Accused priests cannot be left 'destitute' Buffalo diocese clarifies

Washington, D.C. Newsroom, May 1, 2020 / 04:00 pm (CNA).- The Diocese of Buffalo clarified on Friday that priests accused of sexual abuse cannot be left “destitute,” even as the diocese acts to withdraw financial support payments. The diocese had announced earlier...

Five COVID deaths at Wisconsin home for religious sisters with dementia

CNA Staff, May 1, 2020 / 03:28 pm (CNA).- Within the past month, a Wisconsin retirement home for religious sisters with dementia has had several sisters die and four staff members test positive. Our Lady of the Angels Convent in Milwaukee has seen five resident deaths...

Journée mondiale de prière pour les vocations 2020

Le 3 mai 2020, quatrième dimanche de Pâques, l’Église soulignera la 57e Journée mondiale de prière pour les vocations. Le Saint-Père a publié un message intitulé « Les paroles de la vocation », qui est disponible sur le site web du Saint-Siège. Read the Whole...

World Day of Prayer for Vocations 2020

The Church will mark the 57th World Day of Prayer for Vocations on the Fourth Sunday of Easter, 3 May 2020. The Holy Father has released a Message entitled “Words of Vocation”, which is available on the Holy See’s website. Read the Whole Article at...

Archdiocese of New Orleans files for bankruptcy

CNA Staff, May 1, 2020 / 02:54 pm (CNA).- Under financial pressure from clerical abuse litigation compounded by the coronavirus crisis, The Archdiocese of New Orleans announced May 1 that its administrative offices are filing for Chapter 11 bankruptcy. The filing will...