Archive of June 8, 2016 :: Catholic News Agency (CNA)
Archive of June 8, 2016

Meet the Papal Ninja who's taking a hit TV show by storm

Jun 8, 2016 - 04:23 pm .- Two minutes and thirty seconds is all it took for Sean Bryan to complete the Los Angeles qualifier round of American Ninja Warrior.  

Death penalty under fire as Supreme Court takes disabled man case

Jun 8, 2016 - 03:42 pm .- The Supreme Court on Monday agreed to review the death sentence of a man whom lawyers claim is intellectually disabled, in a case that could decide how states administer the death penalty.

Simplification, decentralization the keywords in ongoing curial reform

Jun 8, 2016 - 10:55 am .- This week Pope Francis’ council of nine cardinals completed their 15th round of meetings on curial reform, tossing around suggestions on how to better harmonize and simplify the various Vatican departments.

Armenia's fidelity to Christ is at the heart of Pope Francis' upcoming visit

Jun 8, 2016 - 06:02 am .- Coming on the heels of the centenary of the Armenian genocide, Pope Francis' upcoming visit to the Caucasus nation is a sign of appreciation for the fidelity to Christianity, said one prelate involved in preparations for the trip.

Pope Francis: Want to celebrate well? Drink wine.

Jun 8, 2016 - 05:09 am .- In an in-depth look at Jesus’ first miracle of turning water into wine at the wedding feast in Cana, Pope Francis pointed to several key moments in the scene that illuminate our understanding of Christ.

'This is my light saber' – Tulsa's new bishop makes his own staff

Jun 8, 2016 - 03:02 am .- Deep in the heart of Texas, a campus chaplain is busy making his final spiritual and practical preparations for becoming a bishop.

How Pope Francis inspired a Thailand parish to plant 800 trees

Jun 8, 2016 - 12:36 am .- Inspired by Pope Francis’ encyclical on caring for creation, and concerned by environmental threats around them, Catholic parishioners in Thailand are planting hundreds of new trees.