Archive of September 30, 2016 :: Catholic News Agency (CNA)
Archive of September 30, 2016

In Georgia visit, Pope finds a country of Christian tensions

Sep 30, 2016 - 04:13 pm .- Pope Francis on his visit to Georgia will find a country where dialogue among Christians is particularly difficult, with cool relations between the Georgian Orthodox Church and the country’s tiny Catholic minority.

Bishop Conley: You actually don't have to vote for either

Sep 30, 2016 - 03:33 pm .- Catholics who can't in good conscience vote for either major presidential candidate are well within their rights to pick a third option, says Bishop James Conley of Lincoln, Nebraska.  

Pope Francis to Georgian Orthodox: Christ's love unites us

Sep 30, 2016 - 08:42 am .- God's love and our unity in Christ are what enable us to overcome conflict and disagreement, and to spread the Gospel – which is what bears spiritual and artistic fruit, Pope Francis said in Georgia on Friday.

In Georgia, Pope says true peace is built on justice, mutual respect

Sep 30, 2016 - 06:25 am .- Pope Francis landed in Georgia Friday, telling leaders of the former Soviet republic that peace is urgent in today’s troubled world, and can only be achieved by the pursuit of justice and mutual respect for the sovereign rights of every nation.

'Our generation can stop abortion', says pro-life leader in Poland

Sep 30, 2016 - 06:02 am .- Magdalena Korzekwa-Kaliszuk, director of campaigns for CitizenGo in Poland, has pointed to last week's progress of a bill in the Polish parliament banning abortion as a “triple victory,” saying, “our generation can stop abortion.”

This pro-life policy has saved an estimated 2 million lives

Sep 30, 2016 - 03:02 am .- As the Hyde Amendment turns 40 years old this week, a new report claims that it may have saved two million lives from abortion since it went into effect.

Americans, religious liberty and discrimination: a look beyond the numbers

Sep 30, 2016 - 12:28 am .- More Americans are siding against the religious freedom of employers when it may conflict with a “nondiscrimination” policy like access to birth control coverage, new Pew Research numbers show.