Archive of July 12, 2019 :: Catholic News Agency (CNA)
Archive of July 12, 2019

UN approves investigation into drug war in the Philippines

Jul 12, 2019 - 06:22 pm .- The UN Human Rights Council has approved a resolution to launch an investigation into the violent war on drugs taking place in the Philippines under President Rodrigo Duterte.

Venezuelan bishops ask Maduro to step down, allow election of new president

Jul 12, 2019 - 06:01 pm .- The Venezuelan bishops asked Thursday that president Nicolas Maduro resign from the office which he “illegitimately” exercises and that a new president be elected in the shortest time possible.

Pro-Life leaders tell White House summit of online censorship

Jul 12, 2019 - 05:00 pm .- Pro-life leaders were invited to a White House social media summit Thursday, amid claims of online censorship by search engines and social media sites.  

Car bomb near church in Syria wounds several

Jul 12, 2019 - 04:18 pm .- A car bomb exploded near a Syriac Orthodox church in Qamishli Thursday, injuring about 11 people. It is unclear who is responsible for the attack.

No answers from Washington archdiocese about McCarrick’s money 

Jul 12, 2019 - 03:00 pm .- McCarrick funnelled hundreds of thousands of dollars through what was known as the Archbishop’s Fund, and reportedly made gifts to senior Vatican officials, even while the fund remained under the charitable auspices of the archdiocese.

USCCB official: NEA abortion support 'appalling'

Jul 12, 2019 - 02:10 pm .- The National Education Association (NEA) Representative Assembly last weekend adopted agenda items recognizing the “fundamental right to abortion under Roe v. Wade.”

Forced abortion judge ignored family, human rights, appeal court finds

Jul 12, 2019 - 10:53 am .- Courts in the United Kingdom have released the text of judicial decisions in the case of a disabled woman orginally ordered to undergo a forced late-term abortion.

New commission will give 'critical attention' to human rights, experts say

Jul 12, 2019 - 10:00 am .- International human rights experts have praised the creation of a State Department advisory body on human rights, calling it a very much needed contribution to global affairs.

Where hospices are at their worst, Christians have a mission

Jul 12, 2019 - 03:09 am .- In the wake of terrible conditions of negligence and abuse reported at some U.S. hospice facilities, several Catholic doctors are emphasizing the need for Christians to embrace a ministry of aiding hospice patients and their families.