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

N Ireland abortion law plans 'devastating', pro-life leader objects

Nov 7, 2019 - 06:01 pm .- Northern Ireland’s proposed abortion law drew strong objections from pro-life advocates who said it removes almost all legal protection for unborn babies.

Mother Teresa Award given to group that exposed organ trafficking in China

Nov 7, 2019 - 05:26 pm .- An award named after Mother Teresa was given this week for outstanding efforts in social justice to a U.S.-based non-profit that has unmasked forced organ harvesting in China.

Will Trump's judicial appointments matter for abortion, religious freedom?

Nov 7, 2019 - 04:59 pm .- US President Donald Trump has nominated more than one-fourth of federal circuit court judges – but what, if anything, might that entail for jurisprudence on abortion and religious freedom?

US bishops counter narrative of resistance to Pope Francis

Nov 7, 2019 - 04:01 pm .- The USCCB issued Thursday a statement responding to a recent book which the conference says perpetuates a myth that it is resistant to Pope Francis.

Saginaw diocese buries the forgotten dead on All Souls' Day

Nov 7, 2019 - 03:01 pm .- On Saturday Bishop Robert Gruss of Saginaw said a Mass of All Souls' Day for 175 people whose mortal remains had been unclaimed, and which were then buried at one of the diocese's cemeteries.

Ohio Senate passes two pro-life laws despite legal challenges

Nov 7, 2019 - 02:00 pm .- Ohio lawmakers have passed two pieces of new pro-life legislation while court battles challenging earlier pro-life laws continue. 

Bishop: Philippines must end ‘sad reality’ of child labor

Nov 7, 2019 - 11:09 am .- A Catholic bishop in the Philippines is drawing attention to the ongoing problem of child labor in the country, urging a cooperative effort to eliminate the factors driving children into often dangerous working conditions.

Cardinal O’Malley to US bishops: Ask for grace at St. Peter’s tomb

Nov 7, 2019 - 10:39 am .- In St. Peter’s Basilica Thursday, Cardinal Sean O’Malley asked American bishops to pray for the grace to make a profession of faith, hope, and love at the tomb of St. Peter before meeting with Pope Francis.

With a shortage of British foster homes, the Church launches a campaign

Nov 7, 2019 - 12:00 am .- In the face of a foster parent shortage in the UK, the Catholic Church in England and Wales will launch a campaign to encourage adoption and foster care.