Archive of February 15, 2016 :: Catholic News Agency (CNA)
Archive of February 15, 2016

Those letters between John Paul II and a woman? Not so secret, actually.

Feb 15, 2016 - 05:20 pm .- Experts and friends of Pope St. John Paul II responded quickly to a BBC promotion of a documentary about his friendship with Polish-born female philosopher Anna-Teresa Tymieniecka – questioning some of the portrayals of their friendship and outright dismissing others.

For Antonin Scalia, faith and work did not conflict

Feb 15, 2016 - 04:54 pm .- The late Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia was a man of deep Catholic faith who saw his work through the eyes of vocation, said those who knew him.

Even wounded families are better than isolation, Pope Francis says

Feb 15, 2016 - 04:08 pm .- Although families today deeply struggle in a society rife with dysfunction and pain, this fundamental relationship is still essential for our lives and preferable to being alone, Pope Francis said.

[FULL TEXT] Papal visit to Mexico: Meeting with Families

Feb 15, 2016 - 02:45 pm .- Update: 6:20 pm EST - Below is the full text of Pope Francis' prepared remarks for the meeting with families in the “Víctor Manuel Reyna” stadium in Tuxtla Gutiérrez, Mexico on Feb. 15, 2016:

Our Lady of Guadalupe Basilica comes to Google street view

Feb 15, 2016 - 11:24 am .- A virtual pilgrimage for Pope Francis’ trip now offers a new street-view perspective of key sites and churches. The project is thanks to a partnership between the Archdiocese of Mexico and tech giant Google.

Pope in Mexico: Don't anesthetize the hope of your youth

Feb 15, 2016 - 10:02 am .- In today's throwaway culture, young people are being anesthetized against the desire for a better world, Pope Francis said Monday, celebrating Mass in Mexico's Chiapas region.

[FULL TEXT] Papal visit to Mexico: Holy Mass with representatives of the indigenous communities of Chiapas

Feb 15, 2016 - 08:45 am .- Read the full text of Pope Francis' homily during Holy Mass with representatives of the indigenous communities of Chiapas in the municipal sport center in Tuxtla Gutiérrez, Mexico on February 15, 2016.

Did a Massachusetts court ruling essentially ban Catholic schools?

Feb 15, 2016 - 04:45 am .- A Massachusetts court ruling against a Catholic school may have set a dangerous precedent that interferes with religious schools’ ability to hire staff consistent with their mission, critics said.