Archive of December 26, 2018 :: Catholic News Agency (CNA)
Archive of December 26, 2018

Smartphones are driving a rise in teen sexting

Dec 26, 2018 - 06:04 pm .- Teen sex may be down, but widespread access to smartphones is driving an increase in teen sexting, recent research has found.

How St. John Paul II began his papacy, 40 years ago

Dec 26, 2018 - 03:00 pm .- St. John Paul II used the occasion of his first homily as pope to offer a fervent prayer that God would make him, first and foremost, a servant.

DC Knights of Columbus respond to senators' criticism

Dec 26, 2018 - 03:00 pm .- A Washington, DC council of the Knights of Columbus has invited two U.S. senators to join them in charitable service, after those senators objected to a federal judicial nominee's membership in the organization.

Meet the Jesuit who survived the KGB

Dec 26, 2018 - 10:10 am .- When Pope Francis visited a former KGB building in Vilnius, Lithuania Sept. 23, Archbishop Sigitas Tamkevicius was the only bishop to accompany him. More than 2,000 people were executed there, and 300 hundred priests were held prisoner - including Tamkevicius.

The Siena Option: What one saint did in the face of a troubled Church

Dec 26, 2018 - 05:02 am .- When St. Catherine of Siena was alive in 14th century in what is now Italy, it looked like it was the end of the world.

St. Stephen’s Day connects Christ’s birth to his salvific mission, Pope Francis says

Dec 26, 2018 - 04:45 am .- The feast of the first Christian martyr, St. Stephen, falls the day after Christmas —  timing that contains an important spiritual lesson, Pope Francis said Wednesday.