Archive of June 2, 2016 :: Catholic News Agency (CNA)
Archive of June 2, 2016

How the beauty of Bach's music evangelized Japan

Jun 2, 2016 - 05:12 pm .- Several years ago, a Lutheran theologian and former Japanese newspaper correspondent uncovered an unusual phenomenon in Japan.

What Pope Francis wants the world's priests to know

Jun 2, 2016 - 03:53 pm .- Pope Francis spoke candidly to thousands of priests this week during a special retreat for the Year of Mercy. The upshot of what he told them? We as priests are sinners, and we need God's mercy as much as everyone else.

A new wave of attacks against Catholics in France, Belgium

Jun 2, 2016 - 12:43 pm .- In recent weeks, Catholics in France and Belgium – countries still recovering from brutal ISIS attacks – have been hit with numerous acts of violence and aggression, including fires set in churches, an assault on a priest, the desecration of a tabernacle and the hacking of more than 100 Catholic websites.

Christian media in the age of BuzzFeed: ChurchPOP joins EWTN

Jun 2, 2016 - 06:15 am .- For two years, the ChurchPOP website has sought to craft faithful, fun content for the social media age. It hopes to do even more now that it has been acquired by the EWTN Global Catholic Network.

Catholic man sentenced to attend Baptist church services – for real

Jun 2, 2016 - 03:02 am .- An Ohio judge sentenced a 23-year old Catholic man to 12 consecutive Baptist Sunday services after an altercation in downtown Cincinnati in January.