Archive of March 7, 2020 :: Catholic News Agency (CNA)
Archive of March 7, 2020

Pope Francis will lead Sunday Angelus via video over coronavirus fears

Mar 7, 2020 - 12:30 pm .- Pope Francis will lead the Sunday Angelus prayer via video link, the Vatican has announced. The pope will also hold this week’s Wednesday general audience in the same way.

What Catholic clergy and laity have in common: a Gospel mission  

Mar 7, 2020 - 12:00 pm .- Catholic clergy and laity have a shared responsibility to proclaim the Gospel, speakers at a conference sponsored by the University of Notre Dame have said.

Louisiana AG: Argument against Unsafe Abortion Act ‘absolutely a lie’

Mar 7, 2020 - 12:00 pm .- In a Thursday interview, Louisiana Attorney General Jeff Landry said efforts to conflate the case with a Texas law regulating abortion clinics, struck down by the court in 2016, were clearly false. 

How Franciscans in Syria are helping kids heal from war trauma

Mar 7, 2020 - 06:01 am .- As a wartime missionary priest in Aleppo, Fr. Firas Lufti witnessed the trauma endured by a generation of Syrian children who have spent the entirety of their lives in the uncertainty and tragedy of war.

New president of German bishops says he is following the 'big footsteps' of Cardinal Marx

Mar 7, 2020 - 06:00 am .- The new president of the German bishops’ conference has emphasized his support for the ongoing synodal process of German bishops and laity, and for a paper suggesting intercommunion with Lutherans.

Pope Francis announces a 2022 synod on synodality

Mar 7, 2020 - 05:00 am .- The next ordinary Synod of Bishops will be a synod on synodality, the Vatican announced March 7.