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  • Spanish bishop to Belgian bishops: The Church doesn’t have authority to bless gay unions
    on September 23, 2022 at 8:00 pm

    null / Credit: Pixabay Denver Newsroom, Sep 23, 2022 / 14:00 pm (CNA). The bishop of Orihuela-Alicante in Spain, José Ignacio Munilla, reminded the Belgian bishops that the blessing of gay unions goes against the teaching of the Catholic Church.“It’s not that the Church […]

  • Cardinal O’Malley: ‘Padre Pio shows us the power of the cross’
    on September 23, 2022 at 10:20 am

    Cardinal Seán O'Malley celebrates Mass in San Giovanni Rotondo for the feast of Padre Pio Sept. 23, 2022 / Screenshot of Youtube livestream from Padre Pio TV. Rome Newsroom, Sep 23, 2022 / 04:20 am (CNA). Padre Pio shows the world the power of bearing physical suffering with patience and […]

  • German bishop says he won’t resign after report he mishandled abuse cases
    on September 22, 2022 at 12:22 pm

    Bishop Franz-Josef Bode speaks during a press conference on Sept. 22, 2022, following the release of a report that said he mishandled abuse cases in the Diocese of Osnabrück, in northwestern Germany, which he has led since 1995. / Screenshot of YouTube video Rome Newsroom, Sep 22, 2022 / […]

  • Bishops in Belgium defy Vatican, publish ceremony for blessing same-sex unions
    on September 20, 2022 at 12:27 pm

    null / Syda Productions/Shutterstock CNA Newsroom, Sep 20, 2022 / 06:27 am (CNA). In open defiance of the Vatican, Catholic bishops in Belgium on Tuesday announced the introduction of blessing ceremonies for same-sex couples in their dioceses. The bishops of Flanders also published a liturgy […]

  • Thousands join March for Life in Berlin
    on September 20, 2022 at 12:00 pm

    March for Life in Berlin, Sept. 17, 2022 / EWTN.TV YouTube Channel (Screenshot) CNA Newsroom, Sep 20, 2022 / 06:00 am (CNA). Around 4,000 participants took part in the March for Life in the German capital on Saturday in support of the right to life for all people from conception to natural […]

  • Cardinal Konrad Krajewski prays at mass grave in Ukraine
    on September 20, 2022 at 10:58 am

    Papal almoner Cardinal Konrad Krajewski, pictured in St. Peter’s Basilica on June 29, 2019. / Daniel Ibáñez/CNA. Rome Newsroom, Sep 20, 2022 / 04:58 am (CNA). A Vatican envoy in Ukraine prayed in silence at the recently discovered mass grave in Izium on Monday while forensic […]

  • ‘Service in life, hope in death’: archbishop of Canterbury preaches at queen’s funeral
    on September 19, 2022 at 3:19 pm

    The archbishop of Canterbury, Justin Welby, gives a reading during the state funeral of Queen Elizabeth II at Westminster Abbey on Sept.19, 2022, in London. / Photo by Ben Stansall — WPA Pool/Getty Images Birmingham, England, Sep 19, 2022 / 09:19 am (CNA). In his sermon at the state funeral […]

  • Catholic prayers for Queen Elizabeth II — and the new king
    on September 19, 2022 at 1:24 pm

    King Charles III walks alongside the coffin carrying Queen Elizabeth II with the Imperial State Crown resting on top as it departs Westminster Abbey during the State Funeral of Queen Elizabeth II on Sept. 19, 2022, in London. Elizabeth II died at Balmoral Castle in Scotland on Sept. 8, 2022, and is […]

  • Poland’s March for Life and Family draws 10,000 people
    on September 19, 2022 at 11:06 am

    March for Life and Family in Warsaw, Poland, Sept. 19, 2022. / Sr. Amata Nowaszewska Warsaw, Poland, Sep 19, 2022 / 05:06 am (CNA). Under the motto “I Promise You,” an estimated 10,000 people walked through the streets of Poland’s capital on Sunday to take part in the National […]

  • Blood of St. Januarius liquefies in Naples on feast day
    on September 19, 2022 at 10:46 am

    null / Screenshot from Chiesa di Napoli YouTube channel. Rome Newsroom, Sep 19, 2022 / 04:46 am (CNA). The blood of Saint Januarius liquefied on Monday at a Mass in Naples, where the archbishop sharply condemned the city’s “cancerous mafia culture.”Archbishop Domenico Battaglia […]