Archive of December 18, 2018 :: Catholic News Agency (CNA)
Archive of December 18, 2018

How one organization helps the Church welcome Catholics with disabilities

Dec 18, 2018 - 05:52 pm .- Around 14 million Catholics in the U.S. are living with a disability.

Salt Lake City diocese releases list of priests credibly accused of abuse

Dec 18, 2018 - 02:39 pm .- Following suit with many other Catholic dioceses throughout the United States in recent months, the Diocese of Salt Lake City, Utah has released a list of all priests credibly accused of sexual abuse involving minors since 1950.

The most commonly read book in the Philippines? Survey says: the Bible

Dec 18, 2018 - 02:00 pm .- A recent survey found that the Bible is the most frequently read book in the Philippines.

Italian journalists named to leading positions in Vatican communications

Dec 18, 2018 - 12:09 pm .- Pope Francis Tuesday appointed two Italians to leading positions within the communications department, naming veteran Vatican journalist Andrea Tornielli editorial director and making Professor Andrea Monda the new director of Vatican newspaper L’Osservatore Romano.

Pope Francis: Through virtue, political life can be a form of charity

Dec 18, 2018 - 11:20 am .- Pope Francis identified political virtues and vices in his 2019 peace message released Tuesday, offering examples from the “Beatitudes of a Politician.”

Meet Lidia Bastianich, the woman who cooked for two popes

Dec 18, 2018 - 10:30 am .- If you were asked to cook for the pope, what would you choose to make? This was a real question for chef Lidia Bastianich in both 2008 and 2015 – the years in which Benedict XVI and Pope Francis visited the United States.

Vatican asks bishops to meet with victims ahead of February summit

Dec 18, 2018 - 07:38 am .- Organizers of the Vatican’s February meeting on sexual abuse have sent a letter to the participating bishops asking them to meet with abuse victims in advance of the gathering.

Full of Grace Cafe: Small-town parish opens thriving coffee shop, community center

Dec 18, 2018 - 04:16 am .- When Fr. Josh Johnson arrived as pastor of Our Lady of the Holy Rosary Catholic Church over a year ago, he slept in a room above the choir loft.