Archive of April 28, 2020 :: Catholic News Agency (CNA)
Archive of April 28, 2020

California legislature likely to skip controversial abortion, parental consent bills

Apr 28, 2020 - 08:00 pm .- Several controversial bills proposed in the California legislature, including two backed by Planned Parenthood, will likely have no chance to be considered when lawmakers reconvene to address legislation in the wake of the coronavirus epidemic.

Vancouver archbishop donates to coronavirus vaccine research

Apr 28, 2020 - 05:17 pm .- Archbishop Michael Miller of Vancouver has announced that he is donating to the University of British Columbia’s research toward a COVID-19 vaccine.

Protect vital migrant and farm workers during coronavirus, bishops say

Apr 28, 2020 - 04:47 pm .- The bishops of the United States have called for increased protections and support for farm workers during the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.

Seminarian in Spain returns to roots as doctor amid pandemic

Apr 28, 2020 - 04:27 pm .- While most of the students at the San Fulgencia Seminary in Cartagena, Spain, returned home when the country declared a state of emergency over the coronavirus pandemic, one seminarian felt a different calling.

Sexual harassment, discrimination suit filed against head of NY Catholic Charities

Apr 28, 2020 - 03:25 pm .- A lawsuit filed in Manhattan Federal Court accuses the head of Catholic Charities of New York of sexual harassment and discrimination.

CRS head says coronavirus pandemic could threaten malaria prevention

Apr 28, 2020 - 02:25 pm .- A Catholic humanitarian agency warned that the coronavirus pandemic may lead to greater cases of malaria-related deaths.

At least 15 dead from coronavirus in NY religious orders

Apr 28, 2020 - 12:00 pm .- The Maryknoll Sisters in Ossining, NY, have lost three of their sisters to COVID-19, and another 30 have tested positive for the virus.

US religious freedom commission highlights India in annual report

Apr 28, 2020 - 10:30 am .- Abuse of Muslims, Christians, and other minorities in India drew the attention of a federal religious freedom watchdog in its annual report released on Tuesday.

Pope Francis creates foundation to promote John Paul I’s teachings

Apr 28, 2020 - 09:00 am .- Pope Francis has instituted a Vatican foundation to promote the thought and teachings of Venerable John Paul I, who was pope for 33 days in 1978.

Pandemic delays beatification of Cardinal Wyszynski

Apr 28, 2020 - 07:30 am .- The beatification of Cardinal Stefan Wyszyński, the former Primate of Poland who heroically resisted Communism, has been postponed because of the coronavirus.

Pope prays that “prudence and obedience” will prevent return of pandemic

Apr 28, 2020 - 03:30 am .- Pope Francis prayed that Christians would respond to the lifting of lockdown restrictions with “prudence and obedience” as he celebrated Mass Tuesday.

Amid coronavirus, 'food deserts' thinly stretch aid groups

Apr 28, 2020 - 03:01 am .- The coronavirus pandemic has heightened the problem of food insecurity in many areas of the US already classified as “food deserts”— swaths of the country where people lack access to affordable, nutritious food.

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