Archive of June 7, 2016 :: Catholic News Agency (CNA)
Archive of June 7, 2016

The Brooklyn brouhaha over Jewish women and swimming pools

Jun 7, 2016 - 04:49 pm .- A swimming pool in New York City has recently come under fire for its women-only swimming hours.

Mexican president's party hit with 'protest vote' over gay marriage

Jun 7, 2016 - 04:19 pm .- Just a few weeks after Mexican president Enrique Peña Nieto announced measures to legalize gay marriage and homosexual adoption throughout the country, his party suffered a severe setback in the June 5 elections.

Leprosy is still a problem...and these religious leaders are working to fight it

Jun 7, 2016 - 03:55 pm .- While many in the developed world might consider leprosy a thing of the biblical past, the illness – officially called Hansen’s Disease – is still a problem for less-advanced nations coated with social stigma.

Stone-throwing attack on Catholics in Israel shows a 'culture of contempt'

Jun 7, 2016 - 02:49 pm .- Jewish youths’ stone-throwing attack on Catholics attending Mass in the Israeli city of Rehovot last month has drawn a rebuke from Church authorities.

LA archdiocese prays novena as assisted suicide law looms

Jun 7, 2016 - 06:18 am .- California’s assisted suicide bill will go into effect on June 9, and the Archdiocese of Los Angeles is fighting back — with prayer.

What's the priesthood for? Bishop Barron has some thoughts

Jun 7, 2016 - 03:04 am .- During last week's Jubilee for Priests in Rome, Bishop Robert Barron sat down for an interview with CNA where he discussed Pope Francis' view on the meaning of the priesthood.

Schismatic sect in Italy incurs excommunication

Jun 7, 2016 - 12:08 am .- An Italian sect centered on the worship of an alleged apparition of the Child Jesus which is gathered around the son-in-law of the seer has been found guilty of schism and received a ‘latae sententiae’ excommunication.