Archive of December 30, 2019 :: Catholic News Agency (CNA)
Archive of December 30, 2019

The Miraculous Medal: St Maximilian Kolbe's weapon for evangelization

Dec 30, 2019 - 06:40 pm .- As World War II raged around him in Poland, St. Maximilian Kolbe fought for souls using a printing press and another “weapon” – the Miraculous Medal.

'Made for Mission': Student Leadership Summit kicks off in Phoenix

Dec 30, 2019 - 06:00 pm .- Thousands of Catholics from across the nation are gathering in Phoenix, Arizona, this week for SLS20, the biennial Student Leadership Summit hosted by the Fellowship of Catholic University Students

What people with intellectual disabilities can teach us about friendship

Dec 30, 2019 - 03:38 pm .- When French Catholic Jean Vanier brought two men with intellectual disabilities to live with him in his home, he did so more out of a sense of religious duty than anything else.

Cardinal Grech, renowned theologian, dies at age 94

Dec 30, 2019 - 12:22 pm .- Cardinal Prosper Grech, an internationally renowned theologian, died on Monday at the age of 94.

New book explores: How should Americans think about religious liberty?

Dec 30, 2019 - 11:09 am .- Helping Americans understand the importance of religious freedom, as well as a measured view of contemporary threats to it, is the goal of a new book from a leading attorney in the field.

Pope appoints new archbishop for booming African diocese

Dec 30, 2019 - 08:00 am .- Bishop Andrew Nkea Fuanya, the new Archbishop of Bamenda in Cameroon, came to international attention during the 2018 meeting of the Synod of Bishops on young people, faith, and vocational discernment.

After Columbine: How one survivor found faith, and a vocation

Dec 30, 2019 - 07:01 am .- Many years before she entered religious life, Sister Mary Gianna Thornby was an ordinary high school sophomore at Columbine High School in the suburbs of Denver.

Arizona home helps women rebuild lives after prison

Dec 30, 2019 - 03:13 am .- Women leaving prison can face numerous challenges – from finding housing and employment despite a criminal record to repairing relationships with family members and friends.