Archive of February 23, 2014 :: Catholic News Agency (CNA)
Archive of February 23, 2014

Catholic University leaders reject criticism of Koch grant

Feb 23, 2014 - 04:46 pm .- The Catholic University of America’s president and business school dean say criticism of a $1 million grant from the Koch Foundation is unfounded and treats debatable positions as official Church teaching.

Cardinals bring 'voice of poor' to Vatican

Feb 23, 2014 - 01:51 pm .- Pope Francis’ appointment of new cardinals from distant and impoverished countries has helped bring the topic of pastoral care for those struggling in poverty to Vatican discussions.

Christian leaders should serve, says Pope

Feb 23, 2014 - 12:44 pm .- In his Sunday Angelus message, Pope Francis spoke about the importance of service rather than special privilege in the Christian community, connecting the day’s gospel reading to the Saturday consistory that created 19 new cardinals.

Bishop Pates calls US to join international land mine ban

Feb 23, 2014 - 06:11 am .- The head of the U.S. bishops’ Committee on International Justice and Peace is asking the government to join an international convention banning the use of land mines.