Archive of October 12, 2016 :: Catholic News Agency (CNA)
Archive of October 12, 2016

Cardinal Parolin visits Fatima ahead of Pope's trip

Oct 12, 2016 - 09:49 pm .- Cardinal Pietro Parolin, the Vatican Secretary of State, is traveling to Fatima, Portugal ahead of Pope Francis’ own visit, which will take place next year for the 100-year anniversary of Mary’s appearance there.  

Why religious leaders asked Obama to condemn his civil rights chair's rhetoric

Oct 12, 2016 - 05:36 pm .- A coalition of religious and civic leaders has denounced a report by the U.S. Commission on Civil Rights which said appeals to religious freedom are usually just discrimination-in-disguise.

Pray and fast for a culture of life, congressman says

Oct 12, 2016 - 05:26 pm .- In the closing weeks of the Jubilee Year of Mercy, Catholics should pray and fast for “a culture of life,” one Catholic member of Congress has said.

Leaked emails show Clinton campaign head discussing 'revolution' against bishops

Oct 12, 2016 - 05:08 pm .- In a leaked email hacked from a private account, the chairman of Hillary Clinton’s 2016 campaign appears to discuss with a progressive figure whether it is possible to “plant the seeds of the revolution” against the U.S. bishops and their stances.

Priest to donate $250k winnings from 'Who Wants to Be a Millionaire'

Oct 12, 2016 - 12:09 pm .- A priest from West Virginia recently won a quarter of a million dollars on the trivia TV show Who Wants to Be a Millionaire and pledged to donate the money to a Catholic elementary school.

That time Jesus appeared in the sky of Mexico

Oct 12, 2016 - 06:15 am .- On Sunday, Oct. 3, 1847, more than 2,000 people in Ocotlán, Mexico saw a perfect image of Jesus Christ crucified that appeared in the sky for more than 30 minutes.

Pope pleads for ceasefire amid 'inhuman conflict' in Syria

Oct 12, 2016 - 04:36 am .- On Wednesday, Pope Francis begged for an end to the terrible conflict in Syria, asking for an immediate ceasefire to allow the evacuation of civilians, especially children.

Did you know there's a third party based on Catholic teaching?

Oct 12, 2016 - 03:15 am .- In a country long entrenched in a two-party political system, Mike Maturen faces an uphill battle.

Detroit Mass highlights need to recognize sin in order to enjoy mercy

Oct 12, 2016 - 12:59 am .- Seeking God’s forgiveness for generations of failures in the Church, the Archdiocese of Detroit held a Mass of Pardon asking God for grace and mercy.