Archive of August 17, 2020 :: Catholic News Agency (CNA)
Archive of August 17, 2020

Cardinal Pell speaks on maintaining hope in prison, Vatican finances

Aug 17, 2020 - 04:20 pm .- Cardinal George Pell, who was acquitted this year after becoming the highest-ranking Catholic cleric ever to be convicted of sexual abuse, spoke this week about how he maintained hope during his 400 days in prison.

Poll finds Catholics divided by race and party in 2020 election

Aug 17, 2020 - 04:00 pm .- A new Pew Research poll shows white and Hispanic Catholics split over who they will vote for in the 2020 presidential elections. 

‘We will not be ignored’: Pro-lifers rally at Democratic National Convention

Aug 17, 2020 - 03:30 pm .- As the Democratic National Convention kicked off on Monday, pro-life Democrats urged their party to adopt a “whole-life” approach that supports people of all ages and races.

Peruvian archdiocese raises $175,000 for oxygen tanks

Aug 17, 2020 - 03:15 pm .- As the coronavirus pandemic continues, Peru has been among the hardest hit countries in the world, ranking sixth in the total number of reported cases according to the John Hopkins University of Medicine.

International pilgrims scarce as pandemic subsides in Italy

Aug 17, 2020 - 02:00 pm .- As life returns to normal in Italy, Catholic pilgrimage destinations are celebrating feasts publicly again. But, there’s one thing glaringly missing: international pilgrims.

Fr. James Martin, Sr. Simone Campbell to pray at Democratic National Convention

Aug 17, 2020 - 12:00 pm .- Fr. James Martin, S.J., and Sister Simone Campbell, SSS will both offer prayers during the Democratic National Convention, it was announced on Sunday.

Pope Francis donates ventilators and ultrasounds to coronavirus-hit Brazil

Aug 17, 2020 - 10:10 am .- Pope Francis has donated ventilators and ultrasound scanners to hospitals in coronavirus-ravaged Brazil.

Paraguayan police officer reads Bible passage, saves woman from suicide  

Aug 17, 2020 - 10:03 am .- A police officer in Paraguay saved the life of a woman this month by talking to her and reading Scripture as she contemplated suicide.

Pope Francis: Be witnesses to the experience of God’s beauty

Aug 17, 2020 - 08:30 am .- Pope Francis invited participants in an annual Catholic festival Monday to join him “in witnessing to the experience of the beauty of God.”

Pope Francis tells Brazil's consecrated Catholics: Jesus must be your 'first and only love'

Aug 17, 2020 - 06:30 am .- Pope Francis has urged consecrated men and women in Brazil to remember that Jesus must be their “first and only love.”

Nuncio supports Catholic archbishop denounced by Zimbabwe official

Aug 17, 2020 - 04:35 am .- The Pope’s representative in Zimbabwe has expressed solidarity with a Catholic archbishop after he was harshly criticized by a government official.

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