Archive of May 23, 2019 :: Catholic News Agency (CNA)
Archive of May 23, 2019

Scottish pro-lifers lose appeal of decision allowing self-administered abortion pills

May 23, 2019 - 05:01 pm .- A pro-life group in Scotland has, for a second time, lost a legal challenge against the government’s decision last year to allow women to self-administer abortion pills at home.

Indian police investigate claim against Cardinal Gracias of failure to report abuse

May 23, 2019 - 04:01 pm .- Police in India are investigating a claim that Cardinal Oswald Gracias of Bombay and two auxiliary bishops covered up an accusation of clerical sexual abuse involving a minor that reportedly occurred four years ago.

China's technological controls keep Christians under constant surveillance

May 23, 2019 - 03:01 pm .- As the 30th anniversary of the Tiananmen Square protests approaches, the Chinese Communist Party is utilizing authoritarian tactics old and new to crack down on Christians.

Georgetown Visitation alumnae respond to ‘heartbreaking betrayal’

May 23, 2019 - 02:00 pm .- Former students of Georgetown Visitation Preparatory School have published an open letter challenging a recent decision they say undermines the Catholic identity of the school.

Pro-life activist conceived in rape addresses Alabama abortion law

May 23, 2019 - 01:00 pm .- Kiessling was conceived when her biological mother was abducted at knifepoint and raped. She said that she owes her birth to abortion having been illegal at the time.

Chemical abortions may be slowing the decline in US abortions

May 23, 2019 - 12:19 pm .- While the number of abortions procured in the US has steadily declined in recent decades, recent data indicate that this decline may be slowing as the use of chemical abortions rises.

The Holy Spirit came as fire, not a schedule, Pope Francis tells Catholic charity

May 23, 2019 - 11:05 am .- Pope Francis Thursday condemned an exaggerated focus on plans and agendas which do not leave room for the spontaneous work of the Holy Spirit.

Pelosi says pro-life laws show ‘lack of respect’ for women

May 23, 2019 - 10:00 am .- Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) has condemned the recent passage of pro-life laws in several states and accused pro-life lawmakers of being afraid of women.

'The Eucharist is only in this Church'- How one 2019 convert found, and embraced, the Catholic Church

May 23, 2019 - 04:00 am .- Elise Amez-Droz’s journey to the Catholic Church began in a place well known for religious fervor, but not exactly known for Catholicism: Salt Lake City, Utah.

Argentinian doctor convicted of refusing to perform abortion

May 23, 2019 - 12:32 am .- Dr. Leandro Rodríguez Lastra, an OB-GYN in Argentina, was found guilty on Monday of having prevented an abortion, after he decided to save the life of an unborn baby whose mother had taken an abortion pill.