Archive of August 12, 2016 :: Catholic News Agency (CNA)
Archive of August 12, 2016

How Baltimore's Catholics are still working to heal their communities

Aug 12, 2016 - 03:07 pm .- After the Justice Department issued a scathing rebuke of Baltimore’s policing abuses, local Catholic leaders maintained it must be a “starting point” for racial reconciliation.

Ben Hur: An epic remake

Aug 12, 2016 - 11:39 am .- For the first time in nearly 55 years, one of the greatest stories ever told will be retold on the big screen starting Aug. 19 .

Former prostitutes get special visit from Pope Francis

Aug 12, 2016 - 11:15 am .- Pope Francis has visited a special community for women freed from prostitution and violent abuse as his latest ‘Mercy Friday’ initiative during the Jubilee.

Who's turning 40? One of America's largest dioceses!

Aug 12, 2016 - 09:24 am .- Major celebrations are set to mark the 40th anniversary of California’s Diocese of Orange, one of the largest dioceses in the U.S.

Muslims who interpret Quran peacefully 'find a strong ally' in the Church

Aug 12, 2016 - 06:01 am .- A Vatican bishop spoke out last week stressing that while few Muslims are terrorists, there are passages in the Quran advocating violence that can’t be ignored, and must be clarified from within the Muslim community.

Sale of saint relics on eBay sparks Catholic outcry

Aug 12, 2016 - 03:02 am .- Ryan Scheel was shopping for a rosary on eBay when one listing caught him off guard.

Guam priest admits guilt amid ongoing abuse scandal

Aug 12, 2016 - 12:01 am .- A priest in Guam has admitted to abusing around 20 children, a revelation that comes amid an ongoing investigation into abuse accusations surrounding the local archbishop.