Archive of April 20, 2020 :: Catholic News Agency (CNA)
Archive of April 20, 2020

Faith in the 'back row'- An interview with Chris Arnade

Apr 20, 2020 - 06:05 pm .- Below is an excerpt, edited and condensed, from CNA’s interview with Chris Arnade.

Why you should remember the missions when you miss the sacraments

Apr 20, 2020 - 04:00 pm .- Many U.S. Catholics have limited or no access to the sacraments during the coronavirus pandemic, bringing to many parishes a reality faced in other parts of the country on a regular basis.

Capitol Hill parish takes adoration to the streets for Divine Mercy Sunday

Apr 20, 2020 - 03:10 pm .- As many Catholics marked Divine Mercy Sunday at home, one parish in Washington, D.C., found a way to bring the Lord to people. 

Updated: Three states' coronavirus abortion bans remain after court interventions

Apr 20, 2020 - 01:19 pm .- Eight states that have enacted temporary bans on abortion during the coronavirus pandemic are contending with legal challenges, and judges have prevented many of the temporary bans from coming into effect.

Michigan Catholic Conference calls governor's abortion stance 'removed from reality'

Apr 20, 2020 - 12:00 pm .- The Michigan Catholic Conference has condemned Gov. Gretchen Whitmer’s recent claim that abortion is “life sustaining.” 

After receiving hundreds of requests, bishops to entrust Italy to Mary

Apr 20, 2020 - 10:53 am .- After receiving more than 300 letters during the coronavirus pandemic, the Italian bishops will entrust the nation to Mary’s protection on Friday, May 1, at a shrine in northern Italy.

Tabernacle desecrated during South African cathedral robbery

Apr 20, 2020 - 10:40 am .- The cathedral of the Archdiocese of Cape Town, South Africa, was vandalized on Saturday and the tabernacle desecrated.

Pope Francis postpones World Youth Day and Meeting of Families due to coronavirus

Apr 20, 2020 - 10:00 am .- Pope Francis has decided to postpone by one year World Youth Day and the World Meeting of Families, according to the Vatican. The events were expected to take place during the summers of 2022 and 2021.

Brazilian Supreme Court to consider legalizing abortion in Zika cases

Apr 20, 2020 - 09:25 am .- On Friday, Brazil’s Federal Supreme Court will hold a virtual hearing to consider whether to decriminalize abortion for pregnant women infected with the Zika virus.

Pope Francis: Prayer opens the door to freedom through the Holy Spirit

Apr 20, 2020 - 03:40 am .- Freedom is found in the Holy Spirit who provides the strength to fulfill God's will, Pope Francis said in his Monday morning Mass homily.

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