Archive of July 19, 2016 :: Catholic News Agency (CNA)
Archive of July 19, 2016

What Catholics have to say about the GOP platform

Jul 19, 2016 - 04:26 pm .- The detailed platform adopted by the Republican Party this week received mixed reactions among Catholics for its positions.  

Inspired by Pope Francis, California legal clinic offers free services

Jul 19, 2016 - 12:08 pm .- Free legal counsel and advice may sound too good to be true, but in the Diocese of Oakland, it’s a reality.  

Local bishop expresses dismay over German train attack

Jul 19, 2016 - 11:57 am .- In the wake of Monday night's terror attack by an Afghan Islamist on a train and pedestrians in Würzburg, the city's bishop has issued a statement of "great dismay" at the events, which left several people severely wounded.

Neocatechumenal Way co-founder Carmen Hernandez dies at 85

Jul 19, 2016 - 11:41 am .- Carmen Hernandez, co-founder of the Neocatechumenal Way, died today at home in Madrid, Spain. She was 85 years old.

Catechetical youth site aims to share mercy at World Youth Day

Jul 19, 2016 - 11:32 am .- Poland has been known as the heart of the Divine Mercy devotion since the 1930s and also boasts the homeland of the late Pope St. John Paul II.

Why Starbucks and McDonald's are blocking porn from their WiFi

Jul 19, 2016 - 06:02 am .- Two of the largest chain restaurants with free WiFi in the United States, McDonald’s and Starbucks, are adding pornography filters to their internet.

Who is 'the Black Madonna' and why is she so important?

Jul 19, 2016 - 03:02 am .- Our Lady of Czestochowa, also known as the “Black Madonna,” will be one of Pope Francis' primary stops during his visit to Poland at the end of this month for the global World Youth Day gathering.

Remember the Copts ISIS martyred in Libya? This priest does.

Jul 19, 2016 - 12:08 am .- For Christians in Egypt, the possibility of martyrdom is not a remote one.