Archive of September 9, 2016 :: Catholic News Agency (CNA)
Archive of September 9, 2016

Pope blesses picture of Mother Angelica for EWTN Germany

Sep 9, 2016 - 09:04 pm .- During the general audience on Wednesday, Pope Francis blessed a framed picture of Mother Angelica, the foundress of EWTN.

The heart of Padre Pio is coming to Boston. Yes, really.

Sep 9, 2016 - 05:03 pm .- The Capuchin keepers of the relics of the late mystic Padre Pio are sending the saint’s heart to Boston for his feast day.

Pope Francis: Gossip is the devil's weapon against the Church

Sep 9, 2016 - 03:01 pm .- Church unity is endangered especially by certain tactics of division favored by the devil himself, Pope Francis told bishops of mission territories on Friday.

Benedict XVI talks resignation, Pope Francis in new book-length interview

Sep 9, 2016 - 06:02 am .- Though he has rarely spoken since resigning from the papacy, Benedict XVI granted several lengthy interviews to German journalist Peter Seewald shortly after stepping down - conversations that touched on themes such as the reform of the Curia, his resignation and his thoughts on Pope Francis.

The problem with killing coma patients for their organs

Sep 9, 2016 - 12:02 am .- There are severe ethical shortcomings in a British doctor's proposal to help unconscious patients die so their organs can be used for transplants, one critic has said.