Archive of November 23, 2016 :: Catholic News Agency (CNA)
Archive of November 23, 2016

Suspected arson destroys chapel, pro-life center

Nov 23, 2016 - 03:10 pm .- A fire – allegedly set by arsonists – has closed a pro-life pregnancy center and chapel in New Mexico, shutting down its operations for the foreseeable future.

French court bans TV ad showing happy kids with Down syndrome

Nov 23, 2016 - 02:23 pm .- A French court has drawn international backlash for ruling that a popular video showing happy children with Down syndrome was “inappropriate” for French television.

Detroit, Orange County get new auxiliary bishops from Pope Francis

Nov 23, 2016 - 09:09 am .- On Wednesday, it was announced that Pope Francis has named two local priests as auxiliary bishops of the Archdiocese of Detroit, and has chosen a priest from Orange County to become an auxiliary bishop for that diocese.

In latest meeting, Synod of Bishops finalizes preparatory doc for 2018

Nov 23, 2016 - 07:11 am .- The Synod of Bishops met in Rome this week to finalize the preparatory document and questionnaire that will form the basis of the discussion for the upcoming gathering to discuss youth, faith and discernment.

It'll be tough, but this group says world hunger can end by 2030

Nov 23, 2016 - 06:08 am .- Some of the greatest challenges to ending hunger worldwide are “fragile states” threatened by instability, conflict, and climate change, a new humanitarian report says.

Pope Francis: we all have doubts, but living the faith helps

Nov 23, 2016 - 03:42 am .- While the Jubilee might be over, Pope Francis hasn’t stopped talking about mercy, telling faithful Wednesday that the works of mercy of counseling the doubtful and instructing the ignorant, are rooted in a deep faith, and are things we can do every day.

For Cardinal Tobin, Pope Francis is in step with his predecessors

Nov 23, 2016 - 03:02 am .- In a sit-down interview with CNA Monday, Cardinal Joseph Tobin opened up about his appointment and his thoughts on the U.S. elections, as well as Pope Francis’ warning to cardinal’s against ‘polarization’ and his emphasis on mercy.

Cardinal Dolan calls for new energy in fight against assisted suicide

Nov 23, 2016 - 12:54 am .- As the push for physician-assisted suicide continues throughout the country, Cardinal Timothy Dolan of New York is asking the faithful to step up in opposing anti-life measures.