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McConnell: Trump Supreme Court nominee ‘will receive a vote’ - Fri, 18 Sep 2020 19:22:00 -0600 - NA Staff, Sep 18, 2020 / 07:22 pm (CNA).- Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said Friday night that after the death of Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, a Trump Supreme Court nominee will ...

Catholics respond after Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg dies at 87 - Fri, 18 Sep 2020 18:55:00 -0600 - enver Newsroom, Sep 18, 2020 / 06:55 pm (CNA).- Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, who served on the court for more than 27 years, died of pancreatic cancer Sept. 18. She was 87. President Bi ...

Mike Pompeo: Holy See's moral witness needed in China - Fri, 18 Sep 2020 18:01:00 -0600 - NA Staff, Sep 18, 2020 / 06:01 pm (CNA).- Reflecting Friday on the state of the 2018 Vatican-China deal, US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo noted that the human rights situation in China has deteriorat ...

Pelosi 'misspoke' on San Francisco Mass attendance, spokesman claims - Fri, 18 Sep 2020 17:58:00 -0600 - ashington D.C., Sep 18, 2020 / 05:58 pm (CNA).-   Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s office told CNA Friday evening that she “misspoke” when she described “recently” attending ...

Franciscan University honors NET Ministries for ‘strong Christian character’ - Fri, 18 Sep 2020 17:07:00 -0600 - NA Staff, Sep 18, 2020 / 05:07 pm (CNA).- The Franciscan University of Steubenville this week bestowed its highest non-academic award to NET Ministries, a national evangelization program for young peo ...

What does the Catholic Church teach about voting? A CNA Explainer - Fri, 18 Sep 2020 15:43:00 -0600 - enver Newsroom, Sep 18, 2020 / 03:43 pm (CNA).-   There is not a monolithic Catholic vote in the U.S., but Catholic voters do make a big difference in local, statewide, and national elections. A ...

Biden campaign downplays abortion, 'preeminent priority' of US Catholic bishops - Fri, 18 Sep 2020 15:30:00 -0600 - ashington, D.C. Newsroom, Sep 18, 2020 / 03:30 pm (CNA).- Catholic supporters of Joe Biden sought to deflect the Democratic candidate’s support for abortion on Thursday by pointing to other issu ...

Dioceses in southern US shut down as Hurricane Sally brings floods - Fri, 18 Sep 2020 14:01:00 -0600 - NA Staff, Sep 18, 2020 / 02:01 pm (CNA).- Dioceses in Florida and Alabama have shut down offices and schools as a large storm has flooded numerous houses and left over half a million people without po ...

Online course for Catholic politicians to study Thomas More, John Paul II, Dag Hammarskjöld - Fri, 18 Sep 2020 13:00:00 -0600 - NA Staff, Sep 18, 2020 / 01:00 pm (CNA).- What do St. Thomas More, St. John Paul II, and Dag Hammarskjöld have in common? According to a new course by the International Catholic Legislators Netw ...

Pelosi says she attended Mass in San Francisco church, despite city health order - Fri, 18 Sep 2020 12:10:00 -0600 - ashington, D.C. Newsroom, Sep 18, 2020 / 12:10 pm (CNA).- After San Francisco’s archbishop called on the city to reopen churches for indoor Masses, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said he should list ...

Netflix sees cancelations spike after 'Cuties' controversy - Fri, 18 Sep 2020 11:30:00 -0600 - NA Staff, Sep 18, 2020 / 11:30 am (CNA).- After controversy surrounding the film “Cuties,” Netflix subscribers are cancelling the service at eight times the normal rate, an industry magazi ...

Fort Worth Bishop Olson apologizes for ‘horrible effects’ of invalid baptisms - Fri, 18 Sep 2020 11:20:00 -0600 - enver Newsroom, Sep 18, 2020 / 11:20 am (CNA).-   An Oklahoma City priest who discovered he was invalidly baptized as a child received that invalid sacrament from a deacon in a Texas parish, the ...

USCCB officials on the ballot for conference leadership role - Fri, 18 Sep 2020 10:25:00 -0600 - enver Newsroom, Sep 18, 2020 / 10:25 am (CNA).- Two officials of the U.S. bishops’ conference will be candidates to replace Msgr. Brian Bransfield, the outgoing general secretary of the conferen ...

Amarillo diocese disavows Fr. Frank Pavone statements, requests prayer - Thu, 17 Sep 2020 17:15:00 -0600 - NA Staff, Sep 17, 2020 / 05:15 pm (CNA).- The Diocese of Amarillo has spoken out about election-related comments from Fr. Frank Pavone, the national director of the pro-life group Priests for Life, an ...

Why priests don't endorse candidates: Experts respond to FEC chair - Thu, 17 Sep 2020 17:00:00 -0600 - ashington, D.C. Newsroom, Sep 17, 2020 / 05:00 pm (CNA).-   In an interview Wednesday, the chairman of the Federal Election Commission accused Catholic bishops of “hiding” behind the ...