Archive of July 10, 2020 :: Catholic News Agency (CNA)
Archive of July 10, 2020

Catholic bishops defend federal paycheck loan participation

Jul 10, 2020 - 10:35 pm .- The U.S. bishops on Friday defended the use of the federal Paycheck Protection Program by Catholic parishes, hospitals, schools, dioceses, and social service agencies.

Judge shoots down Indiana abortion reporting law, upholds clinic inspection requirement 

Jul 10, 2020 - 05:34 pm .- A federal judge ruled against an Indiana law requiring medical providers to inform the state if they treat any complications connected to a prior abortion.

Archdiocese drops music, prohibits concerts, after new allegations against David Haas

Jul 10, 2020 - 05:22 pm .- The Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis said Thursday it has received new allegations of misconduct on the part of composer David Haas, and that Haas will be prohibited from giving concerts and workshops in the archdiocese, and that his music will be prohibited at archdiocesan liturgies.

Analysis: 2020, the year to make or break Vatican finances?

Jul 10, 2020 - 04:00 pm .- The Holy See is facing a perfect storm of a massive income shortfall, months of financial scandal, and a looming international banking inspection.

US Navy changes course, allows attendance at religious services with coronavirus precautions

Jul 10, 2020 - 02:30 pm .- After reports that sailors and their families could be barred from attending church services, the U.S Navy has clarified that its personnel may attend indoor religious services, provided that religious services take approved measures to limit the spread of the coronavirus. Archbishop Timothy Broglio of the Archdiocese for Military Services has welcomed the change.

Catholic Charities serves families facing food insecurity in DC

Jul 10, 2020 - 02:00 pm .- In the shadow of the Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception, Catholic Charities of the Archdiocese of Washington distributed food to families in need Friday, as the nation’s capital continues to battle the economic impact of the coronavirus pandemic.

US sanctions Chinese officials over abuses of Uyghurs in Xinjiang

Jul 10, 2020 - 12:10 pm .- The Trump administration announced Thursday that it is putting travel and asset sanctions on several senior officials of the Chinese Communist Party for their role in the mass internment of Uyghurs.

Pope Francis sends message to priests on Argentina’s coronavirus front line

Jul 10, 2020 - 11:30 am .- Pope Francis sent a video message Thursday to the priests who work in Argentina’s poor neighborhoods serving the sick and vulnerable amid the coronavirus pandemic.

French archbishop criticizes push to pass bioethics law amid pandemic

Jul 10, 2020 - 11:00 am .- The archbishop of Paris has criticized the French parliament’s decision to debate a controversial bioethics bill which would increase access to in vitro fertilization while the country is still recovering from the coronavirus pandemic.

Hagia Sophia declared a mosque hours after court ruling

Jul 10, 2020 - 10:15 am .- Turkish president Recep Tayyip Erdoğan has signed a decree converting Hagia Sophia, the former cathedral of Holy Wisdom in Istanbul, into a mosque.

Turkish court ruling paves way for Hagia Sophia to be turned into mosque

Jul 10, 2020 - 08:20 am .- A Turkish court paved the way Friday for the former Christian basilica Hagia Sophia in Istanbul to be turned back into a mosque.

Catholic bishops urge renewed solidarity within EU for pandemic recovery

Jul 10, 2020 - 07:00 am .- The European Catholic bishops’ commission urged the European Union this week to commit to deepening solidarity in its pandemic recovery plan.

Pope Francis appoints former European Central Bank chief to pontifical academy

Jul 10, 2020 - 06:45 am .- Pope Francis appointed the former president of the European Central Bank to the Pontifical Academy of Social Sciences Friday.

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