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US Catholics gave $13 million to Peter’s Pence collection in 2021

Jun 16, 2022

By Hannah Brockhaus

US Catholics were the largest contributors to the annual collection. Read more

Pope Francis’ general audience in St. Peter’s Square, June 8, 2022.

Pope Francis says Catholic marriage preparation is a ‘duty of justice’ in text for dioceses

Jun 15, 2022

By Hannah Brockhaus

The pope wrote the preface of a new Vatican document for priests working with engaged couples. Read more

Pope Francis’ general audience in St. Peter’s Square, June 15, 2022.

Pope Francis: ‘When you are old, you are no longer in control of your body’

Jun 15, 2022

By CNA Staff

The 85-year-old pope noted that he needed to walk with a cane. Read more

Pope Francis greets a participant in the World Day of the Poor in Rome, Nov. 16, 2017.

Pope Francis: No Christian is exempt from aiding the poor

Jun 14, 2022

By Courtney Mares

The pope made the remark in his message for the 2022 World Day of the Poor. Read more

Bishop Georg Bätzing, chairman of the German bishops’ conference, meets with Pope Francis at the Vatican, June 24, 2021.

Pope Francis told Bishop Bätzing: We don’t need 2 Evangelical churches in Germany

Jun 14, 2022

By CNA Staff

The pope recalled his remark during a conversation with the editors of Jesuit journals. Read more

Pope Francis sat at the front of the congregation in St. Peter's Basilica on the Solemnity of Pentecost on June 5, 2022.

Pope Francis: There are many ‘restorers’ in the US who do not accept Vatican II

Jun 14, 2022

By Hannah Brockhaus

‘Restorationism has come to gag the Council,’ the pope said. Read more

Pope Francis’ general audience in St. Peter’s Square, June 8, 2022.

Pope Francis: Russia’s use of mercenaries in Ukraine is ‘monstrous’

Jun 14, 2022

By CNA Staff

In a new interview, the pope suggested the Ukraine war was ‘perhaps somehow either provoked or not prevented.’ Read more

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Vatican’s financial watchdog sees rise in suspicious activity reports in 2021

Jun 13, 2022

By CNA Staff

ASIF received 104 suspicious activity reports in 2021, compared to 89 the year before. Read more

Pope Francis meets participants in the general chapter of the Missionaries of Africa (White Fathers) in the Vatican’s Clementine Hall, June 13, 2022.

After postposting Africa trip, Pope Francis says: ‘We will bring Kinshasa to St. Peter’s’

Jun 13, 2022

By CNA Staff

The pope hopes to celebrate Mass for Rome’s Congolese community on July 3. Read more

Pope Francis celebrates the Feast of Corpus Christi in Ostia June 3, 2018.

Pope Francis won’t preside at Corpus Christi Mass and procession due to knee pain

Jun 13, 2022

By CNA Staff

The 85-year-old pope has made public appearances in a wheelchair since May 5. Read more

Pope Francis meets the Grenadiers of Sardinia Brigade, part of the Italian army, and their families, on June 11, 2022.

Pope Francis thanks army brigade for protecting pilgrims to the Vatican

Jun 11, 2022

By Hannah Brockhaus

Pope Francis said he hoped the soldiers' time in Rome was spiritually fruitful. Read more

Pope Francis meets members of the Federation of Catholic Family Associations in Europe (FAFCE) on June 10, 2022

Pope Francis: Pornography is ‘a threat to public health’

Jun 10, 2022

By Hannah Brockhaus

Pope Francis also spoke about the challenges facing families today. Read more

European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen meets Pope Francis at the Vatican, June 10, 2022.

Pope Francis discusses Ukraine war with European Commission head

Jun 10, 2022

By CNA Staff

Ursula von der Leyen also met with Vatican Secretary of State Cardinal Pietro Parolin. Read more

Pope Francis is pictured in St. Peter’s Basilica on Pentecost Sunday, June 5, 2022.

Pope Francis’ July trip to Africa postponed for health reasons

Jun 10, 2022

By Hannah Brockhaus

The pope was due to visit the Democratic Republic of Congo and South Sudan on July 2-7. Read more

Bishop John P. Dolan, an auxiliary bishop of San Diego, will begin his assignment as bishop of the Diocese of Phoenix in August 2022

Pope Francis appoints San Diego auxiliary to lead Phoenix diocese

Jun 10, 2022

By Hannah Brockhaus

Bishop John P. Dolan succeeds Bishop Thomas J. Olmsted. Read more

Pope Francis meets the bishops and priests of the churches of Sicily, Italy, in the Vatican's Clementine Hall on June 9, 2022.

Pope Francis urges Sicily’s Catholic priests to be moral guides — but to drop the lace

Jun 9, 2022

By Hannah Brockhaus

Noting that he has seen photos from Masses in Sicily, the pope appeared to comment on the use of lace... Read more

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Pope Francis to future Vatican diplomats: See St Charles de Foucauld as model

Jun 9, 2022

By CNA Staff

The pope was speaking to members of the Pontifical Ecclesiastical Academy. Read more

Pope Francis meets with the Order of Malta's Fra' Marco Luzzago on June 25, 2021.

Pope Francis mourns Order of Malta leader Fra’ Marco Luzzago

Jun 9, 2022

By CNA Staff

The Lieutenant of the Grand Master died on June 7 after a sudden illness. Read more

Pope Francis’ general audience in St. Peter’s Square, June 8, 2022.

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

Jun 8, 2022

By CNA Staff

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