Archive of July 16, 2019 :: Catholic News Agency (CNA)
Archive of July 16, 2019

London boys' schola tour brings music from Old Spain to the New World

Jul 16, 2019 - 06:01 pm .- Franciscan mission priest St. Junipero Serra would perhaps recognize some of the music that will be sung in an upcoming tour of the London Oratory Schola Cantorum Boys Choir in Utah and California, which will include three of the Spanish missions.

Colorado petition seeks to bring late-term abortion ban to the ballot

Jul 16, 2019 - 04:53 pm .- A pro-life group in Colorado is leading a signature drive in the hopes of asking voters in 2020 whether to ban abortion after 22 weeks.

Amid internal dispute over mission, Planned Parenthood president resigns

Jul 16, 2019 - 03:52 pm .- Citing disagreements with board leaders over whether Planned Parenthood should focus on health care or abortion advocacy, the organization’s president is stepping down.

Amid continued controversy, Netflix edits suicide scene in 13 Reasons Why

Jul 16, 2019 - 01:23 pm .- Shortly before launching the third season of 13 Reasons Why, Netflix has announced that it is removing a scene depicting a graphic teen suicide from the show’s first season.

Bishops condemn new asylum policy for U.S.-Mexico border

Jul 16, 2019 - 01:05 pm .- The president of U.S. bishops’ conference issued a statement on Tuesday condemning a newly-announced rule on asylum eligibility at the southern border.

Appeals court hearing challenge to London abortion clinic buffer zone

Jul 16, 2019 - 11:44 am .- The Court of Appeal of England and Wales is hearing a challenge Tuesday and Wednesday to a buffer zone banning pro-life gatherings and speech near a London abortion clinic.

Full text of Cardinal Mueller's analysis on the working document of the Amazon synod

Jul 16, 2019 - 09:19 am .- Cardinal Gerhard Mueller, who was prefect of the Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith from 2012 and 2017, presented an analysis with a series of objections and criticisms of the Instrumentum Laboris, or working document, of the Synod on the Amazon, to be held in Rome in October.

Bring down 'Iron curtain' of persecution, Religious Freedom Ministerial told

Jul 16, 2019 - 09:15 am .- U.S. leaders called for a worldwide “grassroots” movement to fight religious persecution at a global religious freedom gathering on Tuesday.

Cardinal Mueller criticizes 'false teaching' on revelation in Amazon synod doc

Jul 16, 2019 - 08:27 am .- That the working document for October’s Synod of Bishops calls the Amazon region a source of revelation is a “false teaching,” Cardinal Gerhard Mueller said Tuesday.

Pro-life women deliver semi-truck full of supplies, $72,000 to the border

Jul 16, 2019 - 03:34 am .- The heat index in McAllen, Texas was 125 degrees on Saturday, but that did not stop members of the pro-life movement from delivering a semi-truck full of supplies and thousands of dollars in aid to respite centers at the border of the United States and Mexico.

Appeals court upholds injunction against contraception mandate exemption

Jul 16, 2019 - 12:23 am .- A federal appeals court on Friday unanimously blocked Department of Health and Human Services rules that would have exempted employers who want to opt out of coverage for artificial contraception for moral or religious reasons.