Archive of November 4, 2014 :: Catholic News Agency (CNA)
Archive of November 4, 2014

New bishop of Boise prays for an understanding heart

Nov 4, 2014 - 04:42 pm .- Bishop Peter Christensen, the newly appointed Bishop of Boise, asked for prayers on Tuesday that he will be granted an understanding heart, open to God's will for his new local Church.  

A quiet threat: Religious freedom dwindling in Europe, US

Nov 4, 2014 - 04:24 pm .- Religious freedom is at risk in Europe and has been increasingly suppressed in the United States over the course of the past year, according to a new report.  

Will Catholics determine the outcome of the 2014 election?

Nov 4, 2014 - 02:56 pm .- The 2014 mid-term election is more about the economy and malaise with government than issues traditionally pertinent to Catholic voters, one political expert said.  

Hearing God's voice is hard if you're self-absorbed, Pope warns

Nov 4, 2014 - 07:09 am .- In his homily on Tuesday Pope Francis cautioned not to be too self-reliant, saying that this attitude can lead to a self-centered egoism that is afraid of God and refuses to hear or accept his generosity.

Faith in the time of annexation: A tough choice for Crimea's Church

Nov 4, 2014 - 04:01 am .- Since Russia's annexation of Crimea in March, religious groups there – aside from the Ukrainian Orthodox Church (Moscow Patriarchate) – are facing persecution, and restrictions on their ministry.

Will Pope Francis' visit to European Parliament be a wake-up call?

Nov 4, 2014 - 02:01 am .- Pope Francis' upcoming visit to European Parliament and the Council of Europe may serve as a wake-up call to Europe to adjust its role in the world, an expert in international relations told CNA Oct. 30.