Archive of December 29, 2014 :: Catholic News Agency (CNA)
Archive of December 29, 2014

Large families are schools of solidarity and sharing, Francis affirms

Dec 29, 2014 - 01:27 pm .- In an address on Sunday to Italy's National Numerous Family Association, Pope Francis thanked the members of large families for their cultivation of virtues that benefit society at large, as well as themselves.

Pope Francis prays for ongoing AirAsia search

Dec 29, 2014 - 11:07 am .- In his Angelus address on Sunday, Pope Francis promised his prayers for families affected by the disappearance of an AirAsia jet carrying 162 people.

In refugee limbo, Iraqi Christians keep the faith

Dec 29, 2014 - 06:01 am .- Threatened by forced conversion or death at the hands of the Islamic State, many Iraqi Christians have had to flee their homes – but one refugee family sheltered at a Jordanian church has declared their continued faith.