Archive of April 17, 2016 :: Catholic News Agency (CNA)
Archive of April 17, 2016

Pray and act to help refugees – what Pope Francis and Orthodox leaders said at Lesbos

Apr 17, 2016 - 05:13 pm .- Forced migration affects millions of people and is “a crisis of humanity.” That is what Pope Francis and two leading Greek Orthodox churchmen have said in a joint declaration signed on the Greek island of Lesbos.

Pope Francis sends his greetings to Benedict XVI on his 89th birthday

Apr 17, 2016 - 02:38 pm .- Pope emeritus Benedict XVI celebrated his 89th birthday on Saturday, and received special greetings from Pope Francis.

Trans rights over women's rights? What's at stake in the bathroom bills

Apr 17, 2016 - 02:02 pm .- Few can forget the media furor over Caitlyn Jenner's cover story in Vanity Fair last year.

Pope: 'I saw much suffering' at Lesbos refugee camp

Apr 17, 2016 - 06:42 am .- Pope Francis on Sunday reflected on the great suffering he had witnessed at the refugee camp in Lesbos. He remembered especially the children he encountered, as well as the husband of a Christian woman who was martyred by terrorists.

Canadians will regret legal assisted suicide, Cardinal Collins predicts

Apr 17, 2016 - 06:02 am .- The coming legalization of assisted suicide in Canada will threaten the vulnerable, hide killing with euphemisms, and threaten the consciences of those who oppose it, Cardinal Thomas Collins of Toronto has said.