Archive of November 19, 2020 :: Catholic News Agency (CNA)
Archive of November 19, 2020

Bishop Cantu will 'cooperate fully' with Vatican investigation

Nov 19, 2020 - 07:00 pm .- A California bishop under a Vatican investigation over his handling of sexual misconduct allegations said Wednesday that he will cooperate with investigators and he supports a process put in place by Pope Francis for the investigation of negligent bishops.

Reconstruction of blast-damaged Beirut church brings hope

Nov 19, 2020 - 06:27 pm .- The reconstruction of a church in Beirut severely damaged by the massive explosion that rocked the city this summer is a sign of hope to the area’s inhabitants, said a local priest.

English bishops adjust liturgical translation, following concern of CDW

Nov 19, 2020 - 05:01 pm .- The English and Welsh bishops' conference has decreed that in the translation of the conclusion of collects in the Roman Missal, “one” is to be omitted before “God”. The conclusions will now read “God, for ever and ever”.

Pro-life groups sue DC over chalk messages, alleging ‘viewpoint discrimination’

Nov 19, 2020 - 04:10 pm .- Two pro-life groups are suing Washington D.C., alleging that the city discriminated against their pro-life viewpoints by refusing to grant permission to paint or chalk messages on the street, while allowing other activist groups to do so.

NYC Catholic schools in session while pandemic closes public schools

Nov 19, 2020 - 04:00 pm .- Catholic schools in New York City will remain open for in-person learning on a school-by-school basis even as the city’s public schools have closed amid a new wave of the coronavirus pandemic.

Jesuit magazine La Civiltá Cattolica praises Biden presidential victory

Nov 19, 2020 - 02:15 pm .- La Civiltá Cattolica, the Jesuit-run magazine whose publication is overseen by the Vatican’s Secretary of State, has published an article praising the electoral victory of U.S. presidential candidate Joe Biden.

Economy of Francesco speaker Jeffrey Sachs an advocate for contraception and 'reproductive justice'

Nov 19, 2020 - 01:50 pm .- The Economy of Francesco summit kicked off Thursday with economist Jeffrey Sachs serving as a mentor for young “changemakers” to create a new world economy. Sachs, who has participated in numerous Vatican events in recent years, is an advocate for population control initiatives calling for the provision of contraception in the developing world, and a supporter of U.N. initiatives that call for universal access to abortion.

US religious liberty ambassador calls out China for using tech to suppress religion

Nov 19, 2020 - 12:01 pm .- The U.S. will be working against the use of technology to suppress religious minorities, the religious freedom ambassador announced this week.

Convalescing cardinal prays for coronavirus sufferers

Nov 19, 2020 - 12:00 pm .- A cardinal who is convalescing after he was hospitalized with the coronavirus said Thursday that he was praying for those “still in the moment of trial.”

‘A simple priest of the Church’: Papal preacher prepares to be made a cardinal

Nov 19, 2020 - 11:00 am .- For more than 60 years, Fr. Raniero Cantalamessa has preached the Word of God as a priest -- and he plans to continue doing so, even as he prepares to receive the cardinal’s red hat next week.

Vatican bishop: Ethics committee will guide future investments

Nov 19, 2020 - 07:30 am .- A Vatican bishop said this week that a committee of outside professionals is being created to help keep Holy See investments both ethical and profitable.

Catholic archdiocese of Vienna sees rise in seminarians

Nov 19, 2020 - 05:30 am .- The archdiocese of Vienna has reported a rise in the number of men training for the priesthood. 

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