Archive of March 12, 2016 :: Catholic News Agency (CNA)
Archive of March 12, 2016

It's lawful to keep immigrant families together, US bishops urge Supreme Court

Mar 12, 2016 - 02:03 pm .- The U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops on Tuesday asked the Supreme Court to uphold the Obama administration’s temporary relief for millions of undocumented persons in the U.S. eligible for deportation.

Vatican releases papal schedule for World Youth Day in Poland

Mar 12, 2016 - 11:50 am .- On Saturday the Vatican released a provisional schedule of Pope Francis' visit to Poland for World Youth Day. He will be in the central European nation July 27-31.

Pope Francis' new prayer video focuses on needy families

Mar 12, 2016 - 10:28 am .- In his newest prayer video Pope Francis focuses his monthly intention on families in difficulty, praying that they receive the help they need and that children can grow up in a healthy environment.

How a change in Vatican protocol reflects outreach to the divorced-and-remarried

Mar 12, 2016 - 08:08 am .- With an eye toward divorced-and-remarried Catholics, Pope Francis has recently changed protocol for heads of state who are visiting the Pope at the Vatican.

Love is the hidden service we do for others, Pope Francis says

Mar 12, 2016 - 06:00 am .- On Saturday Pope Francis said that love is more than just saying nice words and doing things – it means forgetting oneself and serving others, just as Jesus did when he washed the feet of the disciples.

Pope: new annulment process has an 'eminently pastoral' goal

Mar 12, 2016 - 04:02 am .- On Saturday Pope Francis told participants in course on the streamlined annulment process that the main goal of the new norms is pastoral, and seeks to reach out to families suffering from a broken marriage.