Last Updated: Nov 19, 2018

NJ dioceses to form compensation program for child victims of clerical abuse

Newark, N.J., Nov 19, 2018 / 05:16 pm (EWTN News/CNA).- The Archdiocese of Newark announced Monday that New Jersey’s five dioceses will together form a Victim Compensation and Counseling Program in the coming year, and will release the names of all priests in the state who have been accused of sexual misconduct against minors.

New Mexico legislators want to repeal state's abortion ban

Santa Fe, NM, Nov 19, 2018 / 05:29 pm (EWTN News/CNA).- A group of New Mexican legislators seeks to overturn a state law that would make abortion illegal if Roe v. Wade were overturned, part of a developing trend among the handful of states with laws that criminalize abortion.

Jesuit priest killed in South Sudan

Rumbek, South Sudan, Nov 19, 2018 / 04:18 pm (EWTN News/CNA).- Fr. Victor-Luke Odhiambo, a Jesuit from Kenya, was shot and killed in South Sudan by unknown gunmen while at home Thursday morning.

Legatus will not collect 2019 tithe to Holy See

Washington D.C., Nov 19, 2018 / 01:28 pm (EWTN News/CNA).- A U.S.-based organization of Catholic business executives has decided not to collect from its members the portion of their dues that would constitute its 2019 donation to the Holy See.