Archive of January 2, 2020 :: Catholic News Agency (CNA)
Archive of January 2, 2020

Church in Mexico backs bill expanding freedom of religious groups

Jan 2, 2020 - 05:51 pm .- The president of the Mexican bishops' conference expressed his support for a bill that would grant more freedom to the Church in the country, loosening long-established restrictions on religious groups.

Indiana AG says aborted babies at doctor’s home cannot be identified, pledges ‘dignified burial’ 

Jan 2, 2020 - 05:09 pm .- After an Indiana abortion doctor hoarded more than 2,400 sets of unborn babies’ remains dating back nearly 20 years, the state’s attorney general has pledged to secure them a decent burial. He said the case shows the need for strong laws regulating the bodies of aborted babies.

207 Senators and Congressmen say Roe vs. Wade is 'unworkable'

Jan 2, 2020 - 04:40 pm .- Ahead of a Supreme Court hearing, more than 200 members of Congress have signed on to support Louisiana’s abortion regulations, and have asked the Court to address Roe’s “unworkable” finding of a “right to abortion.”

Chaput to FOCUS leadership conference: We need Christian friends 

Jan 2, 2020 - 03:45 pm .- Christian friendships are necessary for living a life of faith, Archbishop Charles Chaput of Philadelphia told college students in a homily Thursday.

Push for buffer zones in Ireland follows pro-life vigil outside Dublin hospital

Jan 2, 2020 - 02:29 pm .- A pro-life rosary vigil on New Year’s Day outside Dublin’s National Maternity Hospital sparked calls by abortion supporters for “exclusion zones” around clinics in Ireland.

Cardinal Sarah: Nigerians killed by terrorists are ‘martyrs’

Jan 2, 2020 - 12:00 pm .- African Church leaders have responded to the reported Dec. 26 execution of 11 Nigerian Christians by a terrorist group affiliated with the Isamic State.

Abuse lawsuit window opens in California

Jan 2, 2020 - 10:00 am .- A three-year window opened in California Wednesday, allowing lawsuits over childhood sexual abuse that would normally be impeded by the state’s statute of limitations.