Archive of September 11, 2020 :: Catholic News Agency (CNA)
Archive of September 11, 2020

Man who went on vandalism spree at Louisiana Catholic church arrested

Sep 11, 2020 - 02:57 pm .- A man who went on an hours-long vandalism spree on Wednesday at Immaculate Heart of Mary Catholic Church in Tioga, Louisiana has been arrested and has confessed to the crime, according to local authorities.

Korean bishops back anti-discrimination law, with caveats

Sep 11, 2020 - 02:20 pm .- A South Korean bill banning discrimination across 26 different categories has hesitant support from the Catholic bishops of the country, who caution that it could also lead to the legalization of same-sex marriage as well as “reverse discrimination” against traditional understandings of marriage, family and gender.

Salvadoran imprisoned for 1989 killings of 5 Jesuit priests

Sep 11, 2020 - 01:00 pm .- A former colonel of the Salvadoran military, Inocente Orlando Montano Morales, has been convicted in a Spanish court for is participation in the murder of five Jesuit priests in 1989. Montano has been sentenced to more than 133 years in prison

Vatican official visits Belarus after archbishop blocked at border

Sep 11, 2020 - 12:19 pm .- A senior Vatican official arrived in Belarus for talks Friday after the leader of the country’s Catholic Church was barred from returning to his homeland.

Catholic teens in US mirror their peers on religious trends

Sep 11, 2020 - 12:00 pm .- Catholic teenagers mirror American teenagers overall on many religious trends, a report by the Pew Research Center says.  

US senators join criticism of Disney for filming Mulan in Xinjiang

Sep 11, 2020 - 11:01 am .- At least two U.S. Senators have joined the chorus of outrage against The Walt Disney Company after the company revealed it worked with Chinese propaganda departments in the Xinjiang autonomous region during the filming of Mulan.

Cardinal calls for Marian devotion to be protected from mafia exploitation

Sep 11, 2020 - 10:30 am .- During a visit to a Marian shrine in southern Italy this week the Vatican Secretary of State issued a warning that Marian devotion must be safeguarded from mafia exploitation.

Vatican Cardinal Tagle tests positive for coronavirus

Sep 11, 2020 - 09:30 am .- Cardinal Luis Antonio Tagle, the head of the Vatican’s evangelization congregation, tested positive for coronavirus on Thursday, but is asymptomatic.

Pope Francis: Don’t let financial concerns dominate healthcare

Sep 11, 2020 - 08:45 am .- Economic considerations must not be allowed to encroach on the relationship between medical staff and patients, Pope Francis said Friday.

As California AG, Harris sponsored law targeting pro-life pregnancy centers

Sep 11, 2020 - 07:00 am .- Democratic vice presidential nominee Sen. Kamala Harris (D-Calif.), who was previously attorney general of California, has a record of legislative and judicial advocacy for laws protecting abortion or targeting pro-life pregnancy centers, many of which are operated by Catholics.

Franciscan Friars of the Renewal co-founder among Chicago’s new auxiliary bishops

Sep 11, 2020 - 06:30 am .- Pope Francis Friday appointed three auxiliary bishops to the Archdiocese of Chicago, including one of the founders of the religious community Franciscan Friars of the Renewal.

Archbishop Gänswein hospitalized ‘with severe kidney problems’

Sep 11, 2020 - 05:45 am .- Archbishop Georg Gänswein, prefect of the papal household and personal secretary to Benedict XVI, has been hospitalized in Rome. 

Cardinal Tagle: Diversity is not ‘an enemy’ of evangelization

Sep 11, 2020 - 05:30 am .- Diversity is not a bad thing, Cardinal Luis Tagle said in an interview published Wednesday, noting that dialogue within authentic relationships can help Catholics to recognize the people they encounter as their brothers and sisters.

Abortion rate in England and Wales soars amid pandemic

Sep 11, 2020 - 04:30 am .- The number of abortions in England and Wales soared in the first half of 2020 amid the coronavirus pandemic, according to statistics released Thursday.

Faced with universal quarantine, Benedictine College turned to Mary

Sep 11, 2020 - 03:29 am .- Benedictine College had a problem. After students returned to campus for the fall semester, 38 of them tested positive for COVID-19. And while none of the students who tested positive had serious symptoms or required hospitalization, Atchison County, Kansas, where Benedictine College is located, was spooked.

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