Archive of January 29, 2016 :: Catholic News Agency (CNA)
Archive of January 29, 2016

In Mexico, millions of keys collected to make a Pope Francis statue

Jan 29, 2016 - 06:46 pm .- Mexican artist Pedro Francisco Rodríguez is asking for the public’s help in making a larger-than-life sculpture of Pope Francis to commemorate his historic visit to Mexico next month.

Pope: Remember the spiritual as much as the corporal works of mercy

Jan 29, 2016 - 03:33 pm .- Speaking to the plenary assembly of the Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith on Friday, Pope Francis spoke of the prime importance of all the works of mercy, both corporal and spiritual.  

Saints and sinners: Pope Francis distinguishes between sin and corruption

Jan 29, 2016 - 03:07 pm .- The saints were also sinners, Pope Francis emphasized during his homily at the Santa Marta residence chapel on Friday morning, where he highlighted the difference between sin and corruption, saying that while everyone is a sinner, not everyone is corrupt.

Pope Francis likely to visit Auschwitz during World Youth Day

Jan 29, 2016 - 10:45 am .- During his July visit to Poland for World Youth Day, it’s probable that Pope Francis will follow in the steps of his two immediate predecessors by traveling to the Nazi death camp Auschwitz, the Vatican spokesman has said.

In Canada, a bishop protests gender ideology mandate for Alberta schools

Jan 29, 2016 - 06:03 am .- “Totalitarianism.” That was the word the Bishop of Calgary used to describe the Alberta government’s new mandatory gender guidelines.

What Catholics are doing about Flint's stunning water scandal

Jan 29, 2016 - 03:09 am .- “It all started before Christmas. We knew something was wrong with the water.”

One family's unimaginable suffering paves the way for a teen's sainthood

Jan 29, 2016 - 12:04 am .- The miraculous cure of a baby with brain damage through the intercession of Mexican martyr Blessed José Luis Sánchez del Río has been approved by the Vatican, completing the final step for the teen’s path to sainthood.