Archive of November 10, 2020 :: Catholic News Agency (CNA)
Archive of November 10, 2020

Supreme Court delays decision on Mississippi abortion law, again

Nov 10, 2020 - 06:00 pm .- Pro-life advocates are hopeful the Supreme Court will review an abortion law in Mississippi, even though the court once again delayed its decision on whether to hear the case. 

In Spain, 1.2 million people urge defeat of new education law

Nov 10, 2020 - 04:37 pm .- Proposed legislation to remodel the education system in Spain has drawn opposition from parents’ groups and educators who warn that the freedom of parents to educate their children and choose their school is at risk.

The McCarrick Report's provocative tale of a KGB encounter, and an FBI request

Nov 10, 2020 - 03:00 pm .- An undercover KGB agent tried to befriend ex-cardinal Theodore McCarrick in the early 1980s, prompting the FBI to ask the rising churchman to exploit this connection to counter Soviet intelligence, according to claims in the Vatican’s report on McCarrick released Tuesday.

Supreme Court, with Barrett, hears Affordable Care Act case

Nov 10, 2020 - 01:00 pm .- The Supreme Court heard oral arguments on Tuesday in the latest legal challenge to the Affordable Care Act. How the court might decide the case was a crucial part of Democratic opposition to the confirmation of Amy Coney Barrett to the court last month.

McCarrick Report: When one mother had to speak up

Nov 10, 2020 - 11:25 am .- In the early 1970s, a New York family met a priest. He came to dinner, he came to birthday parties. The family was deeply religious, the priest’s attention meant a lot. He called the boys his nephews.

McCarrick Report: American Catholics urge ‘truth and transparency’

Nov 10, 2020 - 11:00 am .- The release of the McCarrick Report Tuesday has been given a cautious welcome by lay American Catholics, who urged continued concern for the victims of sexual abuse and commitment to transparency by Church authorities.

McCarrick Report: What Cardinal O’Connor said in 1999

Nov 10, 2020 - 10:30 am .- The Vatican’s report on Theodore McCarrick released Tuesday includes a letter written by an American cardinal in 1999, who objected to McCarrick’s potential appointment to higher office, on the basis of existing allegations of misconduct, including incidents involving sharing a bed with seminarians at a New Jersey beach house.

JPII biographer says 'pathological' McCarrick 'lied to’ the pope

Nov 10, 2020 - 09:30 am .- George Weigel, Distinguished Senior Fellow of the Ethics and Public Policy Center and a biographer of St. John Paul II, told CNA that McCarrick was a “pathological personality,” and that his ability to lie to, and deceive those around him was a “hallmark” of his career and rise in the Church.

McCarrick Report documents ‘tragic chapter’ in Church’s life, USCCB president says

Nov 10, 2020 - 08:38 am .- The president of the U.S. bishops’ conference said Tuesday morning that bishops will be studying the McCarrick Report issued by the Holy See Nov. 10, and that U.S. bishops are committed to helping victims of clerical sexual abuse.

McCarrick Report: Catholics ‘shocked, saddened, scandalized and angered,’ US bishops say

Nov 10, 2020 - 07:35 am .- The Catholic bishops of the United States expressed their renewed desire for healing Tuesday, following the Vatican’s release of a long-awaited report on the career of former Cardinal Theodore McCarrick, with bishops stressing their commitment to accountability and concern for victims of abuse. 

McCarrick Report: Vatican details McCarrick's career and decades of sexual misconduct

Nov 10, 2020 - 06:01 am .- The Vatican’s Secretariat of State published Tuesday a report on Theodore McCarrick, saying that the Holy See had received inaccurate information about McCarrick from three New Jersey bishops prior to McCarrick’s appointment as archbishop of Washington.

Archbishop: Vatican should clarify ‘doubts’ after Cardinal Dziwisz accused of negligence

Nov 10, 2020 - 05:10 am .- Allegations that Cardinal Stanisław Dziwisz failed to investigate claims of clerical abuse aired in a television program Monday should be clarified by the Vatican, the president of the Polish bishops’ conference said.

English archbishop: Lord Sacks advanced Catholic-Jewish relations in harmony with popes

Nov 10, 2020 - 04:05 am .- An English Catholic archbishop said Tuesday that the late Rabbi Jonathan Lord Sacks helped to advance Catholic-Jewish relations in harmony with St. John Paul II and Pope Francis. 

Pro-life doctors ask Supreme Court to uphold Title X funding rule

Nov 10, 2020 - 12:39 am .- The U.S. Supreme Court should hear appeals backing HHS rules that block recipients of Title X family planning funds from performing or making referrals for abortions, a group of pro-life obstetricians and gynecologists and a Christian medical association have said.

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