Archive of October 11, 2016 :: Catholic News Agency (CNA)
Archive of October 11, 2016

Colo. assisted suicide ballot measure criticized for preying upon fear

Oct 11, 2016 - 04:49 pm .- A Colorado ballot proposal to legalize assisted suicide relies too much on fear and anxiety and ignores the ways better hospice care can provide for the terminally ill, a local hospice leader has said.

Why millions of girls can't celebrate the UN's girl awareness day

Oct 11, 2016 - 03:57 pm .- Today is International Day of the Girl Child, declared by the United Nations as a day to raise awareness of programs and services that are needed to empower girls around the world, particularly in the areas of health, safety, education, and rights.

Priest shot with rubber bullets during student protest in South Africa

Oct 11, 2016 - 03:27 pm .- A Jesuit priest was shot in the face with rubber bullets by police in Johannesburg while trying to protect student protestors in a violent clash with authorities on Monday.

These nuns provide 'death with dignity' - but it's not assisted suicide

Oct 11, 2016 - 06:06 am .- As states around the country consider legalizing physician-assisted suicide, “death with dignity” looks markedly different for patients under the care of the Little Sisters of the Poor.

How do we evangelize the Americas?

Oct 11, 2016 - 12:02 am .- As society becomes increasingly global, the question of how to spread the Gospel, particularly in the U.S., depends more and more on how effectively we engage with the varying cultures around us  – just as the many missionaries to America did before, say Catholic leaders.