Archive of May 31, 2016 :: Catholic News Agency (CNA)
Archive of May 31, 2016

For Iraq's Christians, what comes after Islamic State?

May 31, 2016 - 05:01 pm .- With thousands of displaced Christians in Iraq subsisting on humanitarian aid, advocates are asking if they have a future there once the Islamic State is removed – and what that might look like.

St. Paul archdiocese hopes for quick payments to sex abuse victims

May 31, 2016 - 04:13 pm .- The Archdiocese of Saint Paul and Minneapolis is eager to see a quick end to its reorganization plan so that victims and survivors of clerical sex abuse can see more compensation sooner, according to its bishop.

Philadelphia's new auxiliary bishop accepts role with gratitude

May 31, 2016 - 12:11 pm .- Philadelphia priest Monsignor Edward Deliman will become the archdiocese’s new auxiliary bishop in August, and he says the prospect is humbling, and a lot to absorb.

What Pope Francis wants us to learn from Mary's Visitation

May 31, 2016 - 12:11 pm .- In his homily at daily Mass on Tuesday, Pope Francis pointed to Mary’s encounter with Elizabeth at the Visitation as a lesson in service and joy in the Christian life.