Archive of October 20, 2016 :: Catholic News Agency (CNA)
Archive of October 20, 2016

Augustine Institute offering scholarships for a master's in theology

Oct 20, 2016 - 02:02 pm .- If you've been waiting for the extra push to pursue a master's degree in theology, this scholarship opportunity might be exactly what you need.

Why there's hope for Catholic liturgical music

Oct 20, 2016 - 12:03 pm .- For decades, there's been concern in many corners of the Church that Catholic music is in crisis.

In final debate, candidates diverge sharply on abortion

Oct 20, 2016 - 11:30 am .- In the final presidential debate on Wednesday, the major party candidates were pressed to explain their positions on abortion. Hillary Clinton defended her earlier support of partial-birth abortion, while Donald Trump reiterated the assertion that he is pro-life.

Ratzinger prize recipients include first-ever Orthodox winner

Oct 20, 2016 - 10:50 am .- Among the recipients of this year’s Ratzinger Prize is Greek-born Orthodox professor Ioannis Kourempeles, who is widely known for his extensive teaching career and work in dogmatic theology.

What the George Soros network saw in a 'Catholic Spring' group

Oct 20, 2016 - 06:02 am .- A reputed “Catholic Spring” group played a key role in influencing Barack Obama’s controversial 2009 Notre Dame speech, and its campaigns “broadened the agenda” of Catholic voters to see abortion as just one of several election issues.

How a Catholic program helps Pakistan's women farmers

Oct 20, 2016 - 12:08 am .- Women farmers in Pakistan received helping hands recently from Caritas Pakistan, the Catholic bishops’ arm for social development.