Archive of January 13, 2016 :: Catholic News Agency (CNA)
Archive of January 13, 2016

Millions flood streets of Manila for Black Nazarene devotion

Jan 13, 2016 - 09:43 pm .- Millions of Catholic faithful swarmed the streets of metro Manila for the procession of the Black Nazarene over the weekend, as clergy encouraged the devotees to use the occasion to reflect on Jesus Christ’s path to Calvary.

A 'gay lobby' at the Vatican? One cardinal says it's real, and Pope Francis is responding

Jan 13, 2016 - 04:13 pm .- The influential Cardinal Oscar Maradiaga has acknowledged the presence of a “gay lobby” in the Vatican. In a new interview, he says that Pope Francis has adopted a gradual approach to address it – and that Catholic teaching won’t change.

What Pope Francis' book could tell us about the upcoming synod doc

Jan 13, 2016 - 04:04 pm .- As things are picking up around the Vatican in the new year, anticipation is buzzing over the release of Pope Francis’ document on the conclusions of the 2014 and 2015 synod of bishops on the family.

Can film be sacred art? For one Catholic, the answer is a resounding 'yes'

Jan 13, 2016 - 10:01 am .- When T.J. Berden and his film crew set out to produce “Full of Grace,” they knew they wanted to do something different.

Nothing can stop God's mercy – not even sin, Pope says

Jan 13, 2016 - 04:34 am .- On Wednesday Pope Francis launched a new series of catechesis on mercy for his general audiences, telling pilgrims that the love and forgiveness of God can’t be overcome by anything, including our sin.

How a prostitute's story taught Pope Francis the meaning of mercy

Jan 13, 2016 - 03:02 am .- When Pope Francis was a parish priest in Argentina, he met a mother with young children who had been abandoned by her husband.

Pope Francis might travel to Armenia this year. Here's why.

Jan 13, 2016 - 02:04 am .- Pope Francis could make two additional international trips in 2016, including a possible trip to Armenia.

All the faithful can receive God's love in confession – Pope Francis

Jan 13, 2016 - 12:08 am .- God's love is offered to everyone who goes to the sacrament of confession, Pope Francis said in his new book on mercy – even those who are not able to receive absolution from their sins.