Archive of June 4, 2016 :: Catholic News Agency (CNA)
Archive of June 4, 2016

Here's what could delay Canada's controversial assisted suicide bill

Jun 4, 2016 - 04:02 pm .- Days before Canada’s assisted suicide bill was originally supposed to take effect, lawmakers’ stark disagreements on religious freedom protections and the inclusion of minors could stall the legislation.  

Pope approves new Vatican department for the Laity, Family, and Life

Jun 4, 2016 - 11:43 am .- Pope Francis has approved the institution of a new Vatican department dedicated to the family, the laity, and life.

Negligence in abuse cases enough to oust a bishop, Pope says

Jun 4, 2016 - 06:50 am .- On Saturday, Pope Francis issued an edict on the protection of minors and vulnerable adults, in which he said that negligence on the part of a bishop can constitute removal from office.

A Marian apparition has been approved in Argentina - and it's a big deal

Jun 4, 2016 - 05:11 am .- What began with glowing rosaries and the rediscovery of a statue of the Virgin Mary in Argentina has now been approved by the local bishop as a series of apparitions that are “of supernational origin” and worthy of belief.