Archive of April 14, 2016 :: Catholic News Agency (CNA)
Archive of April 14, 2016

Bono goes to Washington, gets tough on refugee crisis

Apr 14, 2016 - 08:02 pm .- With global conflicts spurring refugee crises around the globe, a widening shortfall in funds needs to be remedied immediately, said Bono and humanitarian experts on Capitol Hill this week.

Two years after Boko Haram's schoolgirl kidnappings, has anything changed?

Apr 14, 2016 - 04:05 pm .- Two years ago, radical Islamists with the militant group Boko Haram stormed a school in Chibok, Nigeria, kidnapping 276 teen girls. The event initially sparked global outrage, with high-profile personalities taking pictures on Facebook and Twitter with the hashtag, #BringBackOurGirls.

'We too are living in a time of martyrdom', Pope tells Scottish seminarians

Apr 14, 2016 - 02:39 pm .- The world continues to be “hostile to the Gospel,” just as it was four centuries ago when St. John Ogilvie was martyred for his faith in Scotland, but continuing to witness to Christ will change the world, Pope Francis said on Thursday.

Will Pope Francis mend ties with the SSPX?

Apr 14, 2016 - 03:02 am .- Bishop Bernard Fellay, head of the traditionalist Society of St. Pius X, has reportedly discussed several positive aspects of his meeting with Pope Francis at the beginning of the month.

School sports transgender policy bad for students, say Nebraska's bishops

Apr 14, 2016 - 12:04 am .- Nebraska’s body governing school athletics has failed to overturn a policy that will recognize gender identity rather than biological sex as a standard for student athletes, and last week the state’s bishops said they “deeply regret” the situation.