Archive of April 7, 2016 :: Catholic News Agency (CNA)
Archive of April 7, 2016

These Iraqi children have lost everything – except their faith

Apr 7, 2016 - 03:30 pm .- Six hundred Christian children whose families fled ISIS violence in 2014 have lost their homes, schools, sometimes friends, sanitary living conditions and the stability of a normal life.

Pope Francis: Martyrs are still the 'life blood of the Church'

Apr 7, 2016 - 01:37 pm .- Pope Francis on Thursday praised the consistency and courage of the modern day martyrs who continue to “carry the Church forward” even as they face death for their witness to the Risen Christ.  

Vatican confirms Pope Francis will travel to Greece, visit refugees

Apr 7, 2016 - 06:04 am .- Pope Francis will travel to the Greek island of Lesbos next Saturday, April 16, where he will meet with ecumenical leaders and refugees, the Vatican announced Thursday.

Kids being exposed to porn is abuse, Australian bishops say

Apr 7, 2016 - 03:06 am .- Exposure to pornography harms children to such an extent it should be considered child abuse, Australia’s Catholic bishops said in a recent call for action.