Archive of June 11, 2016 :: Catholic News Agency (CNA)
Archive of June 11, 2016

Behind Pope Francis' diplomacy is a small school with a big impact

Jun 11, 2016 - 04:02 pm .- The pontificate of Pope Francis has a diplomatic style of its own, and many of his diplomats share a common source: a college and a home for disadvantaged but talented young people on scholarship called the Istitutio Villa Nazareth.

Pope Francis calls it – discrimination against the disabled is 'ugly'

Jun 11, 2016 - 11:56 am .- No single person is more valuable than another, especially when it comes to those with disabilities, Pope Francis said on Saturday,, insisting that these people have a unique richness, and that discriminating against them is “one of the ugliest things” we can do.

Religious sisters dare young women to share their God-given gifts

Jun 11, 2016 - 09:37 am .- Young women and religious sisters from around the country are gathering in Washington, D.C. to discover and share their unique talents, training them to use those gifts for the good of the Church and of the world.

Social media, WYD, and a 'tweetable' Pope – evangelizing in a digital era

Jun 11, 2016 - 06:48 am .- As thousands of young people prepare to hit Krakow in July for World Youth Day, the race to spread the word about the event is well underway, with organizers turning to social media as a primary platform in conveying the message of a very “sharable” Pope Francis.

What Catholic leaders are saying about Paul Ryan's poverty plan

Jun 11, 2016 - 06:14 am .- After U.S. House Speaker Paul Ryan announced a task force on poverty this, Catholic leaders and economists weighed in, saying that it was a good starting point, but that more needed to be done.