Archive of June 24, 2019 :: Catholic News Agency (CNA)
Archive of June 24, 2019

Austrian women's football team states regret over cancelled game with Vatican club

Jun 24, 2019 - 11:13 pm .- Vienna's FC Mariahilf football team has issued a statement of regret after a friendly with the Vatican women's football team was cancelled Saturday after several FCM members lifted their jerseys whilst the Vatican anthem was playing, displaying painted ovaries and pro-abortion messages.

Ecuador march protests abortion, gay marriage

Jun 24, 2019 - 09:01 pm .- Tens of thousands took to the streets of Guayaquil, Ecuador on June 22 in support of life, marriage, conscience protections, and parental rights.

Corpus Christi comes to the Capitol

Jun 24, 2019 - 06:00 pm .- A group of about 350 people, including priests, sisters, and laypersons, processed through Washington, DC on Sunday to celebrate the feast of Corpus Christi.

In responding to gender theory, ‘forming the formators’ is key, educators say

Jun 24, 2019 - 05:47 pm .- Amid a flurry of headlines denouncing the Vatican for releasing a document condemning “gender theory,” theology professors and Catholic educators told CNA that the document will be helpful in setting priorities for Catholic educators going forward, as Catholic schools respond to questions about LGBT issues.

Cathedral High School in Indianapolis recognizes archbishop's oversight

Jun 24, 2019 - 05:12 pm .- A Catholic high school in the Indianapolis archdiocese has said it will comply with the archbishop’s instructions to stop employing a teacher in a same-sex marriage, just days after a Jesuit high school in the archdiocese refused to comply with a similar instruction and had its Catholic status stripped by Archbishop Charles Thompson.

States move to close child marriage exceptions

Jun 24, 2019 - 02:00 pm .- A growing number of states are considering bans or additional restrictions on child marriages, including in Pennsylvania, where a bill to outlaw child marriages passed the state’s House of Representatives earlier this month. 

Catholic youth group involved in fatal Colorado bus crash

Jun 24, 2019 - 12:01 pm .- A charter bus carrying members of a Catholic group from New Mexico crashed Sunday in southern Colorado, killing two people including the driver and injuring more than a dozen others.

US bishops oppose immigration raids, Trump defers

Jun 24, 2019 - 11:12 am .- On Saturday US President Donald Trump announced he would delay immigration raids meant to begin that weekend, and the US bishops stated their opposition to the planned deportations.

Forced abortion decision overturned on appeal, according to reports

Jun 24, 2019 - 11:03 am .- Thousands of people have signed a petition urging U.K. Health and Social Care Secretary Matthew Hancock to stop a forced abortion from being performed on a developmentally delayed woman who is 22 weeks pregnant.