Archive of September 22, 2016 :: Catholic News Agency (CNA)
Archive of September 22, 2016

Journalism can't be a 'weapon of destruction', Pope Francis says

Sep 22, 2016 - 05:05 pm .- Emphasizing the importance of respect for human dignity, Pope Francis told journalists Thursday that their profession can never be used as a destructive weapon, nor should it be used to nourish fear.

Vatican official: Religion has the responsibility to condemn terrorism

Sep 22, 2016 - 03:09 pm .- While genocide, war crimes, and violence against humanity continue to plague individuals across the globe, Vatican Secretary of State Cardinal Pietro Parolin called for the protection of victims of atrocities and urged both religious leaders and national authorities to step up preventive measures.

Trump names 33 conservative Catholics as new advisers

Sep 22, 2016 - 03:01 pm .- Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump has released a list of 33 prominent conservative Catholic advisers for his campaign, according to reports from Philly.com, a website of The Inquirer and Daily News.

Have the right lessons been learned from the financial crisis?

Sep 22, 2016 - 12:25 pm .- The United Nations Conference on Trade and Development has announced in their 2016 report that developing countries are beginning to feel the impact the global economic slowdown resulting from the financial crisis of 2007-08.

World's oldest Catholic bishop dies at age 104

Sep 22, 2016 - 11:06 am .- Archbishop emeritus Peter Leo Gerety of Newark, the oldest Catholic bishop in the world, passed away Sept. 20 at the age of 104 – 77 years after his ordination as a priest and after 50 years as a bishop.  

Mysterious deaths of mentally ill draw concern from South Africa bishops

Sep 22, 2016 - 06:01 am .- The unexplained deaths of three dozen mentally ill patients in a South African province show the need for action to help this vunerable population, the country’s bishops have said.

The modern – and little known – miracles of Padre Pio

Sep 22, 2016 - 03:02 am .- Known around the globe as simply “Padre Pio,” Saint Pio of Pietrelcina has been called one of the “most active” saints in the Church, and continues to work miracles for those who pray through his intercession.

The Supreme Court probably won't approve polygamy. Here's why.

Sep 22, 2016 - 12:20 am .- A polygamous family featured on a reality TV show has asked the U.S. Supreme Court to strike down a law intended to combat polygamy, but one attorney doubts their case will prevail.