Archive for June 18, 2024

"Jesus Thirsts: The Miracle of the Eucharist" will be shown in theaters June 18-26, 2024.?w=200&h=150

By Francesca Pollio Fenton

UPDATE: ‘Jesus Thirsts’ film announces extended release

The new film “Jesus Thirsts: The Miracle of the Eucharist” scored big at the box office, grossing $2,141,273 and landing... Read more

The sisters Madeleine and Marie-Liesse together with Louis Antona at the entrance of Greece. The three young people covered the distance from Paris to Jerusalem on foot, arriving in mid-May 2024. “I needed to walk 4,500 kilometers to understand that Jesus is not just in Jerusalem, but was by my side every step of the way,” Antona told CNA.?w=200&h=150

By Marinella Bandini

Three young adult pilgrims walk from Paris to Jerusalem ‘to deepen our faith’

“Every day of this pilgrimage was a miracle,” said Louis Antona, 24, of the journey he made with two young... Read more

Photograph of Father Luis María Roma, SJ, in the auditorium of the John XXIII boarding school in Cochabamba, Bolivia, the place where another Jesuit priest, Alfonso Pedrajas (“Padre Pica”) allegedly committed most of his abuse of minors. This image was taken there in October 2023.?w=200&h=150

By Walter Sánchez Silva

Jesuits in Bolivia admit their actions were ‘disastrous’ in dealing with sexual abuse

The Jesuits of Bolivia in a June 16 statement admitted their actions were “negligent, indolent, and disastrous” in response to... Read more

Pro-life activists chant during a Celebrate Life Day Rally at the Lincoln Memorial on the first anniversary of the overturning of Roe v. Wade, June 24, 2023, in Washington, D.C.?w=200&h=150

By Gigi Duncan

Two years after overturning of Roe, pro-lifers come to DC to ‘Celebrate Life’

March for Life President Jeanne Mancini will deliver the opening keynote session on the next steps for the pro-life movement... Read more


By Kate Quiñones

Judge blocks Biden gender identity protection rule in 6 states

“There are two sexes: male and female,” began Chief Judge Danny Reeves of the U.S. District Court for the Eastern... Read more

Archbishop-elect Benjamin Phiri of the newly erected Archdiocese of Ndola in Zambia.?w=200&h=150

By Silas Mwale Isenjia

Pope Francis erects new metropolitan see in Zambia, appoints pioneer archbishop

The pope has erected the Archdiocese of Ndola in Zambia and appointed Bishop Benjamin Phiri as its first archbishop. Read more

Hundreds of Catholics participate in Eucharistic procession in the Brookline neighborhood of Pittsburgh.?w=200&h=150

By Tyler Arnold

Catholic pilgrims at Pittsburgh processions evangelize about Christ and the Eucharist

The city’s rich Catholic heritage made it an essential stop on the pilgrimage, which is part of the U.S. Catholic... Read more

A bridge over the Mississippi River near St. Louis.?w=200&h=150

By Jonah McKeown

Judge throws out Missouri lawsuit that challenged abortion ban on religious grounds

A coalition of more than a dozen Missouri religious leaders, including Jews, Christians, and Unitarian Universalists, filed the lawsuit in... Read more


By Daniel Payne

Federal court shields U.S. bishops from abortion mandate as lawsuit plays out

The bishops’ conference will not be “forced to support employee abortions against their religious beliefs” while a federal lawsuit works... Read more

The flag of Colombia.?w=200&h=150

By Eduardo Berdejo

Bishops speak out against worsening violence in southwest Colombia

The prelates issued a statement on June 14 calling on authorities to “find the solutions” to bring peace to the... Read more


By Daniel Payne

Texas doctor indicted after exposing transgender child surgeries at children’s hospital

In 2022, Texas Children’s Hospital in Houston announced it would cease performing transgender procedures on minors, citing concerns over “legal... Read more

U.S. President Joe Biden delivers remarks at an event marking the 12th anniversary of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program in the East Room at the White House on June 18, 2024, in Washington, D.C.?w=200&h=150

By Gigi Duncan

U.S. bishop applauds Biden’s move to allow undocumented spouses pathway to citizenship

To be eligible for this process, noncitizens must have resided in the U.S. for 10 years or more and be... Read more