Archive of June 18, 2016 :: Catholic News Agency (CNA)
Archive of June 18, 2016

Christian persecution extends beyond genocide, Pope says

Jun 18, 2016 - 06:06 pm .- In a wide-ranging question and answer session on Saturday, Pope Francis said it is “reductionism” to describe the violence against Christians in the world; the correct word, he said, is persecution.

Pope: Authentic conversion only comes from Christ

Jun 18, 2016 - 06:10 am .- Recognizing the needs of others is a sign of genuine conversion, which only happens when the heart is ready to be changed by Jesus, Pope Francis said Saturday.

For Pope Francis, the Catholic laity can transform the world

Jun 18, 2016 - 06:04 am .- The Church should always value the transformative power of faith-filled laity who are willing to serve the Gospel, Pope Francis said Friday.