Archive of November 1, 2019 :: Catholic News Agency (CNA)
Archive of November 1, 2019

Mother of ‘brain dead’ Michigan teen: 'Allow for him to fight'

Nov 1, 2019 - 04:56 pm .- The mother of a Michigan teenager who was recently declared brain dead is asking for prayers and support, after a judge ordered a hospital to continue life support until a Nov. 7 court hearing on her son’s health status.

Georgia bill would make 'transgender treatment' for minors a felony

Nov 1, 2019 - 04:00 pm .- A state representative in Georgia has proposed a law that would make it a felony for medical professionals to assist in changing a minor’s gender either through surgery or medication. 

Four Detroit area Catholic high schools closed Friday over shooting threats

Nov 1, 2019 - 03:05 pm .- Four Catholic high schools in the Archdiocese of Detroit closed Friday after serious threats were made against the schools, officials have reported.

HHS changes rules to protect religious adoption agencies

Nov 1, 2019 - 02:00 pm .- The rule change by the Department of Health and Human Services means that faith-based adoption agencies to continue receiving federal funding without matching children with same-sex couples.

Chinese Catholics barricade themselves in church to prevent demolition

Nov 1, 2019 - 09:07 am .- Priests and parishioners have barricaded themselves in a Catholic church in the Chinese province of Hebei. The Catholics are attempting to prevent the Chinese government from tearing down the Church. 

Kentucky shirtmaker wins discrimination case over LGBT festival

Nov 1, 2019 - 07:30 am .- The Kentucky state Supreme Court on Thursday ruled in favor of a Christian business owner who declined to serve an LGBT pride festival, and who was punished by a local government for discrimination.

The saints show that real people can be holy, Pope Francis says

Nov 1, 2019 - 05:45 am .- The saints were real people whose strength to face daily challenges came from the grace of Jesus Christ, showing that everyone can be holy, Pope Francis said Friday on the Feast of All Saints Day.