Archive of August 4, 2019 :: Catholic News Agency (CNA)
Archive of August 4, 2019

U.S. bishops: Mass shootings are an ‘epidemic against life’

Aug 4, 2019 - 02:46 pm .- U.S. bishops are calling for prayer and action in the wake of two mass shootings in El Paso, Texas and Dayton, Ohio this weekend. 

Pope Francis prays for victims of shootings in U.S.

Aug 4, 2019 - 04:35 am .- Pope Francis Sunday remembered the victims, and the families of the victims, of recent shootings in Texas, California, and Ohio, asking for prayers.

Francis urges priests to be faithful in time of 'ecclesial purification'

Aug 4, 2019 - 03:28 am .- Pope Francis published a letter Sunday to encourage all priests to remain steadfast and prayerful during this time of purification after revelations of abuse by some priests, so that there may be a renewal of holiness in the priesthood.