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  • Disagreements escalate over Notre-Dame rebuilding project
    on November 15, 2019 at 7:35 am

    Paris, France, Nov 15, 2019 / 12:35 am (CNA).- Tensions are reportedly running high between French authorities overseeing the rebuilding of Notre-Dame Cathedral in Paris, as they create plans to rebuild the church damaged by fire earlier this year. Army General Jean-Louis Georgelin and the architect on the project, Philippe Villeneuve, disagree over whether the cathedral's new spire should look […]

  • Church in Mexico hails election of Archbishop Gomez as USCCB president
    on November 15, 2019 at 2:01 am

    Cuautitlan Izcalli, Mexico, Nov 14, 2019 / 07:01 pm (CNA).- Bishop Alfonso Gerardo Miranda Guardiola, auxiliary bishop of Monterrey, has welcomed the election of Archbishop José Gomez of Los Angeles as president of the US bishops' conference, calling it an “eloquent sign” for migrants. Archbishop Gomez was elected president of the USCCB Nov. 12 during the US bishops' plenary […]

  • Planned Parenthood launches web tool to promote abortion clinics
    on November 15, 2019 at 1:49 am

    New York City, N.Y., Nov 14, 2019 / 06:49 pm (CNA).- Planned Parenthood is already the largest abortion provider in the U.S., and its new web tool aims to direct more women to its abortion clinics. The “Abortion Care Finder” tool, located on the abortion provider’s website, shows the nearest Planned Parenthood abortion clinics who are able to perform legal abortions based on […]

  • Analysis: The USCCB 'abortion debate,' and what came after
    on November 15, 2019 at 12:45 am

    Baltimore, Md., Nov 14, 2019 / 05:45 pm (CNA).- On Tuesday, 69 U.S. bishops voted against the inclusion of a paragraph in a letter they plan to soon publish. Within hours, a conservative social media figure said those bishops “are not Catholic,” and ignited an online firestorm. Here’s how that happened: The bishops were at the fall meeting of their episcopal conference, […]

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