Archive for July 14, 2022

The Roman Catholic Cathedral Church of St Mary and St Helen in the Diocese of Brentwood, Essex (UK).?w=200&h=150

By Madeleine Teahan

Why the heritage listing of this 'radical' English cathedral might signal a change in attitude

The first classical cathedral to be built in England since St. Paul’s Cathedral has achieved a coveted recognition that shows... Read more

Irme Stetter-Karp, president of the Central Committee of German Catholics.?w=200&h=150

By CNA Staff

Leading laywoman and Co-President of German 'Synodal Way' calls for 'nationwide provision of abortion'

A leading laywoman and co-president of the German "Synodal Way" has demanded that "abortion be made available nationwide". Read more

NASA’s Webb captures a dying star’s Final ‘Performance’ in fine detail: A planetary nebula, shaped like an irregular oval, with lacy, reddish orange plumes of gas and dust.?w=200&h=150

By Hannah Brockhaus

Vatican astronomer: Webb telescope space images are ‘food for the human spirit’

The first images from the James Webb space telescope reveal God’s creation and feed our souls, a Jesuit brother and... Read more

Pope Francis speaking to participants of the General Chapters of three religious congregations in audience at the Vatican on July 14, 2022.?w=200&h=150

By Hannah Brockhaus

Pope Francis tells religious congregations to have ‘zero tolerance’ on abuse

In a meeting with three male religious congregations on Thursday, Pope Francis emphasized the importance of taking a “zero tolerance”... Read more

Archbishop Joseph Naumann?w=200&h=150

By AC Wimmer

Archbishop Naumann says he is 'sad' over Pope’s handling of Biden, Pelosi on abortion

The archbishop's comments appeared in a German newspaper, Die Tagespost. Read more

The Supreme Court of Victoria in Melbourne, Australia.?w=200&h=150

By AC Wimmer

Civil claim brought against Cardinal Pell and Australian Archdiocese

An Australian court on Thursday heard from the lawyer representing a man seeking legal action against the Catholic Church and... Read more

The funeral of Father Vitus Borogo in the Archdiocese of Kaduna, June 30, 2022.?w=200&h=150

By Douglas Burton,Luka Binniyat

Nigerian militants appear to target Catholic priests for kidnapping: Why?

Father Peter Amodu was supposed to say the 5 p.m. Mass at Holy Ghost Parish in southern Nigeria on July... Read more

Father Juan Manuel Góngora of Almería, Spain, speaks with EWTN Spanish News July 12, 2022, about the need for better verification criteria for online news.?w=200&h=150

By Walter Sanchez Silva

What to do when there's fake news such as the 'death' of Benedict XVI: A priest responds

Father Juan Manuel Góngora of Almería, Spain, said the latest online hoax is “one more proof” of the need for... Read more

The flag of Colombia.?w=200&h=150

By Eduardo Berdejo

Bishops ask for contributions to aid flood victims in Colombia

Torrential winter rains in the departments of Sucre, Córdoba, and Bolívar in northern Colombia have affected thousands of people. Read more

The scene outside the U.S. Supreme Court in Washington, D.C., after the court released its decision in the Dobbs abortion case on June 24, 2022. Pro-abortion demonstrators gradually made up a decided majority of the crowd as the day wore on.?w=200&h=150

By Katie Yoder

Poll: Most Catholic voters favor abortion restrictions

Where do Catholic voters stand on abortion? A new EWTN poll provide answers. Read more

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By Zelda Caldwell

New poll: Catholic voters sour on Biden, Democrats

A majority of likely Catholic voters are unhappy with President Joe Biden and Democrats in Congress, according to a poll... Read more

Spray-painted graffiti outside Life Choices, a pro-life pregnancy center in Longmont, Colorado.?w=200&h=150

By Kevin J. Jones

Poll: Catholic voters 'very worried' about attacks on churches and pro-life pregnancy centers

Catholic voters are worried about vandalism and attacks targeting churches and pro-life pregnancy centers, regardless of how often they attend... Read more

Archbishop Allen Vigneron carries the Blessed Sacrament during a Corpus Christi procession in June 2016.?w=200&h=150

By Carl Bunderson

Poll finds half of Catholic likely voters believe in the Real Presence

A poll released this week found that of Catholic likely voters in the U.S., half believe in the Real Presence... Read more

Spanish Ombudsman Ángel Gabilondo “warned” that in Madrid abortions are not performed in public hospitals, a situation that “should be subject to analysis.”?w=200&h=150

By CNA Staff

Spain ombudsman 'concerned' that most doctors refuse to perform abortions

In a letter leaked to a Spanish newspaper July 12, Ángel Gabilondo said the situation “should be subject to assessment... Read more