Archive of July 16, 2016 :: Catholic News Agency (CNA)
Archive of July 16, 2016

California bishops urge voters to reject the death penalty this fall

Jul 16, 2016 - 02:09 pm .- On Thursday, the bishops of California announced their support of a state ballot measure that would end the use of capital punishment in the state, replacing it with life in prison without possibility of parole.

German bishops release new figures: fewer churchgoers, parishes, and priests

Jul 16, 2016 - 07:08 am .- Figures released Friday by the German bishops' conference draw a bleak picture of the ongoing decline of Catholicism in Germany.