Archive of May 16, 2019 :: Catholic News Agency (CNA)
Archive of May 16, 2019

Archbishop of Paris: Notre-Dame restoration donations still needed

May 16, 2019 - 08:00 pm .- One month after a fire destroyed the roof and spire of the famous Notre Dame Cathedral in Paris, the Archbishop of Paris released an update on reconstruction efforts and the donations received thus far.

Analysis: Which state pro-life laws could arrive at the Supreme Court

May 16, 2019 - 05:45 pm .- With a Supreme Court considered favorable to the pro-life cause and a total of more than 100 Trump nominees in the federal court system, states have been flooding the books with pro-life legislation, in the hope of winning significant victories nationwide.

Parents, parishes should have greater role in sacrament prep, Dublin survey says

May 16, 2019 - 05:14 pm .- A survey in the Archdiocese of Dublin suggests that parents and educators are interested in changing the model of sacramental preparation for children.

‘Appeal-proof’ abortion ban advances in Missouri

May 16, 2019 - 04:15 pm .- Legislators responsible for the measure have said that, unlike recent measures in other states, the bill is specifically designed to pass scrutiny under legal appeal.

Lowest-ever fertility rates have complicated causes, no easy solutions, experts say

May 16, 2019 - 01:05 pm .- Fertility rates in the United States have fallen to an all-time low, according to provisional figures released by the Centers for Disease Control’s National Center for Health Statistics.

'On the March' with the International Military Pilgrimage to Lourdes

May 16, 2019 - 12:00 pm .- Over 12,000 soldiers from over 40 countries are set to arrive in Lourdes, France on Friday as part of the 61st Annual International Military Pilgrimage.

After investigation, former CDF official won’t be tried on misconduct charges

May 16, 2019 - 11:23 am .- A Vatican court has decided not to initiate canonical charges against a former Vatican official, after an investigation into allegations he made sexual advances toward a woman in the confessional several years ago.

This chemist will be the first beatified Opus Dei numerary

May 16, 2019 - 09:58 am .- On May 18 in Madrid, Guadalupe Ortiz de Landazuri, a laywoman, will become the first numerary of Opus Dei to be beatified. A chemist, university teacher, and close associate of St. Josemaría Escrivá, she was known for her strong character, big heart, and cheerfulness.

Pope Francis urges De La Salle Brothers to bring renewed hope to Catholic schools

May 16, 2019 - 08:20 am .- On the 300th anniversary of St. John Baptist de la Salle’s death, Pope Francis urged the Lasallian Brothers to continue their educational mission with their founder’s zeal.

Detroit archdiocese cancels sporting events on Sundays

May 16, 2019 - 03:05 am .- The Archdiocese of Detroit has announced that it will no longer hold required sporting events on Sundays, in an effort to refocus the day on prayer, family and rest.

Four more Burkina Faso Catholics killed in new attack

May 16, 2019 - 12:00 am .- Just one day after six Catholics were murdered by gunmen in Burkina Faso, four more Catholics were shot and killed in the northwest African country.