San Francisco prelate says no Communion for Pelosi over her abortion stand


WASHINGTON (CNS) — San Francisco's archbishop declared May 20 that House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., is not "to be admitted" to Communion unless and until she publicly repudiates "support for abortion 'rights'" and goes to confession and receives absolution "for her cooperation in this evil."

Archbishop, 97, says he thinks church is growing secretly in North Korea

Korean nuns

SEOUL, South Korea (CNS) — One of South Korea's most senior clergymen says he believes the Catholic Church in communist North Korea is growing, although Catholics live in hiding and endure persecution.

Faith, fortitude, martyrdom, miracles: Pope will recognize 10 new saints

Blessed Titus Brandsma

VATICAN CITY (CNS) — After a long pandemic pause, Pope Francis is scheduled to celebrate a Mass May 15 for the canonization of 10 men and women: five from Italy, three from France, one from India and one from the Netherlands.