By Christine Rousselle Washington, D.C. Newsroom, Sep 23, 2020 / 10:40 am MT (CNA).- President Donald Trump on Wednesday announced an executive order that would require medical care be given to infants who are born alive after failed abortion attempts. “Today I am announcing that I will be signing the
By Christine Rousselle Washington D.C., Sep 19, 2020 / 03:00 pm MT (CNA).- After the death of Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, reports have circulated that Judge Amy Coney Barrett, a federal judge on the 7th Circuit Court of Appeals, is a leading candidate for the country’s high court.
by Christine Rousselle Washington, D.C. Newsroom, Sep 16, 2020 / 12:35 pm MT (CNA).- A vandal destroyed a statue of Jesus at St. Patrick Cathedral in El Paso, Texas on Tuesday, the latest in an ongoing series of attacks on churches across the United States. According to the diocese, someone
by Christine Rousselle Washington, D.C. Newsroom, Sep 11, 2020 / 03:29 am MT (CNA).- Benedictine College had a problem. After students returned to campus for the fall semester, 38 of them tested positive for COVID-19. And while none of the students who tested positive had serious symptoms or required hospitalization,
By Christine Rousselle Washington D.C., Sep 9, 2020 / 10:20 am MT (CNA).- Mass has returned to three Naval bases in the San Diego area after the U.S. Navy reversed a decision to end contracts with civilian priests as a cost-saving measure. “Contrary to previous discussions, this year we will
by Christine Rouselle Washington, D.C. Newsroom, Sep 5, 2020 / 04:12 pm MT (CNA).- Teachers from schools in the Archdiocese of New York have filed a labor complaint, saying they were not properly involved in negotiations regarding reopening, and were not kept informed about procedures. The complaints were filed with
By Christine Rousselle Washington, D.C. Newsroom, Sep 4, 2020 / 08:40 am MT (CNA).- A New Hampshire family has filed suit against the state after a town tuition program refused to pay for their grandson’s Catholic school education. The suit claims that the terms of the program violate religious discrimination
by Christine Rousselle Washington, D.C. Newsroom, Aug 28, 2020 / 10:30 am MT (CNA).- A Boston priest has apologized for a social media post in which he said he believes in the “right to choose” and endorsed former vice president Joe Biden. The post, made Sunday, received widespread media attention
by Christine Rousselle Washington, D.C. Newsroom, Aug 27, 2020 / 02:26 pm MT (CNA).- The Church’s teachings on the sanctity of life are of preeminent priority, the Archbishop of Boston said on Thursday, August 26. Cardinal Sean O’Malley, OFM, Cap., said that Catholics have “the right to expect the priests
After Netflix apologizes for ‘inappropriate’ film poster, theologian says Cuties movie is unacceptable
by Christine Rousselle Washington, D.C. Newsroom, Aug 20, 2020 / 04:00 pm MT (CNA).- Netflix has apologized after a poster advertising an upcoming film was accused of normalizing pedophilia. But one theologian told CNA that an apology for the image is not enough, and that the film itself sexualizes children.