The entire Ulma family, including one unborn child, will be beatified in Markowa, Poland.
Cardinal Jean-Claude Hollerich of Luxembourg and Maltese Cardinal Mario Grech made their remarks in the wake of the recent European Continental Assembly in Prague.
“There are human beings who do not have human rights. It’s the obvious conclusion,” said Bishop José Ignacio Munilla of a Feb. 9 court decision.
European Catholics debated Thursday morning the contents of a final document that will influence the discussions of the Synod of Bishops at the Vatican in the fall.
Two hundred delegates are meeting this week in the capital of the Czech Republic for the last stage of regional discussions in the Synod on Synodality.
Pope Francis in a telegram late Thursday offered his condolences and prayers upon the death of Queen Elizabeth II, Britain’s longest-reigning monarch and the head of the Church of England.
Queen Elizabeth II, the longest-reigning monarch in British history, and the oldest and longest-serving head of state in the world, died at the age of 96 Thursday at Balmoral Castle in Scotland after a brief illness.
In a congratulatory message to new British Prime Minister Liz Truss, Cardinal Vincent Nichols of Westminster has pledged his prayers and the Church’s support for addressing various crises, including in the cost of living.
When then Pope John Paul II’s plane landed in Nicaragua on March 4, 1983, the authorities were waiting, including Daniel Ortega, who with his wife, Rosario Murillo, now lead the country’s current dictatorship.
On Aug. 27, Pope Francis will create 20 new cardinals, bringing the total number in the college to 229.
A film presenting the life of St. Teresa of Calcutta, commonly referred to as Mother Teresa, will be premiering in theaters for two days in October.
The archbishop of Managua, Nicaragua, Cardinal Leopoldo Brenes, met with the bishop of Matagalpa, Rolando Álvarez, hours after the bishop had been abducted by the Daniel Ortega dictatorship during the early hours of August 19.
The national police of Nicaragua's Ortega regime said that the bishop was seized to prevent "destabilizing and provocative activities.”
Ouellet, prefect of the Vatican’s Dicastery for Bishops, was accused of sexual assault in a civil suit filed this week against the Archdiocese of Quebec.
Cardinal Joseph Zen is set to stand trial next month, along with four other people, in connection to his role as a trustee of a pro-democracy legal fund.
Jimmy Akin, a Catholic apologist and a host of the popular radio call-in show Catholic Answers Live, was tapped by the Vatican to reach out to Catholics whose voices haven't been heard.
In ecumenical discussions at the Lambeth Conference in Canterbury, England, Justin Welby, archbishop of Canterbury, has said that most Anglicans recognize the pope as “the father of the Church in the West.”
The 85-year-old pontiff gifted a statue of St. Joseph and the Child Jesus to the archbishop’s residence in Québec City.
Some of those indigenous people assembled to listen to the pope had met with him at the Vatican in March.
The pope's next, and final stop, in Canada is Iqaluit, in the country's northernmost territory.