Archive of November 30, 2019 :: Catholic News Agency (CNA)
Archive of November 30, 2019

For the first time, most Americans prefer life imprisonment to death penalty

Nov 30, 2019 - 04:59 pm .- For the first time in more than three decades, a majority of Americans favor life imprisonment without parole over the death penalty as a punishment for murder.

Evangelization must start with encountering Jesus, pope says

Nov 30, 2019 - 03:02 pm .- Pope Francis on Saturday called for a “free and simple Church” which shares the Gospel without worrying about appearance or profit, but is motivated by an authentic encounter with Christ.

Pope Francis voices commitment to full communion with Orthodox

Nov 30, 2019 - 02:07 pm .- Marking the feast of St. Andrew the Apostle, Pope Francis sent a message to Patriarch Bartholomew of Constantinople on Saturday, voicing his desire for full communion between the Catholic and Orthodox.

Pope Francis: The Church seeks truth and healing for wounded marriages

Nov 30, 2019 - 12:00 pm .- Pope Francis said Saturday that the Church suffers with couples who are in a “wounded marriage,” and seeks their healing in truth.

Benedict XVI reflects on 50 years of the International Theological Commission

Nov 30, 2019 - 10:38 am .- Pope Emeritus Benedict XVI sent a message to the International Theological Commission this week reflecting on the theological contributions of the commission that he led for nearly half of its 50-year history.

Pope Francis visits a local charity in Rome with a message of solidarity

Nov 30, 2019 - 04:00 am .- In a visit to Rome’s Caritas center Friday, Pope Francis emphasized the shared experience of vulnerability among Christ and the poor.