Archive of December 24, 2016 :: Catholic News Agency (CNA)
Archive of December 24, 2016

Pope Francis: Want to see God this Christmas? Be humble

Dec 24, 2016 - 03:01 pm .- On Christmas Eve, Pope Francis noted how the coming of Jesus as an infant is paradoxical to the images of grandeur that had accompanied the prophesies on the coming of the Messiah, saying this should challenges us to go beyond the ephemeral and focus on what really counts.

Knights of Malta rebuff Vatican probe into dismissal of leader

Dec 24, 2016 - 10:41 am .- Two days after the announcement that Pope Francis has established a group to look into the circumstances regarding the recent dismissal of the Order of Malta's former Grand Chancellor, the Knights responded – saying the decision was an internal matter.

Pope Francis' reform plan can be boiled down to this one thing

Dec 24, 2016 - 10:04 am .- If there's anything Pope Francis' recent 12-point plan for the reform of the Roman Curia shows, it's that while his vision of a simple, less clerical body is clear, it's contingent on one thing: conversion.

Watch the new Christmas music video released by the Dominican friars

Dec 24, 2016 - 07:25 am .- If you're itching to welcome in the yuletide with Christmas carols, a new album released by the friars of the Dominican House of Studies in Washington, D.C. might just hold the holiday tune you’ve been searching for.