Archive of February 15, 2020 :: Catholic News Agency (CNA)
Archive of February 15, 2020

Date set Cardinal Pell's last chance appeal hearing

Feb 15, 2020 - 05:12 pm .- Australia’s High Court has set a date for the final appeal of Cardinal George Pell, who was convicted in 2018 on five charges of child sexual abuse.

McCarrick was a 'devourer of souls,' former priest secretary tells parish

Feb 15, 2020 - 04:08 pm .- A priest who was the personal secretary of former cardinal Theodore McCarrick said he is sickened by manipulative fundraising tactics employed while McCarrick was Archbishop of Washington. The priest called McCarrick a “manipulator” and a “devourer of souls.”

Hong Kong, Singapore cancel public Masses amid coronavirus

Feb 15, 2020 - 02:01 pm .- All public Masses in Hong Kong are canceled through Feb. 28 amid the threat of the spreading of coronavirus.

Next ordinary synod of bishops to be held in 2022

Feb 15, 2020 - 11:03 am .- The next ordinary assembly of the synod of bishops is to be held in the fall of 2022, according to a press release from the Vatican on Saturday.

'The Vatican lost everything, got nothing': An interview with Cardinal Zen

Feb 15, 2020 - 06:00 am .- Cardinal Joseph Zen gave an exclusive interview to CNA in which he discussed the Church in China and his relationship with Pope Francis and Cardinal Pietro Parolin.

Pope Francis speaks about financial reforms to Vatican tribunal

Feb 15, 2020 - 05:24 am .- As the Holy See awaits the results of a scheduled financial inspection, Pope Francis spoke about ongoing financial reform and investigations at the opening of the judicial year of the Vatican City State’s court, which he attended for the first time.

'No different from the rest of us'- Priests and mental health care

Feb 15, 2020 - 04:00 am .- After the suicide of a Missouri priest last month, psychologists talked with CNA about the issues priests can face when they need help with caring for their mental heatlh.