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Pope Francis in Hungary: European unity ‘crucial’ to peace

Pope Francis addresses civil authorities and other dignitaries at a former a Carmelite monastery in Budapest, Hungary, on April 28, 2023, on the first day of his three-day pilgrimage to the country. / Vatican Media

Washington, D.C. Newsroom, Apr 28, 2023 / 06:55 am (CNA).

Pope Francis called for “creative efforts for peace” during the first address of his three-day visit to Budapest.

Rupnik superior: ‘From an ecclesial point of view it’s illegal’ for priest to own business

Father Marko Rupnik, SJ. / Screenshot Vatican News

ACI Prensa Staff, Apr 27, 2023 / 12:45 pm (CNA).

The superior of Father Marko Rupnik, a Jesuit priest and artist accused of sexually abusing numerous nuns, said Rupnik owned 90% of a company.

Cardinal Erdő: Pope’s visit to Hungary tells us ‘Christ is our future’

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Rome Newsroom, Apr 27, 2023 / 10:00 am (CNA).

Cardinal Péter Erdő, archbishop of Esztergom-Budapest, talked with CNA’s sister news organization on the eve of Pope Francis’ trip to Hungary.

Five French priests martyred in anti-Catholic uprising of 1871 beatified in Paris

Among those martyred during the blood week of the Paris Commune were Fathers Ladislas Radigue, Polycarpe Tuffier, Marcellin Rouchouze, Frézal Tardieu, and Mathieu-Henri Planchat. / Public Domain

Washington D.C., Apr 25, 2023 / 10:40 am (CNA).

“As pastors inspired by apostolic zeal, the priests were united in their witness to the faith to the point of martyrdom,” Pope Francis said.

5 Things to know about British MP Miriam Cates, who isn’t afraid to challenge the status quo 

Miriam Cates, member of Parliament of the United Kingdom. / Credit: David Woolfall, CC BY 3.0, via Wikimedia Commons

London, England, Apr 22, 2023 / 07:00 am (CNA).

Miriam Cates recently took on the U.K. prime minister about sex education in U.K. schools. Here’s some background on this bold Member of Parliament.

A sculpture of Jesus at Rome’s airport is taking travelers by surprise

The renowned Italian artist Gian Lorenzo Bernini’s famous sculpture "Salvator Mundi" (Savior of the World) is on display at Rome's airport. / Leonardo da Vinci-Fiumicino Airport

Washington D.C., Apr 20, 2023 / 12:47 pm (CNA).

The next time you are flying through Rome’s Leonardo da Vinci-Fiumicino Airport you can see Jesus at Terminal 1.

New online platform fights porn addiction under the patronage of Blessed Carlo Acutis

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Paris, France, Apr 18, 2023 / 14:00 pm (CNA).

The initiative SOS Porn Deliverance seeks to show people the good news that with God, freedom is possible.

Father Rupnik superior denies possible transfer of the priest from Rome to Milan

Father Marko Rupnik. / Credit: Screen shot/ACI Prensa

ACI Prensa Staff, Apr 17, 2023 / 11:00 am (CNA).

Various media reported that Father Marko Rupnik, accused of having sexually abused numerous nuns, could leave Rome.

Pope John Paul II declared Divine Mercy Sunday a feast 23 years ago

Original painting of the Divine Mercy, by Eugeniusz Kazimirowski in 1934 | Pope John Paul II in 1996. / Wikimedia Commons 4.0. | Vatican Media

Washington, D.C. Newsroom, Apr 16, 2023 / 06:00 am (CNA).

On April 30, 2000, Pope John Paul II canonized Maria Faustina Kowalska and declared the second Sunday of Easter as Divine Mercy Sunday.

Biden to visit Our Lady of Knock, Irish site of Marian apparition

Knock Shrine is the site of of an apparition of Mary, the Mother of God; St. Joseph, her spouse; and St. John the Evangelist in 1879. / Geyo John|Wikimedia|CC BY-SA 3.0

Washington D.C., Apr 13, 2023 / 13:00 pm (CNA).

During President Joe Biden’s four-day trip to Ireland, he plans to visit Our Lady of Knock in Knock, County Mayo.