Archive of June 16, 2020 :: Catholic News Agency (CNA)
Archive of June 16, 2020

Supreme Court LGBT decision puts pressure on religious employers, employees

Jun 16, 2020 - 05:56 pm .- The U.S. Supreme Court’s decision that a federal ban on sex discrimination also protects sexual orientation and gender-identity will have far-reaching consequences for religions, employers and employees because it enshrines a certain view of sexuality and gender into law, according to legal and religious liberty experts.

After Supreme Court decision, Sen. Josh Hawley says religious conservatives have a 'bad' deal

Jun 16, 2020 - 04:28 pm .- Sen. Josh Hawley called Tuesday for religious conservatives to “stand up and speak out” for religious liberty in light of the recent Supreme Court decision in Bostock v. Clayton County.

Catholic Church in Colombia welcomes freeing of hostages by ELN

Jun 16, 2020 - 03:45 pm .- The Colombian bishops have welcomed the release of several hostages by the National Liberation Army (ELN), a left-wing guerilla group.

‘Let Michael be the miracle’ - The baby healed through Fr. McGivney’s prayers

Jun 16, 2020 - 01:10 pm .- When the Schachle family of Dickson, Tennessee, needed a saint - and a miracle - they called on Fr. Michael McGivney.

Catholics on Guernsey to hold all-night prayer vigil ahead of abortion law debate

Jun 16, 2020 - 12:01 pm .- The Catholic Church on the Channel Island of Guernsey will hold an all night prayer vigil Tuesday, immediately ahead of a debate on the liberalization of abortion law in the island.

Dutch doctor who euthanized woman without final consent defends decision

Jun 16, 2020 - 11:00 am .- A doctor in the Netherlands who euthanized a woman with advanced Alzheimer’s, despite the woman saying she did not want to be killed, maintains that she made the right decision.

Catholic composer David Haas denies 'sexual battery' and coercion allegations

Jun 16, 2020 - 09:10 am .- Catholic composer David Haas has denied allegations of serial sexual misconduct and spiritual manipulation, and says the advocacy group bringing allegations forward aims to destroy his livelihood.

Cardinal Schönborn welcomes successor after 22 years at helm of bishops’ conference

Jun 16, 2020 - 07:00 am .- Austria’s bishops elected a new president Tuesday, ending Cardinal Christoph Schönborn’s 22-year term at the helm of the country’s bishops’ conference.

‘Huge disappointment’ as UK House of Lords backs Northern Ireland abortion regulations

Jun 16, 2020 - 04:00 am .- The House of Lords backed new abortion regulations for Northern Ireland by an overwhelming majority Monday, after the Northern Ireland Assembly rejected the “imposition” of abortion legislation by Westminster.

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