Archive of September 21, 2020 :: Catholic News Agency (CNA)
Archive of September 21, 2020

Survey finds correlation between Catholic Mass attendance, political views 

Sep 21, 2020 - 06:00 pm .- A recent survey has found a correlation between the religious practices of Catholic likely voters, their party affiliation, and the political issues they say are important, with Catholics who attend Mass regularly saying they are more concerned about abortion, among other issues.

Recalling the unlikely Ginsburg-Scalia friendship

Sep 21, 2020 - 05:15 pm .- Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, who died last week at age 87, is remembered as a hero of the political left— a self-described feminist who made a name for herself by advocating for women’s equality, and for socially liberal positions such as legalized abortion and same-sex marriage.

Knights of Columbus donates to vandalized Brooklyn parish

Sep 21, 2020 - 04:09 pm .- The Knights of Columbus has contributed thousands of dollars to a Brooklyn parish following an act of vandalism earlier this month.

Will Catholics return to Mass after the pandemic? Many want to go more often

Sep 21, 2020 - 04:08 pm .- The coronavirus pandemic is affecting the way many Catholics think about their faith, a new study has found, and just over half of Catholic likely voters say that once restrictions are lifted, they plan to attend Mass more frequently than they did before the pandemic.

Catholic judge Barbara Lagoa on the shortlist of Supreme Court nominees

Sep 21, 2020 - 03:05 pm .- President Donald Trump’s shortlist of potential nominees to the Supreme Court includes Justice Barbara Lagoa, a Catholic who has spoken about how her faith has shaped her legal career.

Vatican’s doctrinal office critiques German theologians’ intercommunion call

Sep 21, 2020 - 02:00 pm .- The Vatican’s Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith (CDF) has criticized an appeal by German theologians for intercommunion between Catholics and Protestants. 

Cardinal Zen: Church is losing ‘credibility’ to evangelize China

Sep 21, 2020 - 01:30 pm .- The former Bishop of Hong Kong, Cardinal Joseph Zen Ze-kiun, has warned that the Church’s efforts to negotiate an extension to the 2018 provisional agreement with China are harming the evangelization of that country.

Supreme Court: Full docket of religious liberty cases during nomination fight

Sep 21, 2020 - 01:00 pm .- As the Trump Administration looks to fill the vacant seat on the Supreme Court, the coming judicial session features a slate packed with religious freedom cases.

Judge killed by mafia 30 years ago is a candidate for sainthood

Sep 21, 2020 - 12:00 pm .- Thirty years ago Judge Rosario Livatino was brutally killed by the mafia on his commute to work at a courthouse in Sicily. Today he is recognized in the Catholic Church as a Servant of God and a candidate for sainthood. 

Proclaim 'universality of salvation', Archbishop Gomez says at immigrant Mass

Sep 21, 2020 - 10:23 am .- The US needs to hear the proclamation of the unity of nations and the universality of salvation, Archbishop José Gomez of Los Angeles preached Sunday during a Mass recognizing immigrants.

Trump to announce Supreme Court nominee by Saturday

Sep 21, 2020 - 10:00 am .- President Donald Trump announced on Monday that he expects to name his nominee for the Supreme Court by the end of the week. The nomination, Trump’s third to the highest court, follows the death of Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, whose funeral services will be held this week. 

Everyone is beautiful in God’s eyes, Pope Francis tells children with autism spectrum disorder

Sep 21, 2020 - 06:00 am .- Pope Francis told children with autism spectrum disorder Monday that everyone is beautiful in God’s eyes. 

Vatican calls for 'peaceful and just resolution' of Belarus crisis

Sep 21, 2020 - 05:00 am .- After President Alexander Lukashenko announced that he was putting troops on high alert and closing Belarus’ borders, a Vatican diplomat called Friday for dialogue and respect for the human rights of Belarusian protesters, who continue to take to the streets more than a month after disputed elections.

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