Archive of March 5, 2020 :: Catholic News Agency (CNA)
Archive of March 5, 2020

Mississippi bill would ban abortions on basis of sex, race, genetic abnormality

Mar 5, 2020 - 06:01 pm .- A bill has been introduced in the Mississippi legislature to prohibit abortions being performed because of race, sex, or genetic abnormality, citing anti-discrimination laws and a recent opinion of Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas.

‘Heart of hospitality’ best way for Catholic parishes to serve the disabled

Mar 5, 2020 - 05:12 pm .- How can parishes be welcoming to people with disabilities, and form them in the Catholic faith?

'We must be humble', Cardinal Cupich says as 'Vos estis' task force begins work

Mar 5, 2020 - 05:01 pm .- After being named to the Vatican’s task force for the protection of minors against sexual abuse, Cardinal Blase Cupich of Chicago told the Chicago Tribune that Church leaders must remain humble in the process of helping victims and regaining trust.

Pope's message to youth: Don't let your cell phone distract you from reality

Mar 5, 2020 - 04:18 pm .- Pope Francis is asking youth to wake up from the deadening static of staring at a cell phone to encounter Christ in their neighbor.

'Be truly Christians and good citizens' Pope tells Chinese Catholics

Mar 5, 2020 - 03:00 pm .- In a video released on Thursday by Vatican Media, Pope Francis announced that his prayer intention for the month of March is for “the unity of Christians in China.”

Mary McAleese writes to Pope Francis over Jean Vanier

Mar 5, 2020 - 02:00 pm .- The former Irish president told the pope she could leave the Catholic Church if the Holy See is found to have failed to act in the case.

Theologians say there is ‘doubt’ of sacramentality in marriages between ‘baptized non-believers’

Mar 5, 2020 - 01:58 pm .- The International Theological Commission this week published a study into the question of whether two “baptized non-believers” can contract sacramental marriage or whether the absence of faith impedes the intent of the spouses.

'Ground Zero for pro-life Democrats': The fight for Dan Lipinski's seat

Mar 5, 2020 - 12:30 pm .- As national pro-abortion groups pour money into a Chicago primary race to unseat one of the last pro-life Democrats in Congress, pro-life groups say they will be fighting back.

March for Martyrs aims to raise awareness of persecuted Christians

Mar 5, 2020 - 10:00 am .- This May, For the Martyrs will host the first March for the Martyrs on May 9 in Long Beach, California.

Savannah, GA's Bishop Gregory Hartmayer to lead Atlanta archdiocese

Mar 5, 2020 - 04:09 am .- Pope Francis Thursday appointed Bishop Gregory Hartmayer of Savannah to be the next archbishop of Atlanta, Georgia.