Archive of May 23, 2016 :: Catholic News Agency (CNA)
Archive of May 23, 2016

Was it a mistake to lift the arms embargo against Vietnam?

May 23, 2016 - 04:18 pm .- As the U.S. lifted its decades-long arms embargo with Vietnam during President Barack Obama’s visit there, human rights advocates argued that the country had not sufficiently improved its human rights record to warrant the deal.  

Nun attacked in South Sudan dies from gunshot wounds

May 23, 2016 - 02:58 pm .- A Slovak nun and medical doctor died Friday from gunshot wounds she suffered in an attack in Yei, South Sudan last week.

A new public appearance by Benedict XVI? Maybe so, his secretary reveals

May 23, 2016 - 11:49 am .- Former Pope Benedict XVI could appear in public once again on June 29, the 65th anniversary of his priestly ordination.

In seismic meeting, Pope Francis embraces top Sunni imam

May 23, 2016 - 10:09 am .- Pope Francis on Monday embraced the grand imam Sheik Ahmed Muhammad Al-Tayyib during a meeting at the Vatican, a move which is being seen as a step toward reopening dialogue between Christians and Sunni Muslims.

What to say to Trump? Conservative Christian leaders want a conversation.

May 23, 2016 - 12:08 am .- Evangelical and socially conservative leaders are planning a meeting with presumptive Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump to discuss their concerns and decide on future action.