Archive of November 22, 2016 :: Catholic News Agency (CNA)
Archive of November 22, 2016

Washington state's bishops listened to the poor. Here’s what they heard.

Nov 22, 2016 - 04:50 pm .- The stories of poor people – and the need for Christians to help them – are the focus of the Washington state bishops’ newest pastoral letter.

No mention of abortion in Trump plan, but pro-lifers optimistic

Nov 22, 2016 - 03:14 pm .- Specific pro-life policies are missing from President-elect Donald Trump’s agenda for his first 100 days in office, yet pro-life groups are nevertheless hopeful about the future of his administration.

Want to stop fearing death? Trust in God, Pope Francis says

Nov 22, 2016 - 11:48 am .- Death and God’s judgment should be on everyone’s mind, but faithfulness to God will conquer our fears, Pope Francis has said.

After Krakow, Mary at heart of next World Youth Day gathering

Nov 22, 2016 - 07:43 am .- On Tuesday the Vatican announced the themes for the next three World Youth Day encounters, which are focused on Mary and form the basis of a spiritual journey culminating in the next global encounter in Panama in 2019.

Indiana mayor draws criticism for renaming Good Friday

Nov 22, 2016 - 06:02 am .- Critics say an Indiana mayor's decision to rename the city's Good Friday holiday in the name of inclusivity ended up marginalizing Christians.

DC Mass celebrates gifts of those with disabilities

Nov 22, 2016 - 03:22 am .- The kingship of Christ is lived out through service to those in need, said the homilist at the annual Washington, D.C. Mass for those with special needs and those who care for them.

Christianity returns to the towns of Iraq's Nineveh Plain

Nov 22, 2016 - 12:08 am .- Two years after the sound of church bells was replaced by the sound of explosives in Bashiqa, Iraq, just north of Mosul, Christians are again celebrating Mass after forcing the Islamic State out of their homeland.