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  • Polish bishops’ leader: Vatican’s approach to Russia ‘naive and utopian’Polish bishops’ leader: Vatican’s approach to Russia ‘naive and utopian’
    Archbishop Stanisław Gądecki. / Episkopat.pl. London, England, May 24, 2022 / 09:27 am (CNA). The president of Poland’s Catholic bishops’ conference has said that the Vatican’s approach to Russia is “naive and utopian.” Archbishop Stanisław Gądecki made the remark in an interview with the Polish Catholic news agency KAI published… Read more »
  • ‘Bicycling cardinal’ is new leader of Italy’s Catholic bishops’ conference‘Bicycling cardinal’ is new leader of Italy’s Catholic bishops’ conference
    Cardinal Matteo Zuppi, Archbishop of Bologna, Italy, in St. Peter's Basilica on Oct. 5, 2019. / Daniel Ibáñez/CNA Vatican City, May 24, 2022 / 07:37 am (CNA). Pope Francis has chosen Cardinal Matteo Zuppi as the next president of the Italian bishops’ conference following a vote on Tuesday. Zuppi, 66,… Read more »
  • German bishops’ leader expresses disappointment in Pope FrancisGerman bishops’ leader expresses disappointment in Pope Francis
    Bishop Georg Bätzing, chairman of the German bishops’ conference, meets with Pope Francis at the Vatican, June 24, 2021. / Vatican Media. Cologne, Germany, May 24, 2022 / 06:45 am (CNA). The chairman of Germany’s bishops’ conference on Sunday expressed his disappointment with Pope Francis, insisting that “the teaching of… Read more »
  • Pope Francis names Arkansas priest to lead Diocese of St. AugustinePope Francis names Arkansas priest to lead Diocese of St. Augustine
    Bishop-elect Erik Pohlmeier. / Courtesy of the Diocese of St. Augustine. Vatican City, May 24, 2022 / 05:15 am (CNA). Pope Francis on Tuesday appointed Arkansas priest Father Erik Pohlmeier as the next bishop of the Diocese of St. Augustine, Florida. Bishop-elect Pohlmeier, 50, will succeed Bishop Felipe J. Estévez,… Read more »
  • Cardinal Zen appears in court in Hong KongCardinal Zen appears in court in Hong Kong
    Cardinal Joseph Zen Ze-kiun departs the Pontifical Urbaniana University in Rome, Nov. 18, 2014. / Bohumil Petrik/CNA. Rome Newsroom, May 24, 2022 / 04:10 am (CNA). Cardinal Joseph Zen appeared in court in Hong Kong on Tuesday, a date which is the World Day of Prayer for the Church in… Read more »

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