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Washington D.C., Apr 12, 2021 / 16:00 pm America/Denver (CNA). Seven Catholic priests and nuns were kidnapped in Haiti on Sunday, and are being held for ransom. The five priests and two nuns were abducted at Croix-des-Bouquets, a suburb of Haiti’s capital of Port-au-Prince. According to local news, they were

St. Paul, Minn., Apr 12, 2021 / 17:09 pm America/Denver (CNA). On Monday, Archbishop Bernard Hebda of Saint Paul and Minneapolis prayed for all parties involved in the police shooting of Daunte Wright. “I have been praying for [Wright’s] eternal repose, for his family and for all those who loved

Denver Newsroom, Apr 11, 2021 / 11:50 am America/Denver (CNA). A major volcanic eruption in the Eastern Caribbean has prompted thousands to evacuate parts of the main island of St. Vincent and the Grenadines. Catholics are asking for prayers and for assistance. “While we continue to pray for our nation

CNA Staff, Apr 11, 2021 / 16:50 pm America/Denver (CNA). The Sunday Mass obligation will be restored for Catholics in the state of Colorado next month, unless sickness or another grave reason prevents them from being able to attend Mass. A joint statement from the bishops of Denver, Colorado Springs,

by Courtney Mares Vatican City, Apr 12, 2021 / 07:00 am America/Denver (CNA). Cardinal Marc Ouellet announced Monday that the Vatican will host a theological symposium on the priesthood that will touch on questions raised in recent synods, including priestly celibacy, dwindling vocations, and the role of women in the

A side chapel dedicated to Divine Mercy in the Church of Santo Spirito in Sassia. Credit: ACI Stampa.
by Hannah Brockhaus Vatican City, Apr 11, 2021 / 05:48 am America/Denver (CNA). At every Mass we adore and kiss Christ’s wounded and risen body in the Eucharist, a channel of his mercy, Pope Francis said on Divine Mercy Sunday. Offering Mass at the Church of Santo Spirito in Sassia

by Hannah Brockhaus Vatican City, Apr 10, 2021 / 05:30 am America/Denver (CNA). Pope Francis on Saturday expressed his sorrow at the death of Prince Philip in a letter to Queen Elizabeth II, his wife of 73 years. “Saddened to learn of the death of your husband Prince Philip, Duke

by Diego Lopez Marina Vatican City, Apr 9, 2021 / 15:29 pm America/Denver (CNA). A documentary being released on Benedict XVI’s 94th birthday state that his personal secretary, Archbishop Georg Gänswein, tried to dissuade him from abdicating the papacy. “Benedict XVI, the Pope Emeritus”, directed by Andrés Garrigó, will be

Washington D.C., Apr 9, 2021 / 17:00 pm America/Denver (CNA). Canada’s Catholic bishops have condemned the country’s new assisted suicide law, and are asking for people to pray and to contact their elected officials in opposition to it. “At this point, it is important to become informed, to renew our

CNA Staff, Apr 9, 2021 / 05:53 am America/Denver (CNA). Cardinal Vincent Nichols led the Catholic community Friday in mourning the death of Prince Philip at the age of 99. The president of the Catholic Bishops’ Conference of England and Wales said April 9: “At this moment of sadness and