Archive of December 22, 2016 :: Catholic News Agency (CNA)
Archive of December 22, 2016

The happiest day of Mother Teresa's life

Dec 22, 2016 - 05:08 pm .- It’s been said that saints often come in pairs.

He was a runner for the Japanese mafia. Now he's a Catholic priest.

Dec 22, 2016 - 03:02 pm .- Fr. Donald Calloway could give St. Augustine a run for his money, in terms of dramatic conversion stories.  

Why there's a backlash against solitary confinement in US prisons

Dec 22, 2016 - 09:56 am .- Kalief Browder was 16 years old when he entered the notorious Rikers Island prison in New York, awaiting trial for allegedly stealing a backpack.

Pope Francis lays out 12 guiding principles for reform of the Roman Curia

Dec 22, 2016 - 05:44 am .- In a lengthy, in-depth speech to members of the Roman Curia Thursday, Pope Francis dug into what he said are the key guidelines of his ongoing reform, which in his view ought to focus primarily on conversion, unity and streamlining the old process in order to meet modern needs.

In the fight against prostitution, who's talking about the clients?

Dec 22, 2016 - 03:52 am .- For religious sisters working to end forced prostitution through human trafficking, there is one thing consistently left out of the conversation: the clients – who they are and how they are dealt with.