Archive for July 29, 2022

Pope Francis started his Canada trip by visiting the cemetery and chapel of Our Lady of Seven Sorrows in Maskwacis, Alberta, on July 25, 2022.?w=200&h=150

By CNA Staff,Katie Yoder

Pope Francis’ Canada visit: Read live updates here

Pope Francis is visiting Canada in what he has called a “penitential pilgrimage.” Read more

Cuban Catholics process with a statute of St. James on July 25, 2022, the saint's feast day, in Santiago de Cuba, Cuba.?w=200&h=150

By CNA Staff

St. James the Apostle honored with procession in Cuban city bearing his name

The celebration also commemorated the 507th anniversary of the founding of Santiago (St. James) de Cuba. Read more


By Nicolás de Cárdenas

Spanish bishop warns that the Synod on Synodality can’t re-invent the mission of the Church

Bishop Demetrio Fernández says “there is no lack of people who confuse the Holy Spirit with their own strange ideas.” Read more

Cardinal Silvano Maria Tomasi.?w=200&h=150

By Andrea Gagliarducci

‘Overstepping the mark': Is the Order of Malta in serious jeopardy?

Do these new changes spell the end of sovereignty? And how might this affect the work of the order? Read more

Bishop Earl Boyea of the Diocese of Lansing. University of Michigan head coach Jim Harbaugh at his introductory press conference on Dec. 30, 2014.?w=200&h=150

By Francesca Pollio Fenton

Bishop comes out in support of Michigan coach Jim Harbaugh

Michigan coach Jim Harbaugh received a tip of the hat from his own bishop for his pro-life remarks. Read more

Pope Francis address representatives of Canada's indigenous peoples at the archbishop's residence in Québec City.?w=200&h=150

By Jonah McKeown

Pope Francis praises Canada’s indigenous people as he departs Québec

The pope's next, and final stop, in Canada is Iqaluit, in the country's northernmost territory. Read more

Episcopal Installation of Bishop Robert Barron as the Ninth Bishop of the Diocese of Winona-Rochester?w=200&h=150

By Edie Heipel

Word on Fire’s Robert Barron installed as bishop of Rochester, Minnesota

Barron is returning to the Midwest after almost seven years as auxiliary bishop in Santa Barbara. Read more

Father Felipe Vélez Jiménez, the pastor of St. Gerard Maria Majella parish in the town of Iguala, was shot in the cheekbone right while driving his vehicle in Chilapa county, in the State of Guerrero, on July 28, 2022.?w=200&h=150

By David Ramos

Priest in Mexico shot and wounded

The priest, shot in the cheek while driving, is reported to be out of danger. Read more


By CNA Staff

Health care workers denied religious exemption to COVID-19 vaccine mandate settle lawsuit for $10.3M

The employees refused the vaccination due to its association with aborted fetal cells. Read more

Stained glass window depicting St. Joseph.?w=200&h=150

By Katie Yoder

Pope Francis gifts his ‘dearest friend’ to Canada: St. Joseph

The 85-year-old pontiff gifted a statue of St. Joseph and the Child Jesus to the archbishop’s residence in Québec City. Read more

Pope Francis address indigenous young people and elders in Iqaluit, Canada, on July 29, 2022, on the final day of his weeklong trip to Canada.?w=200&h=150

By Jonah McKeown

Choose light over darkness, Pope Francis tells young people in Iqaluit

Some of those indigenous people assembled to listen to the pope had met with him at the Vatican in March. Read more