Archive of January 25, 2020 :: Catholic News Agency (CNA)
Archive of January 25, 2020

Cardinal Cupich: God 'schemes' for our salvation

Jan 25, 2020 - 10:01 pm .- God is a “tricky God” who schemes for the good of humanity and salvation, Cardinal Blase Cupich of Chicago said in the homily at the Welcome Mass for the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops’ Catholic Social Ministry Gathering in Washington, DC. 

French Senate passes controversial IVF bill

Jan 25, 2020 - 04:43 pm .- The French Senate this week passed a bill that would allow access to in-vitro fertilization (IVF) for single women and lesbian couples.

1 killed after car crashes into bus of Covington Catholic students heading home from March for Life

Jan 25, 2020 - 11:27 am .- One person is dead and others are injured after an oncoming car struck a charter bus carrying Covington Catholic students and chaperones back from the national March for Life in Washington, D.C., local sources have reported.

Pope Francis prays at St. Paul’s tomb with Orthodox and Anglican Christians

Jan 25, 2020 - 11:15 am .- Pope Francis prayed at the tomb of St. Paul with Orthodox and Anglican leaders Saturday to conclude the Week of Prayer for Christian Unity.

75 years after Auschwitz liberation, Europe's bishops condemn anti-Semitism, call for peace

Jan 25, 2020 - 09:00 am .- Seventy-five years after the liberation of the Auschwitz-Birkenau concentration camp, the Catholic bishops of Europe condemned racism, xenophobia, and anti-Semitism, calling for a renewed human commitment to peace, and forgiveness.

Pope Francis and Iraqi president discuss securing a future for Christians

Jan 25, 2020 - 09:00 am .- Pope Francis met Saturday with Iraqi President Barham Salih, and discussed the need to secure the future of Iraq’s deep-rooted Christian population.

Cardinal Re elected new dean of the College of Cardinals

Jan 25, 2020 - 05:30 am .- Cardinal Giovanni Battista Re has been elected the new dean of the College of Cardinals with Cardinal Leonardo Sandri as vice-dean.

US bishops offer prayers after Americans killed fighting wildfires in Australia

Jan 25, 2020 - 03:49 am .- Committee leaders at the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops voiced prayers and sorrow at the deaths of three American crew members who were killed in an air tanker crash while trying to fight massive wildfires in New South Wales, Australia.