Archive of September 29, 2016 :: Catholic News Agency (CNA)
Archive of September 29, 2016

Pope Francis concerned by North Korean nuclear tests

Sep 29, 2016 - 06:44 pm .- Pope Francis is troubled by the international tensions arising from recent North Korean nuclear tests, said Greg Burke, director of the Holy See Press Office this week.

Is your birth control making you depressed?

Sep 29, 2016 - 03:32 pm .- For the millions of women using hormonal birth control, side effects are nothing new. Headaches, mood swings and weight gain are all commonly reported side effects, not to mention more serious problems such as blood clots and migraines.  

At the heart of the Church, EWTN launches new Rome office

Sep 29, 2016 - 03:02 pm .- The EWTN News Rome Bureau is now is just minutes from St. Peter’s Square, having launched its new office on Wednesday. The occasion sparked reflection on Mother Angelica’s legacy and the media network’s mission to serve the gospel.

Critics find dodgy ethics in 'three-parent baby' conception

Sep 29, 2016 - 02:45 pm .- The use of a technique to conceive a “three-parent baby” dodged U.S. law and, critics say, may further alter the relationship between parent and child.

Pope condemns 'arrogant' abuse of power that leads to war, violence

Sep 29, 2016 - 10:26 am .- In a passionate speech on Thursday, Pope Francis condemned as arrogant the mentality of revenge and the abuses of power that lead to violent conflicts.

Spreading hope, trust, the center of next World Communications Day

Sep 29, 2016 - 08:10 am .- Announced Thursday, this year's World Day of Social Communications will focus on the theme of spreading hope and trust in the “Good News” of Jesus Christ and salvation.

LA Dodgers host first-ever 'Catholic Night'

Sep 29, 2016 - 06:11 am .- On Sept. 2, Dodger Stadium served as the center of a massive Venn diagram of local Catholics and lifelong fans of the Los Angeles Dodgers, as the ballpark hosted its first-ever “Catholic Night.”

Meet the Courage apostolate's new leader: Fr. Philip Bochanski

Sep 29, 2016 - 03:02 am .- Expansion and further welcoming outreach are the plans for the next head of Courage International, a Catholic apostolate for people with same-sex attraction.

US bishops say Amoris Laetitia is deeper than 'myopic' commentaries

Sep 29, 2016 - 12:02 am .- The United States bishops have said that Pope Francis’ apostolic exhortation on love in the family, Amoris laetitia, was well-received among local Catholics and has had a broader focus than is sometimes recognized.