Archive of September 20, 2016 :: Catholic News Agency (CNA)
Archive of September 20, 2016

A final farewell to Rome's exorcist: the funeral of Father Amorth

Sep 20, 2016 - 03:53 pm .- Hundreds attended the funeral Mass of Father Gabriele Amorth, the exorcist of the Diocese of Rome, on Monday, following his Sept. 16 death at the age of 91.

500 Catholic scholars lash back at Humanae Vitae critics

Sep 20, 2016 - 03:53 pm .- Nearly 50 years after the “prophetic” papal document Humanae Vitae, the Catholic Church’s longstanding teaching against contraception continues to promote the human good, said a group of Catholic thinkers on Tuesday.

Do something about forced migration, cardinal exhorts UN

Sep 20, 2016 - 01:05 pm .- The Vatican Secretary of State pleaded Monday for an increased commitment from the international community in addressing the root causes of forced migration, particularly those which are man-made, such as war and arms trading.

Two priests murdered in Mexico

Sep 20, 2016 - 11:28 am .- One day after they were kidnapped from their parish, Mexican priests Alejo Nabor Jiménez Juárez and José Alfredo Suárez de la Cruz were found murdered in a field.

Peace requires us to do more than 'change the channel,' Pope Francis says

Sep 20, 2016 - 11:13 am .- While in Assisi for an interreligious prayer gathering, Pope Francis cautioned against an indifference that ignores the suffering of others as easily as flipping through TV channels, stressing that peace only comes through action and solidarity.

In Assisi, Pope Francis slams 'paganism of indifference'

Sep 20, 2016 - 10:38 am .- In efforts for peace, indifference is the greatest sickness of our time, Pope Francis said at an interreligious summit in Assisi on Tuesday.

A Phoenix bishop's plea to voters and politicians: no votes for abortion

Sep 20, 2016 - 06:50 am .- Catholics should be consistent in public life and need to make protecting innocent life a serious political priority, Bishop Thomas J. Olmsted of Phoenix has said in the latest edition of his booklet on the duties of Catholic voters and politicians.

Church unity with a global focus: lessons from 'bishop school'

Sep 20, 2016 - 06:02 am .- The Vatican holds a special seminar series each year for new bishops to help them learn their new role.

Not your grandpa's porn – Has the Church caught up to the problem?

Sep 20, 2016 - 03:02 am .- Clay Olsen speaks to thousands of youth about a subject most people would rather not touch: pornography.

Cardinal Parolin to visit Colombia for signing of peace accords

Sep 20, 2016 - 12:04 am .- Vatican Secretary of State Cardinal Pietro Parolin will visit Colombia Sept. 26 to mark the signing of a long-awaited peace agreement between the Colombian government and FARC rebels.