Archive of December 1, 2020 :: Catholic News Agency (CNA)
Archive of December 1, 2020

Next Buffalo bishop promises 'truth' and 'transparency'

Dec 1, 2020 - 03:30 pm .- The newly-announced next Bishop of Buffalo, Bishop Michael Fisher, has promised to be a pastor who will promote transparency in the scandal-ridden New York diocese.

'Mary on the Mantel'? Think 'Elf on the Shelf', but Catholic 

Dec 1, 2020 - 02:55 pm .- Elf on the Shelf? How about helping kids live Advent with 'Mary on the Mantle?'

Pope Francis: Inculturated Mass shows us the gifts of the Holy Spirit

Dec 1, 2020 - 01:00 pm .- Pope Francis said Tuesday that inculturated liturgy can teach Catholics to better appreciate the diverse gifts of the Holy Spirit.

Catholic diocese prays for the dead and injured after car plows into pedestrians in Trier

Dec 1, 2020 - 12:00 pm .- A German Catholic diocese said Tuesday that it was praying for the dead and injured after a car plowed into pedestrians in the city of Trier. 

Pro-life candidate elected to Congress by six votes

Dec 1, 2020 - 10:00 am .- In one of the last results in the 2020 election to be called, another pro-life female candidate won election to the House of Representatives in Iowa’s 2nd district race certified on Monday.

Rwanda’s first cardinal sees family as key to planting the seeds of peace

Dec 1, 2020 - 09:00 am .- Rwanda’s first cardinal lost seven members of his immediate family in the 1994 genocide. Now he is using his role as archbishop of Kigali to plant “seeds of peace” by promoting the family as the foundation for building a peaceful future.

Exiled Catholic archbishop to hold virtual Advent retreat for flock

Dec 1, 2020 - 08:05 am .- Exiled Belarusian Archbishop Tadeusz Kondrusiewicz will lead his flock in a virtual Advent retreat this month.

No public Masses until January for Belgian Catholics

Dec 1, 2020 - 07:00 am .- Belgium’s Catholic bishops called Tuesday for dialogue with the government after it decreed that public Masses would remain suspended until Jan. 15, 2021. 

Pope Francis names new bishop of scandal-ridden Buffalo diocese

Dec 1, 2020 - 05:45 am .- Pope Francis Tuesday appointed Bishop Michael Fisher, an auxiliary of Washington, to be the next bishop of the scandal-ridden Diocese of Buffalo, New York.

Pope Francis: Be God’s people, not God’s elite

Dec 1, 2020 - 05:00 am .- Catholics are called to be God’s people, not God’s elite, Pope Francis said in a video message Monday.

Father George Rutler accused of sexual assault, denies allegation

Dec 1, 2020 - 04:00 am .- A well-known New York City priest is maintaining his innocence amid an investigation into an allegation that he sexually assaulted a female security guard earlier this month.

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