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Spanish Jerusalem Bible changes 'fishers of men' to 'fishers of persons'

May 17, 2022

By Walter Sanchez Silva

The Desclée de Brouwer publishing house, which publishes the Jerusalem Bible, changed the word "man" (“hombre”) to "person" (“persona”) in... Read more

Cardinal Joseph Zen.

Cardinal Zen may be in Hong Kong court next week

May 17, 2022

By CNA Staff

Cardinal Joseph Zen Ze-kiun is scheduled to appear in court May 24, according to a report by the British daily... Read more

Mourners light candles at a makeshift memorial outside of Tops market on May 16, 2022 in Buffalo, New York. A gunman opened fire at the store yesterday killing ten people and wounding another three. The attack was believed to be motivated by racial hatred.

Philly archbishop condemns 'mortal sin of racism' after Buffalo shooting

May 17, 2022

By CNA Staff

Archbishop Nelson Perez of Philadelphia said on Tuesday that the recent mass shooting in Buffalo, New York is a reminder... Read more

Gov. Phil Murphy of New Jersey.

NJ bishops express 'outrage' over plan to mandate insurance coverage for abortion

May 17, 2022

By Joe Bukuras

New Jersey’s Catholic bishops on Thursday expressed their disappointment with a proposal by Governor Phil Murphy to expand abortion access... Read more

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Exorcists feel isolated — but this course aims to change that

May 17, 2022

By Hannah Brockhaus

‘There is much greater knowledge that the exorcist must have a team,’ said course organizer Father Luis Ramirez. Read more

Andreas Sturm, the former vicar general of the German Diocese of Speyer.

Senior German priest leaves Catholic Church

May 17, 2022

By CNA Staff

Andreas Sturm, a former vicar general, will now be a member of Germany’s Old Catholic community. Read more

Cardinal Carlo Maria Martini, S.J. (1927-2012).

Cardinal Martini was a ‘prophet,’ says Vatican cardinal

May 17, 2022

By CNA Staff

Cardinal Czerny said that Martini, who died in 2012, ‘anticipated paths that finally involve the universal Church.’ Read more

Tops Friendly Market in Buffalo, New York, was the scene of a mass shooting on May 14, 2022.

US Catholic bishops call for ‘honest dialogue’ on ‘persistent evil of racism’ after mass shootings

May 17, 2022

By CNA Staff

The USCCB said it would continue to “advocate for an end to violence, and for the respect and dignity of... Read more

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Medical expert debunks false claims of Planned Parenthood about abortion in El Salvador 

May 16, 2022

By David Ramos

A Salvadoran medical expert has debunked the false claims about abortion in El Salvador made by a former journalist now... Read more

Ultrasound image.

New pro-life movie streaming in theaters this week

May 16, 2022

By Joe Bukuras

A new pro-life movie that explores the case for life and the repercussions of abortion is airing May 16 and... Read more

Violence erupts between Israeli security forces and Palestinian mourners carrying the coffin of slain Al-Jazeera journalist Shireen Abu Akleh out of a hospital, before being transported to a church and then her resting place, in Jerusalem, on May 13, 2022.

Christian leaders condemn Israeli police violence at Palestinian journalist's funeral

May 16, 2022

By Jonah McKeown

Christian leaders of the Holy Land on Monday condemned recent violence at the funeral of Palestinian journalist Shireen Abu Akleh,... Read more

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Legal scrutiny delays Northern Ireland limits on pro-life outreach at abortion clinics

May 16, 2022

By Kevin J. Jones

The Attorney General for Northern Ireland, Brenda King, has asked the U.K. Supreme Court to rule whether a ban on... Read more

Carl Anderson, former Supreme Knight of the Knights of Columbus, at the Pontifical University of Saint Thomas Aquinas in Rome, March 17, 2022.

Read Carl Anderson's commencement address at Thomas Aquinas College

May 16, 2022

By CNA Staff

In his address to the graduates of Thomas Aquinas College on Saturday, Carl Anderson, former head of the Knights of... Read more

Tetiana Stawnychy, president of Caritas Ukraine, speaks at a press conference in Rome, May 16, 2022.

‘This is going to be a long haul’: Ukraine’s Caritas groups help almost 1.5 million people as war rages on

May 16, 2022

By CNA Staff

The aid offered so far is ‘just the beginning,’ said Caritas Ukraine president Tetiana Stawnychy. Read more

Cardinal James Francis Stafford, Major Penitentiary Emeritus of the Apostolic Penitentiary, in December 2021.

Cardinal Stafford urges a rediscovery of the Liturgy of the Hours

May 16, 2022

By Jonah McKeown

What does it mean to pray “ceaselessly”? Read more

Pope emeritus Benedict XVI, pictured in summer 2017.

Benedict XVI: 95th birthday wishes from around world ‘made me very happy’

May 16, 2022

By CNA Staff

Almost 3,000 people sent the pope emeritus congratulatory messages in 24 languages. Read more

A detail from a portrait of Pauline Jaricot (1799-1862).

Pope Francis praises courage of 23-year-old lay founder of mission society

May 16, 2022

By Hannah Brockhaus

Pauline Jaricot, founder of the Society for the Propagation of the Faith, will be beatified on May 22. Read more

U.S. Capitol viewed through the columns of the U.S. Supreme Court in Washington, D.C.

Roe v. Wade: No decision today in Dobbs abortion case

May 16, 2022

By Katie Yoder

The Supreme Court’s first “opinion issuance day” since the leak of a draft opinion that suggests justices will overturn Roe... Read more

Pope Francis meets with members of Chemin Neuf Politics Fraternity at the Vatican’s Clementine Hall, May 16, 2022.

Pope Francis offers guidance to young Christians in politics

May 16, 2022

By CNA Staff

The pope was speaking to members of the Chemin Neuf Politics Fraternity. Read more

The 8th annual Warriors to Lourdes pilgrimage on May 10-16, 2022.

‘Warriors to Lourdes’ pilgrimage brings comfort to wounded souls

May 16, 2022

By Solène Tadié

More than 175 U.S. active-duty personnel and veterans are taking part in a pilgrimage sponsored by the Knights of Columbus. Read more