Archive of December 10, 2019 :: Catholic News Agency (CNA)
Archive of December 10, 2019

Mexico's nuncio offers his email address for abuse reports

Dec 10, 2019 - 07:30 pm .- The apostolic nuncio in Mexico, Archbishop Franco Coppola, has said that anyone who wants to report sexual abuse by the country’s clergy is free to email him, and he will try to help.

China punishes families of those who speak out in America, Congress hears

Dec 10, 2019 - 07:00 pm .- A Uighur-American whose mother has been held captive in a Chinese detention camp was one of several witnesses to testify on Tuesday before the House Committee on Foreign Affairs on the unfolding human rights crisis in China. 

As general election nears, bishops across UK stress right to life

Dec 10, 2019 - 06:01 pm .- Every voter and politician must resist attacks on the right to life, and Catholic politicians must do so as both a human rights matter and as a “fundamental matter of our faith,” Northern Ireland’s Catholic bishops have said ahead of the Dec. 12 U.K. general election.

DC basilica attack leaves 'Mary's Shrine' shaken, and at prayer

Dec 10, 2019 - 04:55 pm .- A violent attack at “Mary’s Shrine” in Washington D.C. on Tuesday shook the community and prompted prayer and solidarity among staff and regular attendees.

Evangelization begins with listening, Cardinal Tagle says

Dec 10, 2019 - 04:01 pm .- Listening is the first step in evangelization, the newly-appointed prefect of the Congregation for the Evangelization of Peoples said Tuesday in Quezon City.

Vatican’s investment manager backed company that ‘misled investors’

Dec 10, 2019 - 03:50 pm .- The Italian businessman responsible for investing millions of Vatican funds owned a stake in an online options trading company fined in 2016 by the Securities and Exchange Commission for misleading investors.

Franciscan University forms partnership with Iraqi Catholic university

Dec 10, 2019 - 03:05 pm .- A Catholic university in the U.S. has partnered with an Iraqi Catholic college to promote opportunities for scholarship, collaboration, and understanding between the two countries.

Peoria bishop announces novena for Venerable Sheen's sainthood cause

Dec 10, 2019 - 02:38 pm .- Bishop Daniel Jenky of Peoria is inviting the faithful to pray a novena beginning Dec. 12 to "petition God unceasingly" that Archbishop Fulton Sheen’s sainthood cause may move forward.

Raleigh pro-life pregnancy center to move next door to abortion clinic

Dec 10, 2019 - 01:43 pm .- A pregnancy resource center in Raleigh, North Carolina will be allowed to move into a house next door to an abortion clinic following a settlement in a federal lawsuit, three years after the city council denied the center’s rezoning request.

‘This is Francis:’ A Vatican photographer’s call from the pope

Dec 10, 2019 - 12:00 pm .- Imagine that your cell phone rings, and the display says the call is from a “private number.” You expect it to be a telemarketer. But instead, when you answer, you hear a man with an Argentine accent say: “This is Francis. I received your letter.”

Two guards injured in attack at Washington basilica

Dec 10, 2019 - 09:35 am .- Police in Washington, DC, are in a stand off with a suspect after an attack at the Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception left two people injured.

Pro-life group: Curtailed study on abortion pill reversal is misleading

Dec 10, 2019 - 03:31 am .- A small case study on the safety of the abortion pill reversal procedure that was cut short due to safety concerns does not accurately represent the safety and efficacy of the procedure to the public, a pro-life group has said.

St. John Henry Newman’s meditations on the Litany of Loreto

Dec 10, 2019 - 12:28 am .- Morning Star. Mystical Rose. Tower of Ivory. House of Gold. For centuries, Catholics have recited these titles of Mary in the Litany of Loreto prayer.