Archive of August 8, 2016 :: Catholic News Agency (CNA)
Archive of August 8, 2016

This California bill could hurt poor students at religious schools

Aug 8, 2016 - 06:07 pm .- Religious students from disadvantaged backgrounds could be most affected by a California bill threatening state-backed student grants to schools that disagree with same-sex marriage and gender ideology.  

New Iraqi priests bring joy amid years of sadness, displacement

Aug 8, 2016 - 03:02 pm .- Fr. Roni Salim Momika, one of three priests ordained in an Erbil refugee camp Friday, said the event has turned the dreary mood of displaced Christians into one of joy, which he hopes will give them the strength to stay in their homeland.

Irish bishop of Bloody Sunday fame remembered for his peaceful witness

Aug 8, 2016 - 12:10 pm .- After his death in hospital Monday morning, Bishop Emeritus Edward Daly of Derry's ministry advocating for peace during the Troubles of Northern Ireland is being remembered across Ireland.