Archive of December 10, 2016 :: Catholic News Agency (CNA)
Archive of December 10, 2016

Legal group: Federal law can't require sterilizations at Catholic hospitals

Dec 10, 2016 - 04:09 pm .- Hospitals run according to Catholic ethics shouldn’t be coerced into performing sterilizations, a legal group has said after the American Civil Liberties Union filed a federal complaint against a Michigan medical center.

Pope to seminarians: Don't let self-interest get in the way of ministry

Dec 10, 2016 - 11:31 am .- On Saturday Pope Francis spoke to seminarians about the three-fold ministry of the priest: welcoming and including all, forming good relationships with God and others, and avoiding the pitfall of narcissism.

Many states still execute inmates with severe mental illnesses

Dec 10, 2016 - 04:05 am .- More than 10 years ago, the Supreme Court ruled in two separate cases that the death penalty is unconstitutional when applied to juveniles or the intellectually disabled.