Archive of December 5, 2016 :: Catholic News Agency (CNA)
Archive of December 5, 2016

How the new bishop of Arlington hopes to heal division in society

Dec 5, 2016 - 04:35 pm .- The Gospel is the answer to a wounded society, the new bishop of Arlington said in the wake of the presidential election.

Disappointment as Senate Republicans drop religious freedom amendment

Dec 5, 2016 - 03:46 pm .- Senate Republicans agreed to remove a religious liberty amendment from a defense bill earlier this week, after a fierce campaign was waged against it by secular groups.

Pope Francis lauds Middle East effort to save local art, culture

Dec 5, 2016 - 12:02 pm .- Pope Francis endorsed a recent conference dedicated to the conservation and restoration of art and heritage within the Middle East, as a means to defend the rights of the human person. 

Pope Francis: Don't whitewash your sins – let God heal you

Dec 5, 2016 - 10:22 am .- As Christmas approaches, don't downplay your sins, Pope Francis said. Instead, name them honestly in the Sacrament of Confession, open your heart, and ask the Lord to heal you from within.

Two parish priests chosen as next auxiliary bishops of Baltimore

Dec 5, 2016 - 07:00 am .- Upon accepting the resignation of Bishop Denis Madden, Pope Francis has appointed two priests to be the next auxiliary bishops of the Archdiocese of Baltimore, the Vatican announced Monday.