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Pope Francis to visit Scotland ‘for a very short time’ in November

The flag of Scotland. / Lynx Aqua/Shutterstock.

Glasgow, Scotland, Jul 12, 2021 / 05:30 am (CNA).

He is expected to attend the U.N. Climate Change Conference in Glasgow.

Expanded Reason Institute announces award winners

Benedict XVI at the Vatican, Feb. 27, 2013. Credit: Stephen Driscoll/CNA

Madrid, Spain, Jul 9, 2021 / 17:29 pm (CNA).

The winners of the fifth edition of the Expanded Reason Awards were announced this week, awarding three papers and one teaching program for their excellence in efforts to “broaden the horizons of rationality, based on the dialogue of sciences and disciplines with Philosophy and Theology.”

Pope Francis will visit this pilgrimage destination of saints in Slovakia

The Basilica of Our Lady of Seven Sorrows in Šaštín, Slovakia. / Doronenko via Wikimedia (CC BY-SA 3.0).

Rome Newsroom, Jul 9, 2021 / 13:00 pm (CNA).

The basilica contains a renowned image of Our Lady of the Seven Sorrows.

Polish archbishop asks for coadjutor after Vatican negligence probe

Archbishop Wiktor Skworc of Katowice, Poland. / Adrian Tync via Wikimedia (CC BY-SA 4.0).

Krakow, Poland, Jul 9, 2021 / 06:30 am (CNA).

Archbishop Wiktor Skworc had requested the investigation into his actions.

Vatican ‘foreign minister’: ‘We are against the idea that abortion could be a human right’

Archbishop Paul Gallagher, the Vatican secretary for relations with states. / Daniel Ibáñez/CNA.

Lisbon, Portugal, Jul 9, 2021 / 05:00 am (CNA).

Archbishop Paul Gallagher made the comment during a trip to Portugal.

Holy See to UN: Children should not be ‘collateral victims’ of violence against women

The Palace of Nations in Geneva, Switzerland, which houses the meeting room of the UN Human Rights Council. / Groov3 via Wikimedia (CC0 1.0).

Rome Newsroom, Jul 8, 2021 / 13:00 pm (CNA).

The Vatican reaffirmed the right to life of “children conceived as a result of sexual violence.”

Polish Catholic bishops’ leader: The Church supports those opting for COVID-19 vaccine

Archbishop Stanisław Gądecki, president of the Polish bishops’ conference, pictured Jan. 15, 2018. / EpiskopatNews Flickr photostream.

Warsaw, Poland, Jul 8, 2021 / 12:00 pm (CNA).

Archbishop Gądecki said vaccination was “an important tool.”

Former Protestant takes final vows as cloistered nun in Spain

Sister Evelyn makes perpetual vows at the Monastery of Santo Domingo el Real in Segovia. Credit: Youtube Capture.

Segovia, Spain, Jul 8, 2021 / 11:50 am (CNA).

Sister Evelyn of the Child Jesus took her final vows as a cloistered Dominican nun at the Santo Domingo el Real monastery in Segovia, the community’s first vocation in almost 30 years.

Mother Cabrini's order celebrates 75th anniversary of her canonization

St. Frances Xavier Cabrini (public domain)

Rome, Italy, Jul 7, 2021 / 22:01 pm (CNA).

St. Frances Xavier Cabrini is a beacon of hope and life, the general superior of the order founded by the saint, the Missionary Sisters of the Sacred Heart of Jesus, wrote Tuesday to mark the 75th anniversary of the foundress’ canonization.

Probe into Fr. Jacques Hamel’s murder shows attackers’ links to ISIS

Fr. Jacques Hamel. / Diocese of Rouen, Wikipedia.

Rome Newsroom, Jul 7, 2021 / 14:00 pm (CNA).

The priest was killed at Mass on July 26, 2016.