- Jul 13, 2020
Catholic bishops from France, Germany, Belgium and Luxembourg have said the European Union risks being undermined by growing national opposition and urged citizens to rally behind it in upcoming continent-wide elections.
Cardinal Konrad Krajewski, the papal almoner, went to the Greek island of Lesbos May 8-9 to assure both refugees and residents that Pope Francis remembers them.
Pope Francis read a book on homosexuality in the Vatican and said he already knew that most of the clergy it mentioned were gay, a prominent advocate in the fight against clerical abuse said.
Rights groups and government critics in Poland are protesting Tuesday after police temporarily detained a human rights activist for putting up posters depicting the country’s most revered Catholic icon with the LGBT rainbow on the halos of Mary and baby Jesus.
Pope Francis has invited bishops of the Ukrainian Catholic Church to the Vatican in July to find ways the Church can best serve their people, peace and the Gospel.