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Francis’ New Cardinals

MAY 20th 2018 By Matthew Bunson

The Pope empowers his trusted aides and further globalizes the College

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Pope Francis Will Create 14 New Cardinals at June 29 Consistory

MAY 20th 2018 By Hannah Brockhaus/CNA/EWTN News

His picks express the “universality” of the Church, the Holy Father said Sunday in making the announcement following his Regina Coeli...

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UK bishop says rejection of assisted suicide in Guernsey is an answer to prayer

MAY 18th 2018 By Staff Reporter

After debate this week, the Guernsey legislature has moved to reject a proposed legalization ...

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Pope Francis Flexes Papal Power With Chile

MAY 18th 2018 By Father Raymond J. de Souza

COMMENTARY: While the bishops did not clarify whether Pope Francis asked them to submit their resignations, or whether it was their idea, it must...

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Chilean Bishops Tender Resignation; Await Pope Francis’ Decision

MAY 18th 2018 By Elise Harris/CHA/EWTN News

The May 15-17 gathering between the Pope and the 34 Chilean bishops, two of whom have already retired, was called for by Pope Francis last month.

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Landmark Resignation of Chilean Bishops — What Happens Next

MAY 18th 2018 By Edward Pentin

Will the Pope accept some or all of the bishops’ resignations? And will other hierarchies in Latin America and beyond face the same...

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Church pleads for prayers ahead of Ireland's abortion referendum

MAY 17th 2018 By Staff Reporter

With a referendum vote that could legalize abortion in Ireland just days away, the country’s ...

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Nigeria's bishops call for processions to honor those killed in church attack

MAY 17th 2018 By Staff Reporter

Nigeria’s Catholic bishops have called on each of the nation’s dioceses to organize peaceful ...

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Pope Tells Chilean Bishops: Serve Christ in Victims of Abuse

MAY 17th 2018 By Elise Harris/CNA/EWTN News

In a letter given to them at the end of their 3-day Vatican summit, the Holy Father thanked them for their ‘frank’ dialogue in Rome.

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Vatican Calls for Ethical Discernment in Face of Great Economic Inequality

MAY 17th 2018 By Edward Pentin

‘Oeconomicae et pecuniariae quaestiones’ urges a recovery of what is ‘authentically human’ and dependence on the Lord to...

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‘Cautiously optimistic’ pro-lifers attend Irish rally ahead of vote

MAY 15th 2018 By Staff Reporter

Less than two weeks before a historic vote on whether to allow increased access to abortion i...

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UK Government Accept Wearing of Crucifix in Workplace as Lawful

MAY 15th 2018 By K.V. Turley

The new law follows a case of religious discrimination at British Airways that began 12 years ago.

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British Catholics Pray and Hope for Newman’s Canonization

MAY 15th 2018 By Joanna Bogle

Blessed John Henry Newman is a champion for all of us today who seek coherence in doctrine, faithfulness to authoritative teachings, vigor in...

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32 New Swiss Guards Take Oath of Loyalty in Traditional Vatican Ceremony

MAY 14th 2018 By Joanne Bergamin

“I swear I will faithfully, loyally and honorably serve the Supreme Pontiff Francis and his legitimate successors ... sacrificing if...

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In Iran, Christian Converts Face 10-Year Prison Sentences

MAY 14th 2018 By Courtney Grogan/CNA/EWTN News

Iranian-born journalist and Catholic convert Sohrab Ahmari explains the dire situation.