Archive of June 9, 2016 :: Catholic News Agency (CNA)
Archive of June 9, 2016

Young nuns? It's a trend.

Jun 9, 2016 - 04:02 pm .- There is a young and vital presence of religious sisters, novices and postulants in U.S. Catholic life, a new survey has found.

Sick, disabled to take on main roles in jubilee Mass at Vatican

Jun 9, 2016 - 03:02 pm .- The sick and disabled have always held a special place in Pope Francis’ heart, and have been the recipients of some of his most tender acts as Bishop of Rome. Now they will take on the prominent roles at a Mass for the Year of Mercy at the Vatican.

With assisted suicide legal, LA archbishop calls for end of life care

Jun 9, 2016 - 02:49 pm .- Assisted suicide will change California for the worse, Archbishop Jose Gomez of Los Angeles said on Wednesday, adding that Catholics and others must take action to show they will care for the ailing, not aid in killing them.

Death of young Catholic motorcyclist mourned in Spain

Jun 9, 2016 - 06:02 am .- Known for kneeling to pray an 'Our Father' before his races, renowned motorcyclist Luis Salom died June 3 after an accident while practicing for Spain's Grand Prix.  

Archbishop Chaput warns of 'drastically' unjust Pennsylvania bill

Jun 9, 2016 - 03:01 am .- A proposed Pennsylvania bill unfairly targets religious entities over public institutions – despite its claim to aid sex abuse victims,  says Archbishop Charles Chaput of Philadelphia.

As Ramadan begins, Chaldean patriarch prays for Iraqi Muslims

Jun 9, 2016 - 12:08 am .- Iraqi Muslims celebrating Ramadan will have the prayers of Chaldean Catholics, Patriarch Louis Raphael Sako of Babylon has said.