Archive of January 4, 2021 :: Catholic News Agency (CNA)
Archive of January 4, 2021

‘Amen’ is not gendered, and ‘A-woman’ is nonsense, Hebrew scholar says

Jan 4, 2021 - 05:21 pm .- The word “amen” is not a gendered word and the term “a-women” is entirely made up, a professor of theology who specializes in Hebrew told CNA, after a prayer in the U.S. Congress used the fake word.

Pro-life activists target Georgia races that will decide control of Senate

Jan 4, 2021 - 04:54 pm .- Tuesday elections to fill two U.S. Senate seats in Georgia will decide partisan control of the chamber—and pro-life advocates are galvanized to act.

Man who filmed 'prank video' at Mass in Canada charged with hate crime

Jan 4, 2021 - 04:14 pm .- A 25-year-old man who late last year interrupted a Mass in Canada by exposing himself as part of a “prank video” has been charged with a hate crime and banned from all diocesan property.

Argentine boy saved from stray bullet by crucifix

Jan 4, 2021 - 03:46 pm .- Several hours before the beginning of 2021, a 9-year-old Argentine boy was saved from a stray bullet by a small metal crucifix on his chest, an event that local media have called "a New Year's Miracle."

Dan Lipinski calls for protection of 'most vulnerable' as he leaves US Congress

Jan 4, 2021 - 02:35 pm .- On Sunday, one of the last pro-life House Democrats said farewell to Congress after serving eight terms.

Patriarch Pizzaballa: Clericalism is 'very evident' in Holy Land

Jan 4, 2021 - 02:00 pm .- The Latin Patriarch of Jerusalem has said that clericalism is “very evident” in the Holy Land.

Australia’s Catholic bishops seek answers about mystery billions linked to Vatican

Jan 4, 2021 - 12:00 pm .- Australia’s Catholic bishops are considering raising questions with the country’s financial watchdog authority about whether any Catholic organizations were among the recipients of billions of Australian dollars in transfers reputedly from the Vatican.

Archbishop Gänswein to Catholic journalists: Be brave like Mother Angelica

Jan 4, 2021 - 09:30 am .- Archbishop Georg Gänswein urged Catholic journalists Monday to act with the courage of EWTN founder Mother Angelica.

Vatican’s doctrinal office: Don’t promote alleged apparitions connected to ‘Lady of All Nations’

Jan 4, 2021 - 06:10 am .- The Vatican’s doctrinal office has urged Catholics not to promote “the alleged apparitions and revelations” associated with the Marian title of “Lady of All Nations,” according to a Dutch bishop.

Polish parliament declares 2021 the Year of Cardinal Wyszynski

Jan 4, 2021 - 04:00 am .- The Polish parliament has declared 2021 the Year of Cardinal Stefan Wyszyński, in honor of the churchman who helped to preserve and strengthen Christianity under communist rule. 

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