Archive of May 22, 2019 :: Catholic News Agency (CNA)
Archive of May 22, 2019

'Abortion saves lives'? Catholic doctor responds to NYT op-ed

May 22, 2019 - 04:51 pm .- Following an op-ed in the New York Times claiming that all pregnancies are life-threatening, a Catholic doctor emphasized that pregnancy is a natural and healthy condition, and that complications which may arise can be treated without abortion.

These Franciscan University alumni expect 'great things' from new president

May 22, 2019 - 04:40 pm .- Franciscan University of Steubenville announced Wednesday the appointment of Fr. David Pivonka, TOR, as the university’s seventh president. Pivonka is the first graduate of the university to be named to its top post. Several prominent Catholic alumni of Franciscan said Pinvonka’s appointment is positive news for the university.

'Lust is a monster': Gay porn star quits industry, joins fight against porn

May 22, 2019 - 03:35 pm .- An actor who has been featured in dozens of homosexual pornographic films has announced his exit from the industry and his entrance into the anti-porn movement.

Biden backs federal abortion protections 'if necessary'

May 22, 2019 - 02:00 pm .- Joe Biden would support federal laws protecting abortion rights “should it become necessary,” according to his campaign staff.

Italy's fledgling pro-life movement finds inspiration in US abortion fight

May 22, 2019 - 01:01 pm .- The Italian March for Life was held Saturday as thousands of people from Italy and around the world rallied and marched one mile through the center of Rome to protest legal abortion and to support the pro-life cause.

The generals who marched with 'Warriors' in Lourdes

May 22, 2019 - 12:00 pm .- Two military generals explained to CNA how their faith impacts their military career, and what the International Military Pilgrimage meant to them.

Investigative authority continues to fight misuse of Vatican financial entities

May 22, 2019 - 11:49 am .- The Vatican's Financial Information Authority said in their annual report Tuesday that they continue to catch cases of fraud involving the city state's financial institutions, including a case of money laundering.

Pivonka appointed Franciscan University president

May 22, 2019 - 09:58 am .- Franciscan University of Steubenville announced that Fr. David Pivonka, TOR, has been appointed the university’s seventh president.

States sue over HHS' stronger conscience protections for doctors, nurses

May 22, 2019 - 09:55 am .- An array of states and cities filed a lawsuit Tuesday against a new Department of Health and Human Services rule allowing medical professionals to refuse to take part in procedures because of religious or conscientious objections.

Pope Francis prays for China invoking Mary Help of Christians

May 22, 2019 - 03:56 am .- Pope Francis Wednesday asked Our Lady Help of Christians to intercede for Chinese Catholics, whom he said continue to believe and hope amid trials.

'If you want to be happy for the rest of your life' - Study finds women of faith most satisfied in marriage

May 22, 2019 - 12:00 am .- A new study examining the correlation between religion and marital happiness found that women who are part of a highly religious, traditional couple are most likely to report being happy in marriage, as well as sexually satisfied in their relationship.