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  • Polish bishops intervene in debate over European treaty on violence against women
    on September 18, 2020 at 9:30 am

    CNA Staff, Sep 18, 2020 / 03:30 am (CNA).- Poland’s bishops have intervened in a debate over whether their country should withdraw from a European treaty on preventing violence against women.  In a statement issued Sept. 17, the bishops reiterated their opposition to the Istanbul Convention, an initiative seeking to create a pan-European legal framework to protect women against […]

  • Young Catholic who greeted Benedict XVI in Britain becomes a priest
    on September 18, 2020 at 7:00 am

    CNA Staff, Sep 18, 2020 / 01:00 am (CNA).- Paschal Uche woke up early on the morning of Sept. 18, 2010, a day that would change his life. He needed to set off in good time in order to pass through security at the event he was attending in central London. The 21-year-old hopped on the Tube near his home in Stratford, East London, and headed towards Westminster. On the way there, he began to see […]

  • Spanish cardinal: Passage of euthanasia bill would be 'historic defeat' for society
    on September 18, 2020 at 6:00 am

    CNA Staff, Sep 18, 2020 / 12:00 am (CNA).- The Archbishop of Valencia said Sunday that if Spain’s euthanasia and assisted suicide bill is passed, it would be a "major and historic defeat for all of Spain, for Spanish society." “It is a defeat also for humanity, for man himself, for the legislature to take up the bill on euthanasia, assisted suicide, and to reject other proposals on […]

  • Italian bishops' conference newspaper defends Netflix's 'Cuties'
    on September 18, 2020 at 1:25 am

    CNA Staff, Sep 17, 2020 / 07:25 pm (CNA).- According to L'Avvenire, the official newspaper of the Italian bishops' conference, those who have criticized the controversial French movie "Cuties," released by Netflix last week "have not seen it or have really limited themselves to the poster. Otherwise they have not understood it or have looked at it with the wrong eyes." A review of the film, […]

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