Archive of May 22, 2020 :: Catholic News Agency (CNA)
Archive of May 22, 2020

After Trump call to reopen churches, Catholic doctor says it can be done safely

May 22, 2020 - 05:45 pm .- While President Trump's call to reopen churches has become a source of national controversy, a group of Catholic doctors has offered a plan that could expedite that process.

Livestream of Mass with Pope Francis on Chinese social media raises censorship questions

May 22, 2020 - 05:34 pm .- The Vatican revealed this week that Catholics in China were able to use the most popular Chinese state-monitored social media platform, WeChat, to livestream Pope Francis’ daily Mass during the coronavirus pandemic.

Laudato si': Atlanta archdiocese’s sustainability efforts 5 years on

May 22, 2020 - 04:58 pm .- Susan Varlamoff, a retired biologist and parishioner at St. John Neumann Catholic Church, was in 2015 serving as director of the Office of Environmental Sciences at the University of Georgia, when she heard that Pope Francis was working on an encyclical on the environment.

Church fighting Mississippi coronavirus restriction was burned down

May 22, 2020 - 03:00 pm .- Authorities are investigating the burning of a Mississippi church as a potential arson. The fire comes less than a month after the church filed suit arguing the city’s stay-at-home order was unconstitutional.

Corpus Christi bishop condemns naval base shooting

May 22, 2020 - 02:11 pm .- Bishop Michael Mulvey of Corpus Christi offered prayers for a sailor who was injured in a terrorist attack in his diocese on Thursday, and pledged to be a force for peace in the face of evil.

President Trump: Churches should reopen 'right now'

May 22, 2020 - 12:57 pm .- President Donald Trump on Friday called on state governors to reopen churches “right now.”

Catholic aid groups provide relief to those affected by Cyclone Amphan

May 22, 2020 - 11:29 am .- Catholic Relief Services is among the agencies providing aid to those impacted by Cyclone Amphan in Bangladesh and eastern India. The storm killed at least 96, millions were evacuated, and Kolkata was devastated.

Bishop laments ‘sinister’ promotion of at-home medical abortions amid pandemic

May 22, 2020 - 09:00 am .- An English bishop has criticized the government for promoting at-home medical abortions during the coronavirus lockdown.

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