May 3, 2016 - 06:23 am .- “I want to go back home.” This is the most common phrase uttered by internally displaced persons in Ukraine, says Msgr. Giampietro Dal Toso, Secretary of the Pontifical Council Cor Unum.
May 2, 2016 - 01:53 pm .- Northern Ireland’s voters should use their vote to uphold the right to life, not violate it, the Catholic bishops of the region said.
Apr 29, 2016 - 10:49 am .- Greatly valued as an advisor by Saint John Paul II, a friend of Benedict XVI, and widely held to be the most important German Catholic philosopher of recent decades, Robert Spaemann, emeritus professor of philosophy at the University of Munich, expressed a distinctly critical interpretation of Amoris laetitia in this interview with Anian Christoph Wimmer, editor of CNA's German-language edition. Please find below the full text of the interview.
Apr 23, 2016 - 04:02 am .- April 23 marks the 400th anniversary of the death of William Shakespeare, the playwright, poet, and actor widely considered to be the most influential literary figure in the English language.
Apr 22, 2016 - 06:01 am .- As the British government considers measures to name the Islamic State’s persecution of Christians and other religious minorities as genocide, Bishop Mark Davies of Shrewsbury has urged the British Parliament to “stand with other governments and international bodies.”
Apr 20, 2016 - 06:01 am .- The goal of ending AIDS as a public health threat is achievable if attention is focused on children infected with HIV, participants in a recent conference held by Caritas International emphasized.
Apr 20, 2016 - 03:19 am .- On April 29, the Trevi Fountain, one of the most popular and emblematic tourist spots in Rome, will be dyed red in recognition of all Christians who even today give their life for the faith.
Apr 19, 2016 - 12:02 am .- The power of Poland’s “invincible national spirit” and resilience to countless foreign invaders lies not with her government or military, but rather in the nation’s Christian identity, its president said on Friday.
Apr 18, 2016 - 02:59 pm .- A bleeding Host that “has the hallmarks of a Eucharistic miracle” was approved for veneration in Poland over the weekend.
Apr 17, 2016 - 05:13 pm .- Forced migration affects millions of people and is “a crisis of humanity.” That is what Pope Francis and two leading Greek Orthodox churchmen have said in a joint declaration signed on the Greek island of Lesbos.
Apr 15, 2016 - 07:44 pm .- Kiko Argüello, the founder and global head of the Neocatechumenal Way, expressed his support for Pope Francis for his apostolic exhortation Amoris Laetitia, with a short analysis of its contents.
Apr 15, 2016 - 03:04 pm .- Pope Francis’ visit on Saturday with refugees in Greece will show solidarity with those in need and demonstrate a shared Christian commitment to helping them, according to the Vatican spokesman.
Apr 15, 2016 - 03:00 am .- Pope Francis’ visit with refugees and migrants in Greece this Saturday could be a moment of leadership at a time when political concerns overshadow the world’s attention, said a relief agency leader in the country.
Apr 14, 2016 - 03:02 am .- Bishop Bernard Fellay, head of the traditionalist Society of St. Pius X, has reportedly discussed several positive aspects of his meeting with Pope Francis at the beginning of the month.
Apr 9, 2016 - 03:52 pm .- Religious liberty advocates applauded a European court’s ruling in favor of asylum for an individual fleeing life-threatening anti-conversion laws in Iran, on the grounds that his security must be taken into account.
Apr 6, 2016 - 03:02 am .- Yan Xu is an artist from the central China city of Wuhan. What she drew one day would change her life.
Mar 30, 2016 - 04:37 pm .- In a recent interview with British daily The Guardian, renowned actor Jeremy Irons voiced his opposition to easy divorce and to abortion, which he said is a sin and “harms a woman.”
Mar 29, 2016 - 12:47 am .- “...I just want to tell you that life is a wonderful thing, and the world is really full of remarkable people.”
Mar 25, 2016 - 06:38 pm .- A single thorn held to have been taken from Christ's crown of thorns that traditionally 'bleeds' each time that Good Friday falls on March 25, has done so again this year.
Mar 25, 2016 - 05:54 pm .- Following the yearly Good Friday tradition set by his predecessors, Pope Francis presided over the Stations of the Cross at Rome's Colosseum, where such issues as migration and the persecution of Christians were remembered.
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