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  • New Catholic archbishop of Paris invokes ‘synodal spirit’ at installation Mass
    on May 24, 2022 at 4:40 pm

    Archbishop Laurent Ulrich is installed as archbishop of Paris in the Church of Saint-Sulpice on May 23, 2022. / Twitter @dioceseparis. Rome Newsroom, May 24, 2022 / 10:40 am (CNA). Archbishop Laurent Ulrich was installed on Monday as the new Catholic archbishop of Paris.The installation Mass took […]

  • Polish bishops’ leader: Vatican’s approach to Russia ‘naive and utopian’
    on May 24, 2022 at 3:27 pm

    Archbishop Stanisław Gądecki. / Episkopat.pl. London, England, May 24, 2022 / 09:27 am (CNA). The president of Poland’s Catholic bishops’ conference has said that the Vatican’s approach to Russia is “naive and utopian.”Archbishop Stanisław Gądecki […]

  • German bishops’ leader expresses disappointment in Pope Francis
    on May 24, 2022 at 12:45 pm

    Bishop Georg Bätzing, chairman of the German bishops’ conference, meets with Pope Francis at the Vatican, June 24, 2021. / Vatican Media. Cologne, Germany, May 24, 2022 / 06:45 am (CNA). The chairman of Germany’s bishops’ conference on Sunday expressed his disappointment […]

  • English bishop urges Catholics to oppose Jersey assisted suicide proposal
    on May 23, 2022 at 9:23 pm

    oneinchpunch/Shutterstock. Denver Newsroom, May 23, 2022 / 15:23 pm (CNA). The Catholic bishop overseeing the island of Jersey has called on clergy and parishioners to “speak out” and mobilize against proposals to legalize assisted suicide there. Jersey, located in the English […]

  • Prince Charles marks 100 years of society supporting Catholic archbishops of Westminster
    on May 23, 2022 at 6:35 pm

    Prince Charles attends the Society of St. Augustine of Canterbury centenary reception at Archbishop’s House, Westminster, England, May 10, 2022. / Mazur/cbcew.org.uk. London, England, May 23, 2022 / 12:35 pm (CNA). Prince Charles has marked the 100th anniversary of a society supporting the […]

  • 40,000 people take part in Italy’s March for Life
    on May 23, 2022 at 5:30 pm

    Participants in the Choose Life rally in Rome, Italy, on May 21, 2022. / Daniel Ibáñez/CNA. Rome Newsroom, May 23, 2022 / 11:30 am (CNA). Tens of thousands of people took part in Italy’s national March for Life in Rome on Saturday.About 40,000 people participated in the […]

  • Almost 12,000 people attend the beatification of Pauline Jaricot
    on May 23, 2022 at 4:00 pm

    The beatification of Pauline Jaricot in Lyon, France, on May 22, 2022. / In Your Name/Diocèse de Lyon Flickr photostream. Rome Newsroom, May 23, 2022 / 10:00 am (CNA). Nearly 12,000 people attended the beatification of Pauline Jaricot in Lyon, France, on Sunday.Cardinal Luis Antonio Tagle […]

  • Germany’s Munich archdiocese spent around $1.5 million on abuse report
    on May 23, 2022 at 1:00 pm

    The Frauenkirche, the cathedral of the Archdiocese of Munich and Freising. / Thomas Wolf, www.foto-tw.de via Wikimedia (CC BY-SA 3.0 de). Munich, Germany, May 23, 2022 / 07:00 am (CNA). A report on the handling of abuse cases in Germany’s Archdiocese of Munich and Freising, published in […]

  • Can robots learn law? Scientists and theologians discuss the future of AI
    on May 23, 2022 at 10:40 am

    null / Phonlamai Photo/Shutterstock. Rome, Italy, May 23, 2022 / 04:40 am (CNA). Will robots one day be better at medicine and law than human beings? That was one of the topics discussed by scientists and theologians at a recent gathering in Rome.The “Topology of Intelligence” […]

  • Who is Pauline Jaricot, the Catholic Church’s next blessed?
    on May 21, 2022 at 10:00 am

    Pauline Jaricot (1799-1862). / Wikimedia Commons/Public Domain. Lyon, France, May 21, 2022 / 04:00 am (CNA). In 1859, the year that he died, St. John Vianney offered a cross to Pauline Jaricot, who will become the Church’s newest blessed on Sunday.As he did so, he said these words: […]