Archive of September 17, 2016 :: Catholic News Agency (CNA)
Archive of September 17, 2016

March for life in Berlin draws thousands

Sep 17, 2016 - 04:42 pm .- More than 7,500 people took part in the annual March for Life in Berlin on Saturday, under the motto: “No Child is Unsuitable.”

We need to do more for refugees, Catholic advocates say

Sep 17, 2016 - 03:20 pm .- Catholic advocates are praising the U.S. for hosting an international refugee summit, but insist the administration can do more to address an unprecedented global refugee crisis.

Pope tells ambassadors to serve in humility, not get lost in politics

Sep 17, 2016 - 09:39 am .- In a special Jubilee audience with nearly all of his 108 ambassadors around the world, Pope Francis thanked them for their dedication, and encouraged them to continue their work in humble service, without getting caught up in useless politics.

Man rams car through police barrier into St. Peter's Square

Sep 17, 2016 - 08:15 am .- A mentally ill man rammed his car through a police checkpoint at St. Peter’s Square on Friday evening, demanding to meet with Pope Francis.

The world needs a merciful response to refugees, Pope Francis says

Sep 17, 2016 - 05:03 am .- In a world marked by increasing war and conflict, Pope Francis said a generous and merciful response to those fleeing violence is needed in order to combat hatred and foster a greater sense of fraternity and solidarity.

Bishops: Don't let the media guide Catholics on divorce

Sep 17, 2016 - 03:02 am .- Divorced Catholics who have remarried civilly are welcome to seek reconciliation with the Church, but they need to be sure they're following the right path, some Catholic bishops of Canada have said in new guidelines.