Archive of July 29, 2020 :: Catholic News Agency (CNA)
Archive of July 29, 2020

Pro-life movement needs 'humility' and 'consistency' on racism

Jul 29, 2020 - 05:30 pm .- Black pro-life leaders spoke during an event Tuesday about the need for the pro-life movement to become more consistent and less political on the problem of racism in order to advance the cause of life.

Knights of Columbus in Alberta build gardens for maternity house

Jul 29, 2020 - 05:19 pm .- Members of the Knights of Columbus in Alberta have built a raised garden for a maternal care home to provide the women and their children with fresh vegetables.

Federal housing rule change is self-defeating, Catholic leaders warn

Jul 29, 2020 - 04:00 pm .- Changes to federal fair housing rules undermine the government's responsibility to guide efforts to overcome the legacy of racial discrimination and economic segregation, U.S. bishops said Tuesday.

Sydney archbishop urges implementation of modern slavery law in NSW

Jul 29, 2020 - 03:50 pm .- Archbishop Anthony Fisher of Sydney on Wednesday called the New South Wales government a “disgrace” for failing to enact anti-slavery legislation.

Mexican Supreme Court rejects effort to expand abortion nationally

Jul 29, 2020 - 02:45 pm .- The first bench of the Mexican Supreme Court on July 29 overturned a lower court’s ruling that could have opened the door to legalized abortion throughout the country.

Joe Biden endorsed by pro-abortion NARAL

Jul 29, 2020 - 12:30 pm .- The abortion-rights group NARAL have endorsed Joe Biden for president just over a year after the group issued a scathing statement demanding he reverse his support for the Hyde Amendment.

Catholic parish in Kentucky helps job seekers 're-brand' amid coronavirus

Jul 29, 2020 - 11:35 am .- As numerous U.S businesses have closed because of the effects of the coronavirus, a Kentucky parish has opened a ministry to help job seekers “rethink” the job hunt during the pandemic.

White House orders DACA review, rejects new applications

Jul 29, 2020 - 10:30 am .- The White House announced Tuesday that it will review the DACA program while not accepting any new applications by immigrants for deferred deportation.

Kidnapped priest remembered for his love of Syrian people

Jul 29, 2020 - 10:00 am .- Seven years after his kidnapping in Syria, Fr. Paolo Dall’Oglio was remembered in Rome Wednesday for his love of the Syrian people and his dedication to peace and justice.

Abortion pill is 'imminent' public health danger, FDA warned

Jul 29, 2020 - 09:00 am .- Two dozen pro-life leaders have asked the head of the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to remove the abortion pill from the U.S. market.

China accused of hacking Vatican ahead of negotiations

Jul 29, 2020 - 07:15 am .- State-sponsored hackers have reportedly targeted Vatican computer networks in an attempt to give China an advantage in negotiations to renew a provisional deal with the Holy See.  

Catholic bishops fear Scotland's hate crime law could criminalize Bible and Catechism

Jul 29, 2020 - 06:00 am .- Catholic bishops have said that proposed hate crime legislation in Scotland could criminalize the Bible and the Catechism of the Catholic Church. 

This nun aims to get Ghana's children off the streets, and into school

Jul 29, 2020 - 03:00 am .- Child laborers in Ghana work in hard, dangerous jobs, for practically no pay. Sister Anthonia Orji goes out to the streets, to invite them into a loving community, and into school.

For first time, Courage apostolate publishes chaplain's handbook online

Jul 29, 2020 - 12:29 am .- The Catholic apostolate Courage has published online the latest edition of its chaplain’s handbook to better help clergy and others ministering to people with same-sex attractions and their families.

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