Archive of July 15, 2016 :: Catholic News Agency (CNA)
Archive of July 15, 2016

As reforms roll out, Pope Francis proves a man of his word

Jul 15, 2016 - 03:03 pm .- Several recent appointments by Pope Francis to Vatican departments show that his reform of the Roman Curia is in tune with what he's said from the beginning about his vision for the Church.

Why this bishop from the US is now one step closer to being a saint

Jul 15, 2016 - 12:02 pm .- On July 8 Pope Francis authorized the Congregation for the Causes of Saints to promulgate a decree recognizing the heroic virtues of Servant of God Alphonse Gallegos, who was auxiliary bishop of Sacramento from 1981 to 1991.

Reports emerge of teens convulsing from 'Charlie Charlie' game

Jul 15, 2016 - 06:24 am .- A Colombian news outlet has reported convulsions and other strange behaviors in 22 local teenagers who allegedly played “Charlie Charlie,” a simplified version of Ouija that became popular a year ago.

Gammarelli legacy passes to sixth generation of papal tailors

Jul 15, 2016 - 03:02 am .- For five generations the Gammarellis have dressed and shod the Vicar of Christ through their family business, Rome’s historic Ditta Annibale Gammarelli.

Vatican condemns Nice attack as 'homicidal madness'

Jul 15, 2016 - 02:52 am .- After a truck plowed through crowds celebrating Bastille Day in the French city of Nice, killing 84, the Vatican has expressed solidarity with the victims, firmly condemning all acts of terrorism and hate.

What the Holy See has to say about conflict in the Middle East

Jul 15, 2016 - 12:40 am .- If peace is to be achieved in the Middle East, it will be a joint effort, requiring the cooperation of political authorizes, religious leaders and civilians, said the Holy See’s representative at the United Nations.