregnancy Services building with the words “No forced birth” and “If... Read more