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

Pope Francis reaches out to schismatic Old Catholic Church

Nov 1, 2014 - 04:02 pm .- Despite continuing theological, ethical and ministerial differences between the Roman Catholic Church and the schismatic Old Catholic Conference, the two communions can continue to work together, Pope Francis counseled on Thursday.

Pope on All Saints Day: Beatitudes will lead us to God

Nov 1, 2014 - 12:30 pm .- During Mass for the Solemnity of All Saints at Rome’s Verano cemetery, Pope Francis exhorted believers to follow the way of the beatitudes, calling it the path that will lead to sanctity.

Mary the center of heavenly host, Pope says on All Saints Day

Nov 1, 2014 - 12:09 pm .- In his Angelus address for the solemnity of All Saints, Pope Francis said that it is a joy to have a spiritual family living in eternity, and stressed that Mary is the first of the saints who guides us to her son.

Tunisia: The Muslim nation where Christians enjoy relative freedom

Nov 1, 2014 - 06:01 am .- In Tunisia, public expressions of Christianity are against the law and the government frowns on conversions. But compared to the situation of the Church in other Muslim nations, circumstances in the North African country are tolerable.

Pope Francis approves new constitutions for Legionaries of Christ

Nov 1, 2014 - 05:21 am .- After four years of drafts and adjustments, the troubled Legion of Christ has announced that its new constitutions have been approved by Pope Francis.