Archive of December 11, 2016 :: Catholic News Agency (CNA)
Archive of December 11, 2016

Attack on Cairo's Coptic Orthodox cathedral kills 25

Dec 11, 2016 - 02:47 pm .- At least 25 persons were killed Sunday when a bomb exploded at a chapel attached to St. Mark's Coptic Orthodox Cathedral in Cairo, and dozens more were injured.

Pope Francis prays for Aleppo, victims of recent terrorist attacks

Dec 11, 2016 - 07:08 am .- During the Angelus for the third Sunday of Advent, also called Gaudete Sunday, Pope Francis made a special appeal for prayers for the people of Aleppo and Syria, and for all those affected by the recent terrorist attacks which have taken place in places such as Turkey and Egypt.

Wave of abortion lawsuits may signal panic amid political shift

Dec 11, 2016 - 06:43 am .- In a changed political landscape, pro-abortion rights groups have filed lawsuits against three states’ abortion laws.