Archive of March 16, 2008 :: Catholic News Agency (CNA)
Archive of March 16, 2008

Tens of thousands of Americans to enter Church at Easter

Mar 16, 2008 - 04:04 pm .- Tens of thousands of people around the United States will be received into the Catholic Church in less than a week at the Easter Vigil on Holy Saturday, March 22. 

Holy Father exclaims: Enough violence, enough hatred in Iraq!

Mar 16, 2008 - 02:00 pm .- At the end of the solemn celebration, Pope Benedict XVI expressed again his deep sorrow over the death of Archbishop of Mosul for Chaldeans, Monsignor Paulos Faraj Rahho, who tragically disappeared on February 29 and was found buried in a shallow grave outside of Mosul last week.

Pope reflects on Jesus' love to the end

Mar 16, 2008 - 11:56 am .- Beneath the gaze of the towering figures of Sts. Peter and Paul, Pope Benedict presided over the annual Palm Sunday liturgy in St. Peter's Square this morning.  He reminded the audience that God's power is in the power of love - which is present in the sacrifice of his Son.

Pope Benedict’s U.S. education address could be call to fidelity

Mar 16, 2008 - 03:57 am .- As Pope Benedict XVI’s first visit to the U.S. draws near, interest in his address on Catholic education is on the rise. Some, including a prominent American archbishop, say the speech will call Catholic institutions to be more faithful to their Catholic identity, the Washington Post reports.