Archive of November 9, 2020 :: Catholic News Agency (CNA)
Archive of November 9, 2020

Militants descrate Church in Argentine Patagonia

Nov 9, 2020 - 08:04 pm .- A group of militants charged into a Catholic church in Argentina on Friday, beat the priest, desecrated the Eucharist, and vandalized the interior of the church. Five were eventually apprehended.

In Paris, former apostolic nuncio begins trial for alleged sexual assault

Nov 9, 2020 - 06:05 pm .- The former apostolic nuncio to France will go on trial Nov. 10 in Paris after allegations he committed sexual assault by inappropriately touching five men since 2018.

Australian media’s trial begins over gag order violation in Cardinal Pell case

Nov 9, 2020 - 04:58 pm .- Members of the Australian media are on trial this week for charges of violating a gag order issued during the trial of Cardinal George Pell, whose 2018 conviction for sexual abuse of minors was overturned last spring.

Chicago parish, Mary statue tagged with graffiti

Nov 9, 2020 - 04:01 pm .- A historic Chicago parish was tagged with graffiti over the weekend, and a statue of the Virgin Mary on the parish grounds was defaced with spray paint.

Biden COVID advisor has 'deeply troubling' views on healthcare rationing

Nov 9, 2020 - 03:00 pm .- Presumptive president-elect Joe Biden announced his advisory board to deal with the coronavirus pandemic, with one member attracting criticism for his views on the eldarly and people with disabilities.

McCarrick Report: What to know before it's released - A CNA Explainer 

Nov 9, 2020 - 12:15 pm .- On Tuesday, Nov. 10, the Vatican’s Secretariat of State will release a report on its two-year investigation into the career of ex-cardinal Theodore McCarrick, who has been found canonically guilty of serial sexual abuse and misconduct, and was laicized in 2019.

Pope Francis kisses hand of missionary priest, freed after two-year captivity in Africa

Nov 9, 2020 - 11:00 am .- Pope Francis met Monday with an Italian missionary priest who was freed last month in Mali, after having been kidnapped from his Catholic parish in Niger in 2018.

Obituary: Rabbi Jonathan Lord Sacks

Nov 9, 2020 - 10:00 am .- Catholics have joined faith leaders from around the world to offer prayers and tributes, after the death of Rabbi Jonathan Lord Sacks, the internationally renowned philosopher, leading voice in inter-religious dialogue, and the former Chief Rabbi of the United Kingdom.

Beatification cause of reputed stigmatist tortured by Stalin’s secret police opens

Nov 9, 2020 - 08:30 am .- The beatification cause of a Polish religious sister who reputedly bore the stigmata opened Monday.

Pope Francis marks 500th anniversary of first Mass in Chile

Nov 9, 2020 - 05:35 am .- Pope Francis urged Catholics in Chile Monday to renew their gratitude for the gift of the Eucharist in a letter marking the 500th anniversary of the country’s first Mass. 

Leading German Catholic bishop renews intercommunion call after Vatican objections

Nov 9, 2020 - 04:00 am .- Bishop Georg Bätzing, president of the German bishops' conference, reaffirmed Sunday his view that intercommunion with Protestants should be possible, despite Vatican objections.

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