Archive of June 27, 2020 :: Catholic News Agency (CNA)
Archive of June 27, 2020

Catholic priest among defenders of St Louis statue

Jun 27, 2020 - 09:36 pm .- Fr. Stephen Schumacher, a priest of the Archdiocese of St. Louis, was among the defenders of a prominent statue of the city’s namesake as protesters called for its removal Saturday.

Victorian politician calls for inquiry into investigation of Cardinal Pell

Jun 27, 2020 - 02:02 pm .- A member of the Parliament of Victoria has urged that there be an inquiry into the treatment of Cardinal George Pell by the state’s police and judiciary, months after Australia’s High Court unanimously overturned his conviction for five alleged counts of sexual abuse.

Catholic bioethicist warns against gene-editing experiments

Jun 27, 2020 - 12:00 pm .- In the wake of a gene-editing experiment gone wrong, the president of the National Catholic Bioethics Center said that the Church must stand firm against the unborn being “sacrificed on the altar of scientific research.”

Pope Francis ‘appreciates’ the ‘Synodal Way,’ says German bishop after private audience

Jun 27, 2020 - 11:30 am .- Pope Francis “appreciates” the German Church’s “Synodal Way,” the president of the German bishops’ conference said after meeting with the pope Saturday. 

Tennessee's new pro-life legislation 'designed to stand up to court challenges'

Jun 27, 2020 - 06:01 am .- Tennessee’s new pro-life legislation is “designed to stand up to court challenges,” State Rep. Susan Lynn (R), a sponsor of the bill, said Thursday.

Sentenced to 30 years for murder, a Catholic inmate will profess poverty, chastity, and obedience

Jun 27, 2020 - 03:00 am .- An Italian prisoner, sentenced to 30 years for murder, will make vows of poverty, chastity, and obedience on Saturday, in the presence of his bishop.

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