Archive of January 28, 2020 :: Catholic News Agency (CNA)
Archive of January 28, 2020

KC priest Harkins remembered as a 'good man and a good priest'

Jan 28, 2020 - 09:31 pm .- Catholics in Missouri and across the country remembered Fr. Evan Harkins Tuesday as a good priest, and urged prayer for the repose of his soul.

Three churches reportedly burned down in Sudan

Jan 28, 2020 - 04:27 pm .- According to a local rights group in Sudan, three churches in a town were burnt down in December 2019 and quickly rebuilt, only to be burnt down again earlier this month.

Transport Secretary vows to stamp out 'modern slavery' of human trafficking

Jan 28, 2020 - 03:30 pm .- Secretary of Transportation Elaine Chao launched the "100 Pledges in 100 Days” initiative Tuesday to increase the number of transportation companies training their employees to recognize cases of human trafficking.

Trump and Netanyahu propose two-state plan for Israel-Palestine peace

Jan 28, 2020 - 02:00 pm .- President Donald Trump and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu proposed a new peace plan for the Middle East on Tuesday. The plan includes an independent Palestinian state with a capital in East Jerusalem. 

Supreme Court allows ‘public burden’ rule for migrants, but Catholic leaders object

Jan 28, 2020 - 01:15 pm .- A Trump administration rule defining more low-income immigrants as a public burden may go into effect, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled this week. Catholic leaders decried the ruling, saying it will harm families’ ability to secure basic services and that it represents a radical departure from American traditions.

Pope Francis to publish a book with reflections on St. John Paul II

Jan 28, 2020 - 08:00 am .- Pope Francis has co-authored a book of reflections on the life of St. John Paul II to be published in Italian.

Judge allows student group’s abortion lawsuit to progress against Notre Dame

Jan 28, 2020 - 12:59 am .- The University of Notre Dame’s refusal to pay for drugs that can cause early abortions will face further litigation in court, after a federal judge in Indiana allowed a lawsuit to challenge an agreement between the university and the Trump administration.