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Hannah Brockhaus

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 Hannah Brockhaus Vatican City, Apr 8, 2021 / 05:00 am America/Denver (CNA). The Vatican’s astronomical observatory has launched a new website as part of its mission to show the world the Catholic Church’s support of science and scientific research. Together with the website, which has hundreds of resources on

By Hannah Brockhaus Vatican City, Apr 7, 2021 / 06:00 am America/Denver (CNA). The Vatican announced Wednesday that Pope Francis has appointed the vicar general of the Diocese of Green Bay, Fr. Daniel J. Felton, as the next bishop of Duluth, Minnesota. Felton, 66, has been both vicar general and

by Hannah Brockhaus Vatican City, Mar 29, 2021 / 08:28 am MT (CNA).- Cardinal Robert Sarah has asked Pope Francis to reinstate the celebration of private Masses at the side altars in St. Peter’s Basilica, after individual Masses were suspended earlier this month in favor of concelebration. “I humbly beg

by Hannah Brockhaus Vatican City, Mar 24, 2021 / 08:00 am MT (CNA).- Pope Francis issued a letter Wednesday cutting the salaries of some Vatican employees as a way to contain costs after the institution’s budget projected a deficit of $60 million in 2021. The pope said that cardinals paid

by Hannah Brockhaus Vatican City, Mar 18, 2021 / 02:00 pm MT (CNA).- Pope Francis has invited Catholic priests to rediscover St. Joseph and learn from his fatherhood during the year dedicated to him. Speaking to priests and seminarians on Thursday, the pope said: “I invite you to rediscover in

by Hannah Brockhaus Vatican City, Mar 19, 2021 / 06:00 am MT (CNA).- At the end of December, Pope Francis announced that on March 19, the Catholic Church would begin a special year dedicated to deepening pastoral outreach to families, based on his 2016 apostolic exhortation Amoris laetitia. Here’s a

by Hannah Brockhaus Vatican City, Mar 15, 2021 / 05:22 am MT (CNA).- The Vatican’s doctrinal office on Monday clarified that the Catholic Church does not have the power to give liturgical blessings of homosexual unions. Answering the question “does the Church have the power to give the blessing to

by Hannah Brockhaus Rome Newsroom, Mar 10, 2021 / 03:30 am MT (CNA).- Pope Francis said Monday that he was looking forward to resuming his general audiences with the presence of the public as soon as COVID-19 conditions allow. Until 2020, Francis had met with the public almost every Wednesday