Archive of September 16, 2016 :: Catholic News Agency (CNA)
Archive of September 16, 2016

Rome's exorcist, Father Gabriel Amorth, dies at age 91

Sep 16, 2016 - 04:30 pm .- Father Gabriel Amorth, the exorcist of the Diocese of Rome who drew worldwide attention, died on Friday at the age of 91.

Portion of road renamed to honor Mother Angelica

Sep 16, 2016 - 02:38 pm .- A portion of Old Leeds Road in Irondale, Alabama, which is home to the EWTN Global Catholic Network, is being officially renamed to honor Mother Angelica, the foundress of the Catholic media network.

Bring people Christ's mercy, Pope Francis tells new bishops

Sep 16, 2016 - 01:10 pm .- Like the Good Samaritan in the parable, you have been called to show the mercy of God to the men and women God has placed in your path, Pope Francis said to a group of new bishops on Friday.

Cooperating in abortion is always an impediment to ordination, Pope affirms

Sep 16, 2016 - 12:38 pm .- Pope Francis has confirmed that the impediments preventing one from being ordained – such as homicide, abortion, or attempted suicide – apply whether or not the man was Catholic at the time the act occurred.

Pope visits neonatal unit, hospice to highlight respect for life

Sep 16, 2016 - 11:19 am .- On Friday, Pope Francis visited a neonatal hospital unit and a hospice for the terminally ill, stressing the dignity of human life from conception to natural death.

Christians in Nigeria are essentially 'target practice' – here's one bishop's response

Sep 16, 2016 - 06:29 am .- For Bishop Matthew Kukah, persecution is not just the history of the Church. It’s a reality that he lives every day.

New Catholic university launches Sacred Art master's

Sep 16, 2016 - 03:02 am .- A new Catholic university has announced the launch of their Masters of Sacred Art degree program, which is available online.