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Pro-life ads removed in several Spanish cities

A pro-life ad at a bus stop in Spain. / ACDP

Madrid, Spain, Jan 24, 2022 / 16:00 pm (CNA).

Alfonso Galdón, founding president of the Spanish political party Valores, denounced Friday the Murcia city government for banning the pro-life “Cancelled” ad campaign.

Finnish MP facing jail after tweeting Bible verse pleads not guilty as trial begins

Päivi Räsänen, Finland’s interior minister from 2011 to 2015, speaks to reporters while holding her Bible at Helsinki District Court on Jan. 24, 2022. / ADF International.

Helsinki, Finland, Jan 24, 2022 / 13:00 pm (CNA).

Päivi Räsänen, a mother of five, is facing three criminal charges.

Catholic bishops of Ukraine and Poland say Russia tensions pose ‘great danger’

Major Archbishop Sviatoslav Shevchuk, head of the Ukrainian Greek Catholic Church, with Archbishop Stanisław Gądecki, president of the Polish bishops’ conference. / episkopat.pl.

Kyiv, Ukraine, Jan 24, 2022 / 06:05 am (CNA).

Church leaders appealed to world leaders to ‘refrain from hostilities.’

Benedict XVI confirms he attended disputed 1980 meeting in Munich

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

Munich, Germany, Jan 24, 2022 / 03:38 am (CNA).

A statement said that the mistake was the result of an editing error.

Spanish theologian warns German Synodal Way poses great danger to the Church

Thomas Sternberg and Bishop Georg Bätzing at the Synodal Way’s second Synodal Assembly in Frankfurt, Germany, Sept. 30, 2021. / Synodaler Weg/Maximilian von Lachner.

Alcalá de Henares, Spain, Jan 21, 2022 / 14:00 pm (CNA).

Spanish theologian Fr. José Antonio Fortea has warned of what he calls the serious danger to the Catholic Church posed by the synodal path in Germany.

Catholic politician rejects ‘false accusations’ in European Islamophobia report

Marijana Petir, a member of the Croatian Parliament and former Member of the European Parliament. / Provided/CNA.

Zagreb, Croatia, Jan 21, 2022 / 07:15 am (CNA).

Marijana Petir questioned why she was cited in the study.

Popular Marian icon in Rome gets conservation check-up

The Salus Populi Romani was checked by Vatican art restorers Jan. 20, 2022. / Holy See Press Office

Rome, Italy, Jan 20, 2022 / 19:00 pm (CNA).

Art restorers from the Vatican Museums checked the conservation of an important Byzantine Marian icon in Rome on Thursday.

Cardinal Marx ‘shocked and ashamed’ by Munich abuse report

Cardinal Reinhard Marx, pictured in June 2016. / Degreezero via Wikimedia (CC BY-SA 4.0).

Munich, Germany, Jan 20, 2022 / 09:20 am (CNA).

The report accused the cardinal of mishandling two abuse cases.

Pro-life group criticizes Macron’s call to add abortion to rights charter

French President Emmanuel Macron. / Frederic Legrand - COMEO/Shutterstock.

Rome Newsroom, Jan 20, 2022 / 07:05 am (CNA).

The French president made the appeal in a speech to the European Parliament.

Top official won’t join Order of Malta reform working group, citing threat to sovereignty

Albrecht von Boeselager. / Daniel Ibáñez/CNA.

Rome, Italy, Jan 20, 2022 / 06:25 am (CNA).

Albrecht von Boeselager announced his decision in a letter to senior officials.