Archive of October 1, 2016 :: Catholic News Agency (CNA)
Archive of October 1, 2016

For this disability advocate, Colo. assisted suicide measure still not safe

Oct 1, 2016 - 04:02 pm .- Voters in Colorado will decide whether to legalize assisted suicide in their state in November, after a campaign gathered enough signatures to put the proposal on the ballot.

Pope invites Georgian Orthodox to unity through baptism

Oct 1, 2016 - 10:28 am .- Speaking to Georgia's religious and civil authorities on Saturday, Pope Francis affirmed the country's Christian identity, and called the Georgian Orthodox Church to recall the unity of baptism among Christian believers.

Pope Francis tells fellow Argentines he won’t make it home in 2017

Oct 1, 2016 - 10:01 am .- In a special message to his fellow countrymen, Pope Francis said that despite his great desire to return home, he won’t be able to go in 2017, as previously hoped, due to commitments in Asia and Africa.

Disabled youth perform special dance for Pope Francis in Georgia

Oct 1, 2016 - 08:54 am .- Pope Francis was treated to a special presentation Saturday when young people, including several disabled youth in wheelchairs, performed traditional dances for him during his papal visit to Georgia Saturday.

Pope in Georgia blasts gender theory as the 'great enemy' of marriage

Oct 1, 2016 - 07:57 am .- In a lengthy, off-the-cuff speech in Georgia, Pope Francis said the world today is at war with marriage, and urged couples to fight against modern threats to the sacrament such as gender theory.

New bill would protect churches with political views from the IRS

Oct 1, 2016 - 04:25 am .- Churches concerned about Internal Revenue Service intervention if they engage in political speech should take a look at a proposed federal bill that promises fewer restrictions, the bill’s backers say.

Pope to Georgian Catholics: imitate St. Therese's 'little way'

Oct 1, 2016 - 01:52 am .- It’s important to follow the example of St. Therese's “little way,” trusting in God and his consolation with the faith a small child, Pope Francis said Saturday, which marked the feast of the young saint and Doctor of the Church.