Archive of February 1, 2020 :: Catholic News Agency (CNA)
Archive of February 1, 2020

New disaster relief initiative unveiled in Australia

Feb 1, 2020 - 02:12 pm .- Catholic leaders in Australia have announced the creation of a new disaster response initiative to aid those affected by devastating bushfires in the country, as well as future natural disasters.

Kidnapped Nigerian seminarian has been killed

Feb 1, 2020 - 01:51 pm .- One of four Nigerian seminarians kidnapped last month has been killed, reportedly by his abductors. The three seminarians kidnapped along with him were released in the weeks following their kidnapping.

San Francisco, Kansas City bishops make Super Bowl wager

Feb 1, 2020 - 12:01 pm .- On Sunday the San Francisco 49ers and Kansas City Chiefs will play Super Bowl LIV, and the local ordinaries of the teams have made a friendly wager on the outcome of the game.

How to be hopeful? Stay close to the Lord, pope says on Candlemas

Feb 1, 2020 - 09:46 am .- There are always things which seem hopeless if seen with the eyes of the world, which is why those in religious life must stay close to the Lord every day, Pope Francis said Saturday.

New app aims to help young Catholics build community

Feb 1, 2020 - 08:00 am .- The app, called Koin, is named after the Greek word Koinonia, which means “Christian communion.” Users will be able to join and create interest-based groups and plan events, such as hikes, socials, or trips.