Archive of November 6, 2014 :: Catholic News Agency (CNA)
Archive of November 6, 2014

Economy secretariat advances financial transparency at the Vatican

Nov 6, 2014 - 09:51 pm .- The Vatican's new financial management policies focused on accountability are described in a handbook delivered by the Secretariat for the Economy last week, an internal bulletin of the secretariat announced on Wednesday.

Don't claim Pope Francis for your own agenda, Kasper says amid controversy

Nov 6, 2014 - 08:41 pm .- In the wake of an intense Synod on the Family, a leading voice supporting admission to Communion for divorced and remarried Catholics said different sides on Church debates should not use Pope Francis' words to bolster their own agenda.

Pray – with your iPhone? How one mobile app unites users in prayer

Nov 6, 2014 - 08:40 pm .- A social network focused on connecting the world in prayer has launched a mobile application enabling people from across the globe to unite and track their petitions and prayers.  

Archbishop decries Jerusalem car attacks: 'We are acting like savages'

Nov 6, 2014 - 05:29 pm .- A Melkite-Greek Catholic archbishop has lamented recent car attacks in Jerusalem, saying that such actions are inhuman and tear down society.  

Spanish nurse survives Ebola, thanks God for recovery

Nov 6, 2014 - 02:49 pm .- Upon announcing her recovery from Ebola, Spanish nurse Teresa Romero said Wednesday that she praises God for her life and holds no ill will against anyone for having contracted the disease.  

Celiac disease, health care, exorcism book on agenda for bishops' meeting

Nov 6, 2014 - 11:20 am .- The reception of Communion by those with Celiac Disease, avoiding cooperation with evil in health care partnerships, and a possible English translation of an exorcism ritual book are among the topics to be discussed by the U.S. bishops next week.    

God goes to the limit – not halfway – to save sinners, Pope says

Nov 6, 2014 - 10:12 am .- In his homily on Thursday Pope Francis condemned those who are afraid “to dirty their hands” by welcoming sinners, and encouraged all to imitate Jesus – who gave everything in search of the lost.

Exorcisms on the rise: Occult activity sparks 'pastoral emergency'

Nov 6, 2014 - 04:01 am .- Catholic experts say occult activity and the resulting need for exorcisms has reached a critical level.

For German bishops mercy comes at a price, critics charge

Nov 6, 2014 - 02:04 am .- As Cardinal Walter Kasper prepares to receive an award and give a speech at The Catholic University of America later today, a storm is brewing.

UK push to ban gender-based abortions hailed as pro-woman

Nov 6, 2014 - 12:02 am .- The British Parliament's move to ban sex-selective abortion is a move to defend women's rights – including the right to be born – say supporters of the legislation.