Archive of June 29, 2019 :: Catholic News Agency (CNA)
Archive of June 29, 2019

Burkini dispute shuts down public pools in one French town

Jun 29, 2019 - 04:07 pm .- Reviving a three-year old debate over what constitutes appropriate swimwear for women at the beach, a French city shut down its only public pools after Muslim women attempted to swim wearing burkinis despite a ban on them in the city.

Pope Francis: The Catholic Church belongs to Christ

Jun 29, 2019 - 07:35 am .- “To the Lord we are not a group of believers or a religious organization, we are His bride. He looks at His Church with tenderness, He loves it with absolute fidelity, despite our mistakes and betrayals,” Pope Francis said June 29.

Saints Peter and Paul witness to the power of God’s forgiveness, pope says

Jun 29, 2019 - 06:25 am .- Pope Francis said Saturday that Saints Peter and Paul are both witnesses to the transformative power of God’s forgiveness through which all Christians can experience a new beginning of peace and joy.

How a search for a church, and for truth, led this Protestant family to Catholicism  

Jun 29, 2019 - 04:18 am .- Allison DeVine’s conversion began in a preschool classroom.

Pope Francis tells German Catholics to focus on evangelization

Jun 29, 2019 - 03:30 am .- Pope Francis sent a 28-page letter to Catholics in Germany Saturday calling for a focus on evangelization in the face of the “erosion” and “decline of the faith” in the country.

German cardinal thanks Pope Francis for his letter’s call to conversion

Jun 29, 2019 - 03:30 am .- German Cardinal Rainer Maria Woelki thanked Pope Francis for ‘fearlessly’ calling Catholics in Germany to be a missionary church in a letter published Saturday.