Archive of July 17, 2016 :: Catholic News Agency (CNA)
Archive of July 17, 2016

New religious laws in Russia not expected to hurt Catholic Church

Jul 17, 2016 - 04:02 pm .- Last week, despite protests from religious leaders and human rights groups, Russian president Vladimir Putin approved a new set of laws would restrict evangelization and missionary activity to officially registered Church buildings and worship areas.

Pope leads prayers for victims of Nice attack

Jul 17, 2016 - 06:47 am .- On Sunday, Pope Francis led the crowds in St. Peter's Square in prayers for the victims of Thursday's attack in Nice which left more than 80 people dead, including ten children.