Archive of August 1, 2020 :: Catholic News Agency (CNA)
Archive of August 1, 2020

How Natural Family Planning is spreading in West Africa

Aug 1, 2020 - 02:46 pm .- In countries throughout Western Africa, the most common religions are Islam and Catholicism. Both of these religions reject the use of artificial means of birth control, such as condoms or birth control pills.

Catholic school superintendent: ‘Our kids need to go back to school’ 

Aug 1, 2020 - 09:00 am .- Bishops and school superintendents across the US are emphasizing the importance of in-person education for the coming fall term, and are seeking to reassure parents that schools are taking the precautions necessary to keep children safe.

Catholic retreat center converts to coronavirus quarantine site

Aug 1, 2020 - 06:01 am .- In Washington state, one of the first coronavirus hotspots in the United States, an empty Catholic retreat center will temporarily transform into a quarantine facility for coronavirus patients, the Diocese of Spokane has announced.

Scottish government may face legal challenge over redefinition of ‘woman’

Aug 1, 2020 - 05:30 am .- A feminist group said Friday that it may launch a legal challenge over new rules to increase female representation on public boards in Scotland, arguing that they redefine the term “woman” to include men. 

Pope Francis appoints new personal secretary

Aug 1, 2020 - 03:45 am .- Pope Francis appointed an official from the Vatican Secretariat of State as his new personal secretary Saturday.

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