Archive of October 13, 2019 :: Catholic News Agency (CNA)
Archive of October 13, 2019

‘Newman converts’ come home to Rome for canonization

Oct 13, 2019 - 12:00 pm .- The canonization of St. John Henry Newman Sunday drew “Newman converts” to Rome from across the English-speaking world, all of whom followed Newman’s writings across the Tiber River and into the Catholic Church.

Marathon man: The Catholic faith, and family, of Eliud Kipchoge

Oct 13, 2019 - 08:02 am .- On Saturday, Kenyan marathoner Eliud Kipchoge broke a finishing tape, and a barrier long-thought to be completely unbreakable. Kipchoge became the first person to run a marathon in less than two hours, finishing a 26.2 mile course in Vienna in 1 hour 59 minutes 40 second.

Pope Francis prays for ‘beloved and tormented’ Syria

Oct 13, 2019 - 06:10 am .- As Turkish-led forces began the fifth day of their move against Kurdish militias in northeastern Syria Sunday, Pope Francis appealed for dialogue, especially as families in the region are forced to flee from warfare.

'Lead, kindly light' - Pope Francis names Newman a saint

Oct 13, 2019 - 03:20 am .- Nearly two centuries ago, John Henry Newman was England’s most well-known Anglican priest, until he risked everything to become a Catholic. Today he has become a saint.