Archive of January 20, 2016 :: Catholic News Agency (CNA)
Archive of January 20, 2016

It's back - Colorado faces another push for assisted suicide

Jan 20, 2016 - 04:47 pm .- One year after a similar effort was defeated, the Colorado legislature will revisit proposals to legalize assisted suicide, with opponents warning against creating incentives for people to kill themselves.

Technology is good but it shouldn't replace human beings, Pope says

Jan 20, 2016 - 04:20 pm .- While advancements in technology are mostly positive, they can also negatively affect the poor and the environment and risk letting “soulless machines” take the place of people, Pope Francis warned.

Is love fading from your marriage? Ask Mary for help, this bishop advises

Jan 20, 2016 - 06:02 am .- The love in a marriage is like “the wine at the wedding feast of Cana,” a Spanish bishop said in a recent pastoral letter, in which he encouraged spouses to turn to the Virgin Mary for help when their relationship is troubled.

Pope Francis: for Christians, baptism is stronger than differences

Jan 20, 2016 - 05:32 am .- In his general audience during the Week of Prayer for Christian Unity, Pope Francis focused on the common baptism Christians share, saying the strength of this bond is stronger than existing divisions.

This man has been in a coma for 33 years – and his wife has stayed by his side

Jan 20, 2016 - 03:06 am .- After sustaining a damaged leg tendon in 1982, 34-year old international footballer Jean-Pierre Adams thought that a routine knee surgery at a hospital in Lyon, France would relieve some of his discomfort.

When it comes to abortion, there's more public agreement than you may think

Jan 20, 2016 - 12:57 am .- Beneath the pro-life/pro-choice divide in the U.S., there is a significant consensus favoring abortion restrictions, according to a new Marist poll commissioned by the Knights of Columbus.