Archive of August 31, 2019 :: Catholic News Agency (CNA)
Archive of August 31, 2019

After latest in 'epidemic' of mass shootings, bishops again call for prayer and action

Aug 31, 2019 - 09:35 pm .- Several U.S. bishops offered prayers Saturday evening after a gunman killed at least 5 people and injured more than 20 in a Texas shooting spree that included the hijacking of a mail truck and the shooting of several police officers.

'Lives have been turned upside down': Priest sets up crisis center for families after ICE raids

Aug 31, 2019 - 03:57 pm .- Fr. Mike O’Brien doesn’t speak Spanish, though he still speaks English with the Irish brogue of his homeland.

Look to Newman for an education in friendship, Catholic students told

Aug 31, 2019 - 08:00 am .- Friendship is a central part of how character and thought are formed, students at the Catholic University of America were told at the opening of the academic year.

Former Vatican communications chief Vigano named vice chancellor of Pontifical Academy of Sciences

Aug 31, 2019 - 05:29 am .- Pope Francis has named Msgr. Dario Edoardo Vigano, former head of Vatican communications, to a new position of vice chancellor of the Pontifical Academy of Sciences and the Pontifical Academy of Social Sciences.