Archive of May 30, 2020 :: Catholic News Agency (CNA)
Archive of May 30, 2020

Amid riots, Minneapolis basilica damaged by fire

May 30, 2020 - 04:46 pm .- The nation’s first basilica sustained fire damage amid the Minneapolis riots that have crippled the city after the death of George Floyd, a black man who was killed by a police officer May 25.

English cardinal asks why car showrooms can open but not churches

May 30, 2020 - 04:30 pm .- An English cardinal will ask Sunday why the government has failed to set a date for churches to reopen when it is lifting lockdown restrictions on car showrooms.

Pope Francis calls for 'a more just, equitable and Christian society' after coronavirus crisis

May 30, 2020 - 03:15 pm .- Our suffering during the coronavirus crisis will have been in vain if we fail to build “a more just, more equitable, more Christian society,” Pope Francis said May 30.

UN and US trade criticism over abortion during coronavirus

May 30, 2020 - 01:00 pm .- United Nations Human Rights Council has criticized some U.S. states for using the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic as an excuse to restrict abortion. 

Ahead of Pentecost, Supreme Court backs California coronavirus limits on churches

May 30, 2020 - 11:53 am .- The Supreme Court ruled in favor of California’s limits on the number of people who may attend a church service, in a decision that saw justices debating whether religious services were being treated more strictly than similar gatherings under restrictions aimed to limit the spread of the novel coronavirus.

Everything you need to know about Pentecost

May 30, 2020 - 11:52 am .- This weekend, the Church celebrates Pentecost, one of the most important feast days of the year that concludes the Easter season and celebrates the beginning of the Church.  

Pope Francis asks Mary to intercede for end to pandemic during rosary with world’s shrines

May 30, 2020 - 11:15 am .- Pope Francis asked the Virgin Mary to intercede for an end to “this terrible pandemic” as he recited the rosary with Marian shrines worldwide via videolink May 30.

Pope Francis praises sacrifices of Rome’s clergy amid pandemic

May 30, 2020 - 09:30 am .- Pope Francis has praised Rome’s priests for remaining close to their flocks as the coronavirus pandemic ravaged Italy.

Vatican tees up summer fun with sports camp

May 30, 2020 - 09:00 am .- After weeks stuck indoors, the children of Vatican employees will be able to stretch their legs, and grow in their faith, at a sports camp hosted inside the Vatican this summer.

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