Archive of September 7, 2016 :: Catholic News Agency (CNA)
Archive of September 7, 2016

Father James Martin wins award from dissenting Catholic group

Sep 7, 2016 - 05:25 pm .- Media personality and America magazine editor Father James Martin, S.J. will receive an award from a dissenting Catholic group that has been the subject of warnings from the U.S. bishops and the Vatican for confusing Catholic teaching.

Was the IUD controversy at a Catholic hospital fake?

Sep 7, 2016 - 03:02 pm .- Last month, a Chicago woman with a dislodged intrauterine device claimed she was turned down for removal of the device at a Catholic hospital, because her doctor said the procedure went against Catholic rules on contraception.

Phyllis Schlafly remembered as a pro-life inspiration

Sep 7, 2016 - 02:34 pm .- The passing of author, commentator and political activist Phyllis Schlafly prompted some pro-life advocates to remember her leadership across decades of political involvement.  

Spanish nun murdered in Haiti

Sep 7, 2016 - 12:52 pm .- As the world turned its focus on Rome for the canonization of Mother Teresa last weekend, another religious sister lost her life while caring for the poor in Haiti.

From slavery to model of mercy – the powerful story of Julia Greeley

Sep 7, 2016 - 11:06 am .- Julia Greeley was a familiar sight on the streets of Denver in the late 1800s and early 1900s.

Pope Francis: Don't use God to defend your own interests

Sep 7, 2016 - 08:56 am .- On Wednesday, Pope Francis warned against making Jesus into the person we want him to be, and thus creating obstacles to a true relationship with Christ and his mercy.

In Ghana, a broken bone can mean starvation. This doctor wants to change that.

Sep 7, 2016 - 06:04 am .- Dr. Joseph Marotta, an orthopedic surgeon from Albany, New York, had always intended to use his medical skills to help people in developing countries. But the final inspiration didn’t come until he was 50 years old.

You don't have to be religious to be opposed to porn

Sep 7, 2016 - 03:02 am .- It used to be that the only people speaking out against pornography were those who opposed it because of its moral depravity - namely, people of faith.  

Cardinal Nichols reminds Catholics: prisoners are part of the Church too

Sep 7, 2016 - 12:22 am .- Urging the Catholic Church to work for prison reform, Cardinal Vincent Nichols of Westminster stressed the need to ensure that parishes can welcome and aid former prisoners seeking to deepen their faith and return to society.