Archive of August 26, 2016 :: Catholic News Agency (CNA)
Archive of August 26, 2016

Firefighters sent by Pope rescue 3-old-boy after earthquake

Aug 26, 2016 - 07:39 pm .- A group of Holy See firefighters sent by Pope Francis to an earthquake-devastated town in Italy rescued a three-year-old boy from the rubble of his home.

The powerful story of a nun who survived Italy's earthquake

Aug 26, 2016 - 04:40 pm .- Sister Marjana Lleshi awoke in the early hours of Wednesday morning to the violent shaking of the 6.2 magnitude earthquake that killed 250 people, devastating several towns in central Italy.

For David Daleiden, Soros money shows Planned Parenthood in a panic

Aug 26, 2016 - 10:55 am .- A leaked grant report from the Open Societies Foundation seems to show Planned Parenthood and its allies in a panicked effort to raise millions of dollars to counter a series of investigative videos alleging the abortion provider broke the law.

Nonviolent politics to be the focus of next World Day of Peace

Aug 26, 2016 - 05:27 am .- Announced Friday, the theme Pope Francis selected for the 2017 World Day of Peace focuses on nonviolence as a political solution to what he has frequently termed a “piecemeal World War III” being waged throughout the globe.

In rare interview, Benedict XVI names his favorite saints

Aug 26, 2016 - 03:02 am .- Since he resigned from the papacy over three years ago, Benedict XVI rarely gives interviews. In a recent exception, however, the former pontiff took the time to chat not only about his successor, but the saints who've accompanied him throughout his life.

'We cannot keep quiet' – Ugandan archbishop stands against domestic violence

Aug 26, 2016 - 12:02 am .- An archdiocese in southeastern Uganda aims to eliminate domestic violence.