Archive of October 13, 2016 :: Catholic News Agency (CNA)
Archive of October 13, 2016

How Europe's bishops plan to guide the Church through murky waters

Oct 13, 2016 - 08:02 pm .- Cardinal Angelo Bagnasco has been elected the new President of the European Bishops Conference – a move which makes a clear statement in terms of how the continent's leaders plan on facing a broad spectrum of current crises.  

When American Catholic politics split the Church

Oct 13, 2016 - 04:30 pm .- For history professor Christopher Shannon, Catholics in American politics have a long history, yet this legacy is overshadowed by a troubling disunity in the present.

For Cardinal Vegliò, closing the door to migrants isn't Christian

Oct 13, 2016 - 02:25 pm .- On Thursday the Vatican’s longtime point-man on the topic of migration said that the issue is an urgent one that can’t be solved by the “human egoism” that closes doors and fosters a xenophobic attitude toward foreigners.

Massachusetts law could forbid churches to preach on transgenderism

Oct 13, 2016 - 11:43 am .- Four churches and their pastors are challenging a Massachusetts law which they say could regulate their speech regarding gender identity.  

All Christians must follow Jesus closely, Pope Francis tells Lutherans

Oct 13, 2016 - 10:42 am .- On Thursday, asked about what he likes and doesn’t like in the Lutheran ecclesial community, Pope Francis said he likes Lutherans who are active followers of Christ, while he dislikes Christians who are hypocritical or who have a lukewarm faith.

Christian TV networks in Pakistan ordered to close over lack of permits

Oct 13, 2016 - 06:04 am .- Several Christian television stations in Pakistan were ordered to stop transmitting last month, after the nation's media regulator found that they didn’t have the legal permit required to broadcast their materials.

When it comes to migration, children are the first to suffer, Pope says

Oct 13, 2016 - 05:49 am .- As images of children crushed by bombs or washed up at sea are becoming an increasingly daily sight, Pope Francis’ decision to focus his message for the World Day of Migrants and Refugees on child migrants rings in as particularly timely and appropriate.

What's the thought behind Pope Francis' choices for cardinals?

Oct 13, 2016 - 12:08 am .- With the Consistory of Cardinals in November, Pope Francis will shape the College of Cardinals to give the widest representation to the countries of the world and to minimize the possibility of encouraging any sort of careerism.