Archive of May 5, 2016 :: Catholic News Agency (CNA)
Archive of May 5, 2016

How Christians in Syria keep the faith amid a civil war

May 5, 2016 - 03:20 pm .- In a Christian neighborhood inside war-torn Syria, a young boy was waiting to be discharged from a hospital after undergoing surgery. Suddenly the building shook from a bombing.

Pope Francis' continuous appeal for a better Europe to be rewarded

May 5, 2016 - 01:05 pm .- Pope Francis is set to receive on Friday the prestigious Charlemagne Prize for his efforts in the unification of Europe, drawing major leaders on the continent such as the King of Spain to the celebration.

No one is alone in their suffering, Pope Francis affirms at prayer vigil

May 5, 2016 - 11:30 am .- During a prayer vigil on Thursday for all those in need of consolation, Pope Francis stressed that though we cry out in moments of difficulty, we are never alone.

NC governor: Separate men and women's restrooms is a matter of privacy

May 5, 2016 - 11:14 am .- North Carolina’s governor is standing firm against the U.S. Justice Department’s claim that it is unlawful and discriminatory to require individuals to use public bathrooms, locker rooms and showers corresponding to their biological sex.

Pro-Woman. Pro-Life. Is there really a contradiction?

May 5, 2016 - 11:01 am .- “Women’s liberation.” “Women’s rights movement.” “War on women.” For many, the buzzwords surrounding the intersection of feminism and the pro-life movement call to mind a conflict between the two campaigns. However, for many of those involved in the pro-life movement, pro-life and feminist goals are aligned, not opposed.

Celebrating the Jubilee of Mercy by discovering historical Jubilee Years

May 5, 2016 - 06:02 am .- To observe the Jubilee Year of Mercy and to connect it with past Jubilee Years, the pilgrimage office of the Diocese of Rome is displaying historical documents proclaiming the jubilees dating back to 1300.

Salvatorians apologize for failing to protect Irish children from abusive priest

May 5, 2016 - 12:08 am .- The Salvatorians have offered their “deepest apology” for failing to stop a priest who sexually abused children in Ireland until his 2004 arrest.