Archive for July 12, 2022

Bishop Eugenio Salazar Mora kneels before the superior of the Missionaries of Charity expelled from Nicaragua on July 6, 2022.?w=200&h=150

By Walter Sanchez Silva

Costa Rican bishop receives Missionaries of Charity expelled from Nicaragua

Bishop Eugenio Salazar Mora of Tilarán-Liberia in Costa Rica greeted the nuns one by one and knelt as he greeted... Read more

Bishop Chad W. Zielinski?w=200&h=150

By Hannah Brockhaus

Pope Francis appoints Fairbanks bishop Zielinski to lead Minnesota diocese

Pope Francis on Tuesday appointed former Air Force chaplain and Fairbanks Bishop Chad Zielinski to lead the Diocese of New... Read more

Participants in the Church in Australia's Plenary Council in Sydney, July 9, 2022.?w=200&h=150

By Kevin J. Jones

As Catholic Church in Australia ends plenary council, members hope for lasting impact

The Catholic Church in Australia has concluded its Fifth Plenary Council. After months of debate and discussion on Church governance... Read more

Pope Francis meets President Joe Biden on Oct. 29, 2021.?w=200&h=150

By CNA Staff

Pope Francis considers it an ‘incoherence’ that President Biden, a Catholic, supports abortion rights

The pope made the comment about the Catholic U.S. president in an interview broadcast July 12. Read more

The words "My Body My Choice" appear on the Church of the Ascension in Overland Park, Kansas.?w=200&h=150

By Katie Yoder

Kansas archbishop: Catholic church attacks are ‘un-American’

Parish buildings and a statue of the Blessed Mother were “extensively defaced” with red spray paint in an “overt act... Read more

A panoramic view of the burned area and an image of Our Lady affected by a fire at the Lourdes shrine in France, July 11, 2022.?w=200&h=150

By CNA Staff

Fire destroys half of the Chapels of Light at Lourdes shrine

The shrine of Our Lady of Lourdes in France estimated damages to be a little more than $1.5 million. Read more

Father Samuel Giese, pastor of St. Jane Frances de Chantal Catholic Parish in Bethesda, Maryland, speaks on "EWTN Nightly News" on July 11, 2022, about the arson and vandalism that damaged his church.?w=200&h=150

By Maisy Sullivan

Pastor says flames did not engulf tabernacle in arson attack on Catholic church in Maryland

St. Jane Frances de Chantal Catholic Parish in Bethesda, Maryland, was attacked on July 10. Read more

Pope Francis on July 12, 2022, said the knee pain he experienced for several months “scared me, in the sense of ‘think a little about what your future is going to be like now.’”?w=200&h=150

By CNA Staff

Pope Francis rules out living in the Vatican or Argentina if he resigns

In an interview with Univisión and Televisa broadcast July 12, the pope said that “for the moment,” he hasn’t considered... Read more