Archive of August 25, 2016 :: Catholic News Agency (CNA)
Archive of August 25, 2016

Want Catholics back in church? Reflect Jesus, Denver's new bishop says

Aug 25, 2016 - 03:48 pm .- Father Jorge Rodriguez, the next auxiliary bishop of Denver, believes there is a way to help lapsed Catholics return to church.

Two nuns found murdered at their home in Mississippi

Aug 25, 2016 - 03:14 pm .- Two religious sisters were found murdered in their Mississippi home today, according to police.

St. Louis priest falsely accused by anti-sex abuse group

Aug 25, 2016 - 10:25 am .- A group for clergy sex abuse victims made false statements “negligently and with reckless disregard for the truth” against a St. Louis priest to try to convict him on abuse charges, a federal judge has ruled.

Why Catholics should be alarmed about the rise of the religious 'nones'

Aug 25, 2016 - 09:02 am .- With so many saying they have abandoned their childhood faith because of science, the Church in the United States has an urgent mission to engage the culture, said one expert.

Pope names Mexican-born priest as new auxiliary bishop of Denver

Aug 25, 2016 - 07:45 am .- On Thursday, Pope Francis appointed Mexico native Fr. Jorge Rodriguez, former professor and Vice-Rector of St. John Vianney Seminary, as a new auxiliary bishop for the Archdiocese of Denver.

Nun's rosary beads stolen at knife-point in Massachusetts

Aug 25, 2016 - 06:02 am .- A religious sister was robbed while on a walk in civilian clothing on Sunday afternoon in Quincy, Massachusetts, authorities said.

Life isn't black and white – teach priests to discern the gray, Pope says

Aug 25, 2016 - 04:18 am .- In a conversation with members of the Jesuit order from Poland, Pope Francis said the real life situations of everyday Catholics aren’t black and white, but rather vary on a spectrum of gray.

Coming soon: a meeting between Pope Francis and the Archbishop of Canterbury

Aug 25, 2016 - 12:24 am .- Pope Francis and Archbishop Justin Welby of Canterbury, the Primate of the Anglican Communion, will meet in Rome Oct. 5 to celebrate First Vespers in the Basilica of San Gregorio al Celio.