Bishop Luc Van Looy, left, with Archbishop Augustine Kasujja in 2017. / Carolus via Wikimedia (CC BY 4.0).
London, England, Jun 16, 2022 / 10:21 am (CNA).
Pope Francis has accepted a Belgian bishop’s request not to be made a cardinal at a consi… […]
Pope Francis greets participants in a conference on the Italian diaspora in Europe at the Vatican’s Clementine Hall, Nov. 11, 2021. / Vatican Media.
Vatican City, Nov 11, 2021 / 08:00 am (CNA).
Pope Francis said on Thursday that the failure to … […]
Archbishop Stanisław Gądecki, president of the Polish Catholic bishops’ conference. / episkopat.pl.
Warsaw, Poland, Jul 16, 2021 / 13:00 pm (CNA).
The Catholic Church in Poland will hold a day of solidarity with flood victims across Europe.Archb… […]
Abbey brewer Fr. Karel Stautemas and master brewer Marc-Antoine Sochon toast the opening of Grimbergen Abbey Brewery in Belgium. / PRNewsfoto/Grimbergen.
Brussels, Belgium, Jun 3, 2021 / 05:15 am (CNA).
For the first time in 200 years, beer is b… […]
CNA Staff, Mar 1, 2021 / 06:00 am (CNA).- A body representing religious men and women has questioned the exclusion of elderly religious from the early stages of coronavirus vaccination programs in Belgium.
In a letter dated Feb. 19, Br. Robert Thunus,… […]
CNA Staff, Feb 16, 2021 / 08:00 am (CNA).- Euthanasia and assisted suicide cases have risen rapidly in Belgium and the Netherlands since the practices were legalized in 2002, according to a bioethics institute.
The Vienna-based Institute for Medical A… […]
In a recent interview posted by CWR, Cardinal Gerhard Müller remarked: Since the eighteenth century, along with absolutism, we have even in Catholic France, Austria and Bavaria the unholy tradition of the official state church […]
CNA Staff, Dec 18, 2020 / 01:01 pm (CNA).- Despite concern that a Belgian law bans Jewish and Muslim religious slaughter practices, a European Union court has said the law is justified by the need to promote animal welfare even if it does not accommoda… […]
Rome Newsroom, Dec 11, 2020 / 04:00 am (CNA).- The government of Belgium has agreed to ease restrictions on Mass celebrated with the public beginning Dec. 13, permitting a maximum of 15 people to participate in the liturgy.
The bishops’ conferen… […]