Archive of August 28, 2019 :: Catholic News Agency (CNA)
Archive of August 28, 2019

Why should Catholics care about the Hong Kong protests? A CNA Explainer

Aug 28, 2019 - 06:05 pm .- The political situation in Hong Kong, and the implications for what could happen next, are complex, and Catholics and Protestant Christians both young and old are making their voices heard amid the protests.

Federal court upholds block on Indiana 'parental notification' abortion law

Aug 28, 2019 - 05:30 pm .- A federal appeals court today upheld an injunction that blocks an Indiana law designed to require parental notification for minors seeking abortion.

Little Sisters of the Abandoned Elderly celebrate founder’s feast day

Aug 28, 2019 - 05:07 pm .- Nearly 2,000 Little Sisters of the Abandoned Elderly celebrated the August 26 feast day of their foundress, Saint Teresa de Jesús Jornet. The congregation serves more than 20,000 poor, elderly residents throughout the world.

Language learning app takes Latin from ‘dead’ to said

Aug 28, 2019 - 12:07 pm .- Duolingo, the popular free language learning website and app, has launched a Latin course to help its users say “salve” to Latin fluency.

UPDATED: Facebook posts contradict Seattle archdiocese claims on parishioner’s planned suicide

Aug 28, 2019 - 11:36 am .- Social media posts made by Robert Fuller suggest that he scheduled his funeral with his parish days before his suicide, and that a priest had “given his blessings” to the suicide plan. 

HHS says university hospital forced nurses to assist in abortions

Aug 28, 2019 - 11:00 am .- The Department of Health and Human Services announced that several nurses at the University of Vermont Medical Center report being forced to help with abortions against their moral objections.

New Jersey appeals court overturns injunction on assisted suicide law

Aug 28, 2019 - 09:59 am .- A New Jersey appeals court ruled Tuesday that the state’s law permitting assisted suicide may take effect while a legal challenge against it is heard in court.

Obeying God key to Christian life, Pope Francis says

Aug 28, 2019 - 04:39 am .- An important aspect of the Christian life is obeying God even when there may be consequences for going against the commands of others, Pope Francis said during the general audience Wednesday.

After the abuse: A bishop's ministry of healing and trust

Aug 28, 2019 - 04:25 am .- If God chose Bishop Cozzens to be a part of the Church’s healing ministry, meeting Gina Barthel was a big part of how that healing ministry would begin.