Archive for June 9, 2022

Bishop Earl Boyea of Lansing.?w=200&h=150

By CNA Staff

Michigan bishop ‘humbled’ by success of weekly discipleship challenge

The year-long initiative has attracted more than 11,000 weekly subscribers. Read more

The aftermath of a traffic accident involving Cardinal Chibly Langlois.?w=200&h=150

By Hannah Brockhaus

Cardinal injured in 2021 earthquake is hospitalized after traffic accident in Haiti

Cardinal Chibly Langlois was reportedly taken to the hospital for a possible broken arm. 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

Pope Francis mourns Order of Malta leader Fra’ Marco Luzzago

The Lieutenant of the Grand Master died on June 7 after a sudden illness. Read more

Charles de Foucauld?w=200&h=150

By CNA Staff

Pope Francis to future Vatican diplomats: See St Charles de Foucauld as model

The pope was speaking to members of the Pontifical Ecclesiastical Academy. Read more

Archbishop Zbigņevs Stankevičs of Riga, Latvia (left), speaking during a Catholic conference in Warsaw in May 2022 on the natural law legacy of John Paul II (right.)?w=200&h=150

By Kelsey Wicks

How Latvia’s Christian churches use JPII’s natural law teaching to defend life and family

The archbishop of Riga, Latvia, spoke about the critical need for ecumenical cooperation. Read more

Queen of the Holy Rosary Catholic Church in Hostyn, Texas, is shown on fire on June 9, 2022.?w=200&h=150

By Joe Bukuras

UPDATE: Gas leak possible cause of fire at Catholic church in Texas

Queen of the Holy Rosary Catholic Church is located in Hostyn, Texas, within the Diocese of Victoria. Read more

Pope Francis meets the bishops and priests of the churches of Sicily, Italy, in the Vatican's Clementine Hall on June 9, 2022.?w=200&h=150

By Hannah Brockhaus

Pope Francis urges Sicily’s Catholic priests to be moral guides — but to drop the lace

Noting that he has seen photos from Masses in Sicily, the pope appeared to comment on the use of lace... Read more

The European Parliament in Strasbourg, France, on Nov. 25, 2014.?w=200&h=150

By CNA Staff

Catholic leader criticizes EU Parliament for backing motion on US abortion law

The motion secured 364 votes in favor, 154 against, and 37 abstentions. Read more

Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) speaks in front of the Department of Justice in Washington, D.C., on June 9, 2022.?w=200&h=150

By Joe Bukuras

DC aborted babies: Private autopsy to examine how they died, Sen. Cruz says

The babies are still in the possession of the D.C. medical examiner's office, a pro-life activist group said. Read more

St. Francis Xavier Owo Parish.?w=200&h=150

By Jonah McKeown

Nigeria church massacre: ISIS affiliate group suspected as perpetrators, government official says

A Nigerian government official has laid blame on an Islamic militant group for the deadly church shooting on Pentecost that... Read more