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by CNA Staff Denver Newsroom, Jan 27, 2022 / 11:24 am Pope Francis called for a day of prayer for peace in Ukraine on Jan. 26., amid fears of a potential deeper incursion into the Eastern European country by Russia. “I make a heartfelt appeal to all people of goodwill,

by Kevin J. Jones Denver Newsroom, Jan 27, 2022 / 15:11 pm Loyola University Chicago will host a livestream conversation between Pope Francis and college students from around the world next month as part of the Catholic Church’s preparations for the Synod on Synodality. “I am honored to share news

by Kevin J. Jones Denver Newsroom, Jan 26, 2022 / 17:06 pm A pro-abortion rights group drew wide condemnation from Catholics, including Cardinal Wilton Gregory of Washington, for projecting pro-choice slogans on the facade of the Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception during a Mass and Holy

by Christine Rousselle Springfield, Ill., Jan 26, 2022 / 17:32 pm The Diocese of Springfield in Illinois has instituted regulations on members of the Canons Regular of St. John Cantius serving there that are similar to those of the Archdiocese of Chicago, where the canons are incardinated. The canons regular

by Diego Lopez Marina San Juan, Puerto Rico, Jan 26, 2022 / 15:08 pm The Archbishop of San Juan de Puerto Rico, Roberto Octavio González Nieves, expressed his sorrow and repudiated the demolition of the city’s statue of Juan Ponce de León, a Spanish colonizer who was Puerto Rico’s first

by Courtney Mares Vatican City, Jan 26, 2022 / 04:28 am At the beginning of the Catholic Church’s day of prayer for peace in Ukraine, Pope Francis made an earnest appeal to those in power: “Please, no more war.” “I invite you to pray for peace in Ukraine and to

by Courtney Mares Vatican City, Jan 25, 2022 / 05:49 am Pope Francis on Tuesday appointed two new auxiliaries for the Archdiocese of New York, one of whom will be one of the world’s youngest bishops. The Vatican announced on Jan. 25 that Father Joseph A. Espaillat and Father John S. Bonnici

by CNA Staff Kyiv, Ukraine, Jan 24, 2022 / 06:05 am Catholic bishops in Ukraine and Poland said on Monday that rising tensions with Russia pose “a great danger” to the whole of Europe. In a joint message on Jan. 24, Church leaders appealed to governments to “refrain from hostilities” in Ukraine,

by Joe Bukuras New York City, N.Y., Jan 24, 2022 / 16:15 pm Barricades and a line of police protected pro-life attendees entering and exiting the Archdiocese of New York’s Prayer Vigil for Life at St. Patrick’s Cathedral Saturday night, as members of the activist group New York City for

by Shannon Mullen Washington D.C., Jan 21, 2022 / 14:24 pm The popular podcaster and YouTube star Father Mike Schmitz came well-prepared for his speech at the March for Life rally Friday. “The first speech I ever gave in my entire life was in eighth grade. We got a chance