Archive of October 26, 2019 :: Catholic News Agency (CNA)
Archive of October 26, 2019

Church must convert from cultural, ecological sins, Amazon synod concludes

Oct 26, 2019 - 03:45 pm .- The Amazon synod final document, published Saturday, laid out the need to define “ecological sins” while calling the Church to walk new paths of “integral conversion.”

Pickpocketing on the rise in Lourdes, authorities caution pilgrims

Oct 26, 2019 - 03:33 pm .- As reports of theft are on the rise at a famous Marian shrine in France, Lourdes authorities have increased security and encouraged pilgrims to be more aware of their belongings.

Amazon synod document calls for married priests and increased role for women

Oct 26, 2019 - 01:17 pm .- The 33-page document, approved Oct. 26, is the result of a three-week meeting in Rome.

Pope asks for focus on 'diagnosis' of Amazon synod report; warns against ‘elite Christians’ focusing on the ‘little things’

Oct 26, 2019 - 01:10 pm .- In his closing remarks for the Amazon synod Saturday, Pope Francis urged the media not to give undue attention to aspects of the assembly's final report addressing Church discipline  while ignoring the assembly’s “diagnoses” of cultural, social, pastoral and ecological issues in the Pan-Amazonian region.

Analysis: Why 'Pachamama' took a dip

Oct 26, 2019 - 10:21 am .- The “Pachamama” splash heard ‘round the world is evidence that among some Vatican leaders, a commitment to 'dialogue' is still needed, far beyond the pan-Amazonian region.

Catholics call for prayer, legal migration routes after Essex lorry deaths

Oct 26, 2019 - 06:01 am .- In the wake of the discovery of the bodies of eight women and 31 men inside a semi trailer in eastern England on Wednesday, Catholics are calling for prayers for the victims and their families, as well as safer means for immigrants and asylum seekers in Europe.