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St. Hedwig’s Cathedral, the cathedral of the Berlin’s Catholic archdiocese.

Berlin Catholic archdiocese releases previously unpublished section of abuse report

Jun 18, 2021

By CNA Staff

Part C of the report presents the personnel files of 61 accused clerics. Read more

Archbishop Michel Aupetit, center left, celebrates Mass at Notre-Dame Cathedral, Paris, France, June 16, 2021.

Paris archbishop: Notre-Dame Cathedral repairs a symbol of Christian renewal

Jun 18, 2021

By Courtney Mares

“This cathedral is also the symbol of the restoration of this Church founded 2,000 years ago by Christ himself,” said... Read more

Gibraltar to hold referendum vote to legalize abortion

Jun 18, 2021

By Hannah Brockhaus

The referendum will take place on June 24. Read more

St. Albert Chmielowski.

Thief returns relics of Polish Catholic saint who inspired Pope John Paul II

Jun 18, 2021

By CNA Staff

The perpetrator apologized for stealing the relics of St. Albert Chmielowski. Read more

Ireland’s religious education teachers concerned by bullying of practicing Catholic students

Jun 18, 2021

By CNA Staff

The teachers’ concerns are highlighted in an upcoming study. Read more

Fr. Jan Macha (1914-1942).

Polish Catholic priest guillotined by Nazis to be beatified in November

Jun 17, 2021

By CNA Staff

Fr. Jan Macha will be declared blessed in Katowice, southern Poland, on Nov. 20. Read more

The European Parliament in Strasbourg, France.

Abortion is not healthcare, bishops say ahead of European Parliament vote

Jun 17, 2021

A commission of European bishops criticized a report seeking the recognition of a “right to abortion.” Read more

Parliament building in Budapest, Hungary.

Hungary passes law barring pornography, pro-LGBT content for minors

Jun 17, 2021

By CNA Staff

Hungary’s parliament has passed a sex crimes law that includes elements aiming to protect children, barring providing pornography and content... Read more

Cardinal Péter Erdő.

Cardinal: International Eucharistic Congress hymn helped Catholics survive war and communism

Jun 17, 2021

By CNA Staff

Cardinal Péter Erdő noted that the official hymn’s lyrics date back to 1938. Read more

The Regensburger Domspatzen, a choir based at Regensburg Cathedral in Bavaria, Germany.

Girls’ choir to join 1,000-year boys’ choir at German Catholic cathedral

Jun 17, 2021

By CNA Staff

The Regensburger Domspatzen choir traces its roots back to the year 975. Read more

Computer.

Vatican diplomat: We must ensure that the internet promotes human dignity

Jun 17, 2021

By Courtney Mares

Msgr. Janusz Urbańczyk said the internet must ‘not become a medium that fuels the violation of human rights.’ Read more

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Spanish youth launch prayer campaign ahead of euthanasia law taking effect

Jun 16, 2021

By Blanca Ruiz

A group of young Catholics have launched "1 Week for Life", a campaign of prayer and fasting for the end... Read more

Fr. Peter Johnson celebrates Mass at Carrive Mass Rock in Armagh.

Catholic priests offer Masses ‘for renewal of the faith’ at Ireland’s Mass rocks

Jun 16, 2021

By CNA Staff

Masses were celebrated at Mass rocks in all of Ireland’s 26 dioceses. Read more

The Basilica of Fontaine-lès-Dijon, France.

Why is a French Catholic archdiocese expelling the FSSP?

Jun 16, 2021

By Solène Tadié

For 23 years, FSSP priests have served Catholics in Dijon archdiocese. Now, the archbishop has told them to leave. Read more

Bishop Philippe Jourdan, Apostolic Administrator of Estonia. Credit: Rene Riisalu via Wikimedia (CC BY-SA 3.0)

Meet the only bishop of the 'least religious' country in Europe

Jun 15, 2021

By Katie Yoder

Bishop Philippe Jourdan leads the Catholic Church in Estonia, which is considered the least religious country in Europe. Nestled between... Read more

Record number of abortions recorded in England and Wales in 2020

Jun 15, 2021

By CNA Staff

The statistics showed that 3,083 abortions took place on grounds of disability. Read more

Cardinal Péter Erdő at a press conference for the International Eucharistic Congress in Budapest, June 14, 2021.

International Eucharistic Congress in Budapest unveils official hymn

Jun 15, 2021

By CNA Staff

The song is a “refreshed version” of a hymn from 1938, when Hungary last hosted the congress. Read more

Debris inside Notre-Dame de Paris, April 16, 2019, a day after a fire that devastated the building in the centre of the French capital.

Paris’ Notre-Dame Cathedral launches appeal for interior restoration

Jun 14, 2021

By CNA Staff

The cathedral is scheduled to reopen for worship in April 2024. Read more

Thomas Sternberg, president of the Central Committee of German Catholics (ZdK), speaks at a ‘Synodal Way’ press conference.

The German Synodal Way: A CNA explainer 

Jun 14, 2021

By CNA Staff

The “Synodal Way” – in German: Synodaler Weg – is a controversial discussion process underway in Germany with the declared... Read more

The 389th Plennary Session of the Polish Bishops’ Conference in Kalwaria Zebrzydowska, southern Poland.

Poland’s Catholic bishops look ahead to fall meeting with Pope Francis

Jun 14, 2021

By CNA Staff

The Polish bishops’ ad limina visit to Rome is scheduled for October. Read more