Nigerian bishops deplore dehumanizing trends of violence

Published:  Thursday, January 18, 2018, 10:08 AM

Abuja, Nigeria, Jan 18, 2018 / 11:08 pm (EWTN News/CNA).- Nigeria's bishops challenged government authorities Tuesday to resolve the country's violent disputes, especially after recent attacks by Fulani herdsmen have resulted in over 100 deaths just this year.

Guam archbishop denies allegations of rape, sexual abuse

Published:  Thursday, January 18, 2018, 6:00 AM

Hagatna, Guam, Jan 18, 2018 / 07:00 pm (EWTN News/CNA).- An embattled archbishop in Guam has denied an allegation that he raped his nephew nearly 20 years ago, when his accuser was a teen.

Bishop: Congo 'gained heroes' when protesters shed blood

Published:  Wednesday, January 17, 2018, 1:14 AM

Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of Congo, Jan 17, 2018 / 02:14 am (EWTN News/CNA).- The Catholic Church in the Democratic Republic of Congo held a memorial Mass Friday for protesters killed last month while demonstrating against the presidency of Joseph Kabila.

Syrian bishop narrowly avoids death in bombing

Published:  Monday, January 15, 2018, 7:09 AM

Damascus, Syria, Jan 15, 2018 / 08:09 pm (EWTN News/CNA).-

Pro-life bill would eliminate vast majority of legal abortions in Poland

Published:  Monday, January 15, 2018, 1:46 AM

Warsaw, Poland, Jan 15, 2018 / 02:46 pm (EWTN News/CNA).- Lawmakers in Poland proposed pro-life legislation last week that would outlaw abortions performed because of a congenital disorder or deformity in the unborn child.

Bishop Schneider explains the Kazakhstani profession of truths on marriage

Published:  Thursday, January 11, 2018, 5:28 AM

Astana, Kazakhstan, Jan 11, 2018 / 06:28 pm (EWTN News/CNA).- Fidelity to the words of Christ makes it necessary to profess the truth about sacramental marriage, Bishop Athanasius Schneider told EWTN News in a recent interview.

Six kidnapped nuns liberated in Nigeria

Published:  Thursday, January 11, 2018, 4:15 AM

Uromi, Nigeria, Jan 11, 2018 / 05:15 pm (EWTN News/CNA).- During a two day police operation, six women religious who were captured in Nigeria's Edo state two months ago were released unharmed on Saturday, generating much joy from the Christian community.

Cholera outbreak in Zambia leads to school, church cancellations

Published:  Tuesday, January 09, 2018, 2:42 AM

Lusaka, Zambia, Jan 9, 2018 / 03:42 pm (EWTN News/CNA).- A cholera outbreak in the southern African country of Zambia, centered on the capital Lusaka, has led to an indefinite cancellation of some school openings and church services.

Pope Francis makes surprise visit to sick children

Published:  Friday, January 05, 2018, 11:22 AM

Rome, Italy, Jan 5, 2018 / 12:22 pm (EWTN News/CNA).- In yet another "Mercy Friday" outing, Pope Francis this afternoon traveled to the outskirts of Rome to visit sick children receiving care at a campus of the Vatican's Bambino Gesu hospital, offering comfort to patients and their parents.

Cardinal condemns deadly attacks on DRC protesters

Published:  Thursday, January 04, 2018, 3:37 AM

Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of Congo, Jan 4, 2018 / 04:37 pm (EWTN News/CNA).- A Catholic cardinal in the Democratic Republic of Congo has strongly condemned security forces' attacks on protesters amid deadly political tensions in the country.

Archbishop: Is the Nigerian government looking for missing nuns?

Published:  Wednesday, January 03, 2018, 6:00 AM

Lagos, Nigeria, Jan 3, 2018 / 07:00 pm (EWTN News/CNA).- A Nigerian archbishop has urged authorities to intensify their investigation of six nuns who remain missing after being kidnapped in November.

Eight dead in crackdown on church-organized protests of DRC president

Published:  Wednesday, January 03, 2018, 1:08 AM

Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of Congo, Jan 3, 2018 / 02:08 am (EWTN News/CNA).- Eight people were killed and more than 120 were arrested in the Democratic Republic of the Congo during church-organized protests held Sunday calling for President Joseph Kabila to step down.

Dumpster diving for the poor - How an Italian woman is feeding hungry families

Published:  Tuesday, January 02, 2018, 6:00 AM

Rome, Italy, Jan 2, 2018 / 07:00 pm (EWTN News/CNA).- After rummaging through supermarket dumpsters, 79-year-old Marta loads 90 pounds of edible food onto her bicycle every day. Three times a week she loads her car, and delivers the food to poor families in Casalborgone, a town about 20 miles from Turin. Her charitable work was highlighted in a Dec. 30 story in the Italian newspaper Avvenire.

Could Iranian protests bring religious freedom for Christians?

Published:  Tuesday, January 02, 2018, 5:08 AM

Tehran, Iran, Jan 2, 2018 / 06:08 pm (EWTN News/CNA).- Ongoing protests in Iran could be a sign of hope for repressed religious minorities, if protesters demand that conscience rights be respected, said an Iranian-born journalist who converted to Catholicism in 2016.

Catholic deacon awarded British Empire Medal for rescuing trafficking victims

Published:  Tuesday, January 02, 2018, 1:03 AM

Southampton, England, Jan 2, 2018 / 02:03 pm (EWTN News/CNA).- A Catholic deacon in the United Kingdom has been awarded the British Empire Medal for his work serving seafarers and rescuing trafficking victims over the last eight years.

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4:00pm ~ 5:00pm

First Saturday of the month
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