Archive of August 2, 2016 :: Catholic News Agency (CNA)
Archive of August 2, 2016

Voting for pro-abortion politicians? There’s no excuse, head Knight of Columbus says

Aug 2, 2016 - 08:46 pm .- Catholics need to stop voting for pro-abortion politicians, Supreme Knight Carl Anderson told an international gathering of the Knights of Columbus.

Meningitis death of World Youth Day pilgrim prompts health alert

Aug 2, 2016 - 10:09 am .- The Italian bishops' conference has issued an advisory to pilgrims, after a young Italian girl died of meningitis while she was returning home from World Youth Day in Poland.

CRS and Special Olympics team up to help Kenya's forgotten children

Aug 2, 2016 - 06:04 am .- In 2013, Leia Isanhart met a little boy in Nairobi with intellectual disabilities. Because he was not very mobile, his mother had to carry him around.

Pope creates commission to study women deacons

Aug 2, 2016 - 05:21 am .- Pope Francis has instituted a new commission for the study of women deacons, the Vatican announced Tuesday.

One month after West Virginia floods, road to recovery is uphill

Aug 2, 2016 - 03:03 am .- It’s been over a month since West Virginia was pounded by torrential rains that resulted in one of the worst flash floods in state history, killing at least 23 and leavings hundreds more displaced.