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

Tennis competition neglected student athletes who observe Sabbath, lawsuit says

Aug 7, 2019 - 05:50 pm .- High school tennis players who observe the Sabbath on Saturday have challenged a Washington state athletics association in court, saying its rules wrongly disqualify them from participating in the tennis postseason.

Cross that survived atomic bombing of Nagasaki returned

Aug 7, 2019 - 04:42 pm .- An Ohio college is returning to Nagasaki's Immaculate Conception Cathedral a wooden cross that was recovered from the cathedral's remains after the Aug. 9, 1945 atomic strike on the city.

At Knights convention, Kendrick Castillo remembered, honored as ‘a hero’

Aug 7, 2019 - 03:42 pm .- Kendrick Castillo, an 18 year-old who died in May while helping disarm a school shooter in Highlands Ranch, Colorado, was honored by the Knights of Columbus on Tuesday night with the Caritas Medal.

How one priest is helping children who’ve escaped slavery in the DRC mines

Aug 7, 2019 - 02:20 pm .- Fr. Willy Milayi is a Missionary of the Immaculate Conception who lives in the Democratic Republic of the Congo. He works rescuing children who fled the coltan mines and offering them a place to live and learn a trade.

Indian order dismisses nun from religious life for disobedience

Aug 7, 2019 - 11:54 am .- The superior general of the Franciscan Clarist Congregation dismissed from religious life Monday Sister Lucy Kalapura, who has been accused of several acts of disobedience, including a protest of the handling of another nun's accusation that a bishop serially raped her.

Federal judge extends injunction against Arkansas abortion laws

Aug 7, 2019 - 09:59 am .- A federal judge has extended a temporary injunction against three new abortion clinic regulations in Arkansas.

True wealth is found in Jesus Christ, not money, Pope Francis says

Aug 7, 2019 - 04:26 am .- Pope Francis Wednesday criticized those who give more consideration to money than the sacraments or helping others find true wealth – a relationship with Jesus Christ.

Strong online boundaries make for the happiest relationships, study finds

Aug 7, 2019 - 02:55 am .- Cutting ties with old flames, before the internet, used to be easy.

New Zealand bill seeks to allow elective abortions before 20 weeks

Aug 7, 2019 - 12:46 am .- The government of New Zealand proposed a bill this week that would lift a law stipulating that abortions before 20 weeks may only be performed for medical reasons.