Archive of July 5, 2008 :: Catholic News Agency (CNA)
Archive of July 5, 2008

Churchgoing married couples happier, study says

Jul 5, 2008 - 08:03 pm .- A new analysis of three major national surveys claims that married couples who attend church together tend to be happier than couples who rarely or never attend services and are also less likely to divorce.

Missionary who wore disguises to evangelize Indian state dies

Jul 5, 2008 - 10:35 am .- Brother Prem Bhai, a Benedictine missionary who endured repeated arrest, imprisonment, beatings and wore disguises to evangelize in the Indian state of Arunachal Pradesh, died on June 28 in Colombo, Sri Lanka after suffering a heart attack the previous day.

Neocatechumenal Way’s new statutes are a ‘landmark,’ spokesman says

Jul 5, 2008 - 06:07 am .- The Neocatechumenal Way has reached a new milestone in the history of their community with the recent approval of their statutes. Despite some changes to the statutes that were submitted to the Vatican in 2002, Giuseppe Gennarini, the group’s U.S. spokesman, told CNA that the new guidelines are important because they guarantee the permanence of the movement within the Church and recognize the spiritual good that comes from the Way.

Pope guarantees the authentic faith that comes from above, Spanish cardinal says

Jul 5, 2008 - 01:14 am .- The Archbishop of Toledo, Cardinal Antonio Canizares Llovera, said this week that the authentic faith Catholics should live out “comes from on high solely through divine revelation” and is “guaranteed by the successor of Peter.”