Archive of September 3, 2016 :: Catholic News Agency (CNA)
Archive of September 3, 2016

Abortion linked to mental health problems down the road, study finds

Sep 3, 2016 - 04:55 pm .- Abortion during the late teen and early adult years raises a woman’s risk of mental health problems and may be linked to almost one in ten cases of these women’s mental disorders, a new study says.

Pakistani Muslim: We should learn from Mother Teresa

Sep 3, 2016 - 11:21 am .- As the canonization of Bl. Mother Teresa of Caluctta draws near, the son of a leading Muslim philanthropist in Pakistan praised the nun’s example, recalling how his late father had admired her and believed in learning from her example.

Only sister to survive Yemen attack: despite danger, 'we chose to stay'

Sep 3, 2016 - 09:50 am .- A year before a March 4 attack killed four sisters, the Missionaries of Charity opted not to leave, but to remain with their patients in the war-torn country of Yemen, the sole survivor said on Saturday.

Pope Francis makes surprise stop at Vatican unveiling of Our Lady of Aparecida

Sep 3, 2016 - 07:33 am .- Ahead of his meeting with volunteers Saturday, Pope Francis decided to pop in for the inauguration of a new statue of Our Lady of Aparecida in the Vatican Gardens.

As Ukraine conflict continues, Christians seek unity and peace

Sep 3, 2016 - 05:50 am .- To overcome conflicts, to fight hatred with goodness, to make Ukraine a free and European country: these are the tasks of the Catholic Church in Ukraine, according to a priest with knowledge of the situation.

Pope: Calvary isn’t just a painting on the wall – it’s the reality of the poor

Sep 3, 2016 - 04:22 am .- Mercy is not an abstract idea, but is rather expressed in concrete actions of love toward the poor and needy, who in their daily lives walk the same path of Calvary that Jesus did, Pope Francis said.