Archive of September 1, 2014 :: Catholic News Agency (CNA)
Archive of September 1, 2014

Interfaith women's group begs UN to act in Middle East

Sep 1, 2014 - 04:21 pm .- An inter-religious women’s group in Pakistan has appealed to the United Nations to offer support and protection for those suffering in Iraq and Gaza.  

Hundreds flock to conference looking to revive parish life

Sep 1, 2014 - 12:24 pm .- Some 500 Catholic leaders and their pastors from across the United States met recently at the first-ever Amazing Parish conference in Denver to brainstorm and swap ideas about improving parish life.  

Faith is rooted in God - not human approval, Pope Francis says

Sep 1, 2014 - 10:32 am .- Faith is not founded upon human wisdom, but on the power of God, as made manifest in the Gospel. This was one of the main themes of Pope Francis' homily on Monday morning, resuming daily Mass at the Santa Marta residence following the summer holidays.

Pope Francis to Iraqi priest: I'll never leave or forget you

Sep 1, 2014 - 09:00 am .- After sending a letter to Pope Francis on the plight Iraqi refugees fleeing ISIS violence, Fr. Behnam Benoka received a phone call from the pontiff who gave his blessing and assured of his prayers.