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  • Cardinal Schönborn deplores attack on rabbi in Vienna November 27, 2020
    CNA Staff, Nov 27, 2020 / 06:00 am (CNA).- Cardinal Christoph Schönborn deplored Friday an attack on a rabbi in the Austrian capital, Vienna.  Writing on his Twitter account Nov. 27, the archbishop of Vienna said: “I am dismayed by yesterday’s attack on a rabbi in the middle of Vienna. I assure our fellow Jewish […]
  • Vatican diplomat: Lockdowns revealed ‘glaring contradiction’ in attitudes towards migrants November 26, 2020
    CNA Staff, Nov 26, 2020 / 12:00 pm (CNA).- Coronavirus lockdowns revealed a “glaring contradiction” in attitudes towards migrants, a Vatican diplomat said Thursday. Addressing the Council of the International Organization for Migration in Geneva, Switzerland, Nov. 26, Archbishop Ivan Jurkovič said that migrants were both resented and relied upon as essential workers amid the […]
  • Cardinal Nichols urges UK government to reconsider cut to foreign aid budget November 26, 2020
    CNA Staff, Nov 26, 2020 / 10:35 am (CNA).- Cardinal Vincent Nichols urged the U.K. government Thursday to reconsider a proposed cut to its foreign aid budget.  In a letter to MPs released Nov. 26, the president of the bishops’ conference of England and Wales expressed concern at the proposed cut in overseas aid from 0.7% […]
  • Bishop hopes new Italian missal will help Catholics rediscover beauty of Mass November 26, 2020
    Rome, Italy, Nov 26, 2020 / 08:40 am (CNA).- As the Church in Italy prepares to introduce its new translation of the Roman Missal on Sunday, the bishop in charge of its creation hopes the changes will help Catholics rediscover the beauty of the Mass. After Italy experienced the temporary suspension of public Masses due […]
  • Pro-life student in midwife program receives apology and payout November 26, 2020
    CNA Staff, Nov 26, 2020 / 07:00 am (CNA).- A pro-life undergraduate student in a midwife program has received an apology and payout after she faced suspension.  The Daily Telegraph reported Nov. 24 that Julia Rynkiewicz, a  25-year-old Catholic, had reached a settlement with the University of Nottingham in the U.K.  She was blocked from entering […]

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