Archive of August 19, 2019 :: Catholic News Agency (CNA)
Archive of August 19, 2019

Title X: Protect Life Rule comes in as Planned Parenthood walks out

Aug 19, 2019 - 07:00 pm .- The decision took effect Monday, as the deadline passed for compliance with the new program rules.

African news agency aims to tell stories from ‘the grassroots’

Aug 19, 2019 - 05:45 pm .- At the launch event for a new African Catholic news agency Saturday, a Kenyan bishop urged journalists to focus their work on the “grassroots” life of the Catholic Church across the continent.

After protest, Buffalo diocese denies allegations of former seminarian

Aug 19, 2019 - 04:30 pm .- Amid a media firestorm and a small protest Sunday, the Diocese of Buffalo disputed allegations made in a letter published by a recently resigned seminarian.

Planned Parenthood whistleblower awarded $3 million

Aug 19, 2019 - 04:00 pm .- Former clinic director Mayra Rodriguez claimed she was unfairly dismissed after raising concerns about ethical and legal breaches at abortion facilities run by the group.

NYC arts program rejects Mother Cabrini for statue

Aug 19, 2019 - 03:30 pm .- A New York City public arts program has said it will not build a statue in honor of St. Frances Xavier Cabrini, despite the saint receiving the most nominations in a public poll. 

Kentucky again denies abortion clinic's license

Aug 19, 2019 - 03:24 pm .- Kentucky Governor Matt Bevin’s administration has reportedly denied a Planned Parenthood clinic in downtown Louisville its license to perform abortions, doing so for the second time.

After investigation, Memphis bishop defends priest accused of racism

Aug 19, 2019 - 11:10 am .- The Diocese of Memphis is supporting a pastor whose staff denied a job to a black housekeeper on the grounds that his dog was racist. The diocese says the dog had a history of aggression and tended to become agitated around strangers with dark skin.

Cincinnati priest arrested and indicted for sexually abusing minor

Aug 19, 2019 - 11:08 am .- A Cincinnati priest removed from ministry last month for grooming behavior has been indicted on nine counts of raping an altar server.

Law and Justice Party leader praises Polish archbishop for LGBT opposition

Aug 19, 2019 - 10:00 am .- The leader of Poland’s ruling party praised the Archbishop of Krakow on Sunday for his opposition to the redefinition of marriage and gender ideology in the country.