Archive of October 27, 2016 :: Catholic News Agency (CNA)
Archive of October 27, 2016

Prisoners of conscience remembered on International Religious Freedom Day

Oct 27, 2016 - 06:36 pm .- Leading religious freedom advocates called for the release of all “prisoners of conscience” worldwide on International Religious Freedom Day.

Theology and pastoral care 'go hand in hand', Pope tells JPII Institute

Oct 27, 2016 - 04:51 pm .- Doctrine and theological reflection are to be formed by its evangelizing purpose and by pastoral concerns, Pope Francis told the faculty and students of the John Paul II Institute on Thursday.

To stop human trafficking, look at root causes, survivor says

Oct 27, 2016 - 03:26 pm .- Helping the victims of human trafficking is not enough – we must go to the root to solve the problem, said one survivor at an event with Pope Francis on Thursday.

Catholic-Lutheran hurdles still exist, but surprising progress has been made

Oct 27, 2016 - 12:11 pm .- Ahead of Pope Francis’ coming trip to Sweden to commemorate the 500th anniversary of the Reformation, Catholic and Lutheran leaders have said that while there is still a long way to go toward unity, seemingly impossible steps have already been made.

Princeton event to highlight healthy marriages as foundation of society

Oct 27, 2016 - 11:21 am .- As the contentious 2016 campaign season draws to a close, hundreds of university students are coming together to focus on strong marriages and sexual integrity as the bedrock of a health society.

Just how important are presidential Supreme Court picks?

Oct 27, 2016 - 06:18 am .- Both major presidential candidates say that the future of the Supreme Court depends on this election – but how important is the Court to Catholics, and will the next president really shape it?

For EU's religious freedom envoy, Middle East is key arena

Oct 27, 2016 - 12:08 am .- The genocide of Yazidis and Christians in the Middle East and the refugee crisis should be a priority for Europe, the EU special envoy for religious freedom has said.