Archive of August 4, 2016 :: Catholic News Agency (CNA)
Archive of August 4, 2016

Supreme Court halts transgender bathroom rule in Virginia school

Aug 4, 2016 - 01:50 pm .- The Supreme Court on Wednesday put a temporary halt to a federal judge’s ruling that a student who identifies as transgender must have access to either gender’s public school restroom.

Want to help persecuted Christians? A few easy steps

Aug 4, 2016 - 01:43 pm .- Middle East Christians need help to survive, and leaders in the relief effort have outlined what the average Catholic can do.

Practicing forgiveness is our 'direct route' to heaven, Pope says

Aug 4, 2016 - 11:22 am .- The path to heaven is through forgiveness and pardon of those who have offended us, just as we have received salvation through the love and forgiveness of the Father, Pope Francis said today in Assisi.

Louisiana court upholds priest's 'seal of confession' rights

Aug 4, 2016 - 12:52 am .- A state appeals court in Louisiana reaffirmed that Catholic priests cannot be forced by law to violate the seal of the confessional.