Archive of December 6, 2019 :: Catholic News Agency (CNA)
Archive of December 6, 2019

Our Lady of Guadalupe is the true Lady of the Amazon, priest says

Dec 6, 2019 - 10:42 pm .- Our Lady of Guadalupe is the true Lady of the Amazon, a leading expert on the apparition said, pointing to Pope John Paul II’s recognition of Our Lady of Guadalupe as Queen of all the Americas.

FBI investigating fourth church attack this year in El Paso

Dec 6, 2019 - 04:59 pm .- The FBI is investigating the fourth case of church vandalism in El Paso this year, with authorities saying they are uncertain whether the incidents are related.

Prosecute pornographers for obscenity, Congressmen tell AG

Dec 6, 2019 - 04:30 pm .- Four members of Congress have requested that the Department of Justice use obscenity laws already on the statute books to prosecute major pornography producers and distributors.

New McCarrick lawsuits brought as New Jersey litigation window opens

Dec 6, 2019 - 03:30 pm .- Two new lawsuits were filed against Theodore McCarrick and New Jersey dioceses this week, after the state temporarily lifted its statute of limitations on sexual abuse allegations.

A religious congregation of blind sisters contemplates the face of Christ

Dec 6, 2019 - 03:00 pm .- In Turin, Italy, the Daughters of Jesus the King is a religious community of  blind and visually impaired sisters who aim for holiness, and to be a sign that in Christ, there are no barriers that cannot be overcome.

Catholic leaders say food stamp cuts will harm people, but not put them to work

Dec 6, 2019 - 02:05 pm .- A new rule that will disqualify roughly 700,000 people from the federal Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP), commonly called food stamps, will not help people find or keep employment, leaders of Catholic charitable and social policy organizations told CNA.

Jesuit superior general: Satan is real, and wants us to reject God

Dec 6, 2019 - 12:12 pm .- The superior general of the Jesuit order told reporters Tuesday that the devil is real, after making headlines in August by stating that Satan is a symbol, not a person.

Pope Francis on sharing the Christian message in 'reality'

Dec 6, 2019 - 07:58 am .- Pope Francis spoke Friday about how the Gospel message must be based in concrete reality, through which Christ himself communicates to the world.

Congress advances bill condemning China ‘re-education’ camps

Dec 6, 2019 - 07:30 am .- The House of Representatives this week passed legislation recognizing the mass detention of Uyghurs and other abuses committed by the Chinese government in the province of Xinjiang.

Anti-Catholic vandalism in Northern Ireland deters families, prompts investigation

Dec 6, 2019 - 12:00 am .- Reports emerged this week of a third act of sectarian vandalism at a social housing development in Northern Ireland, into which a Catholic mother and her daughter were in the process of moving from a different part of the city.