Archive of April 2, 2016 :: Catholic News Agency (CNA)
Archive of April 2, 2016

You can’t receive mercy without sharing it, Pope says

Apr 2, 2016 - 12:36 pm .- Receiving God’s mercy ignites in us the drive to become “instruments of mercy,” especially to the weakest and the marginalized, Pope Francis said Saturday at a vigil for the feast of Divine Mercy.

The Vatican remembers the 'unconventionally angelic' Mother Angelica

Apr 2, 2016 - 10:20 am .- After the death of Mother Angelica, founder of EWTN, on Easter Sunday, many in and around the Vatican praised the bold nun’s courageous witness at a time of crisis in the Church, and expressed their appreciation for the work EWTN continues to do.

US Bishops back legal protection for doctors who won't provide abortions

Apr 2, 2016 - 06:04 am .- A proposed conscience protection act for health care professionals who oppose abortion would benefit both medical providers and their patients, U.S. Catholic bishops said Thursday as they urged support among the House of Representatives.