Archive of November 16, 2020 :: Catholic News Agency (CNA)
Archive of November 16, 2020

Abuse, racism and COVID-19: Advisory councils make recommendations to bishops 

Nov 16, 2020 - 07:14 pm .- Clerical sex abuse, the COVID-19 pandemic and racial tensions were the focus of recommendations made by two councils that serve in advisory roles to the U.S. bishops at their fall general assembly.

USCCB 2020 fall meeting: Day 1 recap

Nov 16, 2020 - 06:38 pm .- An emphasis on the need for healing, in both the Church and broader society, was prominent throughout the first day of the fall general assembly for the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB).

Bishop urges Catholics to hope as second typhoon this month strikes Philippines

Nov 16, 2020 - 06:01 pm .- Bishop Joel Baylon of Legazpi encouraged Catholics to cling to the theological virtues since two typhoons devastated the central Philippines this month.

USCCB elects new General Secretary, committee heads

Nov 16, 2020 - 04:10 pm .- The United States Conference of Catholic Bishops at their annual Fall General Assembly on Monday announced election results for several positions at the conference, including chairman positions for several committees.

At USCCB, Archbishop Gomez urges proclamation of Christ, who defeated death

Nov 16, 2020 - 03:12 pm .- In his first presidential address to the US Conference of Catholic Bishops, Archbishop Jose Gomez of Los Angeles on Monday described a need for “heroic Christianity”.

US nuncio to USCCB: To heal society’s wounds, Catholics must be Good Samaritans

Nov 16, 2020 - 02:18 pm .- Catholics need to be Good Samaritans to those wounded both by the coronavirus pandemic and by social conflict, the papal representative told U.S. bishops at their annual fall meeting on Monday.

Exorcisms and the popes: Stories from inside the Vatican

Nov 16, 2020 - 02:17 pm .- It is a core tenet of the Catholic faith that demons are real, and as said in the St. Michael prayer, that they “prowl about the earth seeking the ruin of souls.”

Archbishop Gregory calls for 'transparency and contrition' after McCarrick Report

Nov 16, 2020 - 01:30 pm .- Archbishop Wilton Gregory of Washington, D.C., called for transparency after the Vatican’s release of the McCarrick Report last week.

Cardinal Vela Chiriboga, emeritus Archbishop of Quito, dies at 86

Nov 16, 2020 - 11:50 am .- Cardinal Raúl Eduardo Vela Chiriboga, who served as Archbishop of Quito from 2003 to 2010, died Sunday after spending several weeks in palliative care.

UK police halt baptism in London church over coronavirus restrictions

Nov 16, 2020 - 10:30 am .- Police halted a baptism in a Baptist church in London on Sunday, citing the country’s coronavirus restrictions that include bans on weddings and baptisms. The restrictions have been criticized by the Catholic bishops of England and Wales.

'We want Mass': Catholics in France protest ban on public worship

Nov 16, 2020 - 10:04 am .- Catholics in France gathered outside churches in multiple cities this weekend calling on the government to allow them to attend Mass during the national lockdown.

Cardinal Gulbinowicz dies ten days after Vatican sanctions

Nov 16, 2020 - 06:45 am .- A Polish cardinal recently sanctioned by the Vatican for sexual abuse has died at the age of 97.

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