Archive of October 3, 2016 :: Catholic News Agency (CNA)
Archive of October 3, 2016

Vermont law blasted for pushing doctors to discuss 'benefits' of suicide

Oct 3, 2016 - 05:00 pm .- A medical ethics group and a Christian doctors’ group have challenged Vermont regulators who say that doctors must tell patients about assisted suicide or refer them to someone who will.

Georgian Catholics started from zero. What's next after the papal visit.

Oct 3, 2016 - 04:05 pm .- The tiny community of the Catholic Church in Georgia was barely surviving just decades ago. Now it has an opportunity to regenerate itself following Pope Francis' model of the “Church of consolation,” the local Catholic bishop has said.

Archbishop to public officials: Rely on the Holy Spirit

Oct 3, 2016 - 04:02 pm .- Amidst the current environment of “political polarization,” one archbishop exhorted public officials on Sunday not to be discouraged, but to pray together and ask for “an outpouring of the Holy Spirit.”

Vandal destroys statues in four Roman churches

Oct 3, 2016 - 03:02 pm .- Italian police have arrested a 39-year-old Ghanaian man who entered several historic churches in central Rome Sept. 30 and Oct. 1, destroying a number of statues and creating panic among the faithful and tourists who were there at the time.