Archive of September 14, 2016 :: Catholic News Agency (CNA)
Archive of September 14, 2016

Archbishop Lori slams 'reckless' comments by civil rights chair

Sep 14, 2016 - 03:32 pm .- After the chair of the U.S. Commission on Civil Rights called current appeals to religious freedom “hypocrisy,” one archbishop rebuked his statement as “reckless” and ignorant.

Pope's anti-abuse commission helps train new Catholic bishops

Sep 14, 2016 - 02:40 pm .- Members of the Pontifical Commission for the Protection of Minors have been invited to address the trainings for new Catholic bishops held at the Vatican.

Cardinal Schönborn warns of 'Islamic conquest' of Europe

Sep 14, 2016 - 11:45 am .- Cardinal Christoph Schönborn has warned that Europe risks forfeiting its “Christian inheritance” and that an “Islamic conquest” could be in its future.  

Pope Francis calls murdered French priest blessed

Sep 14, 2016 - 11:09 am .- On Wednesday Pope Francis said Fr. Jacques Hamel, who was killed by supporters of the Islamic State while saying Mass in July, “is blessed now,” according to Archbishop Dominique Lebrun of Rouen.

Trust in Jesus – not in things that don't matter, Pope says

Sep 14, 2016 - 10:30 am .- Rather than trusting in ultimately unimportant things, place your hope in Jesus and you will not grow weary on the path of discipleship, Pope Francis said Wednesday.

The fake Catholic college girl who duped Twitter

Sep 14, 2016 - 06:02 am .- Catholic Twitter has been catfished.

Catholics for Choice 'woefully' misrepresent Church teaching

Sep 14, 2016 - 03:01 am .- After a dissenting Catholic group recently circulated an ad campaign promoting publicly funded abortions, bishops have fired back by reaffirming the Catholic Church’s teaching against abortion and reiterating the value of every human being.

Pope Francis: 'killing in the name of God is satanic'

Sep 14, 2016 - 02:09 am .- Referencing the recent murder of French priest Fr. Jacques Hamel, Pope Francis said the persecution of Christians happening today, under any form, is a work of Satan.

Catholic school says it can't meet demands of transgendered student

Sep 14, 2016 - 12:02 am .- A Catholic high school in New Jersey has denied a transgendered student admission after recognizing it would be unable to meet certain accommodations requested by the student and the student’s parents.