Archive of February 16, 2016 :: Catholic News Agency (CNA)
Archive of February 16, 2016

10 things you may have missed from the Pope's visit to Chiapas

Feb 16, 2016 - 06:50 pm .- On Feb. 15, Pope Francis visited Chiapas State in southeast Mexico. Spending the day in San Cristóbal de las Casas and Tuxtla Gutiérrez, he showed his affection for the native communities and for the weakest among them. Here are some great moments you might have missed:

What Pope Francis told a stunningly large crowd of Mexican youth

Feb 16, 2016 - 04:15 pm .- In his visit to Morelia – one of Mexico's most violent cities – Pope Francis had a strong message for the country's youth: rather than allowing themselves to be used and trampled on, he told them to recognize their value and to place their hope in Jesus.

[FULL TEXT] Papal visit to Mexico: Meeting with young people

Feb 16, 2016 - 03:00 pm .- Update: 7:40 pm EST - Read Pope Francis prepared remarks to young people in the “José María Morelos y Pavón” stadium in Morelia, Mexico.

Resignation is from the devil, Pope warns Mexican priests, religious

Feb 16, 2016 - 09:46 am .- In the face of corruption, violence, and atrocities against the human person, resignation becomes the “devil's favorite weapon,” Pope Francis told priests, religious, and seminarians on the fourth day of his journey to Mexico.

There's no question – reporting abuse is a must, Cardinal O'Malley says

Feb 16, 2016 - 09:45 am .- After recent media reports suggested the Vatican is telling bishops to cover up sexual abuse, the Pontifical Commission for the Protection of Minors has said that reporting abuse is not just a civil responsibility, but a moral one.

[FULL TEXT] Papal visit to Mexico: Holy Mass with priests, men and women religious, consecrated people and seminarians

Feb 16, 2016 - 08:30 am .- Update: 11:50 am EST - Below is the full text of Pope Francis' Feb. 16 homily during Mass with priests, men and women religious, consecrated people and seminarians at “Venustiano Carranza” Stadium in Morelia, Mexico.