Archive of January 8, 2016 :: Catholic News Agency (CNA)
Archive of January 8, 2016

Collection from Mexico papal Masses to fund migrant centers

Jan 8, 2016 - 03:44 pm .- Funds raised during the collection in Pope Francis' public Masses in Mexico have a special destination: they will be used to build two new welcoming centers for the country’s large influx of immigrants.

St Louis archbishop offers prayers, donations for Missouri flood victims

Jan 8, 2016 - 03:03 pm .- A massive cleanup is left for those whose homes were in the path of one of the worst floods in the St. Louis area in over two decades.

Pope Francis: when you say 'love,' do you really know what it means?

Jan 8, 2016 - 05:22 am .- Love was the center of Pope Francis’ second daily homily after taking a break for Christmas - he said the word has become so casual that we no longer know exactly what we mean when we say it.

Why one bishop is putting tabernacles back in the center of churches

Jan 8, 2016 - 03:03 am .- When Bishop Robert Morlino arrived as the new bishop for the Diocese of Madison, Wis. in 2003, he began quietly encouraging priests to promote more reverence towards the Blessed Sacrament – through more adoration, more reverent Masses, and moving tabernacles back to the center of churches.

As Juarez recovers from peak violence, victim sees hope in Pope Francis

Jan 8, 2016 - 02:42 am .- With Pope Francis set to visit the Mexican city of Juarez Feb. 17, some crime victims are telling their stories of loss – and talking about the healing power of faith.

It's a human value: Northern Irish pro-lifers call for appeal to abortion ruling

Jan 8, 2016 - 12:04 am .- For many reasons, pro-life advocates in Northern Ireland want the attorney general to challenge a November court ruling that would legalize more abortions.