CNA Staff

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FULL TEXT: Letter from Colorado bishops to Catholic lawmakers who backed abortion law

Jun 8, 2022 / 05:48 am

The bishops of Colorado on Tuesday issued an open letter asking Catholic lawmakers who recently voted for a new abortion law to refrain from receiving Holy Communion

Pope Francis: Don’t hide wrinkles, it’s ‘the heart that matters’

Jun 8, 2022 / 04:05 am

The pope praised the ‘wise Italian actress’ Anna Magnani for refusing to conceal her wrinkles.

70 new priests ordained in one weekend in Mexican diocese

Jun 7, 2022 / 14:29 pm

God continues to call, his voice is powerful and there are still young hearts willing to continue to listen to the beat of His heart," the seminary vice-rector said.

Married couples from across Europe pray at Marian shrine in Poland

Jun 7, 2022 / 11:55 am

One couple traveled from Odesa in war-torn southern Ukraine.

What is the Order of Malta?

Jun 7, 2022 / 10:53 am

The Sovereign Military Order of Malta can be hard to define. The thousand-year-old entity is a Catholic religious order, medical aid organization, and international diplomatic entity all in one. 

Order of Malta announces death of Fra’ Marco Luzzago after ‘sudden illness’

Jun 7, 2022 / 09:05 am

He had led the 1,000-year-old institution since 2020.

Nigeria church massacre: Pope Francis mourns victims of ‘unspeakable violence’

Jun 6, 2022 / 11:54 am

Cardinal Parolin said that the pope was praying ‘for the conversion of those blinded by hatred and violence.’

Why is everyone talking about Pope Francis’ trip to L’Aquila?

Jun 6, 2022 / 10:07 am

The pope will visit the central Italian city on Aug. 28.

Vatican and local Catholic bishop respond to Pentecost Sunday church massacre in Nigeria

Jun 5, 2022 / 12:22 pm

At least 50 people are reported to have been killed in the attack at a Catholic church in Owo, Ondo State.

Boy asks Pope Francis: 'Can you come to Ukraine to save all the children?'

Jun 5, 2022 / 05:35 am

The poignant exchange came during the pope's meeting with 160 schoolchildren on June 4.

Everything you need to know about Pentecost

Jun 4, 2022 / 07:30 am

This weekend, the Church celebrates Pentecost, one of the most important feast days of the year that concludes the Easter season and celebrates the beginning of the Church.  

Pope Francis announces his prayer intention for June 2022

Jun 2, 2022 / 11:58 am

The choice is fitting, since families from around the world will gather in Rome later this month for the World Meeting of Families on June 22-26.

Pope Francis congratulates Queen Elizabeth II on her platinum jubilee

Jun 2, 2022 / 06:21 am

Queen Elizabeth II, England's longest reigning monarch, has met five popes in her lifetime, four of them as queen.

Pope Francis names Cardinal Cupich a member of Vatican Congregation for Divine Worship

Jun 1, 2022 / 05:25 am

In 2021, the Chicago archbishop welcomed the publication of Traditionis custodes.

Muslim and Protestant politicians receive Communion at German Catholic event

Jun 1, 2022 / 02:45 am

Organizers of the German March for Life said they were barred from having a stall.

Pope Francis prays rosary for peace in Ukraine and around the world

May 31, 2022 / 11:10 am

The pope meditated on the Sorrowful Mysteries of the rosary in union with Marian shrines around the world.

Kazakhstan looks forward to papal visit in September as it marks 30 years of diplomatic relations with Vatican

May 31, 2022 / 08:33 am

The pope has decided to attend the Congress of Leaders of World and Traditional Religions in Nur-Sultan.

Pope Francis attends funeral of Cardinal Sodano

May 31, 2022 / 06:30 am

The influential former Vatican Secretary of State died on May 27 at the age of 94.

Vatican offers plenary indulgence for visiting the elderly on Grandparents’ Day

May 30, 2022 / 08:20 am

The 2nd World Day for Grandparents and the Elderly will take place on July 24.

Pope Francis: Remembrance is the antidote to ‘escalation of evil’

May 30, 2022 / 07:15 am

The pope was speaking to members of the Jewish service organization B’nai B’rith International.