Archive of July 7, 2020 :: Catholic News Agency (CNA)
Archive of July 7, 2020

'Roe' abortion decision could still be overturned at SCOTUS, law professor says

Jul 7, 2020 - 05:00 pm .- Even after the U.S. Supreme Court's overturned a Louisiana law regulating abortion clinics, one law professor says that longstanding abortion precedents could still be overturned, even if the makeup of the court does not change.

Catholic military archbishop laments US Navy ban on 'off-base indoor religious services'

Jul 7, 2020 - 04:07 pm .- The US Navy is reportedly loosening some restrictions on some sailors attending “off-base indoor religious services,” which it had promulgated in late June and which the archbishop for the military service had called “particularly odious to Catholics.”

Mississippi bishops denounce racism in 4th of July letter

Jul 7, 2020 - 01:12 pm .- Bishop Louis Kihnemann of Biloxi and Bishop Joseph Kopacz of Jackson issued an unequivocal call for all Catholics to reject racism in society in a joint Independence Day letter.

‘Life after ISIS’: Christians are leaving Iraq due to ongoing security concerns

Jul 7, 2020 - 12:00 pm .- More Christian families left the Nineveh Plains than returned to their hometowns last year amid ongoing security concerns in the northern Iraq, according to a recently published report by Aid to the Church in Need.

Catholic bishops join 1,000 faith leaders to oppose federal executions

Jul 7, 2020 - 10:10 am .- Several U.S. bishops, along with clergy and religious brothers and sisters from around the country, have signed a statement opposing federal executions that are scheduled to resume this month.

Vatican cardinal: peace is threatened as health and economic crises continue

Jul 7, 2020 - 07:40 am .- A Vatican cardinal has said that the world is facing a “tsunami” of humanitarian crises caused by the coronavirus emergency, conflict, and decreased security around the globe.

Pro-life MP hails ‘clear victory’ over abortion amendments

Jul 7, 2020 - 06:15 am .- A leading pro-life MP welcomed the defeat Monday of attempts to strip away protections for unborn children in the U.K.

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