Archive of December 3, 2016 :: Catholic News Agency (CNA)
Archive of December 3, 2016

That time JPII changed Fidel Castro's mind about Christmas

Dec 3, 2016 - 03:40 pm .- After Fidel Castro gained power in Cuba in 1959, he spent the next decade slowly imposing socialism on the country, including state atheism.

Pope to global economic leaders: Remember the dignity of the human person

Dec 3, 2016 - 07:45 am .- In an unprecedented event, Fortune 500 CEOs, members of the Time 100 and non-profit, academic, religious and labor leaders from throughout the world met in Rome to address the need for a global economic system that both encourages growth and aids the poor.

Pope Francis' letter to dying girl read aloud at her funeral

Dec 3, 2016 - 05:07 am .- Pope Francis has again captured the hearts of the world, with a tear-jerking letter to a young Italian girl dying from cancer, which was read aloud at the girl’s funeral once she passed away.