Archive of November 30, 2008 :: Catholic News Agency (CNA)
Archive of November 30, 2008

Principal of National Catholic Honor Roll school explains its success

Nov 30, 2008 - 06:17 pm .- Principal Jessie Skipwith of Bishop Machebeuf High School in Denver, Colorado recently spoke with CNA about his school’s selection for the National Catholic High School Honor Roll.

Many types of vocations blooming in Missouri diocese

Nov 30, 2008 - 03:10 pm .- Encouraging and supporting vocations to the priesthood and religious life has been a top priority for Bishop Robert Finn since his installation in the Diocese of Kansas City - St. Joseph. Currently, the diocese has nearly 30 men studying to become diocesan priests while others have been called to nearby religious orders.

Pope Benedict deplores outbreaks of violence, prays for conversion of attackers

Nov 30, 2008 - 01:58 pm .- Shortly after completing the Angelus prayer and his reflections on Advent, Pope Benedict turned his attention to the outbreaks of violence in India and Nigeria and deplored the thinking of the attackers..

Benedict XVI extends heartfelt greetings to Orthodox Church on St. Andrew's feast

Nov 30, 2008 - 01:16 pm .- Following the recitation of the Angelus, Pope Benedict noted that today marks the Feast of St. Andrew, and that his feast day highlights the relationship between the Catholic and the Orthodox Churches.

Pope reminds Christians to be watchful for Christ as Advent begins

Nov 30, 2008 - 12:39 pm .- Having returned from his pastoral visit to the Roman parish of St. Lawrence Outside-the-Walls, Pope Benedict XVI prayed the Sunday Angelus with 15,000 pilgrims gathered in St. Peter's Square. In his words to the faithful, the Pope challenged them to be mindful of how the Lord comes into their lives and to make room for him.  

Archbishop Nienstedt talks about 13 years as a confessor and the power of the sacrament

Nov 30, 2008 - 04:05 am .- In a recent series of teachings on the Sacrament of Reconciliation, Archbishop of St. Paul and Minneapolis John C. Nienstedt discussed how sin affects our relationship with God and related his personal experience as a confessor of 13 years.