Archive of May 6, 2020 :: Catholic News Agency (CNA)
Archive of May 6, 2020

Coronavirus and Catholic family life: Gomez urges prayer during online town hall

May 6, 2020 - 09:45 pm .- Catholic families can respond to the coronavirus epidemic through prayer, connection with each other, and care for their spiritual, mental and physical health, Archbishop Jose Gomez of Los Angeles and several guests said in a Wednesday town hall.

US bishops denounce racism, encourage solidarity amid coronavirus pandemic 

May 6, 2020 - 04:54 pm .- Leaders of the U.S. bishops’ conference have denounced acts of racial prejudice against Asian Americans as the world continues battling the COVID-19 pandemic.

Flowers of the fairest: How to plant a Mary garden

May 6, 2020 - 04:49 pm .- Planting a Mary garden can be a way of honoring the Blessed Virgin Mary with flowers this spring and summer, while staying at home.

Bankruptcy filing stalls case involving New Orleans Saints, archdiocese

May 6, 2020 - 04:11 pm .- The New Orleans archdiocese’ recent declaration of bankruptcy will freeze a court case alleging executives for the New Orleans Saints football team helped the archdiocese, through public relations efforts, “conceal” the crimes of abusive clergy.

Analysis: The US Church is going broke. Here's why, and what it could mean

May 6, 2020 - 02:50 pm .- The collapsing global economy will have an enduring and dramatic impact on parishes, chanceries, and other Catholic ministries.

'It’s not just our science, it’s our compassion', Catholic nurse tells White House

May 6, 2020 - 02:45 pm .- A Catholic nurse shared her experience treating new coronavirus patients at a White House event for National Nurses Day on May 6.

With social distancing in place, Archbishop Hartmayer installed in Atlanta

May 6, 2020 - 12:15 pm .- Installation Masses typically see cathedrals filled to the brim with members of the Catholic faithful, with hundreds of priests attending.

Little Sisters make call for justice to Supreme Court

May 6, 2020 - 12:08 pm .- During a week in which the Supreme Court heard arguments via telephone for the first time, the case of the Little Sisters of the Poor came back before the justices on Wednesday.

Swiss Guards postpone swearing-in of new recruits due to coronavirus

May 6, 2020 - 11:47 am .- The annual swearing-in of new Swiss Guards, which would usually take place May 6, was moved to Oct. 4 because of the coronavirus.

World is 'washing its hands' of Lebanon, Maronite bishop warns

May 6, 2020 - 10:00 am .- Bishop Elias Zaidan of the Maronite Eparchy of Our Lady of Lebanon of Los Angeles said that the prospect of one of the few democratic nations in the Middle East becoming a failed state would have dire consequences.

Italian teen who died in 2009 declared ‘venerable’ by Pope Francis

May 6, 2020 - 09:30 am .- Pope Francis Wednesday advanced the sainthood causes of five men and women, including an Italian teenager who died of a brain tumor in 2009, declaring them “venerable.”

Pope Francis: ‘Jesus saves us from the darkness’

May 6, 2020 - 07:00 am .- Pope Francis said Wednesday that Christ’s light illuminates the darkness of sin in our world and in ourselves.

Pope Francis speaks up for ‘harshly exploited’ agricultural workers

May 6, 2020 - 05:30 am .- The coronavirus crisis can be an opportunity to recenter work on the dignity of each person, Pope Francis said in an appeal at the end of his general audience broadcast on Wednesday. 

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