Archive for July 4, 2022

Pope Francis speaks to House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and Paul Pelosi after Mass in St. Peter's Basilica on June 29, 2022.?w=200&h=150

By Hannah Brockhaus

Pope Francis condemns abortion in new comments about Roe v. Wade decision, responds to question on Communion

Pope Francis condemned abortion in new comments about the U.S. Supreme Court’s decision to overturn Roe v. Wade. Read more

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By Hannah Brockhaus

'For the moment, no. Really!' – Pope Francis dismisses resignation rumors, says health is improving

Pope Francis has said he has no plans to resign soon and that his knee injury is healing. Read more

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By Andrea Gagliarducci

A personal way to govern: Why Pope Francis uses Apostolic Letters the way he does

It is no coincidence that Pope Francis chose the form of an apostolic letter to write about liturgy. Nor that... Read more

Cardinal Cláudio Hummes arrives for the afternoon session of the Amazon Synod, October 8, 2019.?w=200&h=150

By Hannah Brockhaus

Brazilian Cardinal Cláudio Hummes dies at 87

Cardinal Cláudio Hummes, archbishop emeritus of São Paulo, Brazil, died on Monday after a long illness. Read more

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By Douglas Burton

Nigerian Christian villagers claim military helicopter fired on them, not bandits

Authorities deny the charge and have tried to reassure villagers the government is on their side. Read more

First responders take away victims from the scene of a mass shooting at a Fourth of July parade on July 4, 2022 in Highland Park, Illinois. At least six people were killed and 19 injured, according to published reports.?w=200&h=150

By CNA Staff

Local 22-year-old man in custody in July Fourth parade shooting in Illinois

Authorities identified the suspect as Robert “Bobby” E. Crimo III, who they believe is driving a silver Honda Fit. Read more