Archive of November 13, 2020 :: Catholic News Agency (CNA)
Archive of November 13, 2020

Archbishop Cordileone applauds prosecution of St. Junipero Serra statue vandalism

Nov 13, 2020 - 08:17 pm .- Archbishop Salvatore Cordileone of San Francisco applauded the Marin County District Attorney for filing charges over the vandalism of a statue depicting St. Junipero Serra at Mission San Rafael last month.

Delaware agrees to treat church services neutrally in settlement over COVID restrictions

Nov 13, 2020 - 04:40 pm .- The governor of Delaware has settled a federal lawsuit over church-related COVID-19 restrictions, which he had imposed at the start of the pandemic in March.

McCarrick Report at odds with Cardinal Wuerl’s claims of ignorance 

Nov 13, 2020 - 04:22 pm .- The McCarrick Report sheds new light on when former Archbishop of Washington, Cardinal Donald Wuerl, knew of allegations made against his predecessor, and what steps he and Vatican officials took to monitor or restrict McCarrick’s travel and residence.

Cardinal Bassetti moved out of ICU, remains in critical condition with COVID-19

Nov 13, 2020 - 03:23 pm .- Cardinal Gualtiero Bassetti, president of the Italian Bishops Conference, has slightly improved and was moved out of the ICU, but remains in critical condition since contracting COVID-19, his auxiliary bishop said on Friday afternoon.

Religious freedom becoming 'second tier right' warns Supreme Court Justice

Nov 13, 2020 - 11:30 am .- Supreme Court Justice Samuel Alito has spoken of his concern that religious liberty is under threat in the United States. The justice spoke out on Thursday about a range of issues which, he said, were challenging basic legal freedoms in the country.

Massachusetts bishops decry push for abortion expansion

Nov 13, 2020 - 10:30 am .- An amendment adopted by the state house on Thursday allows for abortions in certain circumstances throughout pregnancy, a move the state’s Catholic Conference has said goes “well beyond what is enshrined in state law.”

China’s five-year plan proposal stresses eugenics in birth policy, says expert

Nov 13, 2020 - 10:00 am .- The Chinese government’s latest five-year plan proposal contains a birth policy with an emphasis on eugenics, a China scholar said this week.

Brooklyn diocese appeals to Supreme Court over COVID church closures

Nov 13, 2020 - 09:40 am .- The Diocese of Brooklyn is appealing to the U.S. Supreme Court in its case against New York’s COVID restrictions on churches.

World Youth Day 2023 organizers urge youth to join ‘great national movement’

Nov 13, 2020 - 07:37 am .- The organizers of World Youth Day 2023 invited young Portuguese Catholics this week to prepare for the event by taking part in a two-day nationwide mission.

McCarrick Report: St. John Paul II was deceived about ex-cardinal, says Polish archbishop

Nov 13, 2020 - 03:20 am .- The McCarrick Report showed that St. John Paul II was deceived about the disgraced ex-cardinal, the president of the Polish bishops’ conference said Friday.

George Weigel praises Courage apostolate for fidelity, heroic witness

Nov 13, 2020 - 12:17 am .- Catholic author George Weigel this week praised the heroic witness displayed by members of Courage, an apostolate that ministers to people experiencing same-sex attraction.

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