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

March for Life reveals 2021 theme, with unity as focus

Sep 10, 2020 - 08:31 pm .- The March for Life Education and Defense Fund announced Thursday the theme for its 2021 event: “Together Strong: Life Unites.”

China’s foreign ministry: Vatican deal has been ‘implemented successfully’

Sep 10, 2020 - 04:00 pm .- A spokesman for China’s foreign ministry said Thursday that China’s interim deal with the Vatican has been “implemented successfully.”

Knights of Peter Claver will host webinar to identify solutions to racial inequality

Sep 10, 2020 - 03:13 pm .- As part of a five part series on social justice, the largest African-American lay Catholic organization will present a web seminar on the dignity of black lives this Saturday.

Trump administration to implement free speech rules for colleges

Sep 10, 2020 - 02:01 pm .- The US Education Department on Wednesday promulgated rules which formally implement a March executive order from President Donald Trump seeking to ensure that students’ First Amendment rights are protected on college campuses.

Vatican: Catholic schools facing 'dramatic situation' amid pandemic

Sep 10, 2020 - 01:30 pm .- Catholic educational institutions are facing a “dramatic situation” as a result of the coronavirus crisis, a Vatican dicastery said Thursday.

US Justice Department supports Indianapolis archdiocese in religious liberty case

Sep 10, 2020 - 12:30 pm .- The US Justice Department is supporting the Archdiocese of Indianapolis in its religious freedom case, filing a friend-of-the-court brief Tuesday at the Indiana Supreme Court.

Nigerian archbishop builds house for physically challenged girl

Sep 10, 2020 - 11:41 am .- Archbishop Valerian Okeke of Onitsha on Tuesday blessed and handed over a house he helped build and furnish for Adaoma Aniwetalu, a physically challenged girl in his local Church.

Salt Lake City diocese in prayer after police shooting of boy with autism

Sep 10, 2020 - 11:26 am .- The Catholic Diocese of Salt Lake City said it is praying for Linden Cameron, a 13-year-old boy who was seriously injured and hospitalized after he was shot by a police officer Friday night.

This church is now the first minor basilica in Central Asia

Sep 10, 2020 - 10:30 am .- The Vatican has named a church in Kazakhstan as the first minor basilica in Central Asia. 

Vatican nuncio condemns ‘scourge of corruption’

Sep 10, 2020 - 09:30 am .- A Vatican representative denounced the “scourge of corruption” at a meeting of the Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe (OSCE) Thursday.

Pope Francis: borders should be ‘windows,’ not barriers of division

Sep 10, 2020 - 08:30 am .- Pope Francis appealed Thursday for a fundamental change in the way the world sees migration. 

‘We're sitting on a powder keg,’ says Catholic bishop after youth beaten to death

Sep 10, 2020 - 07:00 am .- An Italian bishop spoke this week about a “climate of violence” after a 21-year-old man was beaten to death in a town south of Rome.

Pope Francis: ‘Never again to the culture of abuse’

Sep 10, 2020 - 06:00 am .- Pope Francis has written a prologue to a recently published book on sexual abuse in the Catholic Church entitled “Theology and Prevention.”

Cardinal: Europe should be ‘ashamed’ after refugee camp fire

Sep 10, 2020 - 05:10 am .- A cardinal said Wednesday that Europe should be “ashamed” after a fire devastated the continent’s largest refugee camp, leaving 13,000 people without shelter.

A Catholic healthcare worker objected to contraception. Her Catholic clinic fired her.

Sep 10, 2020 - 03:01 am .- A young Portland, Oregon area medical professional this year was fired for objecting to certain medical procedures on the grounds of her Catholic faith.

Idaho farmer-turned-missionary now serves the state’s poor

Sep 10, 2020 - 12:23 am .- Boise, Idaho is one of the fastest growing boomtowns in the U.S. The state as a whole is increasing in population by 2% or more each year as more and more people come for the relatively cheap cost of living and natural beauty of the state.

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