Archive of January 24, 2020 :: Catholic News Agency (CNA)
Archive of January 24, 2020

New Orleans Saints defend assistance of archdiocese as disclosure

Jan 24, 2020 - 06:29 pm .- The New Orleans Saints have said assistance that team personnel offered to the Archdiocese of New Orleans on communications strategy was not a coverup, but disclosure.

Pro-life Democrat calls for 'unity' for life

Jan 24, 2020 - 05:15 pm .- Pro-life unity comes before party loyalty, a Democratic state senator said Friday at the national March for Life on Friday.

At March for Life, Trump gets mixed reviews

Jan 24, 2020 - 04:45 pm .- On Friday, President Donald Trump became the first U.S. president to address the March for Life in person. His appearance was greeted by pro-lifers with both excitement and hesitation.

States announce pro-life, pro-choice initiatives ahead of March for Life

Jan 24, 2020 - 03:30 pm .- On the eve of the 2020 March for Life in Washington DC, lawmakers in several states announced the introduction of potentially significant pro-life legislation, while others announced efforts to preserve legal protection for abortion.

California abortion mandate violates federal law, Trump administration says

Jan 24, 2020 - 02:23 pm .- The Trump administration has said that California state policies violate federal law for requiring abortion coverage in religious groups’ health insurance plans – a mandate that Catholic leaders had charged “directly targeted” Catholic universities that had stopped paying for employees’ elective abortions.

'Pro-Life is Pro-Woman': The 2020 March for Life

Jan 24, 2020 - 01:00 pm .- Students from Oakcrest School in McLean, Virginia—a Catholic all-girls middle and high school—led the crowd, estimated in the tens of thousands, that flooded the National Mall for the March for Life on Friday.

Trump at March for Life: 'I am truly proud to stand with you'

Jan 24, 2020 - 12:07 pm .- President Donald Trump addressed the annual March for Life Friday, telling pro-life demonstrators that he is an advocate for the right to life of unborn children, and calling for a federal prohibition on late-term abortion.

HHS Secretary says he is proud to lead 'Department of Life'

Jan 24, 2020 - 10:00 am .- The U.S. Health and Human Services Secretary Alex Azar said his department is committed to protecting life “from conception to natural death,” as he prepares to attend Friday’s national March for Life.

Full text of EWTN News interview with VP Mike Pence

Jan 24, 2020 - 09:40 am .- After an hour long meeting with Pope Francis Jan. 24, Vice President Mike Pence sat down with EWTN News to discuss their conversation. Here is CNA's transcript of that interview.

VP Pence and Pope Francis discuss US pro-life movement during Vatican meeting

Jan 24, 2020 - 09:20 am .- As the March for Life got underway in Washington, DC, Pope Francis and Vice President Mike Pence met in the Vatican Friday to discuss the Church's commitment to the pro-life movement.

Youth Mass for Life told to 'give back our life to the One to whom it belongs'

Jan 24, 2020 - 09:05 am .- The Mass, preceded by a youth rally, was attended by an estimated 18,000 teenagers and young adults from more than 50 dioceses around the country just hours before the March for Life was set to begin on the National Mall.

Archbishop Gregory hails youth for life: ‘They have the energy to pull it off’

Jan 24, 2020 - 06:40 am .- Washington Archbishop Wilton Gregory said that the Youth Rally and Mass for Life was 'the beginning, not the end' of respect for human life.

Pope Francis: Every human has an irrepressible dignity

Jan 24, 2020 - 05:15 am .- Pope Francis emphasized the importance of each person’s dignity Friday in his message for World Communications Day.