Archive of May 13, 2020 :: Catholic News Agency (CNA)
Archive of May 13, 2020

Analysis: Could curial politics stop a Vatican finance trial?

May 13, 2020 - 06:00 pm .- As details continue to emerge about a raft of financial scandals at the Vatican Secretariat of State, some observers have been left wondering at the apparent lack of urgency or interest in the Holy See’s response. 

Saint Paul-Minneapolis priests adapt to bring sacraments to COVID-19 patients

May 13, 2020 - 05:42 pm .- The Archdiocese of Saint Paul and Minneapolis has assembled a team of 30 priests ready to administer last rites— confession, communion, and anointing of the sick— to COVID-19 patients.

Vatican, US Church leaders quiet on coronavirus ‘world government’ letter signed by bishops

May 13, 2020 - 03:36 pm .- Neither the Vatican nor U.S. bishops have responded to a letter signed by several Catholic bishops, which argues that the coronavirus pandemic has been exploited in order to create a one-world government.

With major deficits projected, Vatican says Holy See not at risk of default

May 13, 2020 - 02:30 pm .- The new head of the Holy See’s financial office said Wednesday the Vatican is not at risk of fiscal default, even while reports in the Italian media indicate dire deficit projections for the Holy See. 

Locusts threaten East African food crisis, members of Congress call for aid

May 13, 2020 - 02:00 pm .- Members of Congress are calling on the president to take early action to fight swarms of locusts in East Africa, where millions face a potential food crisis.

DC parish fills pews with food for parishioners in need 

May 13, 2020 - 12:00 pm .- Priests, parishioners, and staff at Sacred Heart Parish in Washington assembled 500 boxes of food and other resources for families facing hardships like job loss or illness during the pandemic.

Vatican officials donate salaries to pandemic victims

May 13, 2020 - 11:00 am .- A cardinal has praised Vatican officials for their “heartfelt response” to his request for donations to those suffering amid the coronavirus crisis

Archbishop Gregory denounces ‘murderous attack’ on Ahmaud Arbery

May 13, 2020 - 10:30 am .- Archbishop Wilton Gregory of Washington, D.C., has spoken out against the “murderous attack” which caused the death of Ahmaud Arbery in Georgia.

At empty shrine, Fatima cardinal says Church is spiritually united with Mary

May 13, 2020 - 10:00 am .- For the first time in its history the Shrine of Our Lady of Fatima celebrated the May 13 anniversary of the 1917 Marian apparitions without the presence of the public

Pope Francis: Christians can pray to the Father without fear

May 13, 2020 - 07:00 am .- Jesus has transformed the human experience of prayer, Pope Francis said at the general audience Wednesday.

Pope Francis says intimacy with Jesus is not just for mystics

May 13, 2020 - 04:30 am .- Intimacy with Jesus is not something reserved for mystics, Pope Francis said at his morning Mass Wednesday.

'Discovering what's essential': Strengthening marriages during lockdown

May 13, 2020 - 02:00 am .- Many Catholic parishes have closed during the pandemic, but one marriage renewal ministry is seeking to reopen the doors of the “domestic church,” the family, during lockdown.

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