Archive of November 11, 2020 :: Catholic News Agency (CNA)
Archive of November 11, 2020

Ethiopia's bishops call for peace, as deadly regional conflict worsens

Nov 11, 2020 - 05:32 pm .- A conflict between the Ethiopian government and the government of Ethiopia’s Tigray region must halt immediately, or it will destroy more lives and turn the country into a “failure,” Ethiopia’s Catholic bishops have said.

Analysis: After McCarrick Report, embracing the cross

Nov 11, 2020 - 05:10 pm .- How will ordinary Catholics respond to the disappointment of the McCarrick Report?

Christian advocates call for U.S. to condemn aggression against Armenians

Nov 11, 2020 - 04:00 pm .- An ecumenical group of advocates for persecuted Christians is calling on the U.S. to condemn Turkey and Azerbaijan, amid a conflict over a disputed area in the Caucasus Mountains that has led to the deaths of over a thousand Armenians in recent months.

Did McCarrick use charitable fund to settle abuse claim?

Nov 11, 2020 - 03:00 pm .- The McCarrick Report notes that McCarrick contributed thousands of dollars to settle an abuse claim, with the money likely coming from his discretionary charitable fund.

Abuse inquiry faults English cardinal and the Vatican

Nov 11, 2020 - 12:00 pm .- Catholic leaders promised to reform safeguarding procedures Tuesday following the publication of a highly critical independent report on child abuse within the Church in England and Wales.

Tennessee governor delays execution of man with 'intellectual disability'

Nov 11, 2020 - 11:30 am .- The governor of Tennessee has delayed the execution of an intellectually disabled man due to the coronavirus pandemic. The execution of Pervis Payne was scheduled for December 3. It is now set for April 9, 2021.

Texas bishop calls for prayer until election result is ‘officially authenticated’

Nov 11, 2020 - 11:05 am .- While the U.S. bishops’ conference congratulated presumptive President-Elect Joe Biden on the election results this weekend, the bishop of Fort Worth has called for prayer, saying the vote tallies are not yet official.

Pope Francis blesses Our Lady of the Miraculous Medal statue

Nov 11, 2020 - 08:30 am .- Pope Francis blessed a statue of the Immaculate Virgin Mary of the Miraculous Medal at the end of his Wednesday general audience.

Catholic charity sends aid to Mozambique after reports of mass beheading

Nov 11, 2020 - 06:00 am .- In response to reports that militants linked to the Islamic State had beheaded more than 50 people in northern Mozambique, a Catholic charity is sending emergency aid to the affected diocese.

Former nuncio absent for sexual assault trial in Paris

Nov 11, 2020 - 05:00 am .- A sexual assault trial against Archbishop Luigi Ventura was held Tuesday in Paris, despite the absence of the former apostolic nuncio to France, who was excused by a doctor’s note.

'We need to look this evil in the eye' - Clergy abuse survivors respond to McCarrick Report

Nov 11, 2020 - 04:21 am .- After the Nov. 10 release of the Vatican’s McCarrick Report, some survivors of clerical abuse told CNA they remain skeptical that the report contains the full truth about McCarrick, and say were disappointed that rumors of McCarrick’s misconduct with adults largely appeared not to have been investigated.

McCarrick Report: Pope Francis prays for victims of sexual abuse

Nov 11, 2020 - 03:50 am .- Pope Francis acknowledged the publication of the McCarrick Report at the general audience Wednesday.

Military archbishop praises chaplains, supporters in Veterans Day message

Nov 11, 2020 - 12:24 am .- In a message for Veterans Day, the archbishop for the U.S. military services voiced thanks for donors and those who pray for Catholics in military service.

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