Archive of February 29, 2016 :: Catholic News Agency (CNA)
Archive of February 29, 2016

California Catholics are helping legal residents become citizens

Feb 29, 2016 - 06:02 pm .- Obtaining U.S. citizenship could be life-changing for legal residents in Southern California, and Catholics want to help.

Demonic house in Indiana demolished

Feb 29, 2016 - 04:01 pm .- The home that was believed to be a site of demonic activity was demolished last month. The story, as reported in the National Catholic Register, centered on an Indiana family attacked by demons and freed by a Catholic priest through a series of exorcisms.

Vatican paper lauds Spotlight as brave, not anti-Catholic

Feb 29, 2016 - 01:28 pm .- The film Spotlight, which won the Oscar for best picture on Sunday, is a courageous movie that is not anti-Catholic, the Vatican daily L’Osservatore Romano said in two articles dedicated to comment on the Oscars.

Pope to Oriental Orthodox leader: Ecumenism of martyrs calls us to unity

Feb 29, 2016 - 01:04 pm .- Today's martyrs have become “the seed of Christian unity,” Pope Francis said Monday during an audience with the leader of the Ethiopian Orthodox Tewahedo Church and his delegation.

Rome's US seminary welcomes new rector

Feb 29, 2016 - 11:13 am .- The Pontifical North American College (NAC) on Sunday officially installed its new rector, Fr. Peter Harman.  

Cardinal Pell: I was not a part of Church's 'indefensible' cover up

Feb 29, 2016 - 09:48 am .- On the first day of his video testimony to Australia's Royal Commission investigating institutional responses to child sex abuse cases, Cardinal George Pell said that while the Church has made “enormous mistakes” in the handling of abuse cases, he had no role in covering them up.