Archive of November 30, 2014 :: Catholic News Agency (CNA)
Archive of November 30, 2014

Pope Francis speaks up on synod process – 'it isn't over'

Nov 30, 2014 - 05:57 pm .- In keeping with his usual tradition on papal trips, Pope Francis held an in-flight press conference on his way back to Rome, in which he opened up about the debate surrounding last month’s Synod of Bishops.  

Muslims must speak out against terrorism, violence, Pope insists

Nov 30, 2014 - 05:47 pm .- On his in-flight press conference returning from a three-day trip to Turkey, Pope Francis said that Muslim leaders around the world must speak out against violence and terrorism carried out in the name of Islam.

Syrian refugees pursue education for their children, in hope for the future

Nov 30, 2014 - 04:48 pm .- Refugees of the Syrian civil war say their new life has many burdens, but they hope that education for their children will ensure a brighter future.

Pope opens Year for Consecrated Life with call to joyful witness

Nov 30, 2014 - 03:19 pm .- At the opening of the Year for Consecrated Life, Pope Francis issued a challenge to consecrated men and women, inviting them to lives of courage, communion, and joy.

Pope's visit could draw attention to refugees in Turkey

Nov 30, 2014 - 03:08 pm .- The head of a charitable agency in Turkey voiced hope that Pope Francis’ visit will shine a light on the dramatic plight of refugees there, who fled the Syrian civil war and other regional conflicts.  

'Things will change!' – Turkish girls hopeful after Pope's visit

Nov 30, 2014 - 01:47 pm .- Pope Francis’ visit to Turkey may change the traction Christians have in a country that is almost entirely Muslim, said two Turkish young women who had the occasion to greet the Pope on his recent trip.  

God never forgets his children, Pope Francis tells young refugees

Nov 30, 2014 - 08:04 am .- “Dear young people, do not be discouraged.” Pope Francis made this appeal during an encounter with young refugees in Istanbul, urging them to remember that God never forgets his children.

Patriarch to Francis: 'You preach with words, but above all with love'

Nov 30, 2014 - 06:52 am .- Head of the Eastern Orthodox Church Patriarch Bartholomew I lauded the humble manner in which Pope Francis exercises his Petrine ministry, and urged their churches to focus on the future of dialogue.

Second joint declaration signals new step in path toward unity

Nov 30, 2014 - 03:44 am .- In the second joint declaration they have signed since May, Pope Francis and Patriarch Bartholomew reaffirmed their shared desire for full Christian unity, as well as their concerns for the Middle East.