Archive of September 23, 2016 :: Catholic News Agency (CNA)
Archive of September 23, 2016

Catholics, Orthodox sign agreement on synodality and primacy

Sep 23, 2016 - 04:25 pm .- At an ecumenical gathering held this week, representatives of the Catholic and Orthodox Churches signed a joint document regarding synodality and primacy during the first millenium.

DC leaders discuss protection, justice for ISIS victims

Sep 23, 2016 - 03:46 pm .- With ISIS continuing to threaten vulnerable populations in Iraq and Syria, more action is needed to protect victims and offer justice before it’s too late, said human rights leaders this week.  

Another Catholic priest has been kidnapped in Mexico

Sep 23, 2016 - 11:21 am .- Mexican Cardinal Alberto Suárez Inda is offering prayers for the safety of a priest who was kidnapped in the country earlier this week.

The Vatican is changing how it verifies miracles

Sep 23, 2016 - 11:03 am .- Changes to the regulations for confirming alleged miracles during the causes of saints aim to preserve the scientific rigor of the examination and maintain its distinction from matters of theology, it was announced Friday.

Religious Christmas carols to be allowed in veterans' hospitals

Sep 23, 2016 - 06:56 am .- New clarifications about Department of Veterans Affairs rules have resolved a dispute about religious Christmas carols, gifts and displays in veterans’ hospitals, a chaplains’ group has said.  

What a Charlotte priest will tell his flock after a fatal police shooting

Sep 23, 2016 - 03:32 am .- Father Patrick Winslow is a priest at a Catholic church in Charlotte’s University City neighborhood.  

For Bishop Olmsted, Pope Francis shows continuity on marriage

Sep 23, 2016 - 12:02 am .- Pope Francis has not changed Catholic practice on Holy Communion for the divorced and remarried. Rather, his goal is to help welcome them to the Church, Phoenix’s Bishop Thomas J. Olmsted has said.