Archive of May 29, 2019 :: Catholic News Agency (CNA)
Archive of May 29, 2019

Are single women actually happier? Study misinterprets data, researchers say

May 29, 2019 - 11:01 pm .- Are childless, spouseless women actually happier than their married counterparts?

Democratic presidential hopeful: 'Church is wrong on abortion, priests, LGBT'

May 29, 2019 - 04:10 pm .- Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand (D-NY) has said that she disputes Church teaching on the priesthood, sexuality, and abortion.

Four killed in attack on parish in Burkina Faso

May 29, 2019 - 04:01 pm .- Four people were killed Sunday during an attack on a Catholic church in Burkina Faso. There have been several such attacks in the west African country in recent weeks.

'No priest may obey' proposed law, California bishop says

May 29, 2019 - 04:00 pm .- Bishop Michael Barber, S.J., of the Diocese of Oakland, California, has said he would sooner accept arrest and prison than comply with a state law that would force priests to violate the seal of confession.

Catholic school free from legal threats, Ohio city says after lawsuit

May 29, 2019 - 02:58 pm .- A private Catholic school in Ohio has dropped its federal lawsuit after the city of South Euclid clarified that the school was not affected by a new ordinance on sexual orientation, gender identity and gender expression that the school feared would leave it vulnerable to legal action.

Caritas head applauds Philippines new anti-poverty measure

May 29, 2019 - 12:05 pm .- A new law in the Philippines to support those living in poverty has won the praise of Caritas Manila, a Catholic aid agency in the country.

Give religious reps a vote on education committees, Scottish bishop urges

May 29, 2019 - 11:40 am .- The Bishop of Dunkeld has met with local government officials to discuss the council area's decision to strip voting rights from religious representatives on education committees.

Pope Francis responds to heresy accusation, China concerns

May 29, 2019 - 10:05 am .- Pope Francis said he reacted “with a sense of humor” to the accusation of heresy made against him earlier this month.

The Holy Spirit makes human words 'dynamite,' Pope Francis says

May 29, 2019 - 04:16 am .- The Holy Spirit is what gives power, life, and dynamism to evangelization, not good rhetorical skills, Pope Francis said Wednesday.

Pro-life Democrats have key role in party and society, organizer says

May 29, 2019 - 03:10 am .- Pro-life Democrats not only have a place within the Democratic Party today, but can act as a bridge in society during a time of intense polarization, said a leader in the movement.