Archive of October 12, 2019 :: Catholic News Agency (CNA)
Archive of October 12, 2019

In Philippines, bishop calls for mental health approach to drug problems

Oct 12, 2019 - 04:00 pm .- Amid a United Nations investigation into a brutal “war on drugs” by Philippine president Rodrigo Duterte, a Catholic bishop is calling for the country’s Department of Health (DOH) to take a more active health-centered approach to tackling the nation’s drug problem.

Bishop in Brazil says he will ordain women to diaconate if pope permits it

Oct 12, 2019 - 09:58 am .- A bishop participating in the Vatican’s Amazon Synod said Saturday he would ordain women in his communities as deacons if the idea is recommended by the synod and permitted by Pope Francis.

UK's Prince Charles praises Cardinal John Henry Newman

Oct 12, 2019 - 06:10 am .- The Prince of Wales said Saturday that the canonization of Cardinal John Henry Newman is a cause for celebration among all Britons, those who are Catholic and those who “cherish the values by which he was inspired.”

How a miracle through Cardinal Newman saved a mother and baby in a dangerous pregnancy

Oct 12, 2019 - 04:01 am .- When Melissa Villalobos first heard about Cardinal John Henry Newman, she had no idea the pivotal role he would play in her life, nor the pivotal role she would play in his cause for sainthood. The Catholic wife and mother from Chicago stumbled into a show about Newman on EWTN “just by accident” in 2000, while she was getting ready for work and ironing her clothes. She was struck by what the show had to say about him.