Archive of January 19, 2016 :: Catholic News Agency (CNA)
Archive of January 19, 2016

Grim numbers from Iraq: thousands of civilians suffer death, displacement, slavery

Jan 19, 2016 - 04:49 pm .- A new United Nations report has tried to count the civilian toll of continuing conflict in Iraq, largely at the hands of Islamic State militants, and the violence “remains staggering.”

As Supreme Court takes up immigration case, LA archbishop weighs in

Jan 19, 2016 - 04:44 pm .- The U.S. Supreme Court’s ruling on an immigration enforcement case will affect many immigrants in the U.S., and the Los Angeles archbishop says the court should rule on the side of humanity.

Even the saints had sin in their past, Pope Francis recalls

Jan 19, 2016 - 12:00 pm .- Even great saints had at times succumbed to sin, Pope Francis said Tuesday during his Mass at the chapel of the Santa Marta residence.

Pilgrims beware! Mexican bishops warn against papal ticket scams

Jan 19, 2016 - 04:38 am .- Following the rise of fraudulent papal ticket “sales” online, the Mexican Conference of Catholic Bishops has reminded the faithful that tickets to attend events during Pope Francis’ trip are free.  

Europe's 'new nationalism' is problematic, Austrian cardinal warns

Jan 19, 2016 - 12:08 am .- The Archbishop of Vienna has warned that as Europe’s migrant crisis reaches a fever pitch, the continent risks falling into old fears that could build new walls that are contrary to the Christian concept of charity.