Archive of July 7, 2016 :: Catholic News Agency (CNA)
Archive of July 7, 2016

Archbishop Chaput: Pope Francis shows continuity on divorce, remarriage

Jul 7, 2016 - 03:25 pm .- Pope Francis’ teaching on divorce-and-remarriage and the sacraments represents Catholic tradition and shows the way forward for engaging those who are estranged and hurting, Archbishop Charles Chaput of Philadelphia has said.

Vatican sentences cleric, laywoman in second 'Vatileaks' trial

Jul 7, 2016 - 10:50 am .- After an eight month trial weighing the guilt of five individuals in the leaking and disseminating of confidential financial documents, the Vatican has reached a verdict, sentencing a Vatican official and a laywoman for the crime.

Profits over people? Former abortion worker warns of continuing clinic abuses

Jul 7, 2016 - 06:46 am .- After the Supreme Court struck down Texas’ abortion clinic regulations last week, a new report claims that these clinics are ignoring health standards and continuing to put women at risk.  

Archbishop Cupich appointed to Vatican’s Congregation for Bishops

Jul 7, 2016 - 06:43 am .- On Thursday the Vatican announced Pope Francis’ decision to nominate Archbishop Blase Cupich of Chicago as a new member of the Vatican’s Congregation for Bishops.

The big mission of a Catholic teen with Down syndrome

Jul 7, 2016 - 03:02 am .- On July 1, Kara Jackson crossed the 40th state off her list.

Respect indigenous cultures, traditions, Pope asks in new prayer video

Jul 7, 2016 - 12:08 am .- Pope Francis has dedicated the month of July to praying for the world’s indigenous peoples, asking specifically in his new prayer video that their identity and cultural traditions be respected.