12/9/13 7:18 PM
Washington D.C., Dec 9, 2013 / 05:18 pm (CNA/EWTN News
).- A lawsuit against the U.S. bishops for teaching Catholic hospitals not to perform direct abortions is “misguided” and unfounded, says the president of the U.S. Confere...
12/9/13 6:27 PM
Los Angeles, Calif., Dec 9, 2013 / 04:27 pm (CNA/EWTN News
).- One of late actor Paul Walker’s final movies – a thriller set to debut next week – is drawing praise for its life and family-affirming message.
12/9/13 4:07 PM
Vatican City, Dec 9, 2013 / 02:07 pm (CNA/EWTN News
).- The founder of a new center aiding victims of abuse and their families praised the “courageous” actions of Pope Francis in facing the issue, stressing also the importance...
12/9/13 8:41 AM
Vatican City, Dec 9, 2013 / 06:41 am (CNA/EWTN News
).- Pope Francis concelebrated his daily Mass this morning with the Coptic Catholic Patriarch of Alexandria, offering prayers for peace, and renewing his call for religious freedom throu...
12/8/13 6:08 PM
Washington D.C., Dec 8, 2013 / 04:08 pm (CNA/EWTN News
).- Archbishop Joseph E. Kurtz, president of the U.S. bishops’ conference, has welcomed Pope Francis’ new commission to fight the sexual abuse of minors, pledging his help...
12/8/13 1:29 PM
Rome, Italy, Dec 8, 2013 / 11:29 am (CNA/EWTN News
).- On a day dedicated to celebrating the Mother of God, Pope Francis made a special trip in Rome to pray before a traditional statue of Mary.
“Enkindle in all of us a r...
12/8/13 11:52 AM
Vatican City, Dec 8, 2013 / 09:52 am (CNA/EWTN News
).- On the Feast of the Immaculate Conception, Pope Francis focused his Sunday Angelus message on the importance of Mary as a model for the Christian life.
12/8/13 10:02 AM
Rome, Italy, Dec 8, 2013 / 08:02 am (CNA
).- The children at the Bambino Gesu Pediatric Hospital in Rome – known locally as the “Pope's Hospital” – are enthusiastic about Pope Francis' Christmas visit, sche...
12/7/13 7:39 PM
Vatican City, Dec 7, 2013 / 05:39 pm (CNA/EWTN News
).- Pope Francis released his message for the World Day of the Sick Dec. 7, emphasizing the important role of hope both for those who suffer and for their caregivers.
12/7/13 6:19 PM
Rome, Italy, Dec 7, 2013 / 04:19 pm (CNA/EWTN News
).- Pope Francis’ style and ongoing reforms are intended to encourage Catholics to be more missionary, in order to bring the Gospel to all people, said Archbishop Pietro Parolin, Va...
12/7/13 4:09 PM
Vatican City, Dec 7, 2013 / 02:09 pm (CNA/EWTN News
).- On Saturday afternoon Pope Francis met with members of an international organization that promotes human dignity, warning them against a “false model” of humanity.
12/7/13 3:14 PM
Washington D.C., Dec 7, 2013 / 01:14 pm (CNA/EWTN News
).- Church leaders in the United States offered prayers for the late Nelson Mandela, remembering both his courageous anti-apartheid leadership and his promotion of one of the world&rs...
12/7/13 1:45 PM
Vatican City, Dec 7, 2013 / 11:45 am (CNA/EWTN News
).- Today Pope Francis met with members of the Pontifical Council for the Laity who had gathered to discuss the theme, “Announcing Christ in the digital age.”
12/7/13 8:02 AM
Washington D.C., Dec 7, 2013 / 06:02 am (CNA/EWTN News
).- The Obama administration is being accused of violating federal law by directing members of Congress and congressional staff to over 100 health insurance plans that pay for electiv...
12/6/13 6:21 PM
St. Louis, Mo., Dec 6, 2013 / 04:21 pm (CNA/EWTN News
).- Catholic theologian and professor Father Edward T. Oakes, S.J. died in St. Louis Dec. 6, prompting his colleagues to remember his work in Christology, his wit, and his lasting effe...