Archive of February 26, 2016 :: Catholic News Agency (CNA)
Archive of February 26, 2016

Vatican media guru brings digital perspective to new post

Feb 26, 2016 - 03:25 pm .- There are probably very few people who understand Church communications better than Msgr. Paul Tighe.

Pope Francis meets with CEO of Instagram

Feb 26, 2016 - 01:57 pm .- The CEO and co-founder of Instagram, Kevin Systrom, was received in a private audience with Pope Francis at the Vatican's Apostolic Palace today.

Pope Francis spends his Friday with people in drug, alcohol recovery

Feb 26, 2016 - 11:35 am .- Continuing his knack for surprises, Pope Francis made an unscheduled stop at a rehabilitation center for those addicted to drugs and alcohol as part of monthly works of mercy, which he carries out on Fridays during the Jubilee Year of Mercy.  

In Oregon, you may barely know the doctor who issues your lethal prescription

Feb 26, 2016 - 06:01 am .- Requests for physician-assisted suicide in Oregon have almost doubled annually since 2013, records for the state’s public health authority show.

God's love is the 'beating heart' of the Church, Pope Francis says

Feb 26, 2016 - 05:40 am .- Pope Francis marked the 10th anniversary of Benedict XVI’s encyclical “Deus Caritas Est” by telling participants in a conference commemorating the document that not only is love God’s identity, but it’s also the very heart and life of the Church.

Did Pope Francis like to dance? And other questions from kids

Feb 26, 2016 - 03:02 am .- In his first children's book Pope Francis touches on a variety of both lighthearted and sensitive topics from war and solving the world’s conflicts, to Sunday school, miracles and his preference for tango.