Archive for July 5, 2022


By David Ramos

Will Mexico have to wait a half-century for legal abortion to be overturned?

Rulings that legitimize abortion by the higher courts in Mexico continue to present significant challenges for the pro-life cause in... Read more

Pope Francis waves at pilgrims from China at the general audience in St. Peter's Square on Sept. 7, 2016.?w=200&h=150

By Hannah Brockhaus

Pope Francis says he hopes Vatican-China deal will be renewed

Pope Francis said he hopes the Vatican’s provisional agreement with China on the appointment of Catholic bishops will be renewed... Read more

Pope Francis, pictured on Oct. 4, 2014.?w=200&h=150

By CNA Staff

Pope Francis condemns 'senseless shooting,' calls for end of violence after July Fourth parade attack

Pope Francis has expressed shock and sadness over the mass shooting that led to the death of at least six... Read more

Danny and Leila Abdallah with children Liana, Alex, Michael, and Selina spoke to CNA at the Vatican on June 23, 2022.?w=200&h=150

By Hannah Brockhaus

Marriage after tragedy: The key is forgiveness, couple says

“Forgiveness allowed my marriage to survive,” Leila Abdallah said 28 months after three of her and husband Danny’s six children... Read more

Bishop Joy Alappatt, who was appointed Bishop of the Syro-Malabar Eparchy of Saint Thomas the Apostle of Chicago July 3, 2022.?w=200&h=150

By CNA Staff

New bishop named for U.S. Syro-Malabar eparchy

On Sunday Pope Francis accepted the resignation of the bishop of the Syro-Malabar Eparchy of Saint Thomas the Apostle of... Read more

A painting of St. Maria Goretti by Giuseppe Brovelli-Soffredini?w=200&h=150

By Maisy Sullivan

St. Maria Goretti: Remembering one of the youngest Catholic saints

Catholics worldwide celebrate the feast day of one of the youngest saints on July 6: St. Maria Goretti. Read more


By CNA Staff

Texas Supreme Court allows enforcement of abortion ban

The Supreme Court of Texas on Friday ruled that the state may enforce its 1925 law banning abortion, reversing the... Read more


By David Ramos

Church leaders in Mexico call for days of prayer for peace amid increasing violence

“There is a wound to heal and there is the strength that the country needs today to build peace,” the... Read more

The Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception in Hong Kong. Credit: Volodymyr Dvornyk/Shutterstock?w=200&h=150

By Jonah McKeown

Hong Kong missionary head reportedly warned Chinese repression could worsen

A Catholic priest overseeing missionaries serving in Hong Kong reportedly told the missionaries that they should prepare for a much... Read more

Archbishop Gänswein and Pope emeritus Benedict XVI?w=200&h=150

By CNA Staff

Archbishop Gänswein moved to tears over Benedict XVI's comment about journey to heaven

The pope emeritus’ personal secretary recalled the words during a June celebration organized by the Joseph Ratzinger/Pope Benedict XVI Foundation... Read more

Vandalism at a Heartbeat of Miami pregnancy center in Hialeah, Florida, July 3, 2022.?w=200&h=150

By Joe Bukuras

Vandalism of churches, pro-life pregnancy centers continues after Dobbs

Attacks on pro-life pregnancy centers and Catholic churches have continued, unabated, following the Supreme Court’s decision in Dobbs v. Jackson... Read more