Archive of August 21, 2016 :: Catholic News Agency (CNA)
Archive of August 21, 2016

For Missouri bishops, limitless concealed carry is a bad idea

Aug 21, 2016 - 04:09 pm .- The Missouri legislature should let stand the governor’s veto of a bill that would allow concealed carry of firearms without a permit, the state’s Catholic bishops have said.

Pope Francis dedicates Olympic month to praying for sports

Aug 21, 2016 - 08:27 am .- While Pope Francis has often spoken about sports as a means of fellowship and fraternity, the message has a special resonance in his August prayer intention, which coincided with the Rio Summer Olympics.

Pope prays for victims of 'bloody' attack at a wedding in Turkey

Aug 21, 2016 - 05:16 am .- After an explosion in southern Turkey lit up a wedding ceremony, killing 50 people and wounding nearly 100 more, Pope Francis offered his prayers for the victims, and asked for peace to be given to all.

Privacy, safety at stake with proposed rule on homeless shelters

Aug 21, 2016 - 04:48 am .- According to proposed federal rules, homeless shelters partnering with the government might soon have to compromise the privacy and safety of their clients – and Catholics have voiced their concerns.