Archive of July 12, 2020 :: Catholic News Agency (CNA)
Archive of July 12, 2020

Catholics hold pilgrimage to grave of Venerable Augustus Tolton, first African American priest

Jul 12, 2020 - 03:01 pm .- The fourth annual Quincy pilgrimage honoring Venerable Augustus Tolton, the first African-American priest, took place Thursday with the intention of overcoming racism.

‘Always forward!’: San Gabriel fire is a call to mission of hope, says Archbishop Gomez

Jul 12, 2020 - 01:01 pm .- Los Angeles Archbishop Jose Gomez has called for Catholics to find hope and a renewed sense of mission amid a “season of sickness, death.”

Statues of Mary vandalized in weekend of Catholic church attacks

Jul 12, 2020 - 10:50 am .- Boston police are investigating an arson attack on a statue of the Blessed Virgin Mary Saturday night, the second attack on a statue of the Virgin Mary in two days.

Culture is about ‘creating, not destroying’ says sculptor

Jul 12, 2020 - 08:00 am .- Timothy Schmalz has been a sculptor for 30 years and is perhaps best known for his “Homeless Jesus” sculpture and the "Angels Unaware" statue dedicated to migrants in St. Peter’s square.

‘You are not forgotten,' Vatican cardinal tells seafarers on Sea Sunday

Jul 12, 2020 - 06:30 am .- A Vatican cardinal urged Catholics Sunday to exercise a “preferential option for the poor” for seafarers serving on the front line of the coronavirus crisis. 

Pope Francis: ‘If we want, we can become good soil’

Jul 12, 2020 - 06:00 am .- Pope Francis urged Catholics Sunday to reflect on whether they are receptive to the Word of God. 

Pope Francis expresses sadness after Hagia Sophia is declared a mosque

Jul 12, 2020 - 04:50 am .- Pope Francis expressed his sadness Sunday after Turkey’s decision to convert the former Byzantine cathedral of Hagia Sophia back into a mosque.

News anchor-turned-Catholic vocations director embarks on 'Tour de Priest'

Jul 12, 2020 - 03:53 am .- This Sunday, a Catholic priest will embark on a 320-mile, 5-day bike ride to recruit young men and women for the Church.

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