Archive of January 27, 2020 :: Catholic News Agency (CNA)
Archive of January 27, 2020

Legionaries of Christ: Sexual abuse was perpetrated at minor seminary

Jan 27, 2020 - 08:00 pm .- The Legionaries of Christ acknowledged that sexual abuse took place at the religious order’s El Ajusco minor seminary in Mexico City between 1985 and 1992.

TX judges increasingly denied abortion to minors without parental consent from 2016

Jan 27, 2020 - 06:18 pm .- A study of statistics from Texas suggests that since 2016, judges in the state were less likely to grant permission to minors to procure abortion without their parents’ consent than in previous years.

Legislators back 'School Choice Week' as Supreme Court considers key case

Jan 27, 2020 - 05:00 pm .- Political leaders have come out in support of School Choice Week, as the Supreme Court considers a crucial case on the right of parents to public assistance if they choose religious schools.

Priest in N Ireland cancels Sinn Féin meeting at parish hall over abortion

Jan 27, 2020 - 04:01 pm .- A pastor in Northern Ireland barred earlier this month the Irish nationalist party Sinn Féin from holding a meeting at a church-owned hall over its support for abortion rights.

At Kobe and Gianna Bryant's parish, prayer and Masses for crash victims

Jan 27, 2020 - 03:25 pm .- Hours before he died Sunday, basketball superstar Kobe Bryant knelt in prayer at Our Lady Queen of Angels Catholic Church in Newport Beach, California. His parish is now praying for his soul.

No reform possible without new leaders in Legionaries of Christ, advocates and survivors say

Jan 27, 2020 - 02:05 pm .- Advocates and survivors of abuse perpetrated by priests of the Legion of Christ say that the religious order has no hope of authentic reform without wholesale replacement of the Legion’s leadership figures.

Pope's new personal secretary ran a ministry for street children

Jan 27, 2020 - 10:51 am .- The Vatican announced Sunday that Pope Francis has a new personal secretary, Fr. Gonzalo Aemilius, a priest from Uruguay known for his ministry with children on the streets.

'We’ve had enough': Pro-life Democrat blasts Mayor Pete

Jan 27, 2020 - 10:30 am .- Pro-life Democrats are “fed up” over the party’s staunch support of abortion and need to let the presidential candidates know it, the leader of Democrats for Life of America said on Monday.

'Never again': Pope Francis calls for prayer on Holocaust Remembrance Day

Jan 27, 2020 - 04:30 am .- Pope Francis has asked for people to spend a moment in prayer and recollection on Monday for International Holocaust Remembrance Day.