Archive of November 9, 2016 :: Catholic News Agency (CNA)
Archive of November 9, 2016

What was the breakdown of the Catholic vote Tuesday?

Nov 9, 2016 - 04:34 pm .- Catholics voted once again for the winning presidential candidate in Tuesday’s election, as they have done in recent elections.

For assisted suicide foes in Colorado, a loss at the ballot box

Nov 9, 2016 - 02:53 pm .- In a lopsided Election Day vote, Colorado voters decided to legalize assisted suicide. Foes of the ballot measure warned that it will have grave consequences for the vulnerable.

Three states keep death penalty in high-stakes election

Nov 9, 2016 - 11:52 am .- The death penalty was up for a vote in California, Nebraska and Oklahoma on Tuesday, but stands against capital punishment proved unpopular with voters in all three states.

US bishops encourage unity, prayer after election night

Nov 9, 2016 - 10:22 am .- Bishops in the United States called on Catholics to pray for elected officials on the morning following the 2016 presidential election, and exhorted them to work for unity and to promote the common good.

We have to meet people where they are, Pope Francis says

Nov 9, 2016 - 06:30 am .- On Wednesday Pope Francis said that in order to be more like Jesus, we must not be indifferent to others, but rather meet people where they are and show mercy to those in need, especially the sick and imprisoned.

Australia's proposed refugee ban is 'deliberately cruel'

Nov 9, 2016 - 06:02 am .- The Australian government's proposed permanent ban on visas for refugees and asylum seekers who have recently arrived by boat drew strong criticism from a bishop who is a former refugee himself.  

Vatican prays Trump presidency will promote peace amid conflict

Nov 9, 2016 - 04:45 am .- After Donald Trump pulled off what was for many a surprising victory in the United States election, Vatican Secretary of State Cardinal Pietro Parolin offered his prayers that the new president-elect would promote peace in a world torn by conflict.

Do you buy shrimp? You might want to know about this

Nov 9, 2016 - 12:14 am .- When we purchase bananas at the grocery store or eat at a seafood restaurant, we might not think twice about it.