Archive of March 6, 2020 :: Catholic News Agency (CNA)
Archive of March 6, 2020

Charity turns down donated bikes from KofC over 'anti-LGBTQ' beliefs

Mar 6, 2020 - 08:19 pm .- A Vancouver-based bicycling charity broke a long-standing partnership with a local Knights of Columbus group this week and rejected their donations of bikes over the Knight’s “anti-LGBTQ+” beliefs, The B.C. Catholic reported.

Archbishop asks Indian state government to return Christ statue to cemetery

Mar 6, 2020 - 06:01 pm .- The Archbishop of Bangalore decried Wednesday the removal of a statue of Christ from a Christian cemetery. The statue was taken down after complaints from non-local Hindus.

Catholics react to Alabama execution of Nathaniel Woods

Mar 6, 2020 - 05:00 pm .- Late Thursday evening, the state of Alabama executed 43 year-old Nathaniel Woods by lethal injection.

Bones found in church wall are 7th century saint, scientists say

Mar 6, 2020 - 04:28 pm .- Carbon dating confirmed that human remains discovered hidden in a church wall in 1885 are from the seventh century, and are almost certainly the bones of St. Eanswythe. 

Analysis: Pope Francis’ diplomatic triumph with US bishops 

Mar 6, 2020 - 04:05 pm .- Months of papal meetings with American prelates appear to have proved a quiet, but noteworthy, triumph of pastoral diplomacy at a crucial moment.

English bishop encourages faithful to receive in hand, or make spiritual Communion

Mar 6, 2020 - 03:19 pm .- The Bishop of Lancaster on Thursday issued a decree meant to reduce the risk of coronavirus transmission at Mass, which focused on suspending the sign of peace and the reception of Holy Communion from the chalice.

Mormon elders row back LGBT rule repeal at BYU

Mar 6, 2020 - 01:00 pm .- An elder from the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints issued a letter on Tuesday responding to a Mormon university's decision to remove a prohibition on same-sex expression from its Honor Code. 

Rolls-Royce offer for private Pope Francis meeting ‘does not exist anymore’

Mar 6, 2020 - 10:41 am .- Rolls Royce and Italian Luxury Living are no longer offering an exclusive meeting and Mass with Pope Francis to Rolls Royce owners who donate over $100,000 to the Catholic Church.

SBA List announces new spending to reelect Lipinski

Mar 6, 2020 - 10:30 am .- The national pro-life group Susan B. Anthony List will make a five-figure investment in the primary race of pro-life Democrat Rep. Dan Lipinski (Ill.), the group announced on Friday.

Wine flows from water faucets in Italian village

Mar 6, 2020 - 08:05 am .- As Italy weathers the spread of coronavirus, residents of one village appeared to witness their own version of the miracle at the Wedding at Cana.

Pope accepts resignation of Cardinal Barbarin as Archbishop of Lyon

Mar 6, 2020 - 05:10 am .- The Vatican announced Friday that Pope Francis has accepted the resignation of Cardinal Philippe Barbarin as archbishop of Lyon after his recent acquittal at the conclusion of his appeal of a 2019 conviction of failing to report abuse.

Vatican City confirms first case of coronavirus

Mar 6, 2020 - 04:30 am .- Vatican City has confirmed its first case of coronavirus, a Vatican spokesman said Friday.