Archive of January 12, 2020 :: Catholic News Agency (CNA)
Archive of January 12, 2020

Benedict XVI, Cardinal Sarah pen book on priesthood, celibacy, crisis

Jan 12, 2020 - 04:44 pm .- Pope Emeritus Benedict XVI and Cardinal Robert Sarah, prefect of the Congregation for Divine Worship, have co-authored a book on the crisis in the Church and on priestly ministry.

On St. Sebastian’s feast day, this Spanish town pummels men dressed as monsters with turnips 

Jan 12, 2020 - 05:00 am .- Every year on the feast of St. Sebastian, a young man from the Spanish village of Piornal dons a suit covered in colorful strips of cloth, He puts on a large, coned-shaped monster mask, and a head covering with long horns - along with plenty of protective gear underneath.

Pope Francis: It is beautiful when babies cry at Mass

Jan 12, 2020 - 04:30 am .- Pope Francis baptized 32 babies in the Sistine Chapel Sunday, telling parents not to worry if their children cry at Mass.