Archive of August 22, 2016 :: Catholic News Agency (CNA)
Archive of August 22, 2016

India gears up for Mother Teresa canonization celebrations

Aug 22, 2016 - 02:24 pm .- Mother Teresa will be canonized on Sept. 4, and a global film festival aims to screen 23 movies to mark the event.

Pope Francis: Confession is encounter with God's 're-creating mercy'

Aug 22, 2016 - 12:36 pm .- Pope Francis commended the sacrament of confession as the prime means of encountering God's mercy in his message sent Monday to Italy's National Liturgical Week, which is being held in Gubbio.

Benedict XVI's memoir to be published in English in November

Aug 22, 2016 - 11:04 am .- Benedict XVI's new memoir, a lengthy interview with German journalist Peter Seewald, is being translated into English and will be released this November.

Pope Francis names American as new Vatican ambassador to Guinea Bissau

Aug 22, 2016 - 04:10 am .- On Monday Pope Francis appointed U.S. Archbishop Michael W. Banach as Apostolic Nuncio to Guinea Bissau, marking the latest in a string of American nuncio appointments so far this year.