Archive of May 9, 2019 :: Catholic News Agency (CNA)
Archive of May 9, 2019

God will provide strength through persecution, new Filipino bishop says

May 9, 2019 - 07:00 pm .- A new bishop in the Philippines has called for Catholics to show courage in the face of violence and persecution.

Mexican bishops ask government to assist in migrant crisis

May 9, 2019 - 05:52 pm .- The Mexican Bishops' Conference has made a public request for help from the country's authorities, as well as all people of good will, in addressing the migration crisis at the country’s southern border.

'No greater love' — Denver Catholics remember Kendrick Castillo, who died in STEM school shooting

May 9, 2019 - 05:00 pm .- Kendrick Castillo, who died in the May 7 STEM school shooting, is remembered as a heroic, and holy, young man.

What do Jews and Christians have in common? Love of neighbor, Pope Francis says

May 9, 2019 - 04:00 pm .- The love of neighbor is a common commitment among Christians and Jews, Pope Francis said Tuesday, to teachers and students at Rome’s Pontifical Biblical Institute.

Canadians march for life

May 9, 2019 - 04:00 pm .- Pro-life campaigners from across Canada gathered on Ottawa’s Parliament Hill Thursday for the country’s annual National March for Life.

Death toll in DRC Ebola outbreak reaches 1,000

May 9, 2019 - 02:59 pm .- The Ebola outbreak that began last August in the Democratic Republic of the Congo has now claimed more than 1,000 lives, the nation’s health ministry has confirmed.

Analysis: Is Pope Francis' new abuse plan the answer Catholics are looking for?

May 9, 2019 - 11:04 am .- Pope Francis, the “pope of surprises,” lived up to his nickname this morning, by releasing a comprehensive canonical plan to address the investigation of bishops accused of sexual abuse or coercion, or of interfering in investigation of such conduct.

Dominican scholar: Church crisis calls for renewal of Catholic teaching on freedom

May 9, 2019 - 10:57 am .- According to a Dominican scholar, the crisis of priestly fidelity is connected to a new cultural conception of human freedom – and the solution will require re-embracing the Church’s view of freedom as something which points to God.

Pope Francis issues norms for reports of abuse of minors, seminarians, and religious

May 9, 2019 - 04:01 am .- New Vatican norms for the Church’s handling of sex abuse, issued Thursday, place seminarians and religious coerced into sexual activity through the misuse of authority in the same criminal category as abuse of minors and vulnerable adults.