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Europe
July 22, 2020
CNA Staff
Since 2010, the Paris-based L’Observatoire de la Christianophobie has chronicled anti-Christian incidents in France and around the world.
July 21, 2020
CNA Staff
Fr Emanuel Moscatelli officiated at a ceremony in which two women, friends of the priest, contracted a civil union, in a ceremony described in the Italian media as a wedding.
July 21, 2020
Hannah Brockhaus/CNA
The Vatican stated on Tuesday that Pope Francis did not intervene in last year’s controversy over the exhumation of the body of Francisco Franco
July 20, 2020
CNA Staff
A volunteer questioned by French police in connection with the fire at Nantes Cathedral has been released without charge
July 20, 2020
CNA Staff
The Church in Germany received more money in church tax than ever before in 2019 despite losing a record number of members
July 20, 2020
CNA Staff
A 39-year-old cathedral volunteer has been detained as part of the arson investigation after a major fire at the Cathedral at Nantes on Saturday. French authorities warned against any “premature” judgment of the detained man. “We must remain careful as to the interpretation of this police custody. It’s a normal procedure,” public prosecutor Pierres Sennès
July 18, 2020
Hannah Brockhaus/CNA
There is also significant damage to the cathedral’s 16th century rose window
July 17, 2020
CNA Staff
A total of 6,666 abortions were performed in Ireland in the first year following the repeal of the country’s pro-life Eighth Amendment
July 16, 2020
CNA Staff
A German archdiocese is pressing ahead with plans to dramatically reduce the number of its parishes despite the Vatican’s decision to block a similar plan in another diocese
July 14, 2020
CNA Staff
Duda attended evening prayer at the shrine of Our Lady of Częstochowa after he emerged as the victor in a run-off with Warsaw mayor Rafał Trzaskowski.
July 14, 2020
Staff Reporter
The shrine will livestream the rosary in 10 languages, hold Masses for multiple time zones, and have a procession with the relics of St Bernadette
July 14, 2020
Staff Reporter
Italy is likely to see a significant decline in the number of babies born in the period following the coronavirus pandemic, the country’s national statistics institute has said.