Archive of March 8, 2016 :: Catholic News Agency (CNA)
Archive of March 8, 2016

Women's day at the Vatican underscores the power of mercy

Mar 8, 2016 - 04:09 pm .- The concept of mercy is not easy for Cecilia Flores-Oebanda, a Filipina activist who has suffered a series of trials through her life, including imprisonment with her own children.

Georgetown gets verbally shanked over Planned Parenthood invite

Mar 8, 2016 - 03:36 pm .- Georgetown University is facing strong criticism from Catholic leaders for defending a student group's invite of Planned Parenthood president Cecile Richards to speak at the school.

Here are the faces of the nuns who were martyred in Yemen

Mar 8, 2016 - 01:27 pm .- Sister Anslem, Sister Reginette, Sister Judith, Sister Marguerite, and were serving as caretakers at the Missionaries of Charity's convent and nursing home in Aden, Yemen.

New bishop in NJ was long-time rector of Rome's US seminary

Mar 8, 2016 - 10:59 am .- Monsignor James Checchio, who recently stepped down as rector of the North American College, on Tuesday was appointed Bishop of Metuchen, a diocese in north-central New Jersey.

Court affirms Church's right to hire and fire ministers

Mar 8, 2016 - 12:50 am .- A Missouri court ruling in favor of a Catholic diocese protects the right of religious institutions to fire ministerial employees who do not live consistently with their religious beliefs.