Archive of September 6, 2019 :: Catholic News Agency (CNA)
Archive of September 6, 2019

Suit challenges religious liberty of Catholic hospitals over assisted suicide

Sep 6, 2019 - 05:09 pm .- A Colorado man with cancer and his doctor filed a suit last month against a health system run by the Catholic Church that alleges its policy barring its doctors from participating in assisted suicide violates state law.

Church leaders in Zimbabwe discuss beatification cause of lay missionary

Sep 6, 2019 - 05:01 pm .- On Thursday the Catholic Church in Zimbabwe began a three-day meeting to consider the cause of canonization of John Bradburne, a lay missionary to the area in the 1970s, who could become the country's first canonized saint.

Second Buffalo whistleblower says he was abused as seminarian

Sep 6, 2019 - 04:40 pm .- New allegations have surfaced that the second whistleblower reporting a cover-up of clerical sexual abuse by the Diocese of Buffalo, Fr. Ryszard Biernat, was sexually abused as a seminarian in the diocese by a priest who was later removed from ministry for other credible accusations of abuse.

Argentine bishops ask government to declare food emergency

Sep 6, 2019 - 03:49 pm .- Catholic bishops in Argentina are calling on the government to declare a food and nutrition emergency in response to heightened inflation and rising poverty rates.

What is the state’s role in promoting virtue?

Sep 6, 2019 - 10:30 am .- The debate over competing culturally conservative visions for the future of the U.S. continued Thursday night at the Catholic University of America, as Sohrab Ahmari and David French offered their prescriptions for moral decline in society.

Analysis: Who are the Central Committee of German Catholics?

Sep 6, 2019 - 08:00 am .- Following the news that the Church in Germany will proceed to form a new Synodal Assembly as part of a “binding process,” questions have been raised about the Central Committee of German Catholics, a lay group which will play a key role in the new structure. 

Pray for your enemies, Pope Francis tells Mozambican Catholics

Sep 6, 2019 - 05:10 am .- Jesus calls his followers to a high standard – to forgive their enemies, to pray for those who have hurt them, and to seek reconciliation, Pope Francis said at Mass in Mozambique Friday.

Pope commends Mozambican HIV clinic community as Good Samaritans

Sep 6, 2019 - 04:06 am .- Visiting the Zimpeto health clinic Friday, Pope Francis told the community that their care for the suffering recalls for him the parable of the Good Samaritan.

In response to restrictions, Planned Parenthood expands telemedicine program

Sep 6, 2019 - 12:04 am .- After several months of new pro-life legislation aimed at restricting abortion or defunding Planned Parenthood, the organization’s national branch has announced the expansion of its telemedicine program to all 50 states by next year.