Archive of February 2, 2016 :: Catholic News Agency (CNA)
Archive of February 2, 2016

New scorecard to track Congress' action on global religious freedom

Feb 2, 2016 - 06:56 pm .- Religious liberty advocates hope a new congressional scorecard will embolden members of Congress to promote freedom for embattled religious minorities worldwide.

Be thankful – Pope Francis' message at end of Year for Consecrated Life

Feb 2, 2016 - 11:44 am .- Pope Francis presided over Mass on Tuesday for the conclusion of the Year for Consecrated Life, reminding religious men and women of their call to be “custodians of wonder” as they promote a culture of encounter with Christ.

There's no alternative: help Israel and Palestine seek peace, archbishop tells UN

Feb 2, 2016 - 06:02 am .- Peace was the focus of the Holy See's representative in a recent speech to the United Nations, where he renewed calls to support negotiations between Israel and Palestine and between the warring factions in Syria.

Pope stresses balance of work, family in new interview with Chinese paper

Feb 2, 2016 - 05:59 am .- As the Chinese New Year approaches, Pope Francis has granted an interview to Hong Kong’s Asia Times in which he touches on an array of topics including the country’s rapid rise to power and a realistic balance of work and family life.

Who else is facing off during the Super Bowl? Catholic Charities

Feb 2, 2016 - 03:01 am .- Whether fans are rooting for the Denver Broncos or the Carolina Panthers in the upcoming NFL Super Bowl 50, Catholic Charities of Denver, Colorado and Charlotte, North Carolina are uniting to host a friendly Charity Bowl Challenge that any football fan can cheer for.