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  • Analysis: How will the USCCB vote in first elections since McCarrick scandal?
    on June 18, 2019 at 12:00 am

    Washington D.C., Jun 17, 2019 / 06:00 pm (CNA).- While the spring meeting of the U.S. bishops’ conference has only just concluded, some bishops are already looking to the election of new conference officers at their November meeting. While the elections are still five months away, bishops are already discussing their options - particularly in light of the scandal the Church in the U.S. has […]

  • German doctors fined for abortion ads
    on June 17, 2019 at 11:29 pm

    Berlin, Germany, Jun 17, 2019 / 05:29 pm (CNA).- Two German doctors were fined Friday for abortion advertisements which described how the procedure is carried out. The Berlin district court ruled June 14 that advertisements may only promote abortion services and not go into descriptions about the procedure. The decision followed a legal revision earlier this year which removed a complete ban on […]

  • Christian leaders call for dialogue, end to violence in Hong Kong
    on June 17, 2019 at 10:17 pm

    Hong Kong, China, Jun 17, 2019 / 04:17 pm (CNA).- Hundreds of thousands of protestors in Hong Kong are continuing to demonstrate against the government's plans to allow extraditions to mainland China— a plan which as of Saturday has been indefinitely suspended. Carrie Lam, Hong Kong’s chief executive, had introduced a bill that would allow for secret arrests and extraditions to […]

  • Hong Kong extradition bill could further endanger Christians, advocates say
    on June 17, 2019 at 9:52 pm

    Hong Kong, China, Jun 17, 2019 / 03:52 pm (CNA).- Though a proposed change to extradition laws in Hong Kong is on hold for now, Christian leaders and advocacy groups are continuing to speak out, warning that under the proposal those in Hong Kong who support Chinese Christians could be unjustly brought to mainland China for trial. “If the extradition law is passed, it is a death sentence […]

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