Archive of May 19, 2016 :: Catholic News Agency (CNA)
Archive of May 19, 2016

Exploiting workers is a form of trafficking, Pope Francis says

May 19, 2016 - 04:07 pm .- During his Mass on Thursday, Pope Francis preached a warning to the rich who oppress the poor, focusing on employers who accumulate wealth by misusing those who work for them.

Indian Foreign Minister: Fr. Tom is safe, soon to be released

May 19, 2016 - 01:23 pm .- Fr. Tom Uznunnalil, the Indian Salesian priest kidnapped by extremists in March is alive and close to being released, according to Indian government officials.  

Pope Francis to meet top Sunni imam at the Vatican

May 19, 2016 - 09:08 am .- An official meeting between Pope Francis and Imam Ahmed al Tayyeb will take place Monday at the Vatican, signaling a new step in Catholic-Muslim relations.  

Your job is to give voice to the suffering, Pope tells new ambassadors

May 19, 2016 - 07:40 am .- As six new ambassadors to the Holy See presented Pope Francis with their credentials, the pontiff stressed that as representatives of their people, they must be the voice of those suffering from tragedies.

Marianist priest suspended after sex abuse allegations at Long Island school

May 19, 2016 - 12:02 am .- Fr. James Williams, S.M., a former president of Chaminade High School on Long Island, has been suspended from priestly ministry over credible allegations of sexual abuse, his religious order stated on Friday.