Archive of June 23, 2016 :: Catholic News Agency (CNA)
Archive of June 23, 2016

Jesuit appointed head of US religious freedom commission

Jun 23, 2016 - 05:00 pm .- The U.S. Commission on International Religious Freedom has a new chairman, and for the first time, the position will be held by a Catholic priest.  

Divided Supreme Court deals a setback to immigration advocates

Jun 23, 2016 - 12:58 pm .- A divided Supreme Court allowed a hold on the Obama administration’s immigration policy to continue, disappointing Catholic advocates of immigration reform.

Trump met with Christians – so how did it go?

Jun 23, 2016 - 10:07 am .- A meeting with Donald Trump in New York City on Tuesday was intended to answer the questions that some Christian leaders have about the presumptive Republican nominee.

Is Pope Francis' Armenia visit another step toward Christian unity?

Jun 23, 2016 - 06:01 am .- Pope Francis’ visit to Armenia is a chance to build on decades of productive ecumenical dialogue with the Armenian Apostolic Church, a local bishop has said.

With 7 dead after teachers' union clash, Mexican bishop calls for prayer

Jun 23, 2016 - 12:28 am .- Archbishop José Luis Chavez Botello of Antequera-Oaxaca, México, called for intensifying prayer for peace after clashes between authorities and a teachers' union left at least seven dead and more than 50 injured.