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Pope Francis mourns ‘authoritative biblical scholar’ Cardinal Albert Vanhoye

Cardinal Albert Vanhoye, S.J. / Marc Girard via Wikimedia (CC BY-SA 4.0).

Vatican City, Jul 30, 2021 / 05:10 am (CNA).

The French Jesuit was the world’s oldest cardinal at the time of his death.

UPDATE: Surgeon provides details on Cardinal Sarah's robot-assisted surgery

Cardinal Robert Sarah, prefect of the Congregation for Divine Worship, in Rome on Nov. 25, 2014. / Paul Badde.

Rome Newsroom, Jul 29, 2021 / 05:10 am (CNA).

The 76-year-old cardinal's urological surgery was performed with the help of the da Vinci robot.

Vatican says 5th Catholic bishop consecrated under China agreement


Vatican City, Jul 28, 2021 / 12:00 pm (CNA).

Bishop Li was ordained July 28, after being appointed by Pope Francis in January.

Cardinal Becciu present at first day of Vatican finance trial

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

Vatican City, Jul 27, 2021 / 11:15 am (CNA).

Becciu is one of 10 defendants in the Vatican’s largest trial for financial crimes in modern times.

Pope Francis to UN chief: World hunger ‘a crime that violates basic human rights’

Steve Knutson via Unsplash.

Vatican City, Jul 27, 2021 / 03:00 am (CNA).

The pope called for a “new mindset” in the battle against malnutrition.

Pope Francis offers blessing to athletes at Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games

Iran and Poland compete in the volleyball tournament of the 2020 Summer Olympics in Tokyo, Japan. / Tasnim News Agency via Wikimedia (CC BY 4.0).

Vatican City, Jul 26, 2021 / 04:00 am (CNA).

“In this time of pandemic, may these Games be a sign of hope,” the pope said.

Pope Francis: With our small offering, Jesus can do great things

Pope Francis waves during the Angelus at the Vatican July 18, 2021. / Vatican Media/CNA.

Vatican City, Jul 25, 2021 / 05:10 am (CNA).

“It would be good to ask ourselves every day: ‘What do I bring to Jesus today?’” Pope Francis said.

Pope Francis on Grandparents’ Day: Elderly are not ‘leftovers from life’

Pope Francis greets an elderly woman during his general audience Dec. 19, 2018. / Daniel Ibanez/CNA.

Vatican City, Jul 25, 2021 / 03:30 am (CNA).

“I worry when I see a society full of people in constant motion, too caught up in their own affairs to have time for a glance, a greeting or a hug,” Pope Francis said Sunday.

Vatican increasing ‘liquid’ assets as it faces financial impact of pandemic, economic officials say

Bishop Nunzio Galantino, president of APSA. / Alexey Gotovsky/CNA.

Vatican City, Jul 24, 2021 / 09:40 am (CNA).

The Vatican's balance sheet showed a deficit of $78 million in 2020.

The increasing influence of the liturgical school Sant’Anselmo in the Vatican

Pontificio Sant'Anselmo, Rome / ElijahOwens via Wikimedia (CC BY-SA 4.0)

Vatican City, Jul 22, 2021 / 11:10 am (CNA).

The new secretary and undersecretary of the Vatican’s Congregation for Divine Worship both have studied at the Pontificio Ateneo Sant'Anselmo, an institute in Rome whose school of liturgy has had increasing influence in liturgical norms coming from the Vatican.