Archive of December 29, 2019 :: Catholic News Agency (CNA)
Archive of December 29, 2019

Cardinal Dolan: Antisemitic attacks ‘sickening’ and must be ‘condemned completely’

Dec 29, 2019 - 04:02 pm .- On Sunday, Cardinal Timothy Dolan of New York condemned the recent spate of attacks against Jewish people in New York, following a stabbing that left five people injured during a Hanukkah celebration at a rabbi’s home on Saturday night.

How a Kansas humanities program shaped a generation of Catholic leaders 

Dec 29, 2019 - 03:23 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.

Pope Francis asks families to put down their phones on Holy Family feast

Dec 29, 2019 - 05:30 am .- On the feast of the Holy Family of Nazareth Sunday, Pope Francis encouraged families to get off their cell phones and talk to one another.

'Life is always beautiful': What 81 years and 6,000 babies have taught Flora Gualdani

Dec 29, 2019 - 05:00 am .- In more than 40 years, Flora Gualdani delivered an estimated 6,000 babies, sometimes in the most difficult circumstances life can offer – illness, death, war, poverty, and despair.