Archive of August 20, 2019 :: Catholic News Agency (CNA)
Archive of August 20, 2019

Cardinal George Pell loses appeal of sex abuse conviction

Aug 20, 2019 - 06:31 pm .- The conviction of Cardinal George Pell has been upheld by the Court of Appeals in Victoria. A three-judge appellate panel upheld his 2018 conviction for sexual abuse of minors in a divided decision delivered Aug. 21.

Livestream and CNA live blog on Cardinal Pell appeal

Aug 20, 2019 - 04:00 pm .- Cardinal George Pell is set to receive a decision in the appeal of his conviction for criminal sexual abuse of minors.

CEOs promise people before profits in new statement on 'Purpose of a Corporation'

Aug 20, 2019 - 04:00 pm .- A new commitment by business leaders to move past pure profit, and commit to employees, communities, and the environment, echoes what the Church has been teaching about business for years, a Catholic scholar has said.

'God is a tourist attraction' Anglican bishop says on cathedral carnival ride

Aug 20, 2019 - 03:00 pm .- A controversial amusement park ride erected in Norwich Cathedral has come down after an 11-day installation. 

Four more abuse allegations against former Cheyenne bishop

Aug 20, 2019 - 12:16 pm .- Four new sex abuse allegations have been raised against Emeritus Bishop Joseph Hart, spanning his time both as a priest in Missouri and a bishop in Wyoming.

New South Wales parliament delays final abortion bill vote

Aug 20, 2019 - 11:32 am .- A final vote on a bill to decriminalize abortion in the Australian state of New South Wales has been delayed until the middle of September, according to local media reports.

Charleston bishop stepping back to fight accusation

Aug 20, 2019 - 09:30 am .- The bishop of Charleston, South Carolina announced he will reduce his public appearances after being named in a lawsuit filed in New York.

Hospital boat named 'Pope Francis' sets sail to serve rural Amazon region

Aug 20, 2019 - 09:30 am .- A hospital boat named the “Pope Francis” set sail this week in the Amazon River to bring medical care to rural populations.