Archive of January 21, 2004 :: Catholic News Agency (CNA)
Archive of January 21, 2004

True peace comes from “deep spirituality,” not balance of powers, Pope says

Jan 21, 2004 - 12:00 am .- During his Wednesday’s general audience, Pope John Paul recalled that this week is dedicated to prayer and reflection for Christian unity on the theme, “I leave you my peace,”  and said that Christians have a responsibility in responding to the world’s yearn for peace. Describing the theme, taken from Jesus’ words at the Last Supper, the Pope said that  “in a certain way, it is a spiritual testament.”

March for Life turns 30

Jan 21, 2004 - 12:00 am .- Religious leaders of all faiths, elected officials, leaders of right-to-life organizations and pro-lifers from across the country will assemble in the nation’s capitol for the annual March For Life, tomorrow, which this year will turn 30.

Catholic schools slowly recovering, but still having a hard time report says

Jan 21, 2004 - 12:00 am .- Catholic schools in the Archdiocese of Chicago have been battling a drop in student enrollment for years and are looking for new ways to improve the situation for students and families.

Unprecedented summit of Catholic Cardinals, Jewish leaders, held in NY

Jan 21, 2004 - 12:00 am .- A two-day gathering of some of the world's highest-level Catholic and Jewish leaders resulted in a call for general religious peace, a commitment to increase understanding between the two groups and a pledge to take a stand against increased anti-Semitism in Europe.