Archive of July 6, 2016 :: Catholic News Agency (CNA)
Archive of July 6, 2016

Cardinal Sarah encourages priests to celebrate Mass facing east

Jul 6, 2016 - 03:10 pm .- Cardinal Robert Sarah on Tuesday appealed to priests throughout the world to begin saying Mass facing the same direcation as the faithful, suggesting that the season of Advent would be an opportune time to do so.

Homeless Jesus inspires 911 calls in North Dakota

Jul 6, 2016 - 03:06 pm .- The Homeless Jesus statue is at it again.

Pope Francis tells poor they are 'the treasures of the Church'

Jul 6, 2016 - 07:27 am .- On Wednesday Pope Francis met with a group of poor and disabled pilgrims, calling them the “treasures of the Church,” and entrusting them with the special task of praying for the proud, greedy, vain and hypocrites.

Saint Maria Goretti calls us to be 'witnesses of forgiveness'

Jul 6, 2016 - 06:01 am .- Pope Francis has marked the feast of the young martyr St. Maria Goretti by calling the faithful to follow her example and be forgiving to those who wrong them.

Pope Francis meets with parents of American student killed in Rome

Jul 6, 2016 - 03:50 am .- After the tragic death of Beau Solomon in Rome late last week, Pope Francis met with the young student’s parents, who traveled to the city once they heard that their son was missing.

Court rules Christian Mingle must allow LGBT couples

Jul 6, 2016 - 03:02 am .- A California court ruled last week that ChristianMingle and it’s affiliate faith-based dating websites must allow LGBT singles to search and be matched with people of the same gender.

Saints, martyrs and the cross – Archbishop Gomez on true freedom

Jul 6, 2016 - 12:42 am .- As church leaders rallied U.S. Catholics to defend their faith against an increasingly antagonistic society and government, the relics of Blessed Oscar Romero and St. Junipero Serra made an appearance at the Los Angeles cathedral.