Archive of February 9, 2020 :: Catholic News Agency (CNA)
Archive of February 9, 2020

St. Valentine: How a beheaded martyr became the poster child for romantic love

Feb 9, 2020 - 04:26 pm .- In most stores in the weeks leading up to St. Valentine’s day, you’re likely to find a plethora of pink and red cards, heart-shaped boxes of Russell Stover chocolates, and decor with nearly-naked chubby cherubs shooting hearts with bows and arrows.

Pope Francis appeals for displaced women and children in Syria

Feb 9, 2020 - 06:15 am .- Pope Francis appealed Sunday for the protection of women and children fleeing violence in northwestern Syria as more than half a million people have been displaced in two months.