Archive of April 3, 2016 :: Catholic News Agency (CNA)
Archive of April 3, 2016

Centuries of religious freedom at risk with Virginia veto, Catholic bishops warn

Apr 3, 2016 - 04:26 pm .- The veto of a religious freedom bill means faith-based groups that support marriage as a union of a man and a woman won’t have needed protections, the state’s Catholic bishops said.

Francis announces special collection for victims of Ukraine conflict

Apr 3, 2016 - 05:20 am .- On Sunday Pope Francis announced that a special collection will be taken up in all Catholic churches in Europe April 24, the funds of which will go toward relief for all suffering due to ongoing violence in Ukraine.

Mercy is an open book – and it's our task to write it, Pope says

Apr 3, 2016 - 04:08 am .- On Divine Mercy Sunday Pope Francis said the “Gospel of Mercy” begun by Jesus and the apostles is still unfinished, and is an open book that each person is called to write through their words and actions.