Archive of December 3, 2020 :: Catholic News Agency (CNA)
Archive of December 3, 2020

Christian aid group applauds investigation into forced conversions, marriages in Pakistan

Dec 3, 2020 - 07:01 pm .- Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan has ordered an investigation into the forced conversion of women and girls from the country’s religious minorities, drawing praise from Christian aid groups.

South Dakota resumes abortions after 7-month hiatus

Dec 3, 2020 - 06:48 pm .- Abortions are again being performed in South Dakota, following a seven-month hiatus due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Should prisoners be first, or last in line for COVID vaccine?

Dec 3, 2020 - 05:00 pm .- As public officials debate whether prison populations should be among the first or last to receive a COVID vaccine, ethicists say that incarceration should not be the deciding factor.

Pro-life is pro-woman, incoming Catholic congresswoman says

Dec 3, 2020 - 04:00 pm .- The growing number of pro-life women in Congress demonstrates the growing consensus that opposition to abortion is part of a holistic platform to support women, Representative-elect Michelle Fischbach (R-Minn.) told Catholic News Agency.

Analysis: Is there a road back for Cardinal Becciu?

Dec 3, 2020 - 03:00 pm .- Despite his attempts to fight his way back to credibility, there seems little prospect of a return to favor for the disgraced Cardinal Angelo Becciu, who is now effectively a cardinal-in-name-only.

Former Vatican court president Giuseppe Dalla Torre dies at 77

Dec 3, 2020 - 12:00 pm .- Giuseppe Dalla Torre, a jurist who retired last year after more than 20 years as president of the Vatican City tribunal, died Thursday at the age of 77.

Scholar: Paper books essential for kids' developing brains

Dec 3, 2020 - 11:00 am .- A Catholic scholar who specializes in dyslexia has warned that children must be exposed to physical books - and not just screens - if they are to develop the skills necessary for analysis and in-depth thinking.

Supreme Court vacates ruling on California church closures

Dec 3, 2020 - 10:00 am .- The Supreme Court has accepted an appeal by California churches against the state’s coronavirus restrictions, sending the case back to the lower courts for reconsideration in light of its opinion on the Brooklyn Diocese case.

Catholic bishops welcome ‘realistic’ new measures for public Masses in France

Dec 3, 2020 - 09:00 am .- Bishops in France have welcomed new government measures that will allow more people to attend public Masses during Advent. 

Polish Catholic leader to European Parliament: There can be no compromise on the right to life

Dec 3, 2020 - 08:00 am .- A Catholic archbishop spoke out Wednesday after the European Parliament passed a resolution condemning Poland’s pro-life laws. 

Pope Francis: Disabled people must have access to the sacraments, Catholic parish life

Dec 3, 2020 - 06:05 am .- People with disabilities must have access to the sacraments, and as missionary disciples, the ability to be full and active participants in the life of their Catholic parish, Pope Francis said Thursday.

Catholic priest in Nigeria released after being held captive for 10 days

Dec 3, 2020 - 05:00 am .- A priest who was kidnapped in Nigeria has been released after being held captive for 10 days. 

Pope Francis’ ambulance brings free flu shots and coronavirus tests to the homeless

Dec 3, 2020 - 04:10 am .- Pope Francis’ charity brought free flu vaccines and coronavirus tests to homeless people living in a town outside Rome on Wednesday.

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