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Pope Francis greets House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and Paul Pelosi in St. Peter's Basilica after Mass on June 29, 2022.

Nancy Pelosi reportedly receives Communion at papal Mass

Jun 29, 2022

By Hannah Brockhaus

Pelosi was banned from receiving Holy Communion in her home diocese, the Archdiocese of San Francisco, in May. Read more

Elon Musk posted a photo with Pope Francis on Twitter.

Elon Musk posts photo with Pope Francis at the Vatican

Jul 2, 2022

By Courtney Mares

The Vatican has yet to publicly acknowledge that the meeting took place. Read more

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These U.S. companies will pay staff abortion travel expenses

Jun 28, 2022

By Maisy Sullivan

As some states ban or regulate abortion following the Dobbs decision, numerous companies have announced they will provide financial assistance... Read more

Pope Francis walks with a cane at the beginning of a meeting with Brazilian bishops on June 27, 2022.

Pope Francis: ‘I have been able to walk for three days’

Jun 28, 2022

By Courtney Mares

The 85-year-old pope has used a wheelchair for many of his public audiences for nearly two months. Read more

Canonization Mass on May 15, 2022

Pope Francis pens letter on liturgy after Traditionis custodes

Jun 29, 2022

By Hannah Brockhaus

The 15-page apostolic letter, Desiderio Desideravi, was published on the Solemnity of Saints Peter and Paul. Read more

Pope Francis speaks to House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and Paul Pelosi after Mass in St. Peter's Basilica on June 29, 2022.

Pope Francis condemns abortion in new comments about Roe v. Wade decision, responds to question on Communion

Jul 4, 2022

By Hannah Brockhaus

Pope Francis condemned abortion in new comments about the U.S. Supreme Court’s decision to overturn Roe v. Wade. Read more

Pope Francis visits the San Raffaele Borona assisted living home in Rieti, Italy, Oct. 4, 2016.

This is Pope Francis' prayer intention for July 2022

Jun 30, 2022

By Hannah Brockhaus

Pope Francis has asked the Catholic Church to pray in a special way for the elderly during the month of... Read more

Fire rips through a building containing the cafeteria and gymnasium of St. Anthony of Padua School in Lorain, Ohio, on June 30, 2022. An arson investigation is underway.

Suspected arson causes $1M in damage to Catholic school in Ohio

Jul 1, 2022

By Joe Bukuras

The fire started outside the building and caused heavy smoke and structural damage. Read more

Pope Francis celebrated Mass for Rome’s Congolese community in St. Peter's Basilica on July 3, 2022.

Pope Francis celebrates Mass in the Congolese rite: ‘Peace begins with us’

Jul 3, 2022

By Courtney Mares

The pope began his homily with the word, “esengo,” which means “joy” in Lingala, the Bantu-based creole spoken in parts... Read more

Pope Francis in St. Peter's Square, June 25, 2022

Pope Francis: 'I believe it is time to rethink the concept of a just war'

Jul 1, 2022

By Courtney Mares

In an interview published Friday, Pope Francis said that he believes it is time to rethink the concept of “just... Read more

Archbishop Rino Fisichella, pro-prefect of the Dicastery for Evangelization, presents the logo for the 2025 Jubilee Year, June 28, 2022.

Winning 2025 Jubilee Year logo unveiled after global competition

Jun 28, 2022

By Hannah Brockhaus

The Vatican evangelization chief unveiled on Tuesday the winning logo of the 2025 Jubilee Year, chosen after a worldwide competition. Read more

Windows were smashed at St. Louise Catholic Church in Bellevue, Washington, on June 28, 2022.

VIDEO: Watch violent vandalism attack on Catholic church in Washington state

Jun 29, 2022

By Joe Bukuras

Surveillance footage shows the attacker smashing windows, cursing parishioners, and spray-painting graffiti. Read more

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Here are 11 American saints to remember on July Fourth

Jul 2, 2022

By Katie Yoder

From Isaac Jogues to Katharine Drexel, these saints led heroic lives worth celebrating. Read more

Father Mike Schmitz is the host of the podcast "the Bible in a Year," produced by Ascension.

Father Mike Schmitz's next podcast, 'Catechism in a Year,' starts Jan. 1

Jul 2, 2022

By CNA Staff

The new podcast will be free on all streaming platforms, as well as on the Hallow prayer app. Read more

Pope Francis meets with a delegation from the Ecumenical Patriarchate of Constantinople in the Vatican's Santa Marta guesthouse, June 30, 2022.

Pope Francis: Catholic-Eastern Orthodox dialogue can promote world peace

Jun 30, 2022

By Hannah Brockhaus

Unity among Christians is a necessary step to building a world of fraternity, Pope Francis said on Thursday. Read more

Sister Simone Campbell.

Sister Simone Campbell to be among Presidential Medal of Freedom recipients

Jul 1, 2022

By CNA Staff

Sister Simone Campbell, former executive director of the Network Lobby for Catholic Social Justice, will receive the Presidential Medal of... Read more

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Ortega government orders dissolution of Missionaries of Charity in Nicaragua

Jun 29, 2022

By CNA Staff

The order to shut down the sisters and 100 other nongovernmental organizations was requested by a Sandinista legislator in a... Read more

Xavier Becerra, U.S. Secretary of Health and Human Services.

Biden official promises 5 actions to protect abortion after Roe

Jun 28, 2022

By Katie Yoder

The Biden administration is taking five steps to protect access to abortion, according to Xavier Becerra, the secretary of the... Read more

Pope Francis prays the Angelus from the window of the Apostolic Palace on July 3, 2022.

Pope Francis: Evangelization is not ‘personal activism’ but a witness of love

Jul 3, 2022

By Courtney Mares

In his Angelus address, the pope posed a question: “How do we bring the good news of the Gospel to... Read more

LifeChoice Pregnancy Center in Winter Haven, Florida was defaced with pro-abortion graffiti June 25, 2022.

More Catholic churches, pregnancy centers, and a pro-life memorial vandalized

Jun 28, 2022

By Joe Bukuras

More vandalism of Catholic churches, pro-life pregnancy centers, and a pro-life memorial have been reported since Roe v. Wade was... Read more