Archive of January 17, 2016 :: Catholic News Agency (CNA)
Archive of January 17, 2016

France might not have any Jews in the future – and here's why

Jan 17, 2016 - 04:02 pm .- An increasingly violent wave of anti-Semitic words and acts in France threatens the very existence of Jewish communities there, one human rights advocacy group warned in a new report.

Let's unite against war and violence, Pope Francis urges at Roman synagogue

Jan 17, 2016 - 10:02 am .- Speaking Sunday at the major synagogue of Rome, Pope Francis called on Jews and Christians to counter the conflict, war, violence and injustice that open deep wounds in humanity.

Vocations bloom in the desert: two priests are ordained in United Arab Emirates

Jan 17, 2016 - 06:01 am .- Last week Catholics in Southern Arabia gathered in Abu Dhabi to celebrate the ordination of two Capuchin Franciscan priests by Bishop Paul Hinder, Vicar Apostolic of Southern Arabia.

Every migrant has a story and culture of value, Pope Francis says

Jan 17, 2016 - 05:19 am .- On Sunday Pope Francis offered special greetings to 6,000 migrants and refugees who were gathered in S. Peter’s Square, telling them not to be discouraged by negative experiences, but rather to find hope in the Lord.