Archive of October 7, 2019 :: Catholic News Agency (CNA)
Archive of October 7, 2019

Project Rachel founder to receive Evangelium Vitae Medal

Oct 7, 2019 - 07:01 pm .- The University of Notre Dame announced Sunday that Vicki Thorn will receive the 2020 Notre Dame Evangelium Vitae Medal in recognition of her pro-life efforts.

UK company apologizes for pro-life billboard aimed at local MP

Oct 7, 2019 - 05:00 pm .- An advertising company has has apologized for displaying a pro-life billboard in the United Kingdom, saying it will remove the ad and make a donation to a pro-abortion charity.

Indiana bishops say death penalty does not help convicts or victims

Oct 7, 2019 - 04:29 pm .- Ahead of a scheduled reinstatement of the death penalty for federal inmates, the bishops of Indiana are calling on U.S. President Donald Trump and his administration to reverse the decision.

Red Mass opens Supreme Court term with religious liberty and abortion on the docket

Oct 7, 2019 - 03:15 pm .- The annual Solemn Mass of the Holy Spirit at St. Matthew’s Cathedral in Washington, D.C. is celebrated at the beginning of the U.S. Supreme Court term.

Tens of thousands protest France IVF bill

Oct 7, 2019 - 12:23 pm .- At least 42,000 people protested in Paris Sunday against a bill that would allow single women and lesbian couples access to IVF. Many French bishops have spoken against the bill.

Federal appeals court considering Mississippi's 15-week abortion ban

Oct 7, 2019 - 11:06 am .- A federal appeals court is considering a Mississippi law ban most abortions after 15 weeks of pregnancy. The law was signed in 2018 but is not currently in effect.

Women religious play vital role in Amazon, sister says

Oct 7, 2019 - 10:31 am .- A religious sister from Colombia taking part in the Amazon synod said Monday her congregation and other women’s religious congregations play a big role in the life of the Catholic Church in the Amazon.

Holy Spirit is 'main actor' of Amazon synod, pope says in opening remarks

Oct 7, 2019 - 03:39 am .- In his opening remarks for the Amazon synod Monday, Pope Francis said the assembly’s working document is meant to be “destroyed” as the starting point of the work of the Holy Spirit, who he prays will guide the synodal process.