Archive of November 15, 2019 :: Catholic News Agency (CNA)
Archive of November 15, 2019

US bishops and Knights of Columbus voice solidarity with Iraq, Lebanon

Nov 15, 2019 - 04:28 pm .- The U.S. bishops and the Knights of Columbus have professed their solidarity with the people of Iraq and Lebanon, telling the Catholic patriarchs of the region that they are praying and working for peace and security.

Pope Francis braves rain to visit homeless in St. Peter’s Square

Nov 15, 2019 - 04:06 pm .- On a rainy Friday in Rome, Pope Francis popped over to St. Peter’s Square to greet the poor and homeless receiving treatment at a mobile medical clinic this week.

US House oversight committee hears testimony on abortion regulation

Nov 15, 2019 - 03:53 pm .- Members of the House Oversight and Reform Committee heard testimony Thursday on abortion from a new mother, as well as a mother who aborted her child because of a “fatal fetal diagnosis.”

Court rules Daleiden's undercover videos caused 'substantial harm' to Planned Parenthood

Nov 15, 2019 - 03:05 pm .- A pro-life organization said that “justice was not done,” after federal court found that pro-life advocate David Daleiden’s Center for Medical Progress caused “substantial harm” to Planned Parenthood by secretly recording meetings with abortion doctors and staff to expose their business practices.

Ukrainian auxiliary bishop of Philadelphia retires at 75

Nov 15, 2019 - 02:45 pm .- The resignation of Bishop John Bura, an auxiliary bishop of the Ukrainian Archeparchy of Philadelphia, was accepted Nov. 15, five months after Bura turned 75.

Rockville Centre diocese challenges Child Victims Act over due process

Nov 15, 2019 - 01:31 pm .- The Diocese of Rockville Centre filed a suit challenging New York's Child Victims Act on Tuesday, claiming it is barred by the due process clause in the state constitution.

Archbishop Gomez prays for victims of California high school shooting

Nov 15, 2019 - 11:03 am .- The Archbishop of Los Angeles has encouraged the community to pray for victims of a shooting at a high school in southern California, where two people were killed Thursday morning.

Ivanka Trump hails 'exciting' progress on paid family leave

Nov 15, 2019 - 11:00 am .- Family leave is more than a women’s issue, it is a family issue, Ivanka Trump said Thursday.

Pope’s private meetings in Thailand, Japan focus on ordinary people

Nov 15, 2019 - 10:04 am .- Among Pope Francis’ scheduled meetings during next week’s visit to Japan and Thailand are a series of encounters with ordinary Catholics, including the sick and disabled, which will mainly take place away from the spotlight.

Vatican delegation in Iran discuss human rights with Muslim leaders

Nov 15, 2019 - 08:00 am .- A Vatican delegation traveled to Tehran this week to discuss opportunities for Catholics and Muslims to serve humanity together.

Pope Francis' message to those suffering 'at the foot of the cross'

Nov 15, 2019 - 03:45 am .- Pope Francis told those who are sick and suffering Friday that the world needs their prayers.

Disagreements escalate over Notre-Dame rebuilding project

Nov 15, 2019 - 12:35 am .- Tensions are reportedly running high between French authorities overseeing the rebuilding of Notre-Dame Cathedral in Paris, as they create plans to rebuild the church damaged by fire earlier this year.