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

Mississippi bishops encourage aid for families affected by ICE raids

Aug 12, 2019 - 06:01 pm .- Mississippi’s Catholic bishops are speaking out against last week’s extensive Immigration and Customs Enforcement raids that targeted workers at food processing plants, rounding up and detaining nearly 700 undocumented immigrants.

Analysis: The pastoral approach of Archbishop Charles Chaput

Aug 12, 2019 - 03:50 pm .- Archbishop Charles Chaput is not a cardinal. He has never been an officer at the U.S. bishops’ conference. He has never lived in Rome, and, in an international Church, he is not a polyglot.

Cardinal Obeso, emeritus Xalapa archbishop, dies at 87

Aug 12, 2019 - 02:54 pm .- Cardinal Sergio Obeso Rivera, the Archbishop Emeritus of Xalapa, died in his home Sunday at the age of 87, after an illness of several weeks.

Window opens for abuse victim suits as New York law comes in to effect

Aug 12, 2019 - 01:30 pm .- A one-year window that allows adults in New York state who were sexually abused as children to file lawsuits against their abusers opens on Wednesday.

As appeal verdict looms, Pell faces investigation over Twitter post

Aug 12, 2019 - 11:52 am .- The incarcerated Cardinal George Pell is facing an investigation by Australian prison authorities, after images of a letter he sent to supporters were posted on social media.

Fort Worth bishop has not endorsed alleged messages from Mary

Aug 12, 2019 - 11:30 am .- The Bishop of Fort Worth, Texas has not authenticated alleged apparitions of the Virgin Mary that are said to have taken place in the diocese, according to a statement released last week.

Pope Francis prays for monsoon victims in India

Aug 12, 2019 - 09:00 am .- Pope Francis offered prayers and condolences Monday for the victims of monsoon flooding in southern India that has left more than 150 people dead.