Archive of March 27, 2016 :: Catholic News Agency (CNA)
Archive of March 27, 2016

Schedule of events: Mother Angelica's funeral

Mar 27, 2016 - 08:48 pm .- Mother Mary Angelica of the Annunciation, foundress of the Eternal Word Television Network (EWTN), passed away on March 27 after a lengthy struggle with the aftereffects of a stroke. She was 92 years old.

Mother Angelica, foundress of EWTN, dies on Easter

Mar 27, 2016 - 06:00 pm .- The Catholic Church in the United States has lost the Poor Clare nun who changed the face of Catholicism in the United States and around the world. Mother Mary Angelica of the Annunciation, foundress of the Eternal Word Television Network (EWTN), passed away on March 27 after a lengthy struggle with the aftereffects of a stroke. She was 92 years old.

Christian Easter celebrations targeted in Pakistan suicide bombing

Mar 27, 2016 - 02:15 pm .- A crowded park in Lahore, Pakistan where Christian families were celebrating Easter Sunday was the site of an apparent suicide bombing that left at least 65 dead and 300 wounded.

Pope prays for victims of terror strike at Iraq football stadium

Mar 27, 2016 - 06:24 am .- Pope Francis has sent a his condolences following the suicide attack against a football stadium in Iskanderiyah, Iraq which killed more than 30 people last week, many of them young boys.

Pope: Easter message brings hope to victims of terrorism, persecution

Mar 27, 2016 - 05:35 am .- In his Urbi et Orbi message for Easter, Pope Francis encouraged victims of terrorism and Christian persecution to find hope in the Lord’s resurrection.