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Pope Francis meets with David Sassoli, president of the European Parliament, June 25, 2021.

Pope Francis sends condolences for death of European Parliament president

Jan 11, 2022

By Courtney Mares

Sassoli’s funeral will be held in the Basilica of St. Mary of the Angels and the Martyrs in Rome on... Read more

The Hungarian Parliament Building in Budapest.

Could Hungary find an unexpected ally in the Holy See?

Jul 10, 2021

By Andrea Gagliarducci

The country is under fire for a new law touching on homosexuality. Read more

Archbishop Paul Gallagher, the Vatican secretary for relations with states.

Vatican ‘foreign minister’: ‘We are against the idea that abortion could be a human right’

Jul 9, 2021

By CNA Staff

Archbishop Paul Gallagher made the comment during a trip to Portugal. Read more

European Parliament.

Catholic groups criticize abortion report backed by European Parliament

Jul 6, 2021

By CNA Staff

Fourteen organizations said they stood united in the defense of human life. Read more

Archbishop Stanisław Gądecki of Poznań.

Catholic bishops lament European Parliament abortion vote

Jun 25, 2021

By CNA Staff

Archbishop Stanisław Gądecki said the vote signaled that the EU was embracing “a culture of death and exclusion.” Read more

A plenary session of the European Parliament in Brussels, Belgium.

European Parliament backs ‘extreme’ abortion report despite protests

Jun 24, 2021

By CNA Staff

The report describes abortion as “essential healthcare” and seeks to redefine conscientious objection as a “denial of medical care.” Read more

The European Parliament building in Brussels, Belgium.

Christian legal group denounces ‘targeted smear campaign’

Jun 23, 2021

By CNA Staff

ADF International was responding to a European Parliamentary Forum for Sexual and Reproductive Rights report. Read more

Archbishop Stanisław Gądecki, president of the Polish bishops’ conference, pictured in Warsaw Feb. 12, 2020.

Polish Catholic archbishop urges European Parliament to reject abortion report

Jun 23, 2021

By CNA Staff

Archbishop Stanisław Gądecki made the appeal on the eve of a crucial vote. Read more