Archive of February 10, 2020 :: Catholic News Agency (CNA)
Archive of February 10, 2020

Bishop Paprocki provides pastoral guide on gender identity

Feb 10, 2020 - 07:01 pm .- Bishop Thomas Paprocki of Springfield in Illinois issued a pastoral guide last month regarding diocesan policies on gender identity, expounding on existing policy that schools and other diocesan institutions will recognize students and adults by the biological sex with which they were born.

European motorcycle police begin mission trip to South America

Feb 10, 2020 - 06:33 pm .- A group of European motorcycle police is currently taking part in a mission trip to South America, offering support to Catholic missionaries in poor communities.

'A disturbing time in America': Pro-life Dems respond to Sanders

Feb 10, 2020 - 05:00 pm .- Pro-life Democrats responded on Monday to Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders' suggestion that there is no room in the party for pro-lifers.

Chicago archdiocese announces nearly two dozen parish mergers, closings

Feb 10, 2020 - 04:01 pm .- The Archdiocese of Chicago announced Thursday the latest round of parish mergers and closures as part of Cardinal Blase Cupich’s “Renew my Church” initiative.

Cardinal Dolan making pastoral visit to Cuba

Feb 10, 2020 - 03:45 pm .- Cardinal Timothy Dolan of New York is in the midst of a visit to Cuba, having been invited to the country by its bishops and its president.

‘Canceled’ radical feminists and the Catholic Church: These unlikely allies believe women are female

Feb 10, 2020 - 03:25 pm .- Fain, along with several other women writers, intellectuals, and activists, have been “canceled” for their conviction that women are adult human females, whose sex-based rights, such as the right to female-only spaces like bathrooms or sports teams or therapy groups, deserve protection.

Newman relic reported stolen from Birmingham Oratory

Feb 10, 2020 - 02:30 pm .- A first-class relic of St. John Henry Newman was stolen from the Birmingham Oratory sometime in late January, the Oratory announced in its Feb. 2 newsletter.

Vatican official claims canon law required giving communion to pro-choice Argentine president and consort

Feb 10, 2020 - 01:55 pm .- A Vatican official has defended his decision to administer the Eucharist to Argentina's president, despite the leader’s effort to legalize abortion in his country. The official also administered the sacrament to the president’s consort, who is by protocol Argentina’s first lady.

National Marriage Week highlights 'special grace' of domestic Church

Feb 10, 2020 - 01:00 pm .- The United States Conference of Catholic Bishops will once again observe National Marriage Week as part of the celebration of World Marriage Day.

Peruvian woman sues for right to euthanasia

Feb 10, 2020 - 12:01 pm .- A terminally ill Peruvian woman filed a lawsuit Friday requesting that the state recognize a right to euthanasia.

Pope emphasizes unity in message to bishops connected to Focolare Movement

Feb 10, 2020 - 11:34 am .- Pope Francis emphasized unity in a message sent Monday to bishops connected to the Focolare Movement, which is celebrating 100 years since the birth of its founder.

Pope Francis praises charitable work of Knights of Columbus

Feb 10, 2020 - 06:28 am .- Pope Francis on Monday met Supreme Knight Carl A. Anderson and members of the Knights of Columbus supreme council, praising the organization’s charitable work in Rome and in defense of life.

Pope Francis will travel to Malta in May

Feb 10, 2020 - 03:30 am .- The Vatican announced Monday that Pope Francis will visit the islands of Malta and Gozo on May 31.