Archive of March 3, 2016 :: Catholic News Agency (CNA)
Archive of March 3, 2016

Cardinal Pell shares emotional meeting with abuse survivors

Mar 3, 2016 - 09:01 pm .- Cardinal George Pell and a dozen survivors of clerical sex abuse met in Rome on Thursday, where they shared an emotional encounter and drafted a joint statement committing to work toward peace and healing.

Cardinal Müller: Can't receive Communion? You can still participate in Church's life

Mar 3, 2016 - 04:30 pm .- A focus on the reception of Holy Communion by the divorced-and-remarried misses the larger point of pastoral care: participation in the Church's whole life, Cardinal Gerhard Müller said in an interview on Tuesday.

Satanist ploy fails in Phoenix as city council reinstates prayer

Mar 3, 2016 - 03:35 pm .- After a heated debate last month, the decision to replace public prayer with a moment of silence at Phoenix City Council meetings has been reversed.

As abuse hearing ends, Cardinal Pell says he 'should have done more'

Mar 3, 2016 - 10:13 am .- Speaking to an Australian committee investigating institutional responses to child sex abuse cases, Cardinal George Pell has expressed his regret for failing to take more action against abusive priests in the 1970s and '80s.

This 95-year-old priest walked three miles while hearing confessions

Mar 3, 2016 - 06:43 am .- A 95-year-old priest named Friar Roberto walked more than three-and-a-half miles while hearing confessions during a recent “Penitential Walk” in Brazil.

Women stunned at FDA's failure to remove Essure from market

Mar 3, 2016 - 03:02 am .- The FDA announced Monday that it will add its strictest warning to the label of Essure, a sterilization device in the form of flexible metal coils inserted into the fallopian tubes.

Pa. bishop urges prayers for victims after major sex abuse report

Mar 3, 2016 - 12:52 am .- The Bishop of Altoona-Johnstown is calling for prayers after a Pennsylvania grand jury released its report on the alleged sexual abuse of hundreds of children by priests in the diocese in past decades.