Archive of December 21, 2016 :: Catholic News Agency (CNA)
Archive of December 21, 2016

Catholics who actually read the Bible – one woman's online ministry

Dec 21, 2016 - 04:43 pm .- Jenna Guizar is a busy woman.

Are these quite possibly the world's happiest nuns?

Dec 21, 2016 - 02:17 pm .- The Eucharistic Communicators of the Heavenly Father are a community of nuns from Colombia who have a great passion for music and an intense desire to announce God through the gifts he has given them.

Meet the first woman in history to run the Vatican museums

Dec 21, 2016 - 09:09 am .- On Tuesday it was announced that Barbara Jatta, a wife and mother of three children, will be the new director of the Vatican Museums – a position that until now has belonged only to men.

Vatican speaks out on unapproved bishop ordinations in China

Dec 21, 2016 - 08:34 am .- After the recent unauthorized ordination of bishops in China, which falls just ahead of a major meeting for Chinese Catholic representatives, the Vatican has issued a statement reaffirming their position on the matter.

At Christmas, Jesus offers a new kind of hope, Pope Francis says

Dec 21, 2016 - 03:13 am .- While hope can often be viewed as the desire for things out of our reach, Pope Francis has said that the birth of Jesus offers us a new kind hope – one which, thanks to the Incarnation, is attainable and leads to a different goal.

This man was 9 years-old when he saw John Paul II get shot

Dec 21, 2016 - 03:01 am .- Thirty-five years after Saint John Paul II was shot in St. Peter’s Square, a witness on the from the front rows of the security barricades says that the now-canonized Pope offers an example – and a challenge –   of forgiveness for children who witness violence.