Archive of November 22, 2014 :: Catholic News Agency (CNA)
Archive of November 22, 2014

Indian Catholics find spiritual inspiration in two new saints

Nov 22, 2014 - 05:25 pm .- Two new Indian Catholic saints to be canonized by Pope Francis on Sunday were known for their deep spiritual life and their intercession in helping families, say two Catholics who find deep inspiration in their sanctity.

Autism not a cause to lose hope, Vatican conference encourages

Nov 22, 2014 - 04:50 pm .- An international conference held this week at the Vatican is looking to bring “a message of hope and joy” to persons with autism and their families.

Pope: break down the stigma burdening those with autism

Nov 22, 2014 - 11:36 am .- Pope Francis has said autistic disorders are nothing to be ashamed of, as he encouraged everyone to build solidarity to ensure that autistic persons are not isolated.

Will Pope Francis' visit to Europe's parliament bolster family issues?

Nov 22, 2014 - 06:03 am .- Awaiting the Pope's visit to Strasbourg next week, an official of the Federation of Catholic Family Associations in Europe says she hopes Francis will insist on family issues, as they are crucial to fulfilling Europe's dream of peace.

'Backbiting' communities don’t help evangelization – unity does

Nov 22, 2014 - 01:16 am .- Pope Francis said that divisions among Christians are a stumbling block to evangelization, and encouraged members of the Church to go beyond personal opinions and find value in what others offer.