Archive of November 8, 2016 :: Catholic News Agency (CNA)
Archive of November 8, 2016

For US bishops, new environmental plan a step in the right direction

Nov 8, 2016 - 07:35 pm .- A new action agenda from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has drawn praise from the U.S. bishops as a step towards the “integral ecology” taught in Pope Francis’ encyclical on creation.

With crippling fines still looming, Little Sisters serve 'one soul at a time'

Nov 8, 2016 - 04:23 pm .- Despite ongoing religious freedom threats, humility and cheerfulness in serving the poor are at the heart of the mission for the Little Sisters of the Poor, the order’s vocations director said.

British Columbia's highest court upholds religious freedom

Nov 8, 2016 - 11:56 am .- In a unanimous ruling, the highest court in British Columbia said that a Christian law school could not be denied accreditation merely for holding biblical beliefs on sexual morality.

What is a leader, really? A servant, Pope Francis says

Nov 8, 2016 - 10:22 am .- During Mass at the Vatican Tuesday, Pope Francis warned that the desire for power and money is an obstacle which keeps us from God, and that true freedom can only be found when we serve others.

Scripture: It's not just for Protestants, says papal nuncio

Nov 8, 2016 - 06:53 am .- While reading the Bible may be associated with Protestantism in the minds of some, love of Scripture is at the core of the Catholic Church, said the apostolic nuncio to the United States.  

In Canada, assisted suicide could also kill Catholic healthcare

Nov 8, 2016 - 03:01 am .- Only months after the Canadian Parliament approved legal assisted suicide, Catholic hospitals, palliative care centers and individual doctors have been put on the defensive amid calls to require them to help patients kill themselves.

Vatican bishop lays out 'roadmap' for dialogue with Islam

Nov 8, 2016 - 12:18 am .- There is a roadmap for dialogue with Islam, and its three landmarks are peace, justice and education, says a leading bishop on the subject.