Archive for July 22, 2022

A view of the facade of St. Peter's Basilica from the Vatican's Apostolic Palace.?w=200&h=150

By CNA Staff

FULL TEXT: Statement by the Holy See on German 'Synodal Way'

The Holy See intervened in the German “Synodal Way” on July 21, 2022, warning of a “threat to the unity... Read more

Father Andrew Small, O.M.I.?w=200&h=150

By Andrea Gagliarducci

The Church must do more for survivors of sexual abuse, Vatican official says

The Church must do more for anyone affected by sexual abuse, “even when the Church can appear tarnished because of... Read more

Cardinal Wilton Gregory, archbishop of the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Washington, addresses the National Press Club in Washington, DC, on September 8, 2021.?w=200&h=150

By Courtney Mares,Shannon Mullen,Joe Bukuras

Cardinal Gregory restricts Traditional Latin Masses to three locations in DC archdiocese

The new policy also requires priests to seek permission to say Mass "ad orientem." Read more

Mons. Fernando Ocariz.?w=200&h=150

By Courtney Mares

‘To guard the charism’: In new decree, Pope Francis makes changes to Opus Dei

Pope Francis issued a document on Friday that changed the oversight of Opus Dei. It also decreed that its leader,... Read more

Bishop Georg Bätzing of Limburg at a press conference of the German "Synodal Way"?w=200&h=150

By AC Wimmer

‘Astonished’ German leaders take issue with Holy See’s latest warning about the ‘Synodal Way’

The latest warning by the Holy See about the risk of a new schism from Germany arising from the “Synodal... Read more

Former President Donald Trump, former First Lady Melania Trump, Barron Trump, Ivanka Trump, Eric Trump, and other relatives stand outside of St. Vincent Ferrer Roman Catholic Church after the funeral services of Ivana Trump in New York, on July 20, 2022.?w=200&h=150

By Maisy Sullivan

Ivana Trump receives traditional Catholic burial following funeral

The late Ivana Trump, a Catholic, received a traditional Catholic burial following her funeral on Wednesday. Read more

Pope Francis prays with journalists on a papal flight August 14, 2014.?w=200&h=150

By Courtney Mares

Pope Francis entrusts Canada trip to the Blessed Virgin Mary

Pope Francis visited a Roman basilica on Friday to ask for the Virgin Mary's intercession and protection ahead of his... Read more

Jesuit Fathers Javier Campos Morales and Joaquín César Mora Salazar were murdered June 20, 2022.?w=200&h=150

By CNA Staff

One month after murder of two priests, Jesuits in Mexico decry impunity

In a July 20 statement, the Mexican Province of the Society of Jesus demanded justice for the victims of violence. Read more

Father Patrick Alumuku?w=200&h=150

By Agnes Aineah

Nigerian priest: Federal government has refused to help regarding abductions, killings

Nigeria’s government has everything it needs to stop the ongoing attacks that are targeting Christians, but has refused to help,... Read more


By CNA Staff

‘Chile is sick,’ archbishop laments after death of homeless immigrants

Archbishop Fernando Chomali of Concepción, Chile, made his comments after three undocumented Venezuelans died July 15 in a container they... Read more

Ultrasound of a baby in the womb.?w=200&h=150

By Shannon Mullen,Katie Yoder

Kentucky judge dismisses life at conception as a ‘Christian and Catholic belief’

The Kentucky judge's statement stands at odds with the position of the Catholic Church and other pro-life groups that it... Read more