Archive of January 30, 2016 :: Catholic News Agency (CNA)
Archive of January 30, 2016

Catholics crowdsource in hopes of rescuing alleged St. Kateri relic

Jan 30, 2016 - 04:13 pm .- Catholic faithful are banding together to help rescue a possible relic of St. Kateri Tekawitha in a strange – and thoroughly modern – way: by using a crowdsourcing internet forum.

Hundreds of thousands attend ‘Family Day’ as Italy debates same-sex unions

Jan 30, 2016 - 12:24 pm .- Hundreds of thousands are estimated to have gathered for ‘Family Day’ at the historic site in the capital city a week ahead of a vote which could allow same-sex couples to legally enter into civil unions. 

Mercy and mission go hand-in-hand, Pope says

Jan 30, 2016 - 06:18 am .- Mercy and the Christian responsibility to be missionaries are closely connected, Pope Francis said Saturday, kicking off the first in a series of special audiences for the Jubilee Year of Mercy.