Archive for July 18, 2022

Pope Francis celebrated Mass for Rome’s Congolese community in St. Peter's Basilica on July 3, 2022.?w=200&h=150

By AC Wimmer

Pope Francis warns of toxicity in social media, calls for inclusion in digital space

Pope Francis has called on Catholics to counter toxicity in social media, and to engage in dialogue and education to... Read more

Father James Jackson, FSSP, appearing at a Nov. 15 arraignment before the Rhode Island District Court.?w=200&h=150

By Joe Bukuras

Father James Jackson arrested in Kansas

The FSSP priest, awaiting trial on federal child pornography charges, allegedly violated the terms of his “pre-trial” release, a court... Read more

Archbishop Joseph F. Naumann of Kansas City, Kan., and the outgoing chair of the USCCB’s Committee on Pro-Life Activities, presents pro-life initiative Walking with Moms in Need to the U.S. bishops on Nov. 17, 2021 in Baltimore.?w=200&h=150

By Jonah McKeown

Abortion a ‘human rights issue’ more than a religious issue, Archbishop Naumann says

“Value Them Both” amendment, if approved by voters Aug. 2, would allow state lawmakers in Kansas to pass legislation to... Read more


By CNA Staff

Peruvian archbishop: No right to euthanasia; ‘it’s a crime’

Archbishop José Antonio Eguren responded to the July 14 decision of Peru’s Supreme Court to permit euthanasia for a woman... Read more

California Capitol Building.?w=200&h=150

By Carl Bunderson

California Catholic Conference hopes for amendments that would limit harm of abortion bill

An amendment to a California abortion bill ensuring it would not protect cases of infanticide is just one of many... Read more

Cubans in Havana protest in the streets and cry for freedom on July 11, 2021.?w=200&h=150

By CNA Staff

Priest says worst poverty in Cuba is ‘lack of freedom’

In a recent interview with Aid to the Church in Need, Father Bladimir Navarro of Spain discussed the dire situation... Read more

The scene outside the U.S. Supreme Court in Washington, D.C., after the court released its decision in the Dobbs case, June 24, 2022.?w=200&h=150

By Katie Yoder

Catholic medical group challenges HHS directive on emergency abortions

The largest association of Catholic individuals in health care is condemning the Biden administration for ordering health care providers to... Read more

Croatian parliament member Marijana Petir initiated the proposal to send about $30,000 in government aid to victims of the Nigerian Pentecost Sunday Mass attack on June 5, 2022.?w=200&h=150

By Hannah Brockhaus,Shannon Mullen

Croatian aid meant to show victims of Nigeria church attack that 'you are not forgotten'

Forty-one people were killed by gunmen who opened fire during a Pentecost Sunday Mass. Read more

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By CNA Staff

U.S. bishops call House bill that would offer free abortions ‘a grave evil’

The bill would expand abortion access rather than help women and children. Read more

Kansas high school students Hannah Joerger (left) and Mara Loughman have been knocking on doors and encouraging voters to say yes to the Value Them Both amendment initiative Aug. 2, 2022.?w=200&h=150

By Francesca Pollio Fenton

Meet the high school students going door-to-door in defense of life

Hannah Joerger and Mara Loughman are hoping Kansas voters will approve the Value Them Both amendment on Aug. 2.  Read more