Archive of September 1, 2019 :: Catholic News Agency (CNA)
Archive of September 1, 2019

How a Kansas humanities program shaped a generation of Catholic leaders 

Sep 1, 2019 - 12:23 pm .- Almost 50 years ago, the University of Kansas established a new humanities curriculum. It lasted only about ten years. But those ten years inspired conversions, priestly vocations, and so many Catholic initiatives that the program is still leaving its mark on the life of the Catholic Church.

Do not act with tyranny towards God's creation, Pope Francis says

Sep 1, 2019 - 12:00 pm .- In a message for Sunday’s World Day of Prayer for Care of Creation, Pope Francis encouraged Catholics to make simple changes to their lives so that God’s creation is treated with respect.

USCCB issues 9th mass shooting statement of 2019

Sep 1, 2019 - 09:09 am .- The U.S. bishops’ conference Sunday issued a statement in response to the Aug. 31 Texas shooting spree that left 5 people dead and 21 injured. It was the ninth statement the bishops’ conference has made in response to mass shootings in 2019.

Maine teens hike 70 miles in pilgrimage of prayer to end addiction and depression

Sep 1, 2019 - 07:00 am .- For the second year in a row, 11 Maine teens embarked on a 70-mile pilgrimage to pray for their communities and to raise awareness of issues that have impacted their lives: teen addiction, depression, and suicide.

Elevator malfunction leaves pope stuck before Angelus

Sep 1, 2019 - 06:34 am .- Pope Francis begged the pardon of the crowd gathered in St. Peter’s Square Sunday, explaining that he was late because he had gotten stuck in a Vatican elevator and had to wait for help from the fire department.

Pope Francis to create 13 new cardinals in October consistory

Sep 1, 2019 - 05:12 am .- Pope Francis announced Sunday he will create 13 new cardinals, from every part of the world, in a consistory Oct. 5. Among them are 10 who are elegible to vote in a future conclave.