Archive of May 11, 2020 :: Catholic News Agency (CNA)
Archive of May 11, 2020

Vatican official was director in London property broker's company

May 11, 2020 - 06:05 pm .- As the Vatican’s Secretariat of State finalized its purchase of a London luxury apartment building, a lay secretariat official who oversaw investments was appointed a director of a company owned by the financier who brokered the property deal.

Federal judge blocks Kentucky governor's soon-to-expire ban on religious services

May 11, 2020 - 05:30 pm .- With Kentucky already set for a limited resumption of religious services May 20, a federal judge has said Gov. Andy Beshear may not enforce an expiring ban on large gatherings to bar religious services that adhere to relevant social distancing and hygiene guidelines aimed to limit spread of the novel coronavirus.

Six retired Jesuits died of coronavirus at order’s Philadelphia infirmary

May 11, 2020 - 04:57 pm .- Six retired Jesuit priests who resided at an infirmary of the society in Philadelphia died last month of coronavirus.

Lawyers must call male runners 'trans females' in athletics lawsuit

May 11, 2020 - 03:00 pm .- Attorneys are calling for a federal judge to recuse himself from a transgender sports case, after the judge instructed that they use terminology for gender identity and not biological sex.

Social media message brings big results for Spanish nuns selling pastries

May 11, 2020 - 02:40 pm .- The San Pelayo Monastery, located in the city of Oviedo in the Asturias autonomous region in northwestern Spain, has housed a community of Benedictine nuns since the year 994.

Catholic church in NJ buries two abandoned infants

May 11, 2020 - 02:10 pm .- A New Jersey Catholic church buried two infants May 8 who were found dead at a recycling center a few months ago.

Supreme Court hears case on right of Catholic schools to fire religion teachers

May 11, 2020 - 01:00 pm .- Supreme Court justices on Monday heard arguments for and against extending the Civil Rights Act’s “ministerial exception” to Catholic schools when they fire teachers of religion.

Vatican Museums to reopen with temperature checks, mandatory face masks

May 11, 2020 - 09:20 am .- The Vatican Museums are preparing to reopen by reservation only with new health measures to prevent the spread of the coronavirus, according to the general secretary of Vatican City State.

Pope Francis names Chicago priest coadjutor of Peoria diocese

May 11, 2020 - 05:18 am .- Pope Francis Monday appointed Fr. Louis Tylka, a priest of the Archdiocese of Chicago, as coadjutor bishop of the Diocese of Peoria to serve alongside Bishop Daniel R. Jenky, CSC.

Pope Francis prays for the unemployed after coronavirus layoffs

May 11, 2020 - 04:30 am .- Pope Francis began his morning Mass on Monday by praying for the unemployed after millions of people lost their jobs amid coronavirus restrictions.

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