Archive of April 16, 2020 :: Catholic News Agency (CNA)
Archive of April 16, 2020

Catholic singer opens up about launching an album during coronavirus

Apr 16, 2020 - 07:00 pm .- Catholic singer-songwriter Marie Miller said she was not prepared for a global pandemic to coincide with the release of her new folk album.

Out-of-state travel to Arkansas abortion clinic continues, despite coronavirus concerns

Apr 16, 2020 - 07:00 pm .- Health authorities have said an emergency ban on elective abortions in Arkansas was necessary to limit the number of women traveling from other states, and possibly bringing the coronavirus with them.

A time to examine our choices: Theologians discuss pope’s call to rethink consumption

Apr 16, 2020 - 05:00 pm .- Pope Francis has spoken several times about the need to reevaluate cultural attitudes to community and consumption. CNA spoke to theologians about what this means.

Fall River diocese to close two schools due to coronavirus financial crisis

Apr 16, 2020 - 03:28 pm .- The Diocese of Fall River announced Wednesday that two of its schools will be closing after this school year due to the financial impact of the coronavirus crisis.

Getting ready for Divine Mercy Sunday at home? Here are some CNA suggestions

Apr 16, 2020 - 02:45 pm .- Here are some suggestions for celebrating Divine Mercy Sunday, from the journalists at CNA.

Mississippi city lifts drive-in church ban

Apr 16, 2020 - 02:00 pm .- The mayor of Greenville, Mississippi, has withdrawn a controversial executive order that levied fines on residents if they attended drive-in church services.

Governor 'wasn't thinking of the Bill of Rights' when banning religious meetings

Apr 16, 2020 - 01:00 pm .- The governor of New Jersey said on Wednesday that he had not considered the Bill of Rights when issuing an order banning religious gatherings as part of the state’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic. 

NY Catholic health system participating in coronavirus treatment trials

Apr 16, 2020 - 11:57 am .- Catholic Health Services of Long Island is taking part in two Mayo Clinic trials designed to develop treatments for the new coronavirus (COVID-19).

Las Cruces bishop explains decision to resume public Masses, even with civic restrictions

Apr 16, 2020 - 11:35 am .- Bishop Peter Baldacchino of the Diocese of Las Cruces said the Church is the “essential service of hope” during the coronavirus pandemic, and that the Church must “welcome as many as we can” in line with public health regulations.

Spanish business leaders organize to support cloistered communities

Apr 16, 2020 - 10:44 am .- A group of businessmen in Spain have joined together to help cloistered religious communities that are unable to support themselves during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Benedict XVI celebrates his 93rd birthday during coronavirus lockdown

Apr 16, 2020 - 09:06 am .- Pope Emeritus Benedict XVI celebrated his 93rd birthday Thursday at his Vatican residence during Italy’s coronavirus lockdown.

'We are the Church' - Archbishop Christophe Pierre reflects on the pandemic

Apr 16, 2020 - 05:00 am .- Archbishop Christophe Pierre spoke with CNA about living the Catholic faith during the coronavirus pandemic.

Joy is more than emotion, it is a gift of the Holy Spirit, Pope Francis says

Apr 16, 2020 - 03:12 am .- Joy is a grace and a gift of the Holy Spirit, not just positive emotions or feeling cheerful, Pope Francis said at Mass at the Vatican Thursday.

Little Sisters retirement home sees 11 COVID-related deaths

Apr 16, 2020 - 12:51 am .- A retirement residence run by the Little Sisters of the Poor in Delaware has seen almost a dozen deaths related to the novel coronavirus, although the sisters say other sick patients are recovering.

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