Archive of March 30, 2016 :: Catholic News Agency (CNA)
Archive of March 30, 2016

Jeremy Irons says he opposes abortion, easy divorce

Mar 30, 2016 - 04:37 pm .- In a recent interview with British daily The Guardian, renowned actor Jeremy Irons voiced his opposition to easy divorce and to abortion, which he said is a sin and “harms a woman.”

India's bishops push government to help find Fr Tom

Mar 30, 2016 - 11:50 am .- After the circulation of rumors claiming Fr. Tom Uzhunnalil was tortured and crucified on Good Friday, the Indian bishops have written to the government urging greater effort in locating the priest.

Georgia bishops: religious freedom bill veto a chance for more debate

Mar 30, 2016 - 11:35 am .- Following the Georgia governor’s recent veto of a religious liberty bill, the state’s Catholic bishops are calling for further debate and dialogue on the issue.

Vatican diplomacy zeros-in on human rights in Africa

Mar 30, 2016 - 06:02 am .- In a region fraught with political, ethnic and religious divisions, the Central African Republic's motto of “Unity, Dignity, and Work” can serve as a foundation for healing and progress in Africa's Great Lakes Region, a Vatican representative told the United Nations.  

'She's in heaven' – Pope Francis on Mother Angelica

Mar 30, 2016 - 06:00 am .- Pope Francis on Wednesday offered a special blessing for Mother Angelica following her death on Easter Sunday, expressing his confidence that she is already in heaven.

Utah anesthesia bill shows 'incoherence' of legal abortion, doctor says

Mar 30, 2016 - 03:02 am .- A new Utah law requiring anesthesia for unborn babies during late-term abortions shows the contradiction between society’s view of life and legal abortion, a leading pro-life doctor has said.

More than 25,000 march for life and family in Ecuador

Mar 30, 2016 - 12:31 am .- Under the theme “Love in motion,” more than 25,000 people participated in the ninth annual the Day of the Unborn Child Walk in several cities in Ecuador.