Archive of October 26, 2016 :: Catholic News Agency (CNA)
Archive of October 26, 2016

'Heinous' desecration at site of Christ's Transfiguration

Oct 26, 2016 - 03:50 pm .- Suspected burglars’ desecration of the Church of the Transfiguration has prompted outcry from leading Christians in the Holy Land.

Rome's poor to be guests of honor at Vatican concert

Oct 26, 2016 - 10:48 am .- The Vatican will host a concert for the poor and homeless of Rome next month, not only using the concert to raise money for Pope Francis’ charities, but also inviting the poor to attend as the guests of honor.

Don't exploit death of Italian woman to push abortion, ethicist says

Oct 26, 2016 - 06:01 am .- The tragic death of a mother in Italy after late-term pregnancy complications and miscarriage is being pinned on the doctor’s refusal to perform a late-term abortion, despite appearances that the mother died of complications of the miscarriage.

To welcome the stranger is to welcome Christ, Pope Francis says

Oct 26, 2016 - 05:09 am .- When we perform the corporal works of mercy – specifically welcoming the stranger in the form migrants and refugees – we are welcoming Christ in them, and helping to restore their full dignity as humans, Pope Francis said Wednesday.

Syrian refugees arrive to Rome with the hope of a better life

Oct 26, 2016 - 03:03 am .- This week 130 Syrian refugees landed in Rome as part of a pilot program aimed at providing safe passage for migrants seeking to enter Europe, all of whom voiced their gratitude and desire to leave war behind.

Arizona Mass for migrants shows Catholic unity crosses borders

Oct 26, 2016 - 12:22 am .- Catholic unity transversed the border on Sunday when Archbishop Christophe Pierre, the new apostolic nuncio to the U.S., celebrated Mass at Arizona’s border with Mexico.