Archive of July 26, 2016 :: Catholic News Agency (CNA)
Archive of July 26, 2016

Tim Kaine, a Catholic VP? Bishops voice their concerns

Jul 26, 2016 - 04:36 pm .- After Senator Tim Kaine, a Catholic from Virginia, was named Hillary Clinton’s running mate last week, several bishops spoke out on the sanctity of life – implicitly criticizing the nominee's pro-choice stance.

French bishops declare day of fasting after priest's murder

Jul 26, 2016 - 03:43 pm .- In response to the murder of Father Jacques Hamel by believed Islamic State sympathizers, the French bishops have designated Friday, July 29, as a day of fasting.

Pope Francis to pray at John Paul II's tomb with kids who have cancer

Jul 26, 2016 - 02:59 pm .- Before taking off for WYD in Krakow, Pope Francis will pray at the tomb of St. John Paul II alongside children who have cancer, and will bring their prayers to Poland in order to ask the nation's saint for healing.

Let the fire of faith enkindle the world, cardinal tells WYD pilgrims

Jul 26, 2016 - 11:45 am .- Cardinal Stanislaw Dziwisz’s welcome to World Youth Day pilgrims on Tuesday had a stirring reminder: it is up to them to ensure that the Gospel of Jesus Christ reaches the world.

Pope Francis goes to Krakow tomorrow – here's what to watch for

Jul 26, 2016 - 11:05 am .- Many special moments are anticipated during Pope Francis' visit to Poland this week for World Youth Day, especially considering his visit to Auschwitz and his meeting with 10 Holocaust survivors.

From Philadelphia, prayers for a better country as DNC meets

Jul 26, 2016 - 10:01 am .- As Democratic Party leaders met to choose a presidential nominee and party platform, Philadelphia’s Catholic basilica hosted an interreligious prayer service for the United States.

Pope condemns 'absurd violence' after priest is killed in French church

Jul 26, 2016 - 07:27 am .- Pope Francis has decried the “absurd violence” which has left an elderly priest dead after his church in northern France was taken hostage during Mass.

Cardinal Dziwisz talks Krakow, Saint John Paul II

Jul 26, 2016 - 06:01 am .- As World Youth Day approaches, the Archbishop of Krakow recently spoke with EWTN Deutschland about the “city of saints” hosting the gathering, and about its most famous son – St. John Paul II.

In new book, millennial Catholic women chat faith, life and dating

Jul 26, 2016 - 12:48 am .- Megan Finegan and Kaylin Koslosky are not theologians, journalists, or youth ministers. But the 22-year-old friends believe that they can minister to other young women by writing a new book about femininity.