Archive for July 30, 2022

Pope Francis speaking to journalists on the flight from Canada to Rome, Italy on July 30, 2022?w=200&h=150

By Courtney Mares

Pope Francis: ‘The Lord will say’ when it is time to retire

Pope Francis said Saturday that he is “open” to the possibility of retiring if he discerns that it is God’s... Read more

Pope Francis speaking with journalists on the papal plane on July 30.?w=200&h=150

By AC Wimmer

Pope Francis says he has 'said all he has to say' in 2019 letter to German Catholics about the 'Synodal Way'

The latest Vatican intervention against the German "Synodal Way" was published by the Secretariat of State, but he himself has... Read more

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

By AC Wimmer

Pope Francis: Canada's residential schools system was 'cultural genocide'

Pope Francis has agreed with the view that the forced removal of Indigenous children and their treatment in Canada’s residential... Read more

Pope Francis speaks during an in-flight press conference from Malta, April 3, 2022.?w=200&h=150

By Courtney Mares

Pope Francis on birth control: Can the teaching of the Church on contraception change?

Can the Church’s teaching on birth control change? During Pope Francis’ return flight from Canada, a journalist asked him about... Read more

Pope Francis speaking to journalists on the flight from Canada to Rome, Italy, on July 30, 2022?w=200&h=150

By Pope Francis

Full text: Pope Francis’ in-flight press conference from Canada

Pope Francis returned to Rome on Saturday after a week-long trip to Canada. During the July 24 to 30 trip,... Read more

Police in Bogotá, Colombia, in 2017?w=200&h=150

By CNA Staff

Bishops express pain over killing of more than 30 police officers this year in Colombia

The officers have been victims of the so-called “pistol plan” of the criminal organization known as the Clan del Golfo. Read more

A Traditional Latin Mass.?w=200&h=150

By Shannon Mullen

Arlington bishop curtails Traditional Latin Masses

Thirteen parishes must stop offering Traditional Latin Masses come Sept. 8. Read more

Pope Francis reads during the Vespers service on July 28, 2022, at the Cathedral Basilica of Notre-Dame de Québec in Québec, Canada.?w=200&h=150

By CNA Staff

‘Don't we have a place in the Church?’: Read pope’s response to Argentine priest on seminary's closure

The pope's letter sheds light on the Vatican's controversial closure of one of Argentina's top seminaries. Read more