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Vatican hosts synod listening session with disabled Catholics

People from more than 20 countries take part in a video call hosted by the Vatican Dicastery for Laity, Family, and Life on May 19, 2022. / Dicastery for Laity, Family, and Life Flickr photostream.

Vatican City, May 20, 2022 / 05:15 am (CNA).

‘I’m in debt to people with disabilities,’ said Cardinal Grech. ‘One of them led me on the path of a priestly vocation.’

How does the new Vatican constitution affect the Secretariat of State?

Cardinal Pietro Parolin. / Claude Truong-Ngoc via Wikimedia Commons (CC BY-SA 4.0).

Vatican City, May 19, 2022 / 05:12 am (CNA).

Cardinal Parolin outlined the changes at a ‘Praedicate evangelium study day’ in Rome.

Cardinal Becciu: Pope Francis responsible for Vatican auditor's ousting

Giovanni Angelo Becciu, prefect emeritus of the Congregation for the Causes of Saints, pictured June 27, 2019. / Daniel Ibáñez/CNA.

Vatican City, May 18, 2022 / 13:33 pm (CNA).

Cardinal Angelo Becciu said Wednesday that he is blameless in the forced resignation of a Vatican auditor, because it came at Pope Francis’ request.

Pope Francis changes rules for major superiors of religious orders

Pope Francis’ general audience in St. Peter’s Square, May 18, 2022. / Daniel Ibáñez/CNA.

Vatican City, May 18, 2022 / 10:25 am (CNA).

The change allows religious brothers who are not priests to lead their religious communities with Vatican permission.

Pope Francis: St. Charles de Foucauld’s spirituality helped me through a crisis

Pope Francis meets members of the Charles de Foucauld Spiritual Family Association in the study of the Paul VI Hall, May 18, 2022. / Vatican Media.

Vatican City, May 18, 2022 / 06:03 am (CNA).

The pope canonized the French explorer on May 15.

Pope Francis: ‘God is not afraid of our prayer of protest’

Pope Francis’ general audience in St. Peter’s Square, May 18, 2022. / Vatican Media.

Vatican City, May 18, 2022 / 04:20 am (CNA).

The pope dedicated his general audience address to the Book of Job.

Benedict XVI: 95th birthday wishes from around world ‘made me very happy’

Pope emeritus Benedict XVI, pictured in summer 2017. / EWTN/Paul Badde.

Vatican City, May 16, 2022 / 10:40 am (CNA).

Almost 3,000 people sent the pope emeritus congratulatory messages in 24 languages.

Pope Francis praises courage of 23-year-old lay founder of mission society

A detail from a portrait of Pauline Jaricot (1799-1862). / Photo des Œuvres Pontificales Missionnaires de France via Wikimedia (CC BY-SA 4.0).

Vatican City, May 16, 2022 / 09:55 am (CNA).

Pauline Jaricot, founder of the Society for the Propagation of the Faith, will be beatified on May 22.

Pope Francis offers guidance to young Christians in politics

Pope Francis meets with members of Chemin Neuf Politics Fraternity at the Vatican’s Clementine Hall, May 16, 2022. / Vatican Media.

Vatican City, May 16, 2022 / 08:20 am (CNA).

The pope was speaking to members of the Chemin Neuf Politics Fraternity.

Full text of Pope Francis’ homily for the canonization Mass of 10 saints

Canonization Mass on May 15, 2022 / Daniel Ibanez/CNA

Vatican City, May 15, 2022 / 05:40 am (CNA).

"This is our strength: we are loved by God," Pope Francis said.