Archive of February 23, 2016 :: Catholic News Agency (CNA)
Archive of February 23, 2016

Obama’s plan to close Guantanamo echoes call of US bishops

Feb 23, 2016 - 05:07 pm .- U.S. President Barack Obama announced on Tuesday his intent to close the Guantanamo Bay detention facility in Cuba, a proposal that Catholic bishops have long supported in principle.

Pope Francis to Curia: Your job is to be faithful

Feb 23, 2016 - 11:23 am .- Pope Francis celebrated the feast of the Chair of St. Peter with a reflection and Mass for members of the Roman Curia, during which he told them to be faithful in their work, and to keep their eyes on Christ.

Father Lombardi steps down from Vatican Radio amid media reform

Feb 23, 2016 - 12:08 am .- As the process of reforming the Vatican's communications is carried out, Fr. Federico Lombardi will step down as director of Vatican Radio at the end of the month, though he will continue to serve as director of the Holy See press office.