Archive of September 28, 2016 :: Catholic News Agency (CNA)
Archive of September 28, 2016

Thousands of students, parents ask Supreme Court to protect bathroom privacy

Sep 28, 2016 - 04:37 pm .- More than 8,900 students, parents and school community members are asking the U.S. Supreme Court to protect a restroom privacy policy for students in a Virginia school district.

In Minnesota, Christian-Muslim dialogue turns strangers into neighbors

Sep 28, 2016 - 02:58 pm .- In the aftermath of the mall stabbing of nine people by a Somali-Muslim Sept. 17 in St. Cloud, Minnesota, Muslims called on their friends at the Greater St. Cloud Area Faith Leaders and others for support.

Memory of Shimon Peres should inspire peace efforts, Pope says

Sep 28, 2016 - 08:57 am .- Upon learning about the death of Shimon Peres Wednesday, Pope Francis sent a telegram offering his condolences and his appreciation for the former president of Israel's tireless efforts for peace and the common good.

Mexico may be the most dangerous country to be a priest

Sep 28, 2016 - 06:08 am .- With 15  priests killed in the last four years, Mexico is the most dangerous country to exercise priestly ministry in the entire world, Father Hugo Valdemar, spokesman for the Archdiocese of Mexico, said recently.

God’s mercy overcomes human desperation, Pope Francis says

Sep 28, 2016 - 04:34 am .- On Wednesday Pope Francis said that Jesus’ salvific mission reaches its culmination on the Cross in his conversation with the two thieves crucified with him, showing that God’s mercy goes beyond the desperation of human suffering, responding to it with mercy and forgiveness.

This Ohio mystic mentored Mother Angelica. Was she a saint?

Sep 28, 2016 - 03:02 am .- Rhoda Wise, the mystic visionary and reputed stigmatic and miracle worker who played a key role in the life of Mother Angelica, is now the focus of a diocesan inquiry as one of the first steps towards possible canonization.

'We have faced the mercy of God' – An interview with Cardinal Koch

Sep 28, 2016 - 12:34 am .- Hundreds of years before Martin Luther broke away from the Roman Catholic Church and the Pope in the western world, the Great Eastern Schism created a division between Rome and Constantinople.