Archive of September 8, 2019 :: Catholic News Agency (CNA)
Archive of September 8, 2019

Pope to Madagascar religious: To avoid discouragement, focus on praising God

Sep 8, 2019 - 09:45 am .- In an address to priests, religious, and seminarians of Madagascar, Pope Francis emphasized the importance of maintaining a focus on praising God in order to find strength in times of hardship.

Pope Francis asks for prayers in Madagascar’s ‘City of Friendship’

Sep 8, 2019 - 08:08 am .- Pope Francis Sunday visited the “City of Friendship,” a town on the outskirts of Antananarivo, Madagascar. The town has been built through the leadership of Argentine priest Fr. Pedro Opeka, CM, who as a young man was a theology student of the future pope.

In Madagascar, Pope Francis says that joy lightens the demands of discipleship

Sep 8, 2019 - 01:43 am .- Pope Francis Sunday told Catholics in Madagascar that following Jesus can be demanding, but that Christ calls his disciples to place God at the center of their lives.