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

Federal court rules Arkansas abortion restrictions can take effect

Aug 10, 2020 - 06:01 pm .- A federal court of appeals has removed an injunction blocking four Arkansas abortion regulations from going into effect.

Argentine bishop says Vatican ordered seminary closed

Aug 10, 2020 - 04:34 pm .- An Argentine bishop said Friday the seminary in his diocese was ordered closed last month by a decision of the Vatican’s Congregation for Clergy, after a controversy surrounding the reception of the Eucharist during the coronavirus pandemic.

Catholic priest in Australia says grace helped him save surfer in shark attack

Aug 10, 2020 - 02:48 pm .- Fr. Liam Ryan, a long-time surfer, was on vacation visiting his best friend in Western Australia when, on the afternoon of July 31, he noticed a fellow surfer in distress.

HK Catholic activists arrested, US lawmakers sanctioned in China crackdown

Aug 10, 2020 - 11:30 am .- Chinese authorities arrested pro-democracy activists in Hong Kong and imposed new sanctions on American lawmakers August 10, as part of an apparent crackdown on civil liberties in Hong Kong.

Cardinal says Lebanon leaders should resign after Beirut blast

Aug 10, 2020 - 10:30 am .- Lebanon’s Maronite Catholic patriarch called for the resignation of the entire Lebanese government Sunday, following the devastating explosion in Beirut last week.

Pope Francis baptizes conjoined twins separated in Rome

Aug 10, 2020 - 08:30 am .- Pope Francis has baptized twins who were born conjoined at the head and were separated at the Vatican’s pediatric hospital.

Cardinals condemn China’s ‘potential genocide’ of Uyghurs

Aug 10, 2020 - 07:30 am .- The Chinese government’s treatment of Uyghurs is “one of the most egregious human tragedies since the Holocaust,” two Asian cardinals and 74 other religious leaders wrote in a statement released August 8.

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