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

What the Philadelphia foster care case could mean for the Supreme Court

Aug 1, 2019 - 05:28 pm .- When the U.S. Supreme Court mandated legal recognition of same-sex marriage in the 2015 Obergefell v. Hodges decision, the majority opinion argued that doing so “would pose no risk of harm” to those who disagreed with it.

Pro-lifers applaud budget deal, judicial nominees 

Aug 1, 2019 - 03:54 pm .- The Senate confirmed a slew of judicial nominees and passed a budget deal this week, drawing praise from pro-lifers.

Mexican bishops: Do not grow indifferent to the plague of human trafficking

Aug 1, 2019 - 02:57 pm .- The Catholic bishops of Mexico encouraged the faithful in the country not to become indifferent to the suffering of human trafficking victims, but to take action to fight corruption and exploitation.

Nun alleges evidence tampering in case of Indian bishop charged with rape

Aug 1, 2019 - 02:17 pm .- A nun representing a reported rape victim of Bishop Franco Mulakkal has accused the defense of evidence tampering in the case and is demanding that the real evidence be presented.

'Freedom to forgive' - How one man abused by a priest found healing

Aug 1, 2019 - 12:40 pm .- After decades, how one victim of clerical sexual abuse found healing, through forgiveness.

Glasgow archbishop appeals for asylum seekers being evicted

Aug 1, 2019 - 11:48 am .- The Archbishop of Glasgow has written a letter to the UK Home Secretary calling the forced evictions of refugees and asylum seekers in his city “regrettable and harsh.” Those being evicted have failed in their asylum claims.

Biden quizzed over abortion flip-flop during debate

Aug 1, 2019 - 10:30 am .- Sen. Kamala Harris (D-CA) used Wednesday evening’s Democratic primary debate to challenge former Vice President Joe Biden on his past opposition to federal abortion funding.

Gregory says Trump tweets 'deepened divisions and diminished our national life'

Aug 1, 2019 - 10:00 am .- The Archbishop of Washington condemned racist and divisive rhetoric Thursday in response to controversial tweets by President Donald Trump.

Senators introduce bipartisan paid family leave bill

Aug 1, 2019 - 07:00 am .- Senators introduced a new bipartisan proposal for parental leave Tuesday, as the push for a national paid family leave policy grows stronger.

This Roman church was a gift from Catholics around the world to Leo XIII

Aug 1, 2019 - 03:25 am .- There are many Catholic churches in Rome, but few can boast of having been built through the contributions of Catholics around the world as a gift to the pope.

Cardinals visit Rohingya refugee camp in Bangladesh

Aug 1, 2019 - 12:01 am .- Two cardinals from the Philippines and Burma visited a Rohingya refugee camp in Bangladesh this week, meeting with refugee families as well as relief agency personnel and government officials.