Archive of September 3, 2014 :: Catholic News Agency (CNA)
Archive of September 3, 2014

College poster campaign takes 'hook-up' culture to task

Sep 3, 2014 - 05:07 pm .- A poster campaign distributed at 25 colleges and universities in the U.S. and Mexico calls students to question the predominance of 'hookups' and assures students there are healthy alternatives to the culture often promoted by university orientations.

Venezuelan cardinal: praying the 'Our Chavez' is idolatrous

Sep 3, 2014 - 03:16 pm .- The Archbishop of Caracas demanded Wednesday that the Our Father be respected, after the Venezuelan government presented a prayer to the country's late president, Hugo Chavez, which is a parody of the Lord's Prayer.

The 'Unknown Pope' – how Benedict XV is relevant today

Sep 3, 2014 - 01:21 pm .- Despite a biography title labeling him the “Unknown Pope,”  Benedict XV had a tremendous impact on life of the Church, and his legacy of diplomacy and efforts for peace live on today.

Italian bishops support priest threatened by mafia

Sep 3, 2014 - 11:59 am .- Responding to threats on the life of an anti-mafia priest, the Italian bishop’s conference issued a letter offering support and calling for an end to corruption and injustice.

Caritas launches powerful animated short to fight global hunger

Sep 3, 2014 - 05:26 am .- Global Catholic relief agency Caritas Internationalis has launched a new video aimed at promoting awareness about the need to help one another in the fight against worldwide hunger.

Pope Francis: the Church is a mother who guides her children

Sep 3, 2014 - 04:42 am .- In his general audience Pope Francis continued his catechesis on the Church, turning to the aspect of her maternity, of which the Virgin Mary is a model encouraging us to reach out to our brothers and sisters.

Nuncio: We owe Ukraine more than a salvage operation

Sep 3, 2014 - 04:02 am .- As Ukraine's crisis continues to escalate, the nation's apostolic nuncio stressed that its people deserve more than after-the-fact aid and should be allowed to live in peace, without the threat of outside aggressors.

Islamist extremists capture two more cities in Nigeria

Sep 3, 2014 - 02:06 am .- Amid increasing attacks at the hands of the Islamic State in the Middle East, the similarly radical Islamist group Boko Haram has captured at least two new cities in different states in Nigeria in recent days.

Cardinal Pell to celebrate Mass for new English school

Sep 3, 2014 - 12:00 am .- The School of the Annunciation, which prepares students for the new evangelization in England and Wales, will mark its official foundation on Sept. 8 with Mass celebrated by Australia’s Cardinal George Pell.