Archive of April 17, 2020 :: Catholic News Agency (CNA)
Archive of April 17, 2020

US commission faults Indian hospital's alleged religious segregation of coronavirus patients

Apr 17, 2020 - 07:00 pm .- Reports of an Indian hospital's segregated wards for Hindu and Muslim coronavirus patients drew concern from the U.S. Commission on International Religious Freedom, though Indian authorities strongly disputed the allegation.

How Catholic schools scrambled to meet technology needs for distance learning

Apr 17, 2020 - 05:12 pm .- It has been one month since most schools across the US closed their doors due to the coronavirus pandemic.

Michigan governor calls abortion 'life sustaining'

Apr 17, 2020 - 04:00 pm .- Pro-life adovcates have criticized the governor of Michigan for calling aboriton a “life-sustaining” procedure during an interview on Thursday.

LA archdiocese to lead novena for sexual abuse healing

Apr 17, 2020 - 02:27 pm .- The Archdiocese of Los Angeles will lead nine days of prayer and reflection for healing from sexual abuse, from April 18-26.

German cardinal says it’s 'high time' to restore public Masses

Apr 17, 2020 - 02:00 pm .- A German cardinal has said it is “high time” to restore public liturgies as the country begins to ease lockdown measures.


Priest arrested in Kenya for spreading coronavirus

Apr 17, 2020 - 01:00 pm .- A Catholic priest in Kenya has been charged with “negligently spreading an infectious disease” after authorities allege he did not comply with quarantine regulations after he traveled to the country from Italy. 

Pope to offer Divine Mercy Sunday Mass in church with St. Faustina’s relics

Apr 17, 2020 - 10:00 am .- On Divine Mercy Sunday Pope Francis will offer Mass in a church containing the relics of both St. Faustina Kowalska and St. John Paul II.

Pope Francis again calls for 'justice, charity, and solidarity' after coronavirus pandemic

Apr 17, 2020 - 08:00 am .- Pope Francis continued his call Friday to see the coronavirus pandemic in light of Christ’s resurrection, in a Spanish-language article published Friday.

Coronavirus could have a ‘catastrophic effect’ on finances of English cathedral

Apr 17, 2020 - 06:00 am .- The coronavirus crisis could have a “catastrophic effect” on the finances of England’s most prominent Catholic cathedral, officials have said. 

The Church’s ideal is to be with the people, pope says

Apr 17, 2020 - 04:00 am .- With millions of Catholics dependent on livestreamed Masses, there is a danger that we will lose sight of the communal dimension of Christian life, Pope Francis said at his morning Mass Friday. 

Archbishop Coakley to celebrate Mass on 25th anniversary of Oklahoma City bombing

Apr 17, 2020 - 12:55 am .- Archbishop Paul Coakley of Oklahoma City will celebrate Mass April 17 across the street from a memorial commemorating the 1995 terror attack that killed nearly 170 people.

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