UK study shows correlation between suicides, assisted dying | Crux

A 35-page study published in The Journal of Ethics in Mental Health Feb. 7 said not a single European country

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Priest who gave life to save teen among Spanish martyrs to be beatified | Crux

Tens of thousands of Catholics were killed by left-wing forces between 1936-1939 during the Spanish Civil War; more than 2,000

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Vatican spy story takes center stage as fraud trial resumes | Crux

According to written testimony obtained Thursday, one of Pope Francis’s top advisers brought in members of the Italian secret service

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Pope calls priestly celibacy ‘a gift,’ says friendship can make it easier | Crux

“When priestly fraternity thrives and bonds of true friendship exist,” he said, it becomes possible “to experience with greater serenity

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Victims demand independent national abuse inquiry in Italy | Crux

In Italy, priests, she said, are still seen as “sacred and untouchable” while victims’ lives “have been devastated in unspeakable

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With COVID rules eased, Barcelona embraces religious festival’s return | Crux

A giant figure in bright blue dress and a floral crown paraded through the streets in representation of St. Eulàlia,

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Vatican office bugged?: Last Week in the Church with John Allen Jr. – YouTube

In this episode: Archbishop Peña Parra suspected surveillance bugs in his Vatican office; Cardinal Michael Czerny, key papal aide, attends

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Pope amends canons to give greater authority to bishops, conferences | Crux

The changes, the pope said, should “foster a sense of collegiality and the pastoral responsibility” of bishops and religious superiors

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Pope restructures Vatican doctrinal office | Crux

Pope Francis has made significant changes to the Vatican’s doctrinal office, restructuring the department to include a new independent section

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Top canonist warns against dangers of social media for priests | Crux

Speaking to Crux, Ghirlanda said a priest’s spiritual life is essential to their ministry, and the greatest danger he sees

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