Judge rules abortion access outweighs efforts to fight coronavirus

CNA Staff, Apr 14, 2020 / 05:00 pm (CNA).- A federal judge said on Easter Sunday that the state of Alabama cannot move to limit abortion procedures through measures intended to focus medical resources on fighting coronavirus.  Granting a preliminary injunction on...

No Room for Selfishness During Pandemic — Tandag Bishop

A Catholic bishop in the Philippines has warned that selfishness and individualism will further the problems caused by the coronavirus pandemic, reported CBCP News. Despite the lockdown, Bishop Raul Dael of Tandag stressed that a community will stand firm if people...

Irish Bishop Lauds Work of Medical Workers During Pandemic

Bishop Michael Router, Auxiliary Bishop of the Archdiocese of Armagh and chair of the Council for Healthcare of the Irish Catholic Bishops` Conference, on April 9, 2020, lauded the efforts of medical workers to care for people during the coronavirus pandemic in the...

In New York, former Catholic nursing home opens as COVID rehab center

CNA Staff, Apr 14, 2020 / 04:06 pm (CNA).- A former Catholic nursing home in New York state is set to open as a rehabilitation center for coronavirus (COVID-19) patients who have been discharged from Catholic hospitals but are not yet ready to return home. Mark...

New hymn composed for time of pandemic expresses hope, and trust in God

With churches under lockdown and parishioners and clergy unable to gather in person, Catholics connecting online for prayer have begun to sing a new hymn of hope and trust in God, composed specifically for this time of pandemic. Read the Whole Article at its Original...

'The culture wars are real,' Cardinal Pell says in new interview

CNA Staff, Apr 14, 2020 / 02:00 pm (CNA).- Cardinal George Pell has said culture wars and anti-Catholic sentiment could have played a part in the decision of Victoria police to pursue charges against him, even while they lacked supportive evidence of the allegations...