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

Archbishop Gomez asks for prayers for those impacted by Calif. fires 

Oct 28, 2019 - 07:11 pm .- As 16 wildfires continue to incinerate thousands of acres of land in California, destroying businesses and homes, Archbishop Jose Gomez has called for prayers for the victims of the fires.

Australia proposes face-recognition program to fight underage porn access

Oct 28, 2019 - 06:34 pm .- A government department in Australia has proposed the use of a face recognition system to curb underage access to online pornography, but the idea has been met with concerns over privacy.

Indian nun dismissed from religious life for disobedience appeals to Signatura

Oct 28, 2019 - 06:01 pm .- Sister Lucy Kalapura, whose dismissal from religious life was upheld by the Congregation for the Oriental Churches last month, has sent a letter asking that her case be further appealed before the Aposotolic Signatura.

Biden denied communion at SC parish over abortion stance

Oct 28, 2019 - 06:00 pm .- A South Carolina Catholic priest reportedly denied Holy Communion to  presidential candidate Joe Biden on Sunday, because of the candidate’s support for legal abortion.

Pro-life leaders ask HHS to separate abortion payments in insurance plans

Oct 28, 2019 - 05:12 pm .- A group of pro-life leaders is calling on the Trump administration to finalize a rule that would require abortion to be billed separately from other services in taxpayer funded health insurance plans.

Pregnant college students need to know their rights, pro-life group says

Oct 28, 2019 - 04:39 pm .- As many pregnant students say they face pressure to have abortions to advance their education and careers, one pro-life group has released a “bill of rights” to help pregnant and parenting students protect their futures.

Dead Theologians Society: The ‘memento mori’ youth group

Oct 28, 2019 - 03:12 pm .- The incredible story of the Dead Theologians Society.

Missouri's last abortion clinic could be closed after state hearing

Oct 28, 2019 - 02:40 pm .- A hearing began on Monday in Missouri to determine the fate of the state’s last remaining abortion clinic.

Catholic, Jewish, and Muslim leaders sign declaration against euthanasia, physician-assisted suicide

Oct 28, 2019 - 12:15 pm .- Leaders of Christianity, Judaism, and Islam presented a signed declaration to Pope Francis Monday expressing their total opposition to euthanasia and any form of physician-assisted suicide, as well as voicing their support of palliative end-of-life care.

Pope Francis changes name of secret archive to Vatican Apostolic Archive

Oct 28, 2019 - 06:15 am .- Pope Francis declared Monday that the Vatican Secret Archive be changed to the title of Vatican Apostolic Archive, to avoid the negative associations which accompany modern interpretations of the word “secret.”