Archive of August 10, 2016 :: Catholic News Agency (CNA)
Archive of August 10, 2016

Will Texas execute two innocent men?

Aug 10, 2016 - 05:23 pm .- In Texas, two scheduled executions could kill innocent men, Catholic and other Christian leaders have warned.

The deadly danger of global blasphemy laws

Aug 10, 2016 - 03:10 pm .- Among the biggest threats to religious freedom worldwide are blasphemy laws, the State Department said in its annual religious freedom report, released Wednesday.

For Pope Francis, when we receive Christ's mercy we must share it

Aug 10, 2016 - 12:11 pm .- Each of us must respond to the gift of mercy in our hearts by getting up and putting mercy into action, Pope Francis said Wednesday during his General Audience address.

Brazilian priest mentioned in 'Spotlight' film commits suicide

Aug 10, 2016 - 11:29 am .- Fr. Bonifacio Buzzi, a Brazilian priest convicted of child abuse and who was mentioned in the Oscar-winning film ‘Spotlight,’ committed suicide in his prison cell over the weekend.

Pence slammed for proposed Christian, Jewish refugee ban

Aug 10, 2016 - 10:17 am .- Republican vice presidential nominee Mike Pence was met with heated criticism after suggesting that a Trump administration may ban Christian and Jewish refugees fleeing from terrorism.

Campaign will help 1,000 seminarians in honor of murdered French priest

Aug 10, 2016 - 06:06 am .- A Catholic charity is launching a campaign to support the studies of 1,000 seminarians around the world in honor of a French priest who was killed by ISIS sympathizers while celebrating Mass two weeks ago.

The little-known Catholicism of a 'Walker, Texas Ranger' star

Aug 10, 2016 - 04:03 am .- Clarence Gilyard is the seasoned Hollywood actor who kicked major bad-guy posterior as Chuck Norris' gun-slinging, karate-kicking deputy James Trivette on the hit 1993-2001 CBS series.