Archive of December 8, 2019 :: Catholic News Agency (CNA)
Archive of December 8, 2019

Scotland's bishops issue letter on life issues ahead of election

Dec 8, 2019 - 12:00 pm .- Scotland’s Catholic bishops have released a letter setting out the Church’s teaching on abortion and assisted suicide ahead of the U.K. general election next week.

Pope Francis' prayer for the Immaculate Conception: 'You never stop loving your children'

Dec 8, 2019 - 10:01 am .- For the Solemnity of the Immaculate Conception of Mary, Pope Francis Sunday venerated a statue of the Virgin Mary located in Rome’s Piazza di Spagna, reciting a prayer he wrote for the occasion.

Cardinal Tagle named head of Vatican evangelization office

Dec 8, 2019 - 09:09 am .- Pope Francis Sunday appointed Cardinal Luis Antonio G. Tagle, archbishop of Manila, Philippines, to lead the Congregation for the Evangelization of Peoples.

How the Church is honoring pilots and the ‘flying’ house of the Virgin Mary

Dec 8, 2019 - 05:35 am .- At first glance, pilots and plane passengers have little in common with the Holy House of Mary in Loreto, Italy.

Pope: Mary's Immaculate Conception the start of the fulfillment of God's plan

Dec 8, 2019 - 04:49 am .- With Our Lady’s Immaculate Conception, God was, even before Mary’s birth, putting into motion his plan of salvation for the world, Pope Francis said Sunday.

Why an Argentine priest says ‘I love my cassock!’

Dec 8, 2019 - 12:00 am .- A popular Argentine priest has explained why he frequently wears a priestly cassock, even while the garment has fallen out of favor among some priests.