Archive of October 9, 2019 :: Catholic News Agency (CNA)
Archive of October 9, 2019

Little Sisters of the Poor appeal to the Supreme Court, again

Oct 9, 2019 - 05:00 pm .- The Little Sisters of the Poor have filed a petition requesting that the Supreme Court affirm the religious exemption protecting them from having to comply with the HHS Contraceptive Mandate of the Affordable Care Act.

Children at risk from porn, trafficking, gender identity, summit hears

Oct 9, 2019 - 04:00 pm .- Advocates for children, parents, and women’s rights all spoke out against growing threats of the sexualization of children at a summit on Wednesday. 

New cardinal: Church in Morocco is small, but very much alive

Oct 9, 2019 - 03:44 pm .- While the Catholic community in Morocco is small, it bears a strong witness to the Gospel as it proclaims the message of Christ and serves those in need, said one of the Church’s new cardinals this week.

Did Pope Francis say that Jesus isn't God? Don't believe the report, Vatican says

Oct 9, 2019 - 12:11 pm .- The Vatican Wednesday said that an Italian journalist it has previously corrected was not speaking accurately when he claimed that Pope Francis denied Christ’s divinity.

Candidates announced for next USCCB president

Oct 9, 2019 - 12:00 pm .- The United States Conference of Catholic Bishops has released the list of candidates ahead of its presidential and vice-presidential elections. The elections will be held during the conference’s General Assembly in Baltimore, which will be from Nov. 10-13. 

Two killed in attack near German synagogue on Yom Kippur

Oct 9, 2019 - 10:00 am .- One man has been arrested and the search is ongoing for a second person after at least two people were shot and killed near a synagogue in the German city of Halle on October 9.

Cardinal Sarah: Ideological push in Amazon synod an 'insult to God'

Oct 9, 2019 - 08:56 am .- The push by some Westerners to use the Vatican’s Amazon synod to advance their personal agendas is an insult to God and his plan for the Church, Cardinal Robert Sarah said in an interview published this week.

Amazon synod bishop: 'Indigenous people do not understand celibacy'

Oct 9, 2019 - 08:40 am .- A contributor to the working document for the Vatican’s Synod of Bishops on the Amazon region made his case Wednesday for the priestly ordination of married men in the region.

'Every page was an act of prayer': New manuscript reveals devotion of St. John Paul II

Oct 9, 2019 - 08:05 am .- Newly published manuscripts belonging to Karol Wojtyła have offered a glimpse into the future pope and saint’s deep devotion and prayer throughout his writing process.

Pope Francis warns Catholics to not profess ideology over faith

Oct 9, 2019 - 04:41 am .- In his general audience Wednesday, Pope Francis warned Catholics to not turn their faith into an ideology, as he said St. Paul did when he was persecuting Christians before his conversion.

Health professionals protest imminent Northern Ireland abortion laws 

Oct 9, 2019 - 02:51 am .- Health professionals in Northern Ireland are writing to the region’s secretary to protest a liberalization of the region’s abortion laws, which the UK parliament is set to impose on Northern Ireland this month unless Northern Ireland’s parliament reconvenes.