Archive of September 30, 2020 :: Catholic News Agency (CNA)
Archive of September 30, 2020

School district can't hide student gender identity 'transition' from parents, Wis. judge says

Sep 30, 2020 - 05:43 pm .- A temporary injunction has halted the Madison School District from following gender identity guidance that critics said concealed from parents whether teachers and staff were affirming students in transgenderism.

Michigan AG to announce new abuse charges against Catholic priests

Sep 30, 2020 - 04:00 pm .- Michigan attorney general Dana Nessel told local news this week that she plans to announce new charges against “a dozen or more” priests in the state, as part of a now two-year long investigation into abuse by Catholic clergy.

Los Angeles archbishop to lead 'virtual rosary' for US

Sep 30, 2020 - 03:28 pm .- Archbishop Jose Gomez of Los Angeles will lead a 'virtual rosary' Oct. 7, the feast of Our Lady of the Rosary, to seek Mary’s intercession for the United States.

Pope Francis: St. Jerome gave ‘uncompromising witness to the truth’

Sep 30, 2020 - 02:18 pm .- Pope Francis Wednesday highlighted the life and figure of St. Jerome in an apostolic letter for the 1,600th anniversary of the Doctor of the Church’s death.

Catholic Florida State student ousted from student senate alleges religious discrimination

Sep 30, 2020 - 01:00 pm .- A federal court heard arguments on Tuesday in the case of Jack Denton, the Catholic student ousted from Florida State University’s student senate in June.

Bishop: Claims that Church in Belarus being used by US 'complete nonsense'

Sep 30, 2020 - 12:03 pm .- The Vicar General of the Archdiocese of Minsk-Mohilev on Tuesday denied reports from Russia's foreign intelligence agency that the Church in Belarus is being used by the US, calling them “complete nonsense, fake information.”

Pompeo: Nowhere is religious freedom more under assault than in China

Sep 30, 2020 - 11:00 am .- U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said in Rome Wednesday that the Chinese government is the world’s worst persecutor of religious believers and that the Church is in a unique position to stand up for those whose religious freedom is being oppressed.

Pope Francis recognizes miracle attributed to Italian laywoman who died in 1997

Sep 30, 2020 - 10:00 am .- Pope Francis advanced the sainthood cause Tuesday of an Italian woman who died in 1997 after touching the lives of thousands of people despite suffering from progressive paralysis.  

Trump and Biden clash over Barrett nomination, abortion, in fiery debate

Sep 30, 2020 - 09:00 am .- The future of Roe v. Wade and the nomination of Judge Amy Coney Barrett to the Supreme Court were raised in Tuesday night’s presidential debate between President Donald Trump and former Vice President Joe Biden. 

Cardinal Pell arrives in Rome as financial scandal casts shadow over Vatican

Sep 30, 2020 - 08:00 am .- Cardinal George Pell arrived in Rome Wednesday as financial scandals continue to cast a shadow over the Vatican.

Salesians raise 8 million euros for families affected by pandemic

Sep 30, 2020 - 06:59 am .- The head of the Salesians announced that the order has raised nearly 8 million euros to help thousands of families worldwide who have been financially affected during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Pope Francis calls for new economic model to rebuild post-coronavirus world

Sep 30, 2020 - 06:00 am .- Pope Francis called Wednesday for a new economic model to help rebuild the world after the coronavirus pandemic. 

Moneyval evaluation begins at Vatican

Sep 30, 2020 - 05:00 am .- The Council of Europe’s anti-money laundering watchdog, Moneyval, began its two-week on-site inspection of the Holy See and Vatican City Wednesday.

Norway’s newest Catholic bishop is Cistercian monk Erik Varden

Sep 30, 2020 - 04:00 am .- After 11 years, the Catholic Church in central Norway will have a bishop again.

Public, faith-based schools in Los Angeles call for return to in-person learning

Sep 30, 2020 - 12:03 am .- A group of public, private, and faith-based school officials, as well as physicians and parents, are arguing for a return to in-person learning in Los Angeles schools after seven months of only virtual instruction.

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