One of the most enigmatic tropes in the New Testament can be found in St. Paul’s comments to the Thessalonians (2 Thess 2) about the “mysterium iniquitatis”: the mystery of “lawlessness” or “evil” he tells […]
Vatican City, Nov 30, 2018 / 05:00 pm (CNA).- In a book-length interview to be published next week, Pope Francis addressed gifts and challenges for clerical and religious vocations, among them the challenge of homosexuality […]
Des Moines, Iowa, Nov 30, 2018 / 06:03 pm (CNA).- Dozens of Iowa inmates have filed a lawsuit challenging a ban on pornography which has affected the state’s prisons in recent weeks.
The law, which took effect Nov. 14, prohibits pornographic mat… […]
Washington D.C., Nov 30, 2018 / 04:00 pm (CNA).- An order of religious sisters in Pennsylvania has petitioned the U.S. Supreme Court to stop the drilling of a government-sanctioned gas pipeline through the religious order’s property. The Adorers … […]
Washington D.C., Nov 30, 2018 / 03:40 pm (CNA).- Congress looks set to pass a compromise version of the Farm Bill, which would reauthorize billions in government funds for nutrition assistance and agricultural support, but strike a plan to expand work … […]
Greensburg, Pa., Nov 30, 2018 / 02:40 pm (CNA).- The Bishop of Greensburg, Pennsylvania is in recovery after suffering a mild heart attack over the Thanksgiving weekend.
Bishop Edward C. Malesic, 58, underwent a cardiac catheterization Friday, a proce… […]
Vatican City, Nov 30, 2018 / 01:23 pm (CNA).- On the feast of St. Andrew the Apostle, Pope Francis told the Ecumenical Patriarch of Constantinople that while the Holy Spirit has in recent years prompted a “fraternal dialogue” between the Ca… […]
Recently America Magazine featured a school that is scrapping its traditional junior high faith formation program in favor of what it calls “conversational catechesis.” A seminar-style format encourages students to “talk openly about difficult and […]
Vatican City, Nov 30, 2018 / 11:03 am (CNA/EWTN News).- Pope Francis met with dozens of children suffering from tumors in an audience Nov. 30.
“Think well about this: there is no difficulty in life that it is not possible to overcome,” the… […]
Vatican City, Nov 30, 2018 / 10:32 am (CNA/EWTN News).- According to the president of the Pontifical Mission Societies, there is a clear link between next October’s focus on missionary work and the synod on the Amazon that makes the convergence o… […]