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

Would-be Satanists again fail to make case against Missouri abortion law

Jun 11, 2020 - 07:00 pm .- A federal appellate court has dismissed a second lawsuit filed by a member of the Satanic Temple against Missouri’s informed consent abortion law, rejecting the argument that the law established Catholic religious belief by stating that life begins at conception.

Archbishop Gomez names four new members of National Review Board

Jun 11, 2020 - 06:01 pm .- The president of the United States’ Conference of Catholic Bishops has appointed four new members of the National Review Board, a lay advisory body to the bishops on the protection of minors.

India denies visa to US religious freedom investigators

Jun 11, 2020 - 04:50 pm .- India has barred U.S. representatives from investigating the county’s reported violations of religious freedom, continuing what critics call a trend of Hindu nationalism that threatens religious minorities in India.

'The death of George Floyd will not be in vain', says Democrats for Life coordinator

Jun 11, 2020 - 04:00 pm .- The Georgia coordinator for Democrats for Life of America has called for renewed solidarity in the pro-life cause, following the death of George Floyd. Rev. Harriet Bradley said Wednesday that national and international protests over Floyd’s death in recent weeks have the power to effect global change.

Attack on Nigerian village leaves 80 dead

Jun 11, 2020 - 03:00 pm .- The militant group Boko Haram is believed to be behind a recent attack on a Nigerian village that left at least 81 people dead on Tuesday, June 9. 

‘The Eucharist gives life’: Poles celebrate Corpus Christi amid pandemic

Jun 11, 2020 - 11:00 am .- Catholics took part in traditional Corpus Christi processions across Poland Thursday amid strict safety measures intended to prevent the spread of the coronavirus. 

Parish priest says reported Eucharistic miracle has led to conversions

Jun 11, 2020 - 10:30 am .- As the Vatican continues to evaluate a reported Eucharistic miracle in Poland, the priest of the parish where it occurred says that the unexpected extraordinary event has led to conversions.

Buffalo bishop ‘honors witness’ of Catholic man injured in protest

Jun 11, 2020 - 09:30 am .- The interim bishop of Buffalo paid tribute to a Catholic peace activist who was hospitalized after an encounter with police last week.

How to foster a happy marriage? Catholic online summit to promote community

Jun 11, 2020 - 09:16 am .- A Catholic marriage ministry will host a virtual retreat this month to help couples experience joy in their marriage, especially during the current coronavirus pandemic.

Pope Francis calls archbishop in Brazil, epicenter of coronavirus in Latin America

Jun 11, 2020 - 08:50 am .- In a phone call Wednesday, Pope Francis told an archbishop in Brazil he is praying for the country, which has become the epicenter of the coronavirus pandemic in Latin America.

UK Catholic bishops: visa rules are causing supply priest shortage

Jun 11, 2020 - 08:00 am .- U.K. visa rules are leaving parishes without supply priests, Catholic bishops said Tuesday.

Trump tweet latest twist in Archbishop Vigano saga

Jun 11, 2020 - 07:28 am .- President Trump on Wednesday tweeted that he was honored by a letter written to him by former apostolic nuncio Archbishop Carlo Viganò, which warned the president against secular and ecclesiastical agents of an atheistic globalist new world order.

Venerable Carlo Acutis and his love for the Eucharist

Jun 11, 2020 - 03:01 am .- Venerable Carlo Acutis, an Italian teen whose beatification Pope Francis approved in February, is known for his gift for computer programming, but how he used those skills is what makes him an example of holiness, according to the postulator of his sainthood cause.

Coronavirus lockdown sees abortion rate drop in Mexico City

Jun 11, 2020 - 12:55 am .- Abortion clinics in Mexico City are reporting decreases in abortion by as much as 40% due to the coronavirus lockdown.

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