Archive of October 11, 2019 :: Catholic News Agency (CNA)
Archive of October 11, 2019

Millionaire pornographers charged with sex trafficking in California

Oct 11, 2019 - 04:00 pm .- The owners and two employees of two related pornography websites were charged in federal court with sex trafficking on Thursday, Oct. 10. 

Abortion funding fight looms over Senate appropriations process

Oct 11, 2019 - 03:00 pm .- When the Senate returns for business on Oct. 15, it will have little more than a month to pass legislation funding the government—and pro-lifers are concerned that attempts to circumvent protections against taxpayer funding of abortion could be successful.

The Amazon synod, by the numbers

Oct 11, 2019 - 03:00 pm .- Here are a few facts about the Amazon synod, as told by the numbers.

Sole private abortion clinic in New Brunswick to close

Oct 11, 2019 - 02:16 pm .- Clinic 554, the only private abortion clinic in the Canadian province of New Brunswick, is closing because of financial instability, its director announced Thursday.

Cardinal Newman’s time in Rome

Oct 11, 2019 - 01:12 pm .- Cardinal John Henry Newman, who will be canonized Oct. 13, is more often associated with Birmingham than Rome, but his four visits to the Eternal City mark significant moments in the life of this soon-to-be saint.

Tax churches that oppose gay marriage, Democratic candidate says

Oct 11, 2019 - 01:00 pm .- A Democratic candidate for president has said religious institutions should be stripped of their tax-exempt status if they oppose same-sex marriage. 

‘Useless to pretend’: Vatican official dismisses German ‘binding synodal path’

Oct 11, 2019 - 12:00 pm .- A senior legal official in the Vatican has dismissed the idea that a planned “synodal process” in Germany will be “binding,” noting that bishops must exercise their authority in unity and obedience to the authority of the pope.

Legal group warns about sex-selective abortion on Day of the Girl Child

Oct 11, 2019 - 10:13 am .- On the International Day of the Girl Child, a legal advocacy group in India is drawing attention to the problem of sex-selective abortion and calling for efforts to end the practice.

Praying for souls, and runs: The parish serving Washington’s baseball fans

Oct 11, 2019 - 10:00 am .- In a rapidly-gentrifying Washington, D.C., neighborhood, a historic parish is putting the New Evangelization into practice by reaching out to a specific crowd—baseball fans.  

These are the four women being canonized with John Henry Newman

Oct 11, 2019 - 03:01 am .- Pope Francis will canonize four women alongside John Henry Newman this Sunday. These women -- a stigmatist, a mystic, a Roman orphan, and Nobel Peace prize nominee -- also proclaimed Christ through their lives and their miracles in a unique way.