Gyumri, Armenia, Jun 25, 2016 / 04:40 am (EWTN News/CNA).- During the first major Mass of his three-day visit to Armenia, Pope
Francis said faith is not a thing of the past, like an artifact in a
museum. Rather, it is kept alive through continuous encounters with
Yerevan, Jun 24, 2016 / 08:24 am (EWTN News/CNA).-
Praying at the main cathedral of the Armenian Apostolic Church at the start of his three-day visit to the Caucasus nation, Pope Francis praised the "spirit of ecumenism," and its role in promoting human dignity against "grave forms of material and spiritual poverty."
Yerevan, Jun 24, 2016 / 06:12 am (EWTN News/CNA).-
Pope Francis has said the result of the U.K.'s referendum to leave the European Union reflects the "will of the people" and that there is now a "great responsibility" to ensure the well being of people in the U.K. and peaceful coexistence on continental Europe.
Vatican City, Jun 24, 2016 / 05:18 am (EWTN News/CNA).-
After Britain's passing of the historic referendum to withdraw from the European Union, the UK's leading prelate stressed the need to continue working with the international community, and to ensure that the vulnerable in society remain protected.
Washington D.C., Jun 23, 2016 / 06:00 pm (EWTN News/CNA).-
The U.S. Commission on International Religious Freedom has a new chairman, and for the first time, the position will be held by a Catholic priest.
Vatican City, Jun 10, 2016 / 02:13 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- Physician-assisted suicide is part of a “throwaway culture” that offers a “false compassion” and treats a human person as a problem, Pope Francis told medical leaders on Thursday.
Although sin separates us from God, Pope Francis stressed on the feast of Pentecost that we haven’t been left as orphans, but that thanks to Jesus Christ and the gift of the Holy Spirit, we can reconcile with the Lord and continue to live as his children.
A statue of the Virgin Mary in Fresno, Calif. appears to be weeping miraculous tears, according to witnesses.
The family that owns the statue says the tears have been coming and going for about the past year and a half.
If you have been following the news this past summer, Planned Parenthood Federation of America has found themselves in a very big scandal. They are facing congressional hearings and the prospect of losing their $528.4 million annual government funding due to the accusations that they are violating federal law by selling aborted babys body parts for profit.
On Saturday Pope Francis told participants in course on the streamlined annulment process that the main goal of the new norms is pastoral, and seeks to reach out to families suffering from a broken marriage
“Grandparents are a treasure,” Pope Francis said in a homily during Mass last Nov. 19. In the same homily, the Holy Father noted, “The elderly pass on history, doctrine, faith, and they leave them to us as an inheritance.”