Archive of December 20, 2018 :: Catholic News Agency (CNA)
Archive of December 20, 2018

‘Incredibles 2’ designer says God’s creation is his inspiration

Dec 20, 2018 - 06:30 pm .- A Catholic designer has spoken about how God and his faith inform his work. As a visual set designer at Pixar Animation Studios, Philip Metschan helped create the environment of “Incredibles 2,” most notably, the superhero Parr family’s new home.

Spokane diocese was told 7 accused priests lived at Gonzaga

Dec 20, 2018 - 03:24 pm .- The Diocese of Spokane said Thursday it was unacceptable that Jesuit priests credibly accused of sexual abuse were unsupervised on the campus of Gonzaga University. While Spokane’s current bishop had no knowledge the priests had been living at the university, the diocese said its prior bishop was informed of their presence in 2011.

FEMM aims for data-driven approach to fertility awareness

Dec 20, 2018 - 03:00 pm .- For some, the idea of “fertility awareness” can seem daunting- full of charts and confusing formulas. The FEMM Health App seeks to change that, by providing an easier way for women to understand their fertility, and their overall health.

Learning to 'love your enemy' in a Soviet labor camp

Dec 20, 2018 - 11:20 am .- “I can honestly say that the labor camp was the best place to understand what ‘love your enemy’ really means,” said Myroslav Marynovych, a Ukrainian Catholic who spent seven years in a Soviet gulag in the Perm region of Russia.

There's room for newborn babies at Bethlehem's Catholic hospital

Dec 20, 2018 - 10:34 am .- A half mile away from the Nativity Church, the Holy Family Hospital of Bethlehem also strives to be a special place for newborn babies, and their families.

Pope Francis meets with Nobel Peace prize winner Nadia Murad

Dec 20, 2018 - 09:58 am .- Pope Francis met Thursday with the 2018 Nobel Peace Prize winner Nadia Murad, a survivor of ISIS enslavement and an advocate for human rights and persecuted Iraqi minorities.

This London Catholic school uses its garden to feed homeless

Dec 20, 2018 - 05:34 am .- A Catholic school in London has turned its horticulture lessons into meals for the homeless.