Archive of July 1, 2019 :: Catholic News Agency (CNA)
Archive of July 1, 2019

Polish IKEA fires employee for Biblical opposition to pride event

Jul 1, 2019 - 06:37 pm .- An Ikea worker in Poland has filed a lawsuit after being fired last week for posting Bible verses opposing homosexual behavior on the company’s intranet.

Indiana AG may appeal injunction against D&E abortion ban

Jul 1, 2019 - 05:22 pm .- An Indiana ban on dilation and evacuation abortion has been blocked by a federal judge’s preliminary injunction, continuing the legal fight over abortion in a time when the legal and political future of legal abortion is still in flux.

US Supreme Court agrees to hear Montana school choice case

Jul 1, 2019 - 04:18 pm .- The U.S. Supreme Court has agreed to hear a case addressing the question of whether states can deny tax credit programs to parents and children who choose religious private schools.

HHS delays new conscience rights protections

Jul 1, 2019 - 03:00 pm .- A rule to protect the conscience rights of medical professionals will be delayed until the end of November, the Department of Health and Human Services announced July 1. 

US-Mexico border bishops sorrowed by migrant deaths

Jul 1, 2019 - 02:43 pm .- The bishops on either side of the Rio Grande where several migrants died last week expressed Friday their sorrow over the deaths.

Missouri abortion clinic allowed to operate without license during legal dispute

Jul 1, 2019 - 01:49 pm .- An administrative panel ruled Friday that the last abortion clinic in Missouri may continue operating while its lapsed license is disputed in court.

Seal of confession is an 'intrinsic requirement,' Vatican says

Jul 1, 2019 - 09:30 am .- The head of the Vatican’s Supreme Tribunal of the Apostolic Penitentiary released a note Monday reaffirming the inviolability of the seal of confession and the importance of other forms of secrecy in the life of the Church.

Blessed John Henry Newman to be canonized October 13

Jul 1, 2019 - 04:00 am .- The Vatican announced Monday that Blessed Cardinal John Henry Newman will be canonized on October 13 in Rome.

An Italian nun’s expert advice: What you can do to fight human trafficking

Jul 1, 2019 - 03:48 am .- Human trafficking is “happening closer to us than we think,” and Catholic groups are increasingly committed to fighting it through advocacy, prayer and action, global anti-trafficking leader Sister Gabriella Bottani, S.M.C., has said.