Archive of November 2, 2016 :: Catholic News Agency (CNA)
Archive of November 2, 2016

In Iowa, prayers for police officers ambushed and killed

Nov 2, 2016 - 04:38 pm .- In the wake of fatal shootings of two Iowa police officers in apparent ambushes, Bishop Richard Pates of Des Moines offered prayers for the victims’ families and colleagues.

Assisted suicide approved by Washington DC city council

Nov 2, 2016 - 04:19 pm .- Representatives of the nation’s capital voted Tuesday to approve physician-assisted suicide, despite strong opposition from religious, legal and medical leaders.

Archbishop Gomez: Christian doctors face increasing threats

Nov 2, 2016 - 01:26 pm .- Faithful Catholics need to be aware of the ever-increasing serious threats to Christians living their faith in the field of medicine, warned Archbishop Jose Gomez of Los Angeles.

Pope Francis at cemetery: Christ gives us hope – even in death

Nov 2, 2016 - 10:57 am .- While it's sad to think about our own death or that of a loved one, we can never be truly hopeless because of Christ's resurrection, Pope Francis said on All Souls day at a cemetery outside of Rome.

In Albania, the Church honors martyrs of the communist era

Nov 2, 2016 - 06:01 am .- During 40 years of communist rule in Albania – which in 1967 declared itself the first completely atheist country in the world – praying, making the sign of the cross, wearing a crucifix around one’s neck, or any other evidence of being a believer in God were treated as crimes.