Archive of October 3, 2020 :: Catholic News Agency (CNA)
Archive of October 3, 2020

Could car seat laws really be lowering birthrates?

Oct 3, 2020 - 02:00 pm .- Could car seat mandates have caused a decline in births in the U.S. in recent decades? A recent working paper claims that they have.

Doctors petition Supreme Court to allow Title X funds for abortion providers 

Oct 3, 2020 - 10:00 am .- The American Medical Association on Thursday asked the Supreme Court to review an appeals court decision that upheld a ban on federal family planning funds for abortion providers.

Pope Francis signs new encyclical ‘Fratelli tutti’ in Assisi

Oct 3, 2020 - 08:45 am .- Pope Francis signed his new encyclical, Fratelli tutti, Saturday during a visit to Assisi.

Sainthood inquiry continues for Tennessee priest who died in yellow fever epidemic

Oct 3, 2020 - 06:26 am .- The canonization cause is progressing for Father Patrick Ryan, a priest who sacrificed his life in a nineteenth century yellow fever epidemic to serve the sick. Bishop Richard Stika of Knoxville, Tenn., has launched an official tribunal to continue the inquiry into whether he should be declared 'venerable.'

Cardinal Parolin defends China deal as Vatican prepares to renew agreement

Oct 3, 2020 - 06:10 am .- Cardinal Pietro Parolin defended the Vatican’s controversial deal with China Saturday, saying that all recent popes sought such an agreement on the appointment of bishops.

Analysis: Vatican financial report stops short of questions on Peter’s Pence

Oct 3, 2020 - 05:00 am .- The Vatican on Thursday published a 2019 financial report on the Holy See, citing calls for greater transparency in how the Roman Curia has used the money at its disposal.

‘Flavors of home’: Benedict XVI’s favorite restaurant in Rome

Oct 3, 2020 - 04:00 am .- Inside the cosy Cantina Tirolese in Rome, Benedict XVI knew he could always find “the flavors of home.”

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