Archive of August 29, 2016 :: Catholic News Agency (CNA)
Archive of August 29, 2016

Carl Anderson: Our Lady of Guadalupe paves a path for the Americas

Aug 29, 2016 - 10:55 pm .- Our Lady of Guadalupe is the model for how Christian works of mercy can cross cultural divides in the Americas, Supreme Knight of Columbus Carl Anderson told a major Catholic gathering in Colombia on Monday.

What's behind the jump in maternal mortality rates in Texas?

Aug 29, 2016 - 05:12 pm .- A jump in Texas’ maternal mortality rate has sparked criticism that the closures of abortion clinics in the state caused a shortage in life-saving prenatal health care – but is that true?

As cost of EpiPen soars, what are the ethics of drug pricing?

Aug 29, 2016 - 04:02 pm .- Amidst national outrage over the steep cost hike of a potentially life-saving drug, questions have been raised about the market ethics of drug pricing.

Priest suffers minor injuries after failed suicide bomb, axe attack at Mass

Aug 29, 2016 - 12:46 pm .- A priest suffered minor injuries after a man armed with a suicide bomb and an axe attacked at Sunday Mass in Indonesia this weekend.

Overturn of burkini ban does not end France's cultural debate

Aug 29, 2016 - 11:10 am .- The lifting of a controversial burkini ban in one beach town along the French Riviera may signal an end to similar policies in the country - but it has not put an end to cultural tensions surrounding it.

Pope Francis meets Mark Zuckerberg and his wife at the Vatican

Aug 29, 2016 - 06:10 am .- On Monday Pope Francis met with Mark Zuckerberg, co-founder and CEO of social networking giant Facebook, at the Vatican, marking the latest in a string of visits from other major tech-heads this year.