Bishop Lucas Van Looy, S.D.B., pictured at a Vatican press conference on the family synod, Oct. 23, 2015. Daniel Ibáñez/CNA.

Pope Francis Accepts Belgian Bishop’s Request Not to Be Made a Cardinal

Jun 16, 2022

Bishop Lucas Van Looy was due to receive the red hat on Aug. 27.

Abbey brewer Fr. Karel Stautemas and master brewer Marc-Antoine Sochon toast the opening of Grimbergen Abbey Brewery in Belgium./ PRNewsfoto/Grimbergen.

Beer-making Returns to Belgian Catholic Abbey After 200 Years

Jun 3, 2021

For the first time in 200 years, beer is being brewed at a historic Catholic abbey in Belgium.