Archive for July 11, 2022


By Andrea Gagliarducci

Are these the two women Pope Francis will appoint to the Dicastery of Bishops?

The two new female members of the Dicastery of Bishops are likely two religious sisters already well-known in the Vatican,... Read more

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By Andrea Gagliarducci

Defendant in Vatican trial claims Pope Francis knew all about the London property deal

As the Vatican’s historic trial revolving around a London property deal and allegations of corruption continues, the question of what... Read more

Pope Francis, pictured in St. Peter's Square Oct. 14, 2017.?w=200&h=150

By Hannah Brockhaus

Pope Francis: Conscientious objector Bl. Franz Jägerstätter an example for youth

Pope Francis on Monday invited young people to learn the story of Bl. Franz Jägerstätter, a conscientious objector who was... Read more

Pope Francis and Major Archbishop Sviatoslav Shevchuk.?w=200&h=150

By Hannah Brockhaus

Pope Francis assures Ukrainian Greek Catholic bishops of prayers, 'involvement' to end war

Pope Francis said he is praying for Ukraine and working behind the scenes to help suffering Ukrainians.   Read more

Lambeth Palace, London, residence of the Archbishop of Canterbury.?w=200&h=150

By CNA Staff

Church of England lacks 'official definition' of woman, bishop says

Robert Innes, the Church of England’s Bishop in Europe, has said that that ecclesial community has no definition of a... Read more

Pope Francis prays the Angelus from the window of the Apostolic Palace, July 3, 2022.?w=200&h=150

By Walter Sanchez Silva

Pope Francis jokes about upcoming Canada trip: 'They say it's not easy, I think it is'

After visiting a community of Jesuits in Rome this weekend, Pope Francis joked about his upcoming trip to Canada, from... Read more

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By Walter Sanchez Silva

Mexican bishop to country's president: 'We've done our job as pastors'

Bishop Ramón Castro Castro on July 9 responded to recent remarks by President Andrés Manuel López Obrador, who called the... Read more

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By CNA Staff

Twitter hoaxer raises alarm with false report of Benedict XVI's passing

Italian Tommasso De Benedetti has created bogus Twitter accounts before to fool people. Read more