Archive of February 11, 2020 :: Catholic News Agency (CNA)
Archive of February 11, 2020

Days before attack, Nigerian bishop warned of poor protection for Christians

Feb 11, 2020 - 10:07 pm .- Just days before a suspected Islamist militant attack killed 30 people in Nigeria, a prominent bishop in the country lamented what he saw as a lack of adequate protection from the Nigerian government for the country’s nearly 100 million Christians.

Cardinal Zen to Congressmen: China wants Vatican 'surrender'

Feb 11, 2020 - 05:30 pm .- Cardinal Joseph Zen, the archbishop emeritus of Hong Kong, told CNA that the situation is dire for the Church in China, and predicted the eventual end of the underground Church.

Seminarian's killing a 'defining moment' for Christians in Nigeria

Feb 11, 2020 - 05:01 pm .- At the funeral Mass for Michael Nnadi, the 18-year-old seminarian abducted and killed by gunmen last month, Bishop Matthew Hassan Kukah of Sokoto said he hoped the death would be a turning point for persecuted Christians in Nigeria.

Klobuchar says pro-life Democrats 'are a part of our party'

Feb 11, 2020 - 04:00 pm .- Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Amy Klobuchar said on Tuesday that she would not shut pro-life Democrats out of the party.

Church in Venezuela hit hard by ongoing economic, political crisis

Feb 11, 2020 - 03:48 pm .- As the people of Venezuela continue to suffer severe food and medication shortages due to hyperinflation, the Church is also affected, said Cardinal Jorge Urosa Savino last week.

Seton Hall poll says toss Astros' title

Feb 11, 2020 - 03:00 pm .- A majority of Americans want Major League Baseball’s Houston Astros to be stripped of their 2017 World Series title, according to a new poll by a Catholic university. 

Sen. Sasse reintroduces Born-Alive Abortion Survivors Protection bill

Feb 11, 2020 - 02:30 pm .- The Senate Committee on the Judiciary held a new hearing on the Born-Alive Abortion Survivors Protection Act on Tuesday, with legislators again considering the measure to mandate medical treatment for infants who survive and attempted abortion.

Cardinal Marx will not seek re-election as head of German bishops' conference

Feb 11, 2020 - 11:36 am .- Cardinal Reinhard Marx has notified German bishops that he will not stand to be elected to a second term as head of the German bishops’ conference.

More than 2,000 aborted children to be buried in South Bend

Feb 11, 2020 - 11:35 am .- The remains of more than two thousand aborted children discovered in a garage belonging to deceased abortionist Dr. Ulrich Klopfer will be laid to rest on Wednesday.

Knights of Columbus celebrate 100 years of charity in Rome

Feb 11, 2020 - 10:05 am .- A group of the Knights of Columbus are on pilgrimage in Rome to celebrate 100 years of their charitable presence in the Eternal City.

Catholic community mourns death of Arizona priest in car crash 

Feb 11, 2020 - 12:26 am .- The Diocese of Tucson has announced the death of a local priest, who was killed in a car crash Friday.