Archive for June 7, 2024

An image of the Sacred Heart in the Church of the Jesu in Rome.?w=200&h=150

By Christine Rousselle

Everything you need to know about devotion to the Sacred Heart of Jesus

This year, the solemnity of the Sacred Heart of Jesus is on June 7. Read more


By Nicolás de Cárdenas

Opus Dei updates outreach to young people with new website: ‘Youth’

The new website offers testimonies on social initiatives, podcasts with prayer resources, and infographics on Catholic doctrine. Read more

People cast their ballot in a polling station on June 6, 2024, in The Hague, Netherlands. Voters in 27 European Union countries go to the polls over the next four days to elect members of the European Parliament.?w=200&h=150

By Kate Quiñones

Catholic group urges European Parliament to address ‘demographic winter,’ protect children

As this weekend’s elections kick off across EU member states, the policy toolkit “invites incoming parliamentarians to prioritize families in... Read more

Archbishop Paul Gallagher, the Vatican secretary for relations with states.?w=200&h=150

By Andrés Henríquez

Vatican official: Hundreds of millions of Christians ‘face high levels of persecution’

“More than 365 million Christians, approximately 1 in 7, face high levels of persecution for their faith,” Archbishop Paul Richard... Read more

Bishop Mark Davies of Shrewsbury, England.?w=200&h=150

By Madeleine Teahan

UK Catholic bishop urges Catholics to consider end-of-life issues before general election

Bishop Mark Davies of the Shrewsbury Diocese has issued a letter urging Catholics to consider candidates’ positions on euthanasia and... Read more

Bishop Mariano Crociata meets with Pope Francis on March 23, 2023.?w=200&h=150

By Almudena Martínez-Bordiú

Bishop exhorts Catholics to ‘build a better Europe’ in EU elections on Sunday

In his exhortation, Bishop Mariano Crociata called on voters to exercise their obligation as citizens “responsibly, choosing candidates and parties.” Read more

Jill Simons, the executive director of the American College of Pediatricians (left) and Catholic Medical Association Executive Director Mario Dickerson (center) talk with “EWTN News Nightly” anchor Tracy Sabol on June 6, 2024.?w=200&h=150

By Kate Quiñones

Doctors urge U.S. medical groups to ‘immediately stop’ transgender treatments on children

Eighteen health policy and medical organizations have co-signed the “Doctors Protecting Children” declaration, including the Catholic Medical Association. Read more

St. Adalbert Parish sits in the Pilsen neighborhood on the Lower West Side of Chicago in June 2018.?w=200&h=150

By Daniel Payne

UPDATE: ‘Beloved, historic’ Chicago parish gets key protection vote from city preservation board

The Society of St. Adalbert said the Chicago Landmark Commission on Thursday “voted unanimously to landmark all four buildings on... Read more

Edinburgh city center, Scotland.?w=200&h=150

By Madeleine Teahan

Bishops in Scotland react to new data showing majority of Scots have ‘no religion’

Catholic bishops in Scotland have said that new data indicating that the majority of Scots have no religion comes as... Read more

Bishop Rob Mutsaerts, auxiliary bishop of the Diocese of ’s-Hertogenbosch, in the Netherlands.?w=200&h=150

By AC Wimmer

Dutch bishop: Fiducia Supplicans too much ‘in tune with zeitgeist’

Auxiliary Bishop Rob Mutsaerts of the Netherlands warned: “Peace at the expense of morality and truth” is a “most merciless... Read more


By Jonah McKeown

16 men to be ordained to the priesthood in Washington, DC

The ordinands this year include a former ER doctor, several who served in the armed forces, and a former D.C.... Read more

Bishop Gregory Hartmayer, archbishop-elect of Atlanta. CNA file photo.?w=200&h=150

By Kate Quiñones

Atlanta archbishop to head National Catholic Educational Association board

Archbishop Gregory Hartmayer of Atlanta was elected chairman of the board of the National Catholic Educational Association for a three-year... Read more