Archive of October 4, 2016 :: Catholic News Agency (CNA)
Archive of October 4, 2016

Irish archbishop: seek a 'revolution of tenderness', not legal abortion

Oct 4, 2016 - 05:09 pm .- For Ireland’s leading archbishop, Pope Francis’ call for a “revolution of tenderness” is a ch

After Colombians reject FARC deal, bishops urge prayers for peace

Oct 4, 2016 - 03:39 pm .- After Colombian voters narrowly rejected a peace deal with the FARC rebels on Sunday, the Archbishop of Tunja encouraged the nation's faithful to “continue to pray and work” for peace, since “before all else, it is a gift, a grace of God.”

The Pope's latest prayer intention? That journalists be truthful

Oct 4, 2016 - 09:27 am .- In his latest prayer video Pope Francis dedicates the month of October to praying for journalists – specifically that their work would always be motivated by strong ethics and respect for the truth.

How to live out the Year of Mercy, according to this English bishop

Oct 4, 2016 - 06:17 am .- What is the proper Catholic response to the Jubilee Year of Mercy? Put simply, the answer is “action,” Bishop Richard Moth of Arundel and Brighton, England told the members of his diocese last week.

Dioceses of Anchorage, Arlington get new bishops

Oct 4, 2016 - 05:16 am .- Pope Francis has tapped two active bishops to head new dioceses, naming Bishop Paul D. Etienne of Cheyenne as the new Archbishop of Anchorage, Alaska, and Bishop Michael F. Burbidge of Raleigh as Bishop of Arlington, Virginia.

Pope Francis makes surprise visit to Amatrice to pray for earthquake victims

Oct 4, 2016 - 03:03 am .- On Tuesday Pope Francis made an unannounced private visit to the small Italian city of Amatrice to offer support  areas devastated by a massive earthquake in August, where he offered a message of comfort and hope.

A tale of two Catholic candidates – looking at the 2016 vice president picks

Oct 4, 2016 - 12:26 am .- Although both major 2016 vice presidential nominees were raised Catholic and still profess to be Christians, their public policy records have drawn concern from some members of the faithful, each for different reasons.