Archive of June 14, 2016 :: Catholic News Agency (CNA)
Archive of June 14, 2016

Judge drops charge against Planned Parenthood investigator

Jun 14, 2016 - 02:00 pm .- A county court on Tuesday dismissed a misdemeanor charge against the man responsible for undercover investigations of Planned Parenthood, although a related felony charge is still pending.

Here's how Benedict XVI will celebrate his 65th anniversary as a priest

Jun 14, 2016 - 12:13 pm .- On June 29 Benedict XVI will celebrate the 65th anniversary of his ordination to the priesthood – a milestone he will commemorate in a special ceremony with Pope Francis inside the Vatican’s apostolic palace.

Pope greets graduates of Rome course on protecting minors from abuse

Jun 14, 2016 - 11:38 am .- The first graduates of an international diploma course on safeguarding minors received a special greeting from Pope Francis, who encouraged the students and faculty to be courageous in their work against sexual abuse.

Vatican insists new lay movements are nothing to be afraid of

Jun 14, 2016 - 06:46 am .- The Vatican’s doctrinal watchdog has issued a new document affirming that while some might be hesitant in the face of new lay movements in the Church, they are a “great gift” in ecclesial life.

Crucifix smashed in attack on emblematic Chilean church

Jun 14, 2016 - 06:39 am .- In what is being lamented as a heinous act of desecration, an emblematic Catholic church in Santiago de Chile was brutally attacked after a recent student march, with masked individuals stealing and smashing a large crucifix from the building.

The sacrifice of Chiara Corbella Petrillo: 'Yes, Enrico, the Cross is very sweet'

Jun 14, 2016 - 03:13 am .- In a testimony at the Vatican’s Jubilee for the sick and disabled, the husband of the late Chiara Corbella Petrillo – who died after rejecting medical treatment in order to save her unborn child – spoke about his wife's joyful faith in the face of terminal illness.