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  • Boston auxiliary bishop reveals why he voted against Eucharistic document
    on July 27, 2021 at 10:30 pm

    Daniel Ibanez/CNA Denver Newsroom, Jul 27, 2021 / 16:30 pm (CNA). An auxiliary bishop of the Boston archdiocese on Sunday revealed why he voted against a motion of the U.S. bishops’ conference to begin drafting a teaching document on the Eucharist.Bishop Mark O’Connell, an auxiliary bishop of […]

  • Cardinal Gregory reportedly withdraws permission for Tridentine Mass at National Shrine
    on July 27, 2021 at 10:10 pm

    Washington D.C., Jul 27, 2021 / 16:10 pm (CNA). Cardinal Wilton Gregory of Washington has reportedly withdrawn permission for a solemn pontifical Mass that was to be offered August 14 in D.C.A pontifical Mass is celebrated by a bishop in the Extraordinary Form of the Roman Rite. The Mass, scheduled […]

  • At least 12 priests in Mexico have died from COVID-19 in two months
    on July 27, 2021 at 8:15 pm

    Dominican Nuns of the St. Catherine of Siena Monastery in Mexico City / Dominican Nuns of St. Catherine of Siena/CNA ACI Prensa Staff, Jul 27, 2021 / 14:15 pm (CNA). The most recent report from the Catholic Multimedia Center (CCM) shows that at least 12 priests and a Mexican nun have died from the […]

  • Catholic sisters dedicate lives to telling the elderly ‘You’ll never be alone’
    on July 27, 2021 at 7:00 pm

    Sr. Constance Veit, LSP / EWTN News In Depth Washington D.C., Jul 27, 2021 / 13:00 pm (CNA). Ahead of the inaugural World Day for Grandparents and the Elderly this past Sunday, the communications director for the Little Sisters of the Poor described how the order cares for the elderly as people of […]

  • Gold medalist weightlifter Hidilyn Diaz inspires the Philippines with her victory and Catholic devotion
    on July 27, 2021 at 6:55 pm

    Filipina weightlifter Hidilyn Diaz proudly displays her Olympics gold medal and the Miraculous Medal, a devotional medallion depicting the Virgin Mary. / Hidilyn Diaz's Instagram Stories Manila, Philippines, Jul 27, 2021 / 12:55 pm (CNA). Philippine Catholic bishops congratulated the country’s […]

  • Catholic priest attacked with glass bottle while praying at cathedral in Scotland
    on July 27, 2021 at 6:00 pm

    St. Mary’s Catholic Cathedral in Edinburgh, Scotland. / Gastao at English Wikipedia (CC BY-SA 3.0). Edinburgh, Scotland, Jul 27, 2021 / 12:00 pm (CNA). A Catholic priest escaped without injury on Monday after he was attacked by a man wielding a glass bottle as he prayed at a cathedral in […]

  • Cardinal Becciu present at first day of Vatican finance trial
    on July 27, 2021 at 5:15 pm

    Giovanni Angelo Becciu, former prefect of the Congregation for the Causes of Saints, pictured June 27, 2019. / Daniel Ibáñez/CNA. Vatican City, Jul 27, 2021 / 11:15 am (CNA). Cardinal Angelo Becciu was present Tuesday on the first day of a major Vatican finance trial to defend himself of charges […]

  • Coptic archbishop: Condemning persecution of non-Christians follows the example of Christ
    on July 27, 2021 at 4:30 pm

    Archbishop Angaelos / Courtesy photo. Washington D.C., Jul 27, 2021 / 10:30 am (CNA). Christians around the world must speak out against all religious persecution - including against the Muslim Uyghurs, the Coptic Orthodox Archbishop of London told CNA during a recent summit on international […]

  • Dutch Catholic bishop: Traditionis custodes appears to be a ‘declaration of war’
    on July 27, 2021 at 12:00 pm

    Bishop Rob Mutsaerts, auxiliary bishop of the Diocese of ’s-Hertogenbosch, in the Netherlands. / Danny Gerrits - via Wikimedia (CC-BY-SA 4.0). ’s-Hertogenbosch, Netherlands, Jul 27, 2021 / 06:00 am (CNA). A Dutch Catholic bishop has launched a strongly worded attack on Pope […]

  • Cardinal Marx won’t rule out offering resignation for a 2nd time
    on July 27, 2021 at 10:30 am

    Cardinal Reinhard Marx. / Daniel Ibáñez/CNA. Munich, Germany, Jul 27, 2021 / 04:30 am (CNA). Cardinal Reinhard Marx has said that he cannot rule out asking Pope Francis to accept his resignation for a second time. The Catholic archbishop of Munich and Freising discussed the possibility of a […]

  • Pope Francis to UN chief: World hunger ‘a crime that violates basic human rights’
    on July 27, 2021 at 9:00 am

    Steve Knutson via Unsplash. Vatican City, Jul 27, 2021 / 03:00 am (CNA). Pope Francis described world hunger on Monday as “a crime that violates basic human rights.” In a July 26 message to U.N. Secretary-General António Guterres, the pope called for a “new mindset” in the battle against […]

  • The Vatican finance trial begins today. Here’s what you need to know
    on July 27, 2021 at 7:55 am

    Digital Storm via Vatican City, Jul 27, 2021 / 01:55 am (CNA). On Tuesday, the Vatican court is holding the first hearing in a trial against 10 people charged with committing financial crimes against the Holy See.The Vatican finance trial is unprecedented in modern times. […]

  • US bishops and priests in the Cuban diaspora send video message back home
    on July 26, 2021 at 10:10 pm

    Fernando Medina/Shutterstock ACI Prensa Staff, Jul 26, 2021 / 16:10 pm (CNA). In an eight-minute video, about 30 American bishops and priests of the Cuban diaspora sent their prayers and a message of support to protesters on the island. Bishop Nelson Jesús Pérez, archbishop of Philadelphia and […]

  • Fernando Karadima, former priest whose sex abuse scandal rocked Chile, dead at 90
    on July 26, 2021 at 8:45 pm

    Fernando Karadima / Chilean Judicial Branch Denver Newsroom, Jul 26, 2021 / 14:45 pm (CNA). Fernando Karadima, an influential former priest in Chile whose sexual abuse of minors prompted major questions about episcopal cover-ups, has died at the age of 90. Allegations that Karadima’s protégés […]

  • CRS warns of ‘hunger pandemic’ afflicting the elderly in Cuba
    on July 26, 2021 at 8:20 pm

    July 11, 2021: Cubans protest in Havana / Domitille P/Shutterstock ACI Prensa Staff, Jul 26, 2021 / 14:20 pm (CNA). The director of the Hispanic Development Unit of Catholic Relief Services (CRS), Ana Gloria Rivas-Vásquez, called for Catholics around the world to help Cuba, especially its […]

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