Archive of January 7, 2021 :: Catholic News Agency (CNA)
Archive of January 7, 2021

Federal judges block Arkansas abortion laws, pending further decisions

Jan 7, 2021 - 08:01 pm .- In a setback for pro-life efforts, federal judges have upheld injunctions or imposed new injunctions against multiple Arkansas prolife laws, including bans on late-term abortion and bans on abortions that target a child with Down syndrome or because of his or her sex.

Archbishop of Tijuana recovers from COVID-19

Jan 7, 2021 - 07:19 pm .- Archbishop Francisco Moreno Barrón of Tijuana, on the border of Mexico and the United States, reported January 6 that he “remarkably improved” from COVID-19, which he had contracted after undergoing a prostate surgery and put him in danger of death.

Mexican bishops call for peace in the US after violence at the Capitol

Jan 7, 2021 - 06:01 pm .- The Secretary General of the Mexican Bishops Conference made a call on behalf of the Mexican episcopate for peace to prevail in the US.

How this Catholic group brought Christmas presents to Armenia

Jan 7, 2021 - 05:20 pm .- A Catholic non-profit has surprised hundreds of suffering Armenian families with Christmas presents following the problems of the coronavirus pandemic and the Nagorno-Karabakh war.

Book gives more insight into the actions of Pius XII and his 'bureau' during WWII

Jan 7, 2021 - 04:00 pm .- A new book provides further information from the archives of Venerable Pius XII, including the Vatican’s attempts to oppose the actions of Nazi Germany through diplomacy during World War II.

After Secretariat of State shakeup, what’s next for Curia reform?

Jan 7, 2021 - 03:33 pm .- The draft of the delayed document that will reform of the Roman Curia gives the Vatican’s Secretariat of State a more prominent place in the workings of the Church's central governing bureaucracy. But during the year 2020, Pope Francis moved in the opposite direction.

Cardinal Gregory calls for prayer and peace after unrest at US Capitol

Jan 7, 2021 - 02:01 pm .- The Archbishop of Washington has condemned the incursion into the U.S. Capitol on Wednesday by pro-Trump protesters.

Analysis: Pro-lifers will have to fight hidden abortion funding battles in the Senate

Jan 7, 2021 - 01:24 pm .- With Democrats projected to win Tuesday’s Senate races in Georgia, the political landscape for pro-lifers is now clear—they will be defending on multiple fronts against an emboldened abortion lobby.

New Swiss Guard recruits arrive in Rome to complete basic training

Jan 7, 2021 - 01:00 pm .- Fifteen new Swiss Guard recruits have arrived in Rome to complete their basic training.

Australia’s financial crime watchdog conducts ‘detailed review’ of Vatican transfers

Jan 7, 2021 - 12:00 pm .- Australia’s financial crime watchdog said Thursday that it is conducting a “detailed review” of Vatican-linked transfers worth $1.8 billion.

‘A martyr who died laughing’: Cause of priest imprisoned by Nazis and communists advances

Jan 7, 2021 - 07:10 am .- The sainthood cause of a Catholic priest who was imprisoned by both the Nazis and the communists has advanced with the conclusion of the initial diocesan phase of the cause.

‘May the Savior wipe away every tear’: Ukrainian Greek Catholic leader issues Christmas message

Jan 7, 2021 - 06:10 am .- The leader of the Ukrainian Greek Catholic Church urged his flock Wednesday to set aside “fear and sorrow” as they celebrate Christmas.

‘This is our mission’: Catholic archbishop brings aid to suffering Armenians

Jan 7, 2021 - 04:00 am .- Archbishop Raphael Minassian is a man of action who has little time for the formalities of ecclesiastical life. 

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