Pope: The Church hears the outrage of young people at scandal

Tallinn, Estonia, Sep 25, 2018 / 07:50 am (EWTN News/CNA).- Pope Francis said in Estonia Tuesday he is aware of the negative feelings many young people have toward the Catholic Church and their disappointment in a lack of clear denunciation of sex… […]

The Jesuit who survived the KGB

Vilnius, Lithuania, Sep 24, 2018 / 12:00 pm (EWTN News).- When Pope Francis visited a former KGB building in Vilnius, Lithuania Sept. 23, Archbishop Sigitas Tamkevicius was the only bishop to accompany him there. Now housing the Museum of the Occu… […]

Mary shows how to be near those who suffer, Pope Francis says

Aglona, Latvia, Sep 24, 2018 / 11:12 am (EWTN News/CNA).- Mary’s witness of standing beneath the cross of her Son teaches Catholics how to be close to those around them who are suffering, the pope said at Mass Monday in Latvia. […]

Pope Francis in Latvia: Don’t let Christianity become an artifact

Riga, Latvia, Sep 24, 2018 / 05:32 am (EWTN News/CNA).- During an ecumenical prayer service in Latvia Monday, Pope Francis warned Christians to not let the faith turn into another piece of history, but to keep it an active part of their lives and … […]

Irish health minister proposes abortion free-of-charge

Dublin, Ireland, Sep 24, 2018 / 04:03 pm (EWTN News/CNA).- Irish Health Minister Simon Harris has announced that he intends to make it possible for women in the Republic of Ireland to have abortions free of charge, following the recent legalization … […]

Nigerian priest dies shortly after being kidnapped

Warri, Nigeria, Sep 24, 2018 / 03:24 pm (EWTN News/CNA).- A Catholic priest in Nigeria died Sept. 19, just days after escaping from kidnappers, according to local media reports. The exact cause of his death has not yet been made public. […]

Sri Lankan cardinal says religion is best guarantor of ‘human rights’

Colombo, Sri Lanka, Sep 24, 2018 / 01:13 pm (EWTN News/CNA).- Sri Lanka should not look to the western world’s “new religion” of human rights but to its own religious traditions, Cardinal Malcolm Ranjith of Colombo said Sunday during his homily at M… […]

Pope Francis: Christian life always includes the cross

Kaunas, Lithuania, Sep 23, 2018 / 07:14 am (EWTN News/CNA).- As can be seen throughout history, the life of a Christian cannot escape the sacrifices and sorrows of the cross, Pope Francis said Sunday at Mass in Lithuania. […]

In Lithuania, Francis tells priests to hear their people’s cries

Kaunas, Lithuania, Sep 23, 2018 / 01:34 pm (EWTN News/CNA).- Pope Francis told priests and religious in Lithuania Sunday to listen to the cries of suffering that come from the People of God, who are looking to them for hope. […]

Indian bishop accused of rape arrested

Kochi, India, Sep 21, 2018 / 12:01 pm (EWTN News/CNA).- Bishop Franco Mulakkal of Jullundur was arrested by Kerala police Friday over allegations that he raped a nun repeatedly over the course of two years. The bishop denies the accusations. […]